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Bray, Judy – Insights on Education Policy, Practice, and Research, 2003
This policy brief presents findings from Southwest Educational Development Laboratory research on resource allocation in 1,504 independent school districts in Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, and Texas. Using 5 years' data from the federal Common Core of Data and the Census Bureau along with 3 years of student performance data from each state…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Costs, Educational Equity (Finance), Educational Finance
Blair, Leslie Asher, Ed. – SEDLetter, 1999
This newsletter of the Southwest Educational Development Laboratory (SEDL)contains a collection of articles which discuss various aspects of early literacy. Articles in the newsletter are: "Introduction: Reading Instruction, a Key to the Future"; "Ensuring Early Literacy through Coherent Instruction" (Leslie Blair);…
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Bilingual Education, Cooperative Education, Emergent Literacy
McNeil, Beth, Comp. – SPEC Kit, 2002
This SPEC (Systems and Procedures Exchange Center) Kit presents the results of a survey of Association of Research Libraries (ARL) member libraries designed to investigate the status of core competencies (i.e., the skills, knowledge, abilities, and attributes that employees across an organization are expected to have to contribute successfully…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Competence, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
Testa, Alec M. – DATAWave, 1996
The DATAWave is a bi-weekly publication of the Assessment Resource Office (ARO) at Eastern New Mexico University (ENMU). Its purpose is to inform the campus community and broader constituencies on assessment issues and practices at ENMU. The seven issues of winter and spring 1996 cover the following topics: (1) a preview of ARO activities,…
Descriptors: College Students, Educational Assessment, Educational Planning, Educational Research
Rood, Magdalena M. – Insights on Educational Policy and Practice, 1989
Alternatives to standard language proficiency testing of bilingual or language minority students are discussed in this educational policy bulletin. The New Mexico strategy is described, which uses multiple assessment techniques to identify students' home language, assess oral English proficiency through standardized testing and teacher…
Descriptors: Bilingual Students, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Language Proficiency
Yost, Ann – Making Afterschool Count, 2000
This document consists of three issues from 2000 of a journal highlighting notable after-school programs, many funded by 21st Century Community Learning Center (CCLC) grants, and the school-community collaboration they entail. The June 2000 issue features a cover story on the successful inclusion of parents in various after-school initiatives;…
Descriptors: After School Centers, After School Programs, Cooperation, Elementary Secondary Education
Blair, Leslie Asher, Ed. – SEDLetter, 2001
This theme issue of the newsletter SEDLetter contains articles about the challenges facing rural youth, communities, and schools, and the ways that rural schools are meeting those challenges. "When Rural Traditions Really Count" (Ullik Rouk) outlines the rural situation with regard to adolescent substance abuse, youth gangs, teen pregnancy,…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Educational Change, Educational Improvement, Elementary Secondary Education
Sheridan, Laura A.; Pollard, Joyce S. – Insights on Educational Policy and Practice, 1990
Educational issues of concern to southwestern state legislatures are reviewed in this educational policy bulletin. Information from a survey of legislative education committee members and legislative aides in Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, New Mexico, and Texas is used to develop profiles of each state's unique educational concerns and political…
Descriptors: Educational Equity (Finance), Elementary Secondary Education, Finance Reform, Higher Education
Pollard, Joyce S. – Insights on Educational Policy and Practice, 1990
If schools are to play the role of integrators of human services, state and local policymakers must create a favorable policy context in which schools may operate. Six critical policy issues are discussed: ensuring comprehensive service delivery to children and families; developing alternative funding strategies; ensuring family support; ensuring…
Descriptors: Community Services, Cooperation, Delivery Systems, Elementary Secondary Education
DATAWave, 1995
The "DATAWave" is a biweekly publication of the Assessment Resource Office (ARO) at Eastern New Mexico University (ENMU). Its purpose is to inform the campus community and broader constituencies on assessment issues and practices at ENMU. The university's 10-year history of outcomes assessment is reflected in the topics of the 6 editions…
Descriptors: College Graduates, College Students, Comparative Analysis, Educational Assessment
Rodriguez Pino, Cecilia, Ed. – Teaching Spanish to Native Speakers of Spanish Newsletter, 1994
The newsletter is devoted to description of a 5-day conference on "Teaching Spanish to Southwest Hispanic Students" funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities and held at New Mexico State University on July 14-19, 1993. It lists the middle and high school teachers from Arizona, California, New Mexico, Nevada, and Texas who…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Classroom Techniques, Code Switching (Language), Communication Apprehension
New Things Considered, 1990
"New Things Considered" reports on emerging trends and issues in education to policymakers and participants in SEDL-SCAN, an emerging issues tracking system being pilot tested by the Southwest Educational Development Laboratory's Policy Information Service and the State of New Mexico. This issue presents brief summaries of the thinking of…
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education
deRosa, Richard J., Ed. – Journal of the Assembly of Rural Teachers of English (ARTE), 1992
This journal contains the following articles pertaining to English instruction in rural schools: (1) "Different, To Be Sure" (Nathan James Weate) compares rural and urban students and finds rural students to have strong family cohesiveness, strong moral values, and diversified interests; (2) "An Elevating Experience" (Dorothy Trusock) describes a…
Descriptors: Cultural Education, Elementary Secondary Education, English Instruction, Learning Activities
BCEL Brief, 1991
This brief gives an overview of the topic of workplace literacy in the health care industry and lists program contacts. The following 35 organizations operate basic skills upgrading programs for health care workers: American Hospital Association; Chinese American Civic Association; Massachusetts Department of Employment and Training; BostonWorks;…
Descriptors: Adult Literacy, Basic Skills, Grants, Health Occupations
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Benson, Chris, Ed. – Bread Loaf Teacher Network Magazine, 2001
This theme issue on standards contains 11 articles written by teachers of English and language arts in Bread Loaf's primarily rural, teacher networks. These narratives describe how teachers in Alaska, South Carolina, Ohio, Massachusetts, Kentucky, Arizona, and New Mexico are implementing state content standards while honoring local contexts for…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Accountability, Alaska Natives, Culturally Relevant Education
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