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Walston, Jill; Tucker, Clyde; Ye, Cong; Lee, Dong Hoon – Regional Educational Laboratory Southwest, 2017
The New Mexico graduation rate has lagged behind the national graduation rate in recent years. In 2015 the graduation rate was 69 percent in New Mexico and 83 percent nationwide (New Mexico Public Education Department, 2016; U.S. Department of Education, 2017). Of particular interest to education leaders in New Mexico are differences in graduation…
Descriptors: Graduation Rate, Graduation Requirements, Exit Examinations, Racial Differences
ACT, Inc., 2016
"The Condition of College and Career Readiness" looks at the progress of the 2016 ACT®-tested graduating class relative to college and career readiness. This state briefing begins with statistics in the following categories for New Mexico: performance, STEM, career readiness, impact, behaviors that impact access and opportunity,…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Aspiration, Access to Education, Benchmarking
Carlson, Gregory Dean – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The purpose of this Delphi study was to determine the essential components of dual credit in New Mexico. Dual credit experts from colleges and high schools in New Mexico were asked to participate in a three-round Delphi study to determine what the future policy of dual credit should be, and why it should be that way. Definitions of dual credit may…
Descriptors: Dual Enrollment, Delphi Technique, College Bound Students, High School Students
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Booth, Eric; Shields, Joseph; Carle, Jill – Regional Educational Laboratory Southwest, 2017
In 2008 New Mexico changed its graduation requirements for regular education high school students who completed more than their senior year of high school in a New Mexico public school. Students who entered high school in 2009 were the first to have to complete (pass with a D or better) at least one advanced course (a course designated by the New…
Descriptors: High School Students, Advanced Courses, Graduation Requirements, College Readiness
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Moberg, D. Paul; Finch, Andrew J.; Lindsley, Stephanie M. – Peabody Journal of Education, 2014
This article reviews findings from the authors' studies of recovery high schools (RHS), including a 1995 program evaluation of a school in New Mexico (Moberg & Thaler, 1995), a 2006-09 descriptive study of 17 recovery high schools (Moberg & Finch, 2008), and presents early findings from a current study of the effectiveness of recovery high…
Descriptors: High Schools, High School Students, School Effectiveness, Drug Rehabilitation
Harmon, Marcel; Larroque, Andre; Maniktala, Nate – Educational Facility Planner, 2012
The New Mexico Public School Facilities Authority (NMPSFA) is the agency responsible for administering state-funded capital projects for schools statewide. Post occupancy evaluation (POE) is the tool selected by NMPSFA for measuring project outcomes. The basic POE process for V. Sue Cleveland High School (VSCHS) consisted of a series of field…
Descriptors: State Government, Expenditures, High Schools, School Buildings
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Willits, Dale; Broidy, Lisa M.; Denman, Kristine – Youth & Society, 2015
Research on drug markets indicates that they are not randomly distributed. Instead they are concentrated around specific types of places. Theoretical and empirical literature implicates routine activities and social disorganization processes in this distribution. In the current study, we examine whether, consistent with these theories, drug…
Descriptors: Crime, Drug Abuse, Neighborhoods, Schools
Iron Moccasin, Shawl D. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The present study was designed to examine factors that led to the academic success of two rural secondary schools in New Mexico. The primary focus was on the characteristics and behaviors of leaders in two high-achieving rural schools and how these factors might have contributed to achievement of Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) in school year…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Educational Indicators, School Location, Federal Programs
ACT, Inc., 2016
This report provides information about the performance of New Mexico's 2016 graduating seniors who took the ACT as sophomores, juniors, or seniors; and self-reported at the time of testing that they were scheduled to graduate in 2016. Beginning with the Graduating Class of 2013, all students whose scores are college reportable, both standard and…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Aspiration, Academic Standards, Achievement Tests
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Stoker, Ginger; Liu, Feng; Arellano, Brenda – Regional Educational Laboratory Southwest, 2017
The purpose of this study was to: examine differences in students' perceptions of their noncognitive skills and school environments by race/ethnicity, and explore whether students' perceptions of their noncognitive skills and school environments were related to three outcomes that have been identified in the research as mattering most for a…
Descriptors: High School Students, Grade 9, Student Attitudes, Educational Environment
Center on Education Policy, 2011
This individual profile provides information on New Mexico's college and career readiness assessment policy. Some of the categories presented include: (1) CCR assessment policy; (2) Purpose; (3) Major changes in CCR assessment policy since the 2009-10 school year for financial reasons; (4) State financial support for students to take the CCR…
Descriptors: Career Planning, Career Development, Careers, College Preparation
Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education, 2013
National and regional trends mask important variation among states in the supply of high school graduates. This profile provides brief indicators for New Mexico related to: current levels of educational attainment, projections of high school graduates into the future, and two common barriers to student access and success--insufficient academic…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Attainment, Ethnicity, High School Graduates
Alliance for Excellent Education, 2011
Building on its previous work examining education and the economy, the Alliance for Excellent Education (the Alliance), with generous support from State Farm[R], analyzed the economies of all fifty states and the District of Columbia to determine the economic benefits that states could see by improving high school graduation rates. Using a…
Descriptors: Economic Climate, High School Students, Dropouts, Human Capital
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Lampela, Laurel – Art Education, 2010
Three artists from New Mexico who identify as lesbian or queer create work that is informed by their life experiences. Their works show no literal explanations but depict symbolic resolutions. Who they are and what they have experienced have had a strong impact on their work. Through specific materials and distinct color palettes they share…
Descriptors: Artists, Homosexuality, Social Attitudes, Art Products
Weldon, Tyler L. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Thousands of American's enter postsecondary institutions every year and many are under prepared for college-level work. Subsequently, students enroll in or are placed in remedial courses in preparation for the rigor of college level classes. Numerous studies have looked at the impact of developmental course work on student outcomes, but few focus…
Descriptors: College Readiness, High School Students, Student Evaluation, Developmental Studies Programs
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