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New Mexico Public Education Department, 2017
The Bilingual Multicultural Education Bureau (BMEB) strives to serve all students participating in BMEPs so that all students achieve the program goals as outlined by New Mexico statute and education code, these are: (1) students become bilingual and biliterate in English and a second language; and (2) students meet all academic content standards…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Multicultural Education, Annual Reports, Student Educational Objectives
Norrby, Catrin; Hajek, John – Multilingual Matters, 2011
This book brings together current research by leading international scholars on the often contentious nature of language policies and their practical outcomes in North America, Australia and Europe. It presents a range of perspectives from which to engage with a variety of pressing issues raised by multilingualism, multiculturalism, immigration,…
Descriptors: Language Maintenance, Service Occupations, Language Planning, Citizenship
Benavides, Ezequiel – La Confluencia, 1976
Written in Spanish and English, this article briefly reviews the bilingual picture in New Mexico. If New Mexico is to succeed in attracting Federal monies for bilingual education, it must strive for unity in its efforts and objectives. (NQ)
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Bilingual Education, Coordination, Educational Finance
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Brisk, Maria Estela – International Journal of the Sociology of Language, 1974
Spanish-speaking children of Northern New Mexico exhibit varying degrees of interference and integration of English in their speech. (CK)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingual Students, Child Language, Interference (Language)
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Ortiz, Leroy I.; Engelbrecht, Guillermina – Language Arts, 1986
Examines an exemplary bilingual program in Albuquerque, New Mexico and examines patterns of classroom literacy, including the role of written Spanish and the values it represents. (DF)
Descriptors: Biculturalism, Bilingual Education, Bilingual Education Programs, Bilingualism
Swadesh, Frances Leon; And Others – 1976
New Mexico, the fifth largest state, measures 390 miles from north to south and 350 miles from east to west. Six of the 7 life zones found in the U.S. are represented within the State's 77,866,240 acres. Its population has tended to congregate at altitudes of 7,000 feet and below, especially in areas where water is available. This booklet,…
Descriptors: American Indians, Area Studies, Biculturalism, Bilingual Education
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French, Laurence Armand; Rodriguez, Richard F. – Rural Special Education Quarterly, 1998
New Mexico ranks high in youth violence, substance abuse, poverty, teen pregnancies, and school dropout rates. In response, Western New Mexico University developed a special master's program in bilingual special education, attended primarily by minority-group school personnel, and implemented a program to address the cycle of poverty by training…
Descriptors: Adult Education, American Indians, At Risk Persons, Bilingual Education
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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
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Guerrero, Michael D. – Language Testing, 2000
Seventeen states in the United States use Spanish-language proficiency tests to ensure that bilingual education teachers are able to deliver academic instruction in Spanish to school-age students. The unified validity of the Four Skills Exam (FSE), used in New Mexico for nearly 18 years, was evaluated using Messick's framework (1989). (Author/VWL)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingual Teachers, Elementary Secondary Education, Language Proficiency
Swadesh, Frances Leon; And Others – 1975
New Mexico was inhabited thousands of years ago. Each group of settlers saw the land in distinct ways. For some, its beauty consisted of its quality, the abundance of water, and the hope of a good harvest. For others, its beautiful sites were of more importance. Thus, each group established its own manner of living on the land and of using it.…
Descriptors: American Indians, Area Studies, Biculturalism, Bilingual Education
Roberts, Shelley – 2001
Nortenos, or Hispanos, are Spanish-heritage residents of northern New Mexico whose ancestors settled in the region in the 17th and 18th centuries and were long isolated from the U.S. mainstream. The ebb and flow of cultural crosscurrents in northern New Mexico add richness and complexity to educational issues faced by the Norteno community. This…
Descriptors: Biculturalism, Bilingual Education, Cultural Maintenance, Culture Conflict
Sarangarm, Isara – 1998
This report summarizes academic assessment data for Las Cruces (New Mexico) Public Schools bilingual students in 1996-97. It has eight sections: (1) results of the Iowa Test of Basic Skills for third, fifth, and eighth grade students; (2) results of the La Prueba tests for grades three, five, and eight; (3) results of the New Mexico High School…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Bilingual Education, Bilingual Students, Bilingual Teachers
Habermann, Mary Jean – 1997
The report describes the rationale for and history of an exchange program for Nuevo Leon (Mexico) and New Mexico bilingual education teachers. The program evolved from the need to help Spanish-speaking students maintain their own language and culture while in the United States. New Mexico's state policy concerning language-minority children and…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Cultural Awareness, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education
Blair, Leslie Asher, Ed. – SEDLetter, 1999
This newsletter of the Southwest Educational Development Laboratory (SEDL)contains a collection of articles which discuss various aspects of early literacy. Articles in the newsletter are: "Introduction: Reading Instruction, a Key to the Future"; "Ensuring Early Literacy through Coherent Instruction" (Leslie Blair);…
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Bilingual Education, Cooperative Education, Emergent Literacy
Johnson, Jeannie – American Language Review, 1998
Describes a new approach to teaching English-as-a-Second-Language to New Mexico elementary school students who have hearing impairments and whose dominant language is American Sign Language (ASL). These students must first acquire ASL as a bridge to learning English. Then, using the bilingual approach, they are able to focus on English literacy.…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Deafness, Elementary Education, English (Second Language)
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