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Cordova, Ignacio R. – 1969
In an effort to discover relationships between acculturation, achievement, and teacher expectations as sources of alienation of Spanish American students, a sample of 477 6th grade students in 16 schools in Northern New Mexico was studied. The teacher sample found that: (1) no significant relationship existed between composite achievement and…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Acculturation, Curriculum Enrichment, Curriculum Evaluation
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Le Doux, Eugene P.; Burlingame, Martin – Educational Administration Quarterly, 1973
Scholarly growth in the study of politics of education rests in part on replication of theories to explicate recurring political events. Describes a study that sought to replicate and extend scholarly work done in California concerning the predictions of school board election results. (Author)
Descriptors: Boards of Education, Elections, Models, Politics
Wendel, Frederick C., Ed. – 1992
This report includes three papers on longstanding questions in educational administration. In chapter 1, "The New Realities: The Social and Economic Context of Administrator Preparation," Thomas A. Mulkeen outlines the changes that have immediate impact for public education and preparation programs. A shift in the U.S. economy from an…
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Administrator Effectiveness, Administrator Role, Decision Making
Luna, Lonnie Lynn – 1986
The purpose of this study was to derive an operational definition of local control and to devise a model, the Local Control Index, for classifying degrees of local control by using the education codes of eight states--Arizona, California, Illinois, Mississippi, New Mexico, New York, Oklahoma, and Texas. The Local Control Index consists of four…
Descriptors: Constitutional Law, Educational History, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education
Floyd, Koy; Burlingame, Martin – 1974
Like most States, New Mexico's legislature grants not only basic foundation money for public schools but also a small percentage of additional discretionary funds. While the foundation money is almost always dispersed in light of a rigid formula, the discretionary funds present the opportunity for political bargaining. While hardly of as obvious…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Educational Research, Legislators, Political Influences
Holderness, Susan Tanner – 1990
Controversy surrounding the definition of the gifted student, as enacted through New Mexico's Public School Reform Act of 1986 (S.B. 106) is examined in this study. The Kingdon decision-making model is applied to examine the reasons for the persistence of the policy definition of "gifted," despite continuing controversy. The summary…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Decision Making, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education
Hales, William M., Jr.; Burlingame, Martin – 1970
The impact of a large in-migration of scientists and technicians on the educational policies of the Albuquerque, New Mexico, public school system from 1945 to 1965 was investigated for the purpose of analyzing the educational politics of a system related to an increasing tempo of demands for a more academic curriculum. A case study design which…
Descriptors: College Preparation, Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Educational Demand
Hopper, Toni – 1997
This is the report of the 2000 New Mexico Association of Community Colleges (NMACC) Strategic Planning Conference. Participants worked in small groups to identify the most probable and the most desirable world for the year 2000. Results for the most probable world include: (1) education would be available to many consumers, using many delivery…
Descriptors: Age, Change Strategies, College Faculty, Community Colleges
History of Higher Education Annual, 1990
This annual compilation contains six papers depicting a complex array of relationships which have historically existed between the higher education academy and the community. These relationships reveal mutual involvement, dependence, support, and conflict. In "The University of Padua 1405-1600: A Success Story," (Paul F. Grendler) the beneficial,…
Descriptors: Colleges, Community Cooperation, Educational History, Higher Education
Long, James S. – 1982
As a society, we believe that persons affected by a public decision should be represented in the development of that policy. The Family Community Leadership program (FCL), recently launched in Alaska, Colorado, Hawaii, New Mexico, Oregon, and Washington, has been established to increase homemakers' understanding of social concerns that influence…
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Citizenship Education, Curriculum Development, Extension Education
Vaughan, Marianne, Comp.; And Others – 1989
The five states of the Southwest--Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas--represent great diversity in economies, politics, educational settings, and resources. Despite this diversity, research indicates that rural small schools are concerned about the same issues as education as a whole. The purpose of this report is to present the…
Descriptors: Demography, Economic Climate, Educational Assessment, Educational Finance
Samora, Julian, Ed. – 1966
An effort to assess the status of the more than 4 million Spanish-speaking Americans (La Raza) in the Southwestern 5-state area of California, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, and Colorado resulted in this collection of papers. The historical perspective of the positive factors in the development and persistence of the Spanish language is examined. The…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Bilingualism, Church Role, Civil Rights
Martinez, Jesus "Metro", Ed.; Payan, Rose Marie, Ed. – 1980
The conference on the education of Hispanics was one of five regional conferences sponsored by the U.S. Office of Education in conjuction with regional offices of education. Conference participants attempted to analyze the federal government's commitment to establishing and implementing equal educational opportunities for Hispanic students, and to…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Census Figures, Demography, Educational Finance
Fioke, Clarence J.; King, Richard A. – 1982
Factors related to shifts in governance patterns of church-related private colleges were investigated through historical document analysis, interviews with 34 presidents and board members, and 59 questionnaires returned by current and past board members of 2 New Mexico institutions. Document analysis focused upon mission statements, annual…
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, Catholics, Church Related Colleges, Church Role
de Varona, Frank; And Others – 1989
Each of these two textbooks on Hispanic-American history contains 4 units divided into 20 chapters. Each chapter includes an overarching question; text; reading comprehension questions; study tips; an activity involving geography skills, links between past and present, or daily life; an activity involving arts and technology or using primary…
Descriptors: American Indian History, Answer Keys, Hispanic American Culture, Hispanic Americans
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