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Heller, Donald E., Ed.; Marin, Patricia, Ed. – Civil Rights Project at Harvard University (The), 2004
A central dream of American parents is sending their kids to college. What used to be unusual has now become a necessity if young people are to have a secure life in the middle class in a post-industrial economy. As such, one basic goal of higher education policy should be to make certain that this opportunity is not foreclosed by a family's…
Descriptors: Merit Scholarships, State Aid, Student Financial Aid, Higher Education
Stoughton, Charles R.; And Others – 1978
By 1980, all teachers in New Mexico secondary schools must have completed a course in reading in the content areas. This document outlines a pre-student teaching program at the University of New Mexico, with a first semester module that incorporates reading concepts and diagnostic skills that enable students to serve as paraprofessionals or…
Descriptors: Content Area Reading, Core Curriculum, Curriculum Guides, Higher Education
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Watkins, Karen – Library Hi Tech, 1996
Discusses information technology initiatives in New Mexico that involve: a consortium of agencies, businesses, universities, and government offices; dial-up Internet access; access to government information; state educational technology plans; wiring institutions of higher education; two state networks; and tribal initiatives to improve…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Consortia, Dial Access Information Systems, Educational Technology
Watkins, Beverly T. – Chronicle of Higher Education, 1993
A statewide telecommunications network in New Mexico links research and educational institutions, government agencies, businesses, and public interest groups. Development of the system began a decade ago, primarily to promote economic development. New information services are added monthly, and use is expanding rapidly. Some other states have…
Descriptors: College Programs, Computer Networks, Economic Development, Higher Education
Trombley, William H., Ed.; Sallo, Todd, Ed. – National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education, 2012
In the first decade of the 21st century, the nation, the states, and colleges and universities began to grapple with the challenges of globalization, changing demography, the implications of the digital era, and of a less expansive public sector. Although not a transformative period for higher education, the decade saw significant innovations in…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Public Colleges, Private Colleges, Community Colleges
Derlin, Roberta L. – 1996
New Mexico has a long history of funding public education through state revenues distributed by formula funding. K-12 education in New Mexico relies on central state funds rather than on local property taxes. This paper presents a history and overview of the current funding formulas for K-12 and higher education, as well as other funding sources…
Descriptors: Educational Equity (Finance), Educational Finance, Elementary Secondary Education, Equalization Aid
New Mexico Commission on Higher Education. – 1998
This report summarizes the progress made by the Commission on Higher Education and the faculty and administrators at New Mexico's 25 postsecondary campuses in facilitating student transfer between institutions. New Mexico's colleges and universities have steadily improved their working relationships, which is based on an increased rate of transfer…
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), Bachelors Degrees, College Graduates, College Transfer Students
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Pabisch, Peter; Peters, George – Unterrichtspraxis, 1976
German weekends in New Mexico are designed to expose high school and college students to German language and culture and to increase language skills and interest in German. Seminars, discussion groups, films, singing, dancing and meetings, all conducted in German, are part of the program. Organization and costs are discussed. (CHK)
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, German, Higher Education, Intensive Language Courses
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Townsend, Neal – Art Education, 1985
As part of their facilities, the Department of Art Education at the University of New Mexico created an exhibition gallery open to both the academic community and the general public. The formation and program of the university-based art gallery is described. (RM)
Descriptors: Art Education, Arts Centers, Exhibits, Higher Education
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Bowes, S. Gregory – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 1997
Presents institutional profiles of New Mexico's 17 two-year colleges, extolling the diversity in size, scope, governance structures, and students. Includes information on the colleges' missions, programs, students, and funding. Discusses future key issues such as educational cooperation and the need for a statewide community college system. (AJL)
Descriptors: Background, College Students, Community Colleges, Diversity (Institutional)
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Kaufman, Arthur; And Others – Academic Medicine, 1989
The University of New Mexico established an innovative learner-centered, problem-based, community-oriented medical education program that runs parallel to the traditional program. The programs both fostered acceptance of the experiment and permitted comparison of results. The innovation resulted in higher achievement and reinforced interest in…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Change Strategies, Comparative Analysis, Educational Change
Dolman, Geoffrey, Jr.; Kaufman, Norman S. – 1985
Part of a series intended to highlight implications for educational planning of the changing demography of the Southwestern United States, this report on New Mexico indicates that the greatest population growth in the next 20 years will occur among minority populations, whose rates of postsecondary educational attainment and socioeconomic status…
Descriptors: American Indians, Articulation (Education), Asian Americans, Blacks
Cage, Mary Crystal – Chronicle of Higher Education, 1989
Minority politicians who believe that colleges have ignored them in the past are winning political posts that are crucial for higher education and are using their new power. The ethnic composition of the faculty at the University of New Mexico has been the target of legislators in the last year. (MLW)
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, College Faculty, Faculty Recruitment, Higher Education
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Lamb, Lloyd; Wilcox, Phyllis – Sign Language Studies, 1988
Describes the long process through which American Sign Language (ASL) was accepted in fulfillment of the foreign-language requirement at the University of New Mexico. It was discovered the mutual discovery and sharing of facts about ASL in the long deliberations proved effective. (CB)
Descriptors: American Sign Language, College Credits, Deafness, Higher Education
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
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