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Jacobsen, Monique; Skandera, Hanna – New Mexico Public Education Department, 2017
The purpose of the PreK Annual Report is to comply with statute and inform stakeholders regarding the Children, Youth and Families Department's (CYFD) and the Public Education Department's (PED) efforts and how these are connected to the State's current PreK initiatives. This funding was continued for the 2015-16 school year. In addition, CYFD…
Descriptors: Annual Reports, Public Education, Preschool Education, Early Childhood Education
Vermilya, Lois; Kerwin, Dorothy – ZERO TO THREE, 2017
Many professionals in the early childhood field are inspired by community-driven initiatives that hold great promise for transforming outcomes for the youngest children and their families. However, most collective impact efforts are mobilized in large urban areas, where early childhood professionals and civic leaders take the lead. New Mexico has…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Partnerships in Education, Community Programs, Rural Areas
Corbett, Julie – Center on School Turnaround at WestEd, 2015
This brief is one in a series highlighting state policies, regulations, practices, laws, or other tools intended to create the necessary conditions for school and/or district turnaround. Each brief includes an overview of the relevant turnaround tool, its development process, its impact, and lessons learned that could assist other education…
Descriptors: School Turnaround, Principals, Mentors, Public Education
National Council on Teacher Quality, 2011
For five years running, the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ) has tracked states' teacher policies, preparing a detailed and thorough compendium of teacher policy in the United States on topics related to teacher preparation, licensure, evaluation, career advancement, tenure, compensation, pensions and dismissal. The 2011 State Teacher…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Accountability, Beginning Teacher Induction, Beginning Teachers
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
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Ramos, Mary M.; Schrader, Ronald; Trujillo, Rebecca; Blea, Mary; Greenberg, Cynthia – Journal of School Health, 2011
Background: Handwashing in the school setting is important for infectious disease control, yet maintaining adequate handwashing supplies is often made difficult by lack of funds, limited staff time, and student vandalism. This study measured the availability of handwashing supplies for students in New Mexico public schools and determined the…
Descriptors: Control Groups, Disease Control, Intervention, School Nurses
Johnson, Jerry; Strange, Marty – Rural School and Community Trust, 2009
This report of the Rural School and Community Trust and the Ben Lujan Leadership and Public Policy Institute presents findings from an investigation of the impact of the funding formula proposal commissioned by the New Mexico Funding Formula Task Force (FFTF) and developed by American Institutes of Research (AIR). Appointed by the New Mexico…
Descriptors: Funding Formulas, Public Schools, School Districts, Educational Finance
New Mexico Public Education Department, 2006
Safety in New Mexico's schools is one of the most important issues facing our communities. Every school and school district in the state make it a priority to identify and implement ways to increase the safety, security and integrity of students, teachers, staff, parents and visitors at our schools on a daily basis. Safety is critical for…
Descriptors: School Safety, School Districts, Vandalism, Violence
Appleseed, 2009
Every day in New Mexico, student achievement and nutrition are in states of emergency. With families losing jobs and wages, more and more children are going to school malnourished, some having eaten nothing at all. School districts struggle to educate and support their students with fewer available resources. Slashed budgets mean frustrated…
Descriptors: Lunch Programs, School Districts, Hunger, Financial Support
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Vitali, Frances – Global Education Review, 2016
Undergraduate teacher education program students have the opportunity to work with diverse student populations in a local school district in the Four Corners Area in the Northwest part of New Mexico. The family oral history practicum is a way to connect theory and practice while recognizing the issue that language is not a neutral landscape. What…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Teacher Education, Oral History, Practicums
Medrano, Marlene; Borgrink, Henry – New Mexico Public Education Department, 2007
The New Mexico Dropout Report is published annually to provide information for educators, parents, legislators, and other interested parties on the status of education in New Mexico. This report describes the extent and nature of the school dropout dilemma in the state, providing information on the numbers and percentages of dropouts by grade,…
Descriptors: Age Differences, Dropout Rate, Dropouts, National Standards
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Pitzel, Gerald R.; Benavidez, Alicia C.; Bianchi, Barbara C.; Croom, Linda L.; de la Riva, Brandy R.; Grein, Donna L.; Holloway, James E.; Rendon, Andrew T. – Rural Educator, 2007
The Rural Education Bureau of the New Mexico Public Education Department has established a program to address the special needs of schools and communities in the extensive rural areas of the state. High poverty rates, depopulation and a general lack of viable economic opportunity have marked rural New Mexico for decades. The program underway aims…
Descriptors: Economic Progress, Poverty, Foreign Countries, Rural Development
New Mexico Public Education Department, 2007
Accountability for student learning is the key focus of New Mexico's system of school improvement. The Public Education Department's commitment to continuous improvement is evident in the steps taken to refine the 2007-2008 School Improvement Framework to reflect No Child Left Behind (NCLB) requirements. The School Improvement Framework was…
Descriptors: Educational Planning, Federal Legislation, Educational Improvement, Educational Change
Medrano, Marlene; Borgrink, Henry; Gage, Tom – New Mexico Public Education Department, 2005
The New Mexico Dropout Report is published annually to provide information for educators, parents, legislators, and other interested parties on the status of education in New Mexico. This report describes the extent and nature of the school dropout dilemma in the state, providing information on the numbers and percentages of dropouts by grade,…
Descriptors: Dropout Rate, Dropouts, National Standards, High Risk Students
Evans, Randy C. – School Administrator, 2012
After two decades of steady growth and financial stability in the Rio Rancho Public Schools, New Mexico's fastest-growing school district found itself face to face with a $3.8 million budget deficit going into the 2008-09 school year. Because people in the district hesitated to change anything that would cut into student programming, and nobody…
Descriptors: Budgeting, Educational Quality, Public Schools, School Districts
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