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New Mexico Public Education Department, 2014
This manual details the instructional framework and guidance on the Response to Intervention (RtI) process in New Mexico. The manual includes: (1) a section on each of the three instructional tiers; (2) a glossary of key terms; (3) sample forms to assist with the Student Assistance Team (SAT) process; and (4) key resources for teachers.
Descriptors: Response to Intervention, Individualized Instruction, Positive Behavior Supports, Screening Tests
New Mexico Public Education Department, 2007
This manual has been prepared for all New Mexico Statewide Assessment Program (NMSAP) assessment administrators, teachers, school specialists, and principals. It includes information about the following topics: PED contacts, New Mexico Standards Based Assessments (SBA), Grades 3-8 and 11; New Mexico High School Competency Examination (NMHSCE);…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation, Student Placement, Performance Based Assessment, Minimum Competency Testing
New Mexico Public Education Department, 2006
Response to Intervention (RtI) is the practice of providing high-quality instruction and interventions to meet student needs and monitor progress in order to ensure effectiveness of instruction and/or interventions. RtI is an integrated service delivery approach for all students and should be applied to decisions in general, remedial, and special…
Descriptors: Student Needs, Intervention, Special Education, Teaching Methods
New Mexico Public Education Department, 2007
Under the New Mexico Public School Code, the right of parents to home-school their children is recognized. "Home School" is defined as the operation by a parent, legal guardian, or other person having custody of a school-age person who instructs a home study program that provides a basic academic educational program, including but not…
Descriptors: Home Schooling, Methods, Guides, Immunization Programs
US Department of Education, 2008
Securing appropriate facilities can be a significant challenge for those intending to open a charter school. Although, like all public schools, charter schools receive per-pupil dollars from the state, they generally receive considerably less. Additionally, because traditional public schools rely on their district to provide their school…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Educational Innovation, Educational Facilities, Educational Facilities Improvement
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Gallegos, Anne; McCarty, Laurie L. – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2000
This article presents guidelines for the development and implementation of a graduate program in bilingual multicultural special education using the program at New Mexico State University as a model. It identifies the competencies of bilingual multicultural special educators, identifies steps in creating a new program, offers a philosophical…
Descriptors: Bilingual Special Education, Competency Based Teacher Education, Cultural Differences, Disabilities
New Mexico Public Education Department, 2007
Section 504 is federal civil rights law under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. It provides protection against discrimination for individuals with disabilities. Students in school settings fall under the protection of Section 504 and prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability from all school programs and activities in both public and…
Descriptors: Private Schools, Public Schools, Civil Rights, Eligibility
Cook, Lynne – New Mexico Public Education Department, 2004
The No Child Left Behind Act and the reauthorization of federal special education legislation have brought increased pressure for educators. School reformers have set higher standards and teachers are responsible for ensuring that students meet them. Students with disabilities and other special needs generally are expected to achieve the same…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Public Education, Disabilities, Team Teaching
Copenhaver, John – 2000
This document presents an analysis of the New Mexico program of providing extended school year services to students with disabilities in need of such services. Individual sections provide the following information: the philosophy of extended school services in New Mexico; authority under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act; purpose of…
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Extended School Year
Rael, Patricia S.; Travelstead, Jim – 1999
This document provides basic information about the Statewide Student Assessment System in New Mexico. There are four components of the Statewide Student Assessment System that are guided by the State Department of Education. Each component serves a specific purpose and targets specific grade levels. The purpose of the reading assessment of grades…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Criterion Referenced Tests, Educational Testing, Elementary Secondary Education
Knoblock, Kathleen, Ed. – New Mexico Public Education Department, 2007
The term three-tier model of intervention is a model consisting of three well-defined and separate processes running on different levels within a system. In New Mexico, this principle has been applied to develop a model of student intervention for school-aged students. The model has three distinct levels of instructional interventions that account…
Descriptors: Small Group Instruction, Student Needs, Early Intervention, Individualized Education Programs
Woodbridge, Sally B. – AIA Journal, 1980
A survey designed to elicit community school-design preferences was used in planning Pine Hill School (New Mexico), the nation's first all new, self-determined, Native American school. (Author/MLF)
Descriptors: American Indian Education, Architectural Programing, Educational Facilities Design, Elementary Secondary Education
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Pasternack, Robert; Martinez, Kathleen – Preventing School Failure, 1996
Review of a New Mexico study on factors discriminating between recidivist and resilient youth following incarceration led to development of guidelines for fostering resiliency by correctional educators. Specific guidelines address lesson planning, classroom management, and revising educational goals. (DB)
Descriptors: At Risk Persons, Classroom Techniques, Correctional Education, Delinquency
Flores, Jeff; Lopez, Eric J.; De Leon, Jozi – 2000
This manual presents New Mexico state guidelines for the assessment and evaluation of preschool children who are culturally and linguistically diverse, and focuses on the principles of parent participation and nondiscriminatory evaluation as defined in the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and the New Mexico Administrative Codes. A…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Developmental Delays, Evaluation Methods, Guidelines
Institute for Rehabilitation and Research, Houston, TX. – 2002
The participant's manual for a national teleconference (May 29, 2002) contains materials on whether statewide independent living councils (SILCs) should become non-profit organizations eligible under section 501(c) of the Federal Tax Code. Introductory material includes the conference agenda, information about the trainers, and information about…
Descriptors: Adults, Compliance (Legal), Disabilities, Financial Support
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