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Excelencia in Education (NJ1), 2012
In 2009, Excelencia in Education launched the Ensuring America's Future initiative to inform, organize, and engage leaders in a tactical plan to increase Latino college completion. An executive summary of Latino College Completion in 50 states synthesizes information on 50 state factsheets and builds on the national benchmarking guide. Each…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Access to Education, Achievement Gap, Benchmarking
New Mexico Public Education Department, 2015
Innovative Digital Education and Learning-New Mexico (IDEAL-NM) was created in response to the 2005 Performance and Accountability Contract, "Making Schools Work" to leverage technology. On October 27, 2006, the statewide e-learning program that would implement a shared e-learning infrastructure using a single statewide learning…
Descriptors: Annual Reports, Statewide Planning, Database Management Systems, Electronic Learning
New Mexico Public Education Department, 2015
Both the U.S. Department of Education and the New Mexico Public Education Department (PED) believe that equal opportunity is a core American value. Equal access to excellent education provides meaningful opportunities for students to achieve their goals. Recognizing that family income and race often predicts a student's ability to access excellent…
Descriptors: Public Education, Equal Education, Teacher Effectiveness, Preservice Teacher Education
New Mexico Public Education Department, 2007
This manual has been prepared for all New Mexico Statewide Assessment Program (NMSAP) assessment administrators, teachers, school specialists, and principals. It includes information about the following topics: PED contacts, New Mexico Standards Based Assessments (SBA), Grades 3-8 and 11; New Mexico High School Competency Examination (NMHSCE);…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation, Student Placement, Performance Based Assessment, Minimum Competency Testing
Collins, Ashleigh; Carrier, David; Moore, Kristin Anderson; Paisano-Trujillo, Renee – Child Trends, 2010
Practitioners, school leaders, and policymakers serving the needs of youth and their families in New Mexico gathered in Albuquerque in June 2009 for four Roundtable discussions on sustaining integrated health, extended learning, and other social services in middle schools across the state that are a part of the Elev8 New Mexico initiative. Elev8…
Descriptors: Integrated Services, Middle School Students, Community Schools, Social Services
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Abrams, Stacy; Gallegos, Rosemary – Odyssey: New Directions in Deaf Education, 2011
In this issue of "Odyssey," Joanne Corwin describes New Mexico's statewide partnership among several agencies for the provision of early intervention services to infants and children who are deaf or hard of hearing and their families (Effective Partnering of State Agencies to Achieve Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Benchmarks,…
Descriptors: State Schools, Special Schools, Role Models, Early Intervention
Appleseed, 2008
Parent involvement in New Mexico, and around the nation, is an essential element in the success of students and their schools. This simple point anchors the federal law known as the "No Child Left Behind Act of 2001" ("NCLB"). NCLB establishes state, district and school requirements designed to promote more effective parent…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Federal Programs, Disadvantaged Youth, Educational Improvement
Center on Education Policy, 2011
This individual profile provides information on New Mexico's high school exit exam standards and policies. Some of the categories presented include: (1) State exit exam policy; (2) Type of Test; (3) Purpose; (4) Major changes in exit exam policy since the 2009-10 school year for financial reasons; (5) Subjects tested on exam; (6) Grade exam first…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Standards, Accountability, Alignment (Education)
Center on Education Policy, 2009
This year the Center on Education Policy (CEP) analyzed data on the achievement of different groups of students in two distinct ways. First, it looked at grade 4 test results to determine whether the performance of various groups improved at three achievement levels--basic and above, proficient and above, and advanced. Second, it looked at gaps…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Low Income, American Indians, African American Students
New Mexico Public Education Department, 2016
K-3 Plus was established in 2007 as a six-year pilot project that permitted schools with high numbers of at-risk students to begin the school year 25 days earlier for kindergarten through third grade. The purpose of the K-3 Plus program is to demonstrate that increased instructional time in kindergarten and the early grades narrows the achievement…
Descriptors: Public Education, Annual Reports, Early Childhood Education, Pilot Projects
Southern Regional Education Board (SREB), 2007
On November 20, 2005, New Mexico state educational and policy leaders participated in the New Mexico Education Forum to discuss ways to improve student transition from high school to postsecondary education and careers. The forum was sponsored by the League for Innovation in the Community College and the Southern Regional Education Board (SREB)…
Descriptors: Credentials, Postsecondary Education, Enrollment Trends, Transitional Programs
Center on Education Policy, 2010
This paper profiles New Mexico's test score trends through 2008-09. Between 2005 and 2009, the percentages of students reaching the proficient level on the state test and the basic level on NAEP (National Assessment of Educational Progress) increased in grade 4 math and grade 8 reading and math. In grade 4 reading, the percentage basic on NAEP …
Descriptors: State Standards, Academic Achievement, Scores, Grade 4
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Harr-Robins, Jenifer J.; Shambaugh, Larisa S.; Parrish, Tom – Regional Educational Laboratory West, 2009
Response to intervention (RTI) can be both a system for providing early interventions to struggling students and a special education diagnostic tool for evaluating and identifying students with specific learning disabilities. Contributing to the very limited literature on state-level approaches, this report describes how nine states define and…
Descriptors: Early Intervention, Educational Diagnosis, Learning Disabilities, State Programs
Gottlob, Brian J. – Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice, 2005
Proposals to expand opportunities for children to attend independent schools prompt heated and complex debates. Proponents and opponents bring a number of philosophical and ideological arguments to public policy discussions, while lawmakers often justify their decisions on the basis of the perceived economic and fiscal impacts of the proposals.…
Descriptors: Private Schools, Tax Credits, School Districts, Scholarships
Afterschool Alliance, 2009
Each day in America, millions of kids go home to an empty house after school. In recent years, the growth of quality, affordable afterschool programs has begun to offer positive alternatives to the parents of these children. In 2009, the Afterschool Alliance contracted with RTi, a market research firm, to conduct a household survey of nearly…
Descriptors: After School Programs, Surveys, Barriers, Supply and Demand
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