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New Mexico Public Education Department, 2010
The New Mexico Public Education Department 2010 Annual Report was created as a way to reflect on the accomplishments in education that occurred under Governor Bill Richardson's administration from 2002-2010. In 2003, the Governor outlined a reform agenda and pledged his commitment to improve education in New Mexico. In the fall of 2003, Governor…
Descriptors: Strategic Planning, Schools of Education, School Readiness, Recognition (Achievement)
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
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
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Palma, Gloria M; And Others – Rural Special Education Quarterly, 1993
A functional curriculum for individuals who are developmentally disabled was developed at Tohatchi Special Education and Training Center, located within the Navajo Reservation in New Mexico. The curriculum guide includes a contextual framework, extensive background information, and objectives for fine- and gross-motor and language and…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, Curriculum Development, Daily Living Skills, Developmental Disabilities
Johnson-O'Malley National Association. – 1996
This document summarizes proceedings of the 1995 Johnson-O'Malley (JOM) National Association Conference. The first section of the report overviews the history of the JOM program established through the Act of April 16, 1934. The goal of this legislation was to improve American Indian and Alaska Native education by increasing parental involvement.…
Descriptors: Advocacy, American Indian Education, Conferences, Educational Legislation
Mearns, Curt – 1999
Title IX and Johnson O'Malley services were provided to 1,495 Native American students at 10 Albuquerque (New Mexico) elementary, middle, and high schools and the Homework Center during the 1997-98 school year. The five goals of the Title IX program were to provide: (1) intervention assistance for students, in which students, parents, and staff…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, American Indian Education, American Indian Students, Cultural Awareness
Skupaka, Betty M., Ed. – 1972
In August 1971, a large number of Indian leaders, youth, and lay citizens participated in a workshop designed to develop skills and knowledge which public school personnel could use to improve Indian attendance and retention patterns in New Mexico. The workshop yielded much information relevant to Indian students in public schools. Speakers…
Descriptors: Administrator Role, American Indian Education, American Indians, Bias
Gilbert, W. Sakiestewa – 1990
The majority of Native American students in Arizona and New Mexico experience inferior elementary and secondary educations. They attend small rural schools with limited resources in remote locations on or near reservations. Poverty and unemployment rates are high. Northern Arizona University, the Navajo and Hopi Tribes, Northern Arizona Education…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, Career Guidance, College Preparation, College School Cooperation
Zastrow, Leona; Johns, Jennifer S. – 1985
The Johnson O'Malley (JOM) Program for 1984-1985 in the Albuquerque (New Mexico) Public Schools provided the 1,622 eligible JOM students and their parents with the opportunity to receive supplemental counseling, support services, and information through newsletters. Six high schools and two junior high schools with sizable eligible JOM student…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, American Indians, Ancillary School Services, Competency Based Education
Albuquerque Public Schools, NM. Planning, Research and Accountability. – 1986
Public schools in Albuquerque, New Mexico, used a Title IV Part A grant to assist American Indian elementary and secondary school students in receiving passing grades and improving school-related behaviors. Canoncito Navajo Reservation, the Isleta Pueblo, and urban Indian students in Albuquerque participated in the program. Personnel consisted of…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, American Indian Education, American Indians, Elementary Secondary Education
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor. – 1980
The hearings dealt with Office of Indian Education (OIE) administration of the Indian Education Act, especially the part A entitlement grant process. Representatives from Title IV projects and Indian organizations (All Indian Pueblo Council; Gallup-McKinley County, New Mexico, Public Schools; Oregon Indian Education Association; Robeson County,…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, American Indians, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Aid
Albuquerque Public Schools, NM. Planning, Research and Accountability. – 1987
Albuquerque (New Mexico) public schools used a Title IV Part A grant to improve academic and behavioral functioning of American Indian elementary and secondary school students. The program's focus was tutoring provided to 899 Indian students from Canoncito Navajo Reservation, the Isleta Pueblo, and the city. A project coordinator, a resource…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, American Indian Education, American Indians, Elementary Secondary Education
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Select Committee on Indian Affairs. – 1985
The Senate Select Committee on Indian Affairs met in Phoenix, Arizona, to hear the testimony of tribal witnesses in order to obtain tribal participation in the committee's national Indian policy. Thirty-seven representatives of tribal education organizations spoke about the Title IV programs of the Indian Education Act and the elementary and…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, American Indian Reservations, American Indians, Cultural Education
Johnson, Marilyn J., Ed.; Ramirez, Bruce A., Ed. – 1990
The intent of this symposium report is to share information with educators and other professionals who work with American Indian exceptional children. In this monograph, most symposium presentations, and in some cases the ensuring discussion, are summarized. Introductory remarks are provided by Gil Pena of the All-Indian Pueblo Council, and this…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, American Indians, Bilingual Education, Cultural Influences