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Martinez, Joseph P. – Online Submission, 2017
The Center for Positive Practices (CPP) conducted an analysis and synthesis of K-12 educational achievement gaps in New Mexico. The white paper was requested by the New Mexico based Coalition for the Majority, which includes various institutions, organizations and individuals supporting the New Mexico English Learner Teacher Preparation Act. The…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Achievement Gap, Hispanic American Students, American Indian Students
Weisenfeld, G. G. – Center on Enhancing Early Learning Outcomes, 2017
A state department of education requested information about other states' efforts implementing Kindergarten entry assessments (KEAs). Reviewing experiences from other states implementing KEAs will help inform stakeholder discussions and decision points as they procure a KEA tool; specifically, identifying key data points and reporting; and…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, School Readiness, Student Evaluation, Barriers
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Schadl, Suzanne M.; Todeschini, Marina – College & Research Libraries, 2015
This citation analysis examines the use of Spanish- and Portuguese-language books and articles in PhD dissertations on Latin America at the University of New Mexico between 2000 and 2009. Two sets of data are presented: The first identifies the use of Spanish- and Portuguese-language books and articles across 17 academic departments; and the…
Descriptors: Citation Analysis, Spanish, Portuguese, Latin American Literature
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Hernandez, Donald J.; Denton, Nancy A.; Macartney, Suzanne E. – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2007
This article presents a demographic portrait of young Hispanic children compared to young non-Hispanic Whites. New results from Census 2000 describe family and economic circumstances of children aged 08, as well as pre-K/nursery school and kindergarten enrollment for the United States, and for the 9 states with the largest number of young Hispanic…
Descriptors: Whites, Nursery Schools, Hispanic Americans, Young Children
Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education, 2008
The 7th edition of this publication provides updated projections of high school graduates for each year and each state (plus the District of Columbia) through 2022. The profile breaks down the projections by major racial and ethnic groups: (1) American Indian/Alaska Native; (2) Asian/Pacific Islander; (3) Black, non-Hispanic; (4) Hispanic; and (5)…
Descriptors: High Schools, Racial Composition, Declining Enrollment, Pacific Islanders
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Derlin, Roberta L. – 1999
This paper examines the political interaction surrounding the resolution of educational issues in the New Mexico legislative budget process for the fiscal year 2000. It contains information about school vouchers, charter schools, collective bargaining and related personnel issues, and criticism of Governor Johnson's stance on public education in…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Collective Bargaining, Educational Change, Educational Finance
Scott, Bradley – Intercultural Development Research Association, 2004
School leaders from five states gathered recently to examine civil rights issues facing students today. The session was held by the Intercultural Development Research Association (IDRA) South Central Collaborative for Equity, which is the federally-funded equity assistance center for Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas. The…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Gender Issues, Racial Discrimination, Student Diversity
Vaughn, Paul R.; Vaughn, Roscoe C. – Agricultural Education, 1979
To aid beginning New Mexico vocational agriculture teachers, the New Mexico State Department of Vocational Education initiated two activities: developing a first-year handbook to provide direction and guidance and making a visit to beginning teachers before the start of school. Beginning teachers indicated that both activities have been helpful.…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Beginning Teachers, Faculty Handbooks, Guides
Erickson, David, Ed.; Reid, Carolina, Ed.; Nelson, Lisa, Ed.; O'Shaughnessy, Anne, Ed.; Berube, Alan, Ed. – Federal Reserve System, 2008
This report--a joint effort of the Federal Reserve's Community Affairs function and the Brookings Institution's Metropolitan Policy Program--examines the issue of concentrated poverty and profiles 16 high-poverty communities from across the country, including immigrant gateway, Native American, urban, and rural communities. Through these case…
Descriptors: Poverty, Economics, Economically Disadvantaged, Poverty Areas
US Department of Commerce, 2005
The economic census is the major source of facts about the structure and functioning of the nation's economy. It provides essential information for government, business, industry, and the general public. The economic census furnishes an important part of the framework for such composite measures as the gross domestic product estimates,…
Descriptors: Census Figures, Economics, Industry, Federal Government
California Postsecondary Education Commission, 2005
California charges its own residents less to attend its public colleges and universities than it charges nonresidents. All three of California's public postsecondary education segments charge resident students a systemwide enrollment fee. In addition, the California State University and the University of California also charge students mandatory,…
Descriptors: Public Colleges, Out of State Students, Student Costs, In State Students
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Grinberg, Jaime; Saavedra, Elizabeth R. – Review of Educational Research, 2000
Provides a cultural and political critique of the constitution of bilingual/English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) education as a disciplinary practice in New Mexico. Uses genealogical and postcolonial, poststructural, and critical frameworks to show that the directions advanced by the Chicano/Chicana movement have been lost, replaced by an education…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Cultural Awareness, Discipline, Educational Practices
Shaughnessy, Michael F.; And Others – 1994
This article reviews the literature and practice (especially in New Mexico) concerning reading instruction of gifted children. It considers early or "precocious" reading, instruction in the early grades, and identification of the gifted in New Mexico. Reading teachers in New Mexico are urged to be aware of specific conflicts in the area…
Descriptors: Ability Identification, Early Reading, Elementary Education, Gifted
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Tabish, Kenneth R.; Orell, Linda Henry – School Counselor, 1996
Presents conflict resolution and mediation techniques used to resolve conflicts among rival gangs at Washington Middle School, an inner-city school in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Discusses formal mediation techniques and mediation for both male and female gang members. Focuses on preserving self-respect and dignity for gang members in all conflict…
Descriptors: Aggression, Antisocial Behavior, Arbitration, Classroom Environment
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D'Alonzo, Bruno J.; And Others – Rural Special Education Quarterly, 1997
Overviews the recent history of special education, including common educational practices and the advantages and disadvantages of full inclusion. A survey of 336 educators in one urban and two rural New Mexico communities found agreement with only 2 of 27 statements regarding potential benefits of inclusion, but with all 26 statements representing…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Educational Attitudes, Educational Benefits, Educational Cooperation
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