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ACT, Inc., 2012
Annually, ACT provides a snapshot of the college and career readiness of ACT-tested high school graduates. This report is offered as a service to inform policymakers and practitioners about selected indicators of effectiveness and how that translates into readiness. It is designed to stimulate discussion, inquiry, and action. This report is…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Aspiration, Academic Persistence, Academic Standards
ACT, Inc., 2012
This report provides information about the performance of New Mexico's 2012 graduating seniors who took the ACT as sophomores, juniors, or seniors; and self-reported at the time of testing that they were scheduled to graduate in 2012 and tested under standard time conditions. This report focuses on: (1) Performance: student test performance in the…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Aspiration, Academic Standards, Access to Information
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Craig, Dana; Etcheverry, Jose; Ferris, Stefan – McGill Journal of Education, 2016
This Note provides an analysis of Mexico's "Telesecundaria" program within the context of Mexico's new education reform framework offering a succinct background of the project, as well as key policy lessons that can be useful for other jurisdictions interested in the development of distance education programs. This Note uses a literature…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Access to Education, Interviews, Qualitative Research
Ball, Diane Leslie – ProQuest LLC, 2010
In 2006, the Japanese American National Museum funded a three year curriculum development project entitled "Enduring Communities: Japanese Americans in Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Texas and Utah." As a member of the team of teachers from New Mexico, I used this experience to study my process of developing meaningful content and…
Descriptors: Japanese Americans, War, World History, Curriculum Development
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Kachina, Olga A. – Contemporary Issues in Education Research, 2011
This article is devoted to the topic of teaching a geographical component in World History curriculum in American public high schools. Despite the fact that the federal legislation entitled "No Child Left Behind" (2001) declared geography as a "core" academic subject, geography was the only subject dropped from federal funding.…
Descriptors: World History, History Instruction, Geography, High Schools
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and the Workforce. – 2000
This hearing, which occurred at New Mexico Technical Vocational Institute, Albuquerque, New Mexico, heard from state and local officials about what was working and not working in education. Included are statements on dropout prevention by Congressional representatives and by the Deputy Director of the New Mexico Children, Youth, and Families…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Dropout Prevention, Dropout Programs, Dropout Rate
Reese, Susan – Techniques: Connecting Education and Careers, 2003
In honor of the Wright brothers' first flight, the article profiles aviation and aerospace technology programs that are training workers in aviation safety and explorations. Looks at programs from Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell, Pima Community College, and Olathe Northwest High School. (JOW)
Descriptors: Aviation Mechanics, Aviation Technology, Higher Education, History
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
Klein, Steven – Online Submission, 2005
To support states in improving the quality of their Perkins accountability data, the Office of Vocational and Adult Education (OVAE), US Department of Education, invited State Directors of Career-Technical Education to submit requests for individualized technical assistance. In response to a request by the New Mexico Public Education Department…
Descriptors: Data Collection, Accountability, Vocational Education, Secondary Education
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Gentry, Thomas – OAH Magazine of History, 2002
Discusses a project in which students visit the town of Madrid, New Mexico, to create a photographic record of Madrid, accompanied by stories. Explains that a video documentary was created about this experience. Includes background information on the village of Madrid to be shared with students. (CMK)
Descriptors: Documentaries, Field Trips, Historic Sites, Historical Interpretation
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Duran, Connee M.; Null, J. Wesley – American Educational History Journal, 2009
For more than a century, high school students in the United States have been required to take at least one course in United States History. Almost every U.S. history textbook used for these courses covers the Texas Revolution in one way or another. Since the Texas Revolution is a significant part of American history, the authors chose to focus…
Descriptors: United States History, Intervals, Textbooks, Conflict
French, Laurence Armand – 2002
Two cases of youth violence in southwestern New Mexico, one involving an Anglo youth and one a Mexican American youth, highlight the diversity of the area and the biased treatment of Mexican American youth. New Mexico demographics suggest a link between diversity and high rates of crime and violence. National reports clearly report the extent of…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Bilingual Teachers, Cultural Differences, Cultural Pluralism
Reese, Susan – Techniques: Connecting Education and Careers, 2002
Describes the automotive service technician programs at New Mexico Junior College, Trident Technical College (SC), Parkside High School (MD), and Middle Bucks Institute of Technology (PA). Indicates that technicians now work on complex machines that contain computers and high-tech equipment. (JOW)
Descriptors: Auto Mechanics, Occupational Information, Secondary Education, Technical Institutes
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Banker, Mark – Appalachian Journal, 2002
A teacher at a Knoxville college preparatory school challenges his students to analyze stereotypes about Appalachia and recognize that acceptance of their own Appalachian-ness is vital to their personal well-being and that of the region. Comparisons of Appalachians with Hispanics in northern New Mexico reveal common issues of land use, cultural…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Appalachian Studies, Attitude Change, Consciousness Raising
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Briley, Ron – History Teacher, 2000
Explains why Advanced Placement courses are not offered at Sandia Preparatory School, a college preparatory school located in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Focuses on the school mission, overall philosophy, and how this relates to the history classroom in particular. (CMK)
Descriptors: Advanced Placement, Advanced Placement Programs, College Preparation, Course Content
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