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French, Laurence; And Others – 1990
This paper focuses on New Mexico's high-risk Indian children and programs. Specifically, Western New Mexico University has been involved with the Gallup/McKinley public school district, the largest school district (5,000 square miles) in the United States (larger than New Jersey) with a school population that is 73% Indian. This paper examines…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, American Indians, Children, Early Intervention
Borgrink, Henry, Comp. – 1987
This profile summarizes and analyzes data to provide a broad range of educational indicators of the operation and performance of New Mexico's 88 school districts. The profile looks at the dropout rate and student enrollment, including the number of students receiving public assistance, special education, and bilingual education. Also studied are:…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, Bilingual Education, Dropouts, Educational Assessment
Grayson, Wendy L. – 1986
On August 22, 1986, the New Mexico State Board of Education adopted its first policy on Indian education. The policy seeks to address the unmet educational needs of Indian students, mandates quality education for all Indian students, and establishes the process for ensuring that aspirations and expectations of Indian parents and students for…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, American Indians, Educational Needs, Educational Policy
Beers, C. David; And Others – 1989
This booklet examines barriers to academic success for Native American students. The 32 practitioners attending a workshop at the 1989 Annual Conference of the New Mexico Association for Bilingual Education completed a survey that assessed the extent to which 31 possible barriers interfered with Native American education in their schools. Workshop…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Administrator Attitudes, American Indian Education, American Indians
Housman, Naomi G.; Martinez, Monica R. – 2002
This Spring 2002 issue of the occasional paper, CSR Connection, reports on information that builds the capacity of schools to raise the academic achievement of all students. The success of English language learners and Native American students in U.S. public schools has been, and continues to be, impeded by deep "disconnects" between schools and…
Descriptors: Accountability, American Indian Education, Conferences, Curriculum Development
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New Mexico State Dept. of Education, Santa Fe. – 1995
This guide lists the needs of New Mexico schools and agencies in the areas of special education, Indian education, and bilingual and multicultural education. Following the state department of education vision statement and the state board of education policy framework, the guide describes the state's recreational opportunities and colorful…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, Bilingual Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Employment Opportunities
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Select Committee on Indian Affairs. – 1980
On April 14, 1980, the Senate Select Committee on Indian Affairs heard testimony in Santa Fe, New Mexico, regarding S. 2166, a bill to establish a National Institute of Native American Culture and Arts Development. Forty-two witnesses appeared before the committee to note strengths and weaknesses of the bill, suggest changes in wording, and voice…
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indian Education, American Indians, Art
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Oklahoma Univ., Norman. American Indian Inst. – 1998
This directory lists personnel and contact information for American Indian Head Start programs and related agencies. Related agencies, institutions, and organizations listed include the American Indian Programs Branch, Region XI, of the Administration for Children and Families (Department of Health and Human Services); Region XI regional…
Descriptors: Alaska Natives, American Indian Education, American Indians, Preschool Education
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Bureau of Indian Affairs (Dept. of Interior), Washington, DC. Office of Indian Education Programs. – 2001
This education includes contact information for the Office of Indian Education Programs (OIEP) central, Albuquerque (New Mexico), and personnel offices; the division of school improvement; special education coordinators; family and child education coordinators; and field education officers. Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA)-funded schools are listed…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, Boarding Schools, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
Martinez Carrillo, Federico – 1980
A total of 150 questionnaires from directors, teachers, and paraprofessional personnel were used to ascertain local conditions and needs of 20 American Indian Title VII Projects and other educational programs within the American Indian Bilingual Education Center (AIBEC) service area in Arizona, Utah and New Mexico, and to assist AIBEC in making…
Descriptors: Administrators, American Indian Education, American Indian Reservations, American Indians
New Mexico State Commission on Indian Affairs, Santa Fe. – 1986
The major goals of the New Mexico Office of Indian Affairs (OIA) in 1985 were to enhance Indian education concerns, aid tribes in economic development, and effectuate a smooth working relationship between state, local, and tribal governments in the spirit of and through the use of the Joint Powers Act. Advancement is reflected in all these areas.…
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Agency Role, American Indian Education, American Indian Reservations
All Indian Pueblo Council, Albuquerque, NM. – 1980
The All Indian Pueblo Council and the University of New Mexico (AIPCUNM) jointly developed a program of on-site instruction, counseling, and advisement for Pueblo adults pursuing the Associate of Arts degree and the Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education. The expectation was that Native American children would learn more and feel…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, American Indians, Biculturalism, Communicative Competence (Languages)
Jacobs, Dolores – 1997
This paper describes a pilot project of Los Alamos National Laboratory (New Mexico) to translate a science education curriculum for junior and senior high school students into Navajo. The project consisted of translating a video, a teacher's guide, and an interactive multimedia product on the 1993 hantavirus outbreak in the Four Corners area…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, Bilingual Instructional Materials, Discovery Learning, Institutional Cooperation
French, Laurence Armand; Rodriguez, Richard Francis – 1998
Rural schools along the New Mexico-Mexico border face unusual challenges in meeting the special education needs of a culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) population. This population includes Anglo Americans, Mexican Americans, Mexicans, and American Indians. Few school districts have an integrated or coordinated bilingual special education…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, Bilingual Special Education, Cross Cultural Training, Diversity (Student)
Southwest Educational Development Lab., Austin, TX. – 1994
This directory lists 160 organizations in Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas, as well as national organizations that provide educational resources for American Indians. Few American Indians live in Arkansas and Louisiana, but Oklahoma, Texas, and New Mexico rank among the top 10 states in terms of Native American population. The…
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indian Education, American Indian Reservations, Colleges
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