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New Mexico Higher Education Department, 2016
The Math Remediation Task Force is comprised of faculty from two-year, four-year comprehensive, and four-year flagship higher education institutions throughout the state of New Mexico. Its members have varying levels of experience with designing/implementing multiple math remediation programs including traditional, co-requisite and acceleration…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Remedial Mathematics, Two Year Colleges, Colleges
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Elliott, Robert W.; Oliver, Diane E. – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2016
Using a mixed methods, multilevel research design, this pilot inquiry explored the relationship between college faculty professional development and the academic achievement of diverse students by coupling two separate links: (a) the effects that professional development activities have on improving teaching strategies, and (b) the effects these…
Descriptors: Mixed Methods Research, Faculty Development, Two Year College Students, Community Colleges
New Mexico Higher Education Department, 2013
The performance of higher education in New Mexico--measured by cost-efficiency, degree production, graduation rates, and a host of other metrics--remains exceptionally low in comparison with all but two or three other states. For most of the 2013 calendar year the Higher Education Department worked on various fronts to address the most pressing…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Annual Reports, Enrollment Trends, Academic Persistence
Rivas, Elfeda Brizal – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Student retention is one of the greatest concerns for institutions of higher education. Despite rising enrollment, at least half of students do not return for their second year. Annually postsecondary institutions are losing 40% of their first-year students. Research based on schools in the east, Midwest, and southeast regions showed that…
Descriptors: Dual Enrollment, Academic Achievement, School Holding Power, Community Colleges
Van Horn, Brandi – Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education, 2011
This issue of "Policy Insights" reviews the results from an annual survey, conducted by the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE), of tuition and fees at public colleges and universities in the WICHE region (which includes Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North…
Descriptors: Tuition, Fees, Student Costs, Undergraduate Students
Southern Regional Education Board (SREB), 2007
On November 20, 2005, New Mexico state educational and policy leaders participated in the New Mexico Education Forum to discuss ways to improve student transition from high school to postsecondary education and careers. The forum was sponsored by the League for Innovation in the Community College and the Southern Regional Education Board (SREB)…
Descriptors: Credentials, Postsecondary Education, Enrollment Trends, Transitional Programs
ACT, Inc., 2012
Annually, ACT provides each state with "The Condition of College & Career Readiness," a report that details the college readiness of students who took the ACT[R] test. This report is a companion to "The Condition of College & Career Readiness." This paper traces the college enrollment, retention, re-enrollment, and…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Persistence, Academic Standards, Benchmarking
Zinth, Jennifer Dounay – Education Commission of the States, 2014
Research shows that students who participate in dual enrollment are more likely than their peers to finish high school, enter college and complete a degree. This means dual enrollment can greatly benefit students in rural areas, which report lower college-going and postsecondary attainment rates than other locales. However, rural areas face unique…
Descriptors: Dual Enrollment, Career Education, Technical Education, Community Colleges
Carnevale, Anthony P.; Smith, Nicole; Melton, Michelle – Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, 2011
The science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) state-level analysis provides policymakers, educators, state government officials, and others with details on the projections of STEM jobs through 2018. This report delivers a state-by-state snapshot of the demand for STEM jobs, including: (1) The number of forecast net new and…
Descriptors: Demand Occupations, Technical Occupations, Mathematics, Professional Occupations
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Katsinas, Stephen G.; D'Amico, Mark M.; Friedel, Janice N. – Educational Considerations, 2014
This article presents results from the 2012 National Survey of Access and Finance Issues conducted by the National Council of State Directors of Community Colleges (NCSDCC), an affiliated council of the American Association of Community Colleges, and includes a comparison of survey results from previous years dating back to 2003, with the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Public Colleges, Educational Finance, Community Colleges
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Halligan, Tom – Community College Journal, 2008
Pressured by constricting state appropriations and ever-increasing financial demands, the nation's community colleges are ratcheting up fundraising efforts to attract new donors. Many are finding success. Honolulu Community College in Hawaii, for example, recently received an estate gift of $3.5 million. Santa Fe Community College in New Mexico…
Descriptors: Fund Raising, Community Colleges, Donors, Institutional Advancement
ACT, Inc., 2010
This report provides information about the performance of 2010 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 2010 and tested under standard time conditions. This report focuses on: (1) Performance: student test performance in the context of…
Descriptors: High School Seniors, College Entrance Examinations, Academic Achievement, Core Curriculum
Twigg, Carol A. – Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks, 2009
In addition to experiencing the generic quality and cost problems faced by all colleges and universities, community colleges face problems particular to their student populations. They need to design more flexible schedules for working adult students, create a greater sense of community or engagement for commuting students, address the special…
Descriptors: Nontraditional Students, Commuting Students, Community Colleges, Educational Strategies
Office of Vocational and Adult Education, US Department of Education, 2009
A 50-state analysis of postsecondary correctional education policy conducted by the Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP) in 2005 found that 68 percent of all postsecondary correctional education is provided by community colleges. The IHEP findings were the basis for this review of partnerships between community colleges and prisons. This…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Correctional Education, Correctional Institutions, Partnerships in Education
Robinson, Gail – American Association of Community Colleges, 2004
The "Horizons" project features model programs, national data collection and dissemination, and an information clearinghouse. In addition, "Horizons" provides professional development opportunities and technical assistance through regional workshops on service learning and civic responsibility, chief academic officer summits,…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, College Students, College Faculty, Educational Opportunities
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