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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)
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
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Perez, Aaron M.; McShannon, Judy; Hynes, Pat – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2012
Community college administrators look for strategies to help students. GRASP (Gaining Retention and Achievement for Students Program) is a semester-long faculty development program that coaches community college instructors about simple, effective teaching strategies that promote student academic achievement. GRASP is founded on the belief that…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Community Colleges, Academic Achievement, Faculty Development
College Board, 2014
This report provides educators and policymakers with information they can use to celebrate their successes, understand their unique challenges, and set meaningful goals to increase opportunity for all students. It is important to note that while AP® Exams are valid measures of students' content mastery of college-level studies in specific academic…
Descriptors: Advanced Placement, African American Students, American Indian Students, Asian American Students
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Roberts, Laura Weiss; Johnson, Mark E.; Brems, Christiane; Warner, Teddy D. – Journal of Rural Health, 2007
Context: Health care disparities are well documented for people living in rural areas and for people who are members of ethnic minorities. Purpose: Our goal was to determine whether providers report greater difficulty in providing care for rural than urban residents and for ethnic minorities than patients/clients in general in 4 practice areas of…
Descriptors: Confidentiality, Patients, Rural Areas, Ethics
Bridges, Brian K. – Institute for Higher Education Policy, 2008
Student support services are critical to student success, especially at campuses that enroll large numbers of academically under-prepared students. These programs assist students in addressing areas of academic deficiency and provide necessary resources to maximize students' intellectual and social capital while in college. Several…
Descriptors: Campuses, Minority Groups, Black Colleges, Hispanic American Students
Alliance for Excellent Education, 2009
Graduation rates are a fundamental indicator of whether or not the nation's public school system is doing what it is intended to do: enroll, engage, and educate youth to be productive members of society. Since almost 90 percent of the fastest-growing and highest-paying jobs require some postsecondary education, having a high school diploma and the…
Descriptors: Graduation Rate, Dropouts, Graduation, Academic Achievement
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Yager, Joel; Waitzkin, Howard; Parker, Tassy; Duran, Bonnie – Academic Psychiatry, 2007
Objective: The authors describe the evolution of a novel national training program to develop minority faculty for mental health services research careers. Recruiting, training, and sustaining minority health professionals for academic research careers in mental health services research have proven challenging. Method: Over the past 8 years the…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Health Services, Graduate Students, Mentors
Quantum: Research & Scholarship, 1998
Profiles 10 University of New Mexico community programs: University Art Museum, Rio Grande and Four Corners Writing Projects, Blacks in the Southwest (exhibit), New Mexico Engineering Research Institute's Environmental Finance Center, Adolescent Social Action Program, Minority Engineering Programs, Rural Community College Initiative, Valencia…
Descriptors: College School Cooperation, Community Colleges, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
Alliance for Excellent Education, 2009
In today's economy, employers increasingly demand that workers have a high school diploma, yet America's graduation rates are unacceptably low, particularly among poor and minority students. Nationally, only about 70 percent of students graduate from high school on time with a regular diploma; for African American and Hispanic students, this…
Descriptors: Educational Attainment, Secondary Education, High School Students, High Schools
Bagnato, Kristin – Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, 2005
Hispanics are the largest minority group in the United States, and the recent influx of Hispanics has turned some states into "majority-minority" populations. Texas has announced that it has joined California, New Mexico and Hawaii in the club, with a 50.2 percent minority population. According to March 2002 U.S. Census Department data,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Minority Groups, Hispanic Americans, Hispanic American Students
Kelly, Patrick J. – Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education, 2008
This report focuses on the 15 states of the West (Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington and Wyoming), their ability to educate minorities, and the resulting impact on their workforces and economies. The foundation of the Western U.S. economy rests on…
Descriptors: Human Capital, Labor Force Development, Minority Groups, Students
New Mexico Commission on Higher Education. – 2001
This document is the annual report of factual information about New Mexico's public colleges and universities and their student customers. It contains demographic information about the students, their completion of degree programs, the tuition and fees paid, and financial aid received by students, and the revenues and institutional expenditures…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Enrollment, Enrollment Trends, Higher Education
Fox, Louis – Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education, 2007
Advanced information, communication, computation and collaboration technologies, known as "cyberinfrastructure," have become essential elements for research, education, and innovation in the 21st century. A major challenge confronting the United States today is how to ensure that all colleges and universities, including those that have…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Minority Groups, Information Technology, Computer Mediated Communication
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Simons, Kate Anderson; Curtis, Patrick A. – Young Children, 2007
The average public school serving children who are economically disadvantaged cannot afford to provide the above-average education that many of these children need to achieve at the same levels as their more advantaged peers. It becomes necessary for schools to ask, "Who else has the resources to help children succeed?" Because of these…
Descriptors: Economically Disadvantaged, Minority Groups, Community Schools, Charter Schools
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