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Fuhrman, Susan; And Others – 1979
School finance reform has reflected, over the last 10 years, the changing relationship between education and state government. Emerging from the case histories presented here is the conclusion that, gradually, the barriers separating education policymakers from general government have been lowered. At the same time, the fragmentation among…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Elementary Secondary Education, Equalization Aid, Finance Reform
National Society of Professional Engineers, Washington, DC. – 1986
This document is intended to serve as a resource for state societies of the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) in the preparation of action plans targeted at legislative changes in support of engineering education. The results of action taken recently by various state legislatures in response to NSPE state society activities are…
Descriptors: Case Studies, College Science, Data Analysis, Data Collection
Garcia, Juan R., Ed; And Others – 1988
This anthology compiles articles and essays on Chicano and Chicana political concerns in the 1980's, on cultural aspects of the Chicano experience, and on historical issues and events. The papers are: (1) "Chicano Politics after 1984" by Christine Marie Sierra; (2) "Hacia una Teoria para la Liberacion de la Mujer" (analysis of…
Descriptors: Anthologies, Mexican American History, Mexican American Literature, Mexican Americans
Holland, Richard P., Ed. – 1983
This collection of case studies of eight states--California, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Mexico, New York, Virginia, Wyoming--documents a 1981-82 investigation of federal and state administrative interactions across a select sample of federal education programs. To represent a wide spectrum of political, economic, and institutional…
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Conflict, Educational Administration, Educational Environment
Edington, Everett D.; Martellaro, Helena C. – 1984
To determine if a relationship can be found between school size and academic achievement, a study examined correlations for 566 New Mexico public schools (grades 5, 8, and 11) from 1978 to 1981. The measure of academic achievement used was the schools' average "total scale score" on the Comprehensive Tests of Basic Skills. The two…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, American Indians, Comparative Analysis, Consolidated Schools
New Mexico State Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, Santa Fe. – 1983
The report briefly outlines the population characteristics, public employment and political representation status of the Chaves, Curry, Eddy, Lea, and Roosevelt counties in southern New Mexico for a 10-year period. The three sections of each profile focus on the county government, largest city in that county, and school district encompassing that…
Descriptors: City Government, Economic Factors, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education
New Mexico State Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, Santa Fe. – 1983
The report briefly outlines the population characteristics, public employment and political representation status of the Dona Ana, Grant, Hidalgo, Luna, Otero, and Sierra counties in southern New Mexico for a 10-year period. The three sections of each profile focus on the city government, largest city in that county, and school district…
Descriptors: City Government, Economic Factors, Elementary Secondary Education, Enrollment Trends
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Pogrow, Stanley; Swift, Douglas – Journal of Education Finance, 1977
Descriptors: Cost Indexes, Educational Finance, Elementary Secondary Education, Finance Reform
Krotseng, Marsha V. – 1987
The popular image of the "Education Governor" was investigated, with attention to: (1) the extent to which the specific education measures proposed in inaugural and state of the state addresses of 20 "Education Governors" of the 1960s through 1980s corresponded with the subsequent actions of these officials; and (2) the…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Educational Change, Governance, Government Role
Case, Elizabeth J.; King, Richard A. – 1985
Perceptions of the political behavior of superintendents in New Mexico vary widely throughout the state. Questionnaires and interviews were used to gather information from superintendents, school board chairmen, and state legislators concerning the frequency, extent, and kinds of political activity in which superintendents were involved. Four…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Administrator Role, Community Influence, Elementary Secondary Education
Diamond, Tom – 1974
The Tiguas of El Paso, Texas; the Coushattas of Louisiana; and the Tortugas of Las Cruces, New Mexico share a common background in that they represent American Indian tribes who, having lost their land base, have been abandoned by the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) and have experienced recent circumstances of poverty. Since Indian rights stem from…
Descriptors: American Indians, Equalization Aid, Federal Government, Land Acquisition
Wendel, Frederick C., Ed.; Bryant, Miles T., Ed. – 1988
This publication contains six selected papers from the 30th Anniversary Meeting of the University Council for Educational Administrators (UCEA) in the fall of 1987. The first article, by John A. Thompson discusses problems associated with implementing the agenda of the Holmes Group report in decentralizing the control of schools. Leslie, Snyder,…
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Administrator Role, Educational Administration, Elementary Secondary Education
McClure, Erica – Pragmatics and Language Learning, 1992
A study investigated the syntactic properties and functions of English-Spanish code-switching in literary, political, and news magazines in Mexico. It is proposed that oral code-switching in Chicano communities and written code-switching in the Mexican press differ both syntactically and pragmatically, with the latter more syntactically…
Descriptors: Code Switching (Language), Cultural Context, Discourse Analysis, English (Second Language)
Ortiz, Roxanne Dunbar – Southwest Economy and Society, 1978
Descriptors: American Indian Reservations, American Indians, Colonialism, Economic Development
Meier, Matt S., Ed.; Rivera, Feliciano, Ed. – 1974
This chronological anthology consists of documents and articles on the history of Mexican American people in the 20th century. The anthology may be directed to students in higher education, historians, and those interested in the Mexican American people. Section I spans the period from 1900 to 1920 and introduces immigration as the starting point…
Descriptors: Activism, Anthologies, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Background
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