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New Mexico Higher Education Department, 2010
This annual report contains postsecondary data that has been collected and analyzed using the New Mexico Higher Education Department's Data Editing and Reporting (DEAR) database, unless otherwise noted. The purpose of the DEAR system is to increase the reliability in the data and to make more efficient efforts by institutions and the New Mexico…
Descriptors: Strategic Planning, Higher Education, State Departments of Education, Universities
Kilde, Josephine – ProQuest LLC, 2016
Teachers in rural Native American Pueblo schools in New Mexico lack professional development opportunities due to the long distances between the Pueblos and academic institutions. Previously, most schools received "hit and run" professional development sessions conducted once or twice a year that did not address the real issues faced by…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, American Indian Students, American Indian Education, Rural Schools
New Mexico Higher Education Department, 2005
More than 300 tribal representatives and educators from across New Mexico met at Ohkay Owingeh on December 19, 2005, to discuss ways to improve education for American Indian students in New Mexico. The Summit was a collaborative effort by New Mexico's Office of Indian Affairs, Public Education Department, Higher Education Department, and tribal…
Descriptors: Advanced Placement, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
Bureau of Indian Education, 2013
During SY 2011-2012, the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) continued their efforts to improve the validity and reliability of data reporting. BIE data collections are dependent on school level entry (self-reporting) into the Native American Student Information System (NASIS) or into the BIE's Annual Report from the schools. In addition, data…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, American Indian Reservations, Tribally Controlled Education, Data Analysis
Jojola, Tracia Keri – ProQuest LLC, 2011
Research studies have demonstrated that effective parental involvement correlates with positive academic success. This study sought to gain more insight into the perceptions of parents and caregivers of Navajo children enrolled in a K-12 tribally controlled, public, charter, or Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) operated schools. By completing a…
Descriptors: Parents, Parent Attitudes, Caregiver Attitudes, Caregivers
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Oyengue-Salazar, Rena; Vigil, Priscilla – 1986
A comprehensive list of officials and programs with responsibility for all levels of Indian education in New Mexico is provided in this directory. Names, titles, addresses, and phone numbers are provided. Information is listed under the following headings: New Mexico State Board of Education, New Mexico State Department of Education/Indian School…
Descriptors: Administrators, American Indian Education, American Indian Reservations, Coordinators
Tirado, Michelle – American Indian Report, 2001
American Indian children have the poorest academic performance among public school students. Reasons include poverty, racism, cultural incompatibility, low teacher expectations, high student mobility, lack of American Indian teachers, communication and learning differences, and cultural bias in standardized tests. New Mexico initiatives to improve…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, American Indian Education, American Indian Students, Charter Schools
Sorensen, Barbara – Winds of Change, 2001
A mobile educational outreach program travels to Pueblo communities in rural New Mexico attempting to increase the number of Native American college graduates and scientists. The science, math, and technology methods used in the workshops complement traditional Native hands-on teaching techniques. The project also provides students with increased…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, College Preparation, Culturally Relevant Education, Elementary Secondary Education
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Llamas, Vincente – Rural Educator, 2000
Describes the Utah, Colorado, Arizona, New Mexico Rural Systemic Initiative (UCAN RSI), which aims to improve and integrate science, mathematics, and technology education for the primarily Native American and Hispanic students of the Four Corners region. Discusses UCAN RSI's focus on community engagement, cultural sensitivity and relevance, and…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, Change Strategies, Community Involvement, Culturally Relevant Education
Zastrow, Leona M. – 2002
The New Mexico State Department of Education received a federal grant to provide educational and assistive technology for American Indian children living in the Pueblos of Laguna and Acoma, New Mexico. During the 2-year project, more than 229 assistive technology items were purchased, and some form of assistive technology was provided to 121…
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, American Indian Education, Assistive Technology, Cultural Awareness
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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Hall, Leslie D.; Powell, Kathryn Gomez-Tatum – Rural Educator, 1999
Two community meetings in a rural multicultural New Mexico school district examined community expectations of teachers. Awareness and sensitivity to cultural differences were identified as the most important qualities. Other qualities are presented in three sections: knowledge, skills, and attitudes. Commonly held values and beliefs of Native…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, Communication Skills, Community Attitudes, Cultural Awareness
Shaughnessy, Lana, Ed.; Morris, Joann Sebastian, Ed. – 1996
This publication features profiles of 25 outstanding school reform programs at Bureau of Indian Affairs schools. These innovative schools have captured various aspects of school reform that encompass more challenging, real world curricula; school-to-work transitions; new ways of assessing student achievement; higher order thinking and…
Descriptors: Adventure Education, Alternative Assessment, American Indian Education, Cultural Maintenance
Rural School and Community Trust, Washington, DC. – 2003
Six case studies examine the connections between higher education institutions and schools that have chosen place-based education as a framework for student learning and community growth. Through such partnerships, Lubec (Maine) high school has established a vocational aquaculture program in an effort to revitalize the struggling local fishing…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, Black Education, Case Studies, College School Cooperation
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Ohannessian, Sirarpi – Journal of Navajo Education, 1996
At the first Conference on Navajo Orthography held in Albuquerque, New Mexico, in 1969, participants agreed upon a uniform orthography for Navajo developed by William Morgan and Robert Young and recommended development of a Navajo adult literacy program. Participants included representatives of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Navajo Tribal Council…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, Bilingualism, Conferences, Elementary Secondary Education
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