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Koenig, Kevin T.; Ramos, Mary M.; Fowler, Tara T.; Oreskovich, Kristin; McGrath, Jane; Fairbrother, Gerry – Journal of School Health, 2016
Background: The purpose of this study is to describe patterns of care and service use among adolescent school-based health center (SBHC) users in New Mexico and contrast patterns and services between frequent and infrequent users. Methods: Medical claims/encounter data were analyzed from 59 SBHCs located in secondary schools in New Mexico during…
Descriptors: School Health Services, Secondary School Students, Student Characteristics, Regression (Statistics)
New Mexico Public Education Department, 2010
New Mexico's unique demographics and rich intellectual assets, including two of the three largest national engineering and science research laboratories in the country (Sandia and Los Alamos), provide an excellent national setting for educational transformation. With approximately 320,000 K-12 students, New Mexico's demographics are distinctive:…
Descriptors: Strategic Planning, Public Schools, Elementary Secondary Education, American Indians
Alliance for Excellent Education, 2011
New Mexico is in the process of transitioning to new English language arts and mathematics standards that will better prepare students to be successful in college and their careers. Time, effort, and resources must be dedicated to effective implementation in order to realize the promise of these new common core state standards. This paper captures…
Descriptors: State Standards, Academic Standards, College Preparation, Career Development
Thomas B. Fordham Institute, 2009
The intent of the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act of 2001 is to hold schools accountable for ensuring that all their students achieve mastery in reading and math, with a particular focus on groups that have traditionally been left behind. Under NCLB, states submit accountability plans to the U.S. Department of Education detailing the rules and…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Educational Improvement, Educational Indicators, Federal Programs
Mulry, Laura J., Ed.; Weldon, Tyler, Ed. – New Mexico Higher Education Department, 2009
This annual report shows the breadth and scope of the work achieved on behalf of the students across New Mexico. This document is a reflection of the commitment from the higher education and public education communities as well as that of the New Mexico Higher Education Department to further educational and professional opportunities for every…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Attainment, Public Education, Educational Opportunities
McKay, Sandra – English Teaching Forum, 2009
New Mexico, a state of brown plains and sand deserts, is nicknamed "The Land of Enchantment." One reason is that the very starkness of the land adds to its enchantment. Another reason is that the rich history of the state has resulted in a landscape filled with remnants of the Pueblo people, Spanish colonizers, and Mexican settlers.
Descriptors: American Indians, Tourism, Geography, United States History
Center on Education Policy, 2010
In grade 8 (the only grade in which subgroup trends were analyzed by achievement level), New Mexico showed across-the-board gains--improvements in reading and math at the basic-and-above, proficient-and-above, and advanced levels for all major racial/ethnic subgroups and low-income students. Progress in narrowing achievement gaps at grades 4, 8,…
Descriptors: Scores, Grade 8, Grade 4, Reading Achievement
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Gallegos, Bernardo P. – American Educational History Journal, 2016
Indigenous slavery was a critical aspect of New Mexican life and culture during the Spanish, Mexican, and early American (Territorial) periods. Aside from the labor and military support provided by indigenous slaves for the expansion of the province, the genetic contribution to the population growth was enormous. Ramón Gutiérrez (1991) speculates…
Descriptors: Slavery, Informal Education, Indigenous Populations, Genetics
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Morshed, Alexandra B.; Davis, Sally M.; Keane, Patricia C.; Myers, Orrin B.; Mishra, Shiraz I. – Journal of School Health, 2016
Background: The Child Health Initiative for Lifelong Eating and Exercise is a multicomponent obesity-prevention intervention, which was evaluated among Head Start (HS) centers in American Indian and predominantly Hispanic communities in rural New Mexico. This study examines the intervention's foodservice outcomes: fruits, vegetables, whole grains,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Child Health, Obesity, Food
Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education, 2013
National and regional trends mask important variation among states in the supply of high school graduates. This profile provides brief indicators for New Mexico related to: current levels of educational attainment, projections of high school graduates into the future, and two common barriers to student access and success--insufficient academic…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Attainment, Ethnicity, High School Graduates
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Snowball, LaVinia Pauline – Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education, 2009
This article describes the activities during the annual Summer Student Leadership Training held July 8-10, 2009, in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The leadership training was attended by thirty-five students from 12 tribal colleges and universities. It was presented by the American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC) Student Congress at the…
Descriptors: American Indians, American Indian Education, Leadership Training, Lifelong Learning
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Trujillo, Michael L. – Aztlan: A Journal of Chicano Studies, 2008
This essay analyzes the historical construction of "Spanish" icons in northern New Mexico and the complex Hispanic and Chicano identities they both evoke and mask. It focuses on the January 1998 vandalism of a statue depicting New Mexico's first Spanish colonial governor, Don Juan de Onate. The removal of the Onate statue's foot…
Descriptors: Mexican Americans, American Indians, Mexicans, United States History
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Freeman, Janet – Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education, 2010
The first thing J. Carlos Peinado tells his students is that every good story begins with a story. Peinado chairs the New Media Arts Department at the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA, Santa Fe, New Mexico). He lives what he teaches. Before coming to IAIA, he worked as a professional filmmaker, most recently training his lens on the Fort…
Descriptors: American Indians, American Indian Education, Films, Story Telling
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Snowball, LaVinia Pauline – Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education, 2010
In this article, the author describes the Summer Leadership Conference which was sponsored by the AIHEC Student Congress (ASC) and held in Santa Fe, New Mexico, at the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) on June 24-27, 2010. This was the third year that IAIA has hosted the conference. Tribal college students chose the theme "Red…
Descriptors: American Indians, American Indian Education, Tribally Controlled Education, Conferences (Gatherings)
Hu, Helen – Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, 2012
High in the hills south of Santa Fe, New Mexico, stands a greenhouse that Luke Reed hopes will help American Indians eat healthier. Reed also recently used the structure, completed in August, to teach a course on greenhouse management to representatives of the nearby Santo Domingo, Cochiti and Santa Clara pueblos. Near the greenhouse, fruit trees…
Descriptors: American Indians, Tribally Controlled Education, Horticulture, Health Promotion
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