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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
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Rodríguez, Cristóbal; Amador, Adam; Tarango, B. Abigail – Equity & Excellence in Education, 2016
The purpose of our study is to investigate reform policy, specifically a proposed third grade reading retention policy within the Borderlands. Under this policy, students not performing proficiently on the third grade reading standardized exam will be automatically retained in the third grade. The research methods and approach used in this study…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Educational Change, Educational Policy, Geographic Regions
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Anhalt, Cynthia Oropesa; Rodríguez Pérez, María Elena – Journal of Urban Mathematics Education, 2013
In this article, the authors examine elementary and middle school mathematics teachers' concerns about teaching Latino/a student populations across three regions in the United States: southern Arizona, northern New Mexico, and central California. Surveys were administered to 68 teachers who participated in professional development activities on…
Descriptors: Elementary School Mathematics, Middle Schools, Secondary School Mathematics, Mathematics Teachers
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Medina, Christina A.; Posadas, Carlos E. – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2012
A symposium at New Mexico State University, a Hispanic-Serving Institution, revealed Hispanic students' attitudes about their experiences at the university. Discussions concerned the campus climate, mentors, the experiences of first-time students, cultural challenges, retention, and accountability. Discussion of the resulting data yields policy…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Student Experience, Student Attitudes, Organizational Climate
Ulibarri, Reyna M. – ProQuest LLC, 2016
I present an ethnographic study of thirteen nine-year-old, U.S.-born Latino children in rural New Mexico. I employ in-depth individual and group interviews, participant observation, and sand play (a method borrowed from clinical psychology in which children "make a world" in a box of sand) to explore how play interactions represent,…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Play, Ethnography, Rural Areas
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Castleman, Benjamin L.; Owen, Laura; Page, Lindsay C. – Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness, 2015
In this article, the authors address what is called the "summer melt," where academically-accomplished, college-intending high school graduates fail to enroll anywhere in the year following high school, or do not attend the quality of institution (measured, for instance, by graduation rates) at which they have the academic credentials to…
Descriptors: College Readiness, High Schools, College School Cooperation, High School Graduates
Lechuga, Chalane Elizabeth – ProQuest LLC, 2010
This research explores how Latino/a high school students in New Mexico constitute their racial identities in this particular historical moment, the post-Civil Rights colorblind era. I explore what their chosen nomenclatures and employed discourses suggest about the relationship between their racial identities and academic achievement. The research…
Descriptors: Racial Factors, Civil Rights, Academic Achievement, Racial Identification
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
McIlroy, Ann Lynn – ProQuest LLC, 2010
This case study explored Advanced Placement open enrollment programs in New Mexico in an attempt to identify mechanisms embedded within the implementation practices which possibly prevent the equitable enrollment of students of color. Advanced Placement (AP) courses have become a gate-keeper in competitive college admissions. Therefore, a study of…
Descriptors: American Indians, Data Analysis, Advanced Placement, College Admission
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Chavez, Alicia Fedelina; Ke, Fengfeng; Herrera, Felisha A. – American Educational Research Journal, 2012
Colleges and universities retain Native American and Latino college students at lower rates than other ethnic groups even when culturally based services, financial assistance, and support are provided. College teaching and conceptions of learning have yet to evolve on a widespread basis toward culturally diverse epistemologies and practice. This…
Descriptors: Hispanic Americans, Student Attitudes, Family (Sociological Unit), American Indians
Excelencia in Education (NJ1), 2009
In a state where the majority of the population is minority, how youth maneuver through the educational system plays a determining role in the economic well-being of the state. ENLACE New Mexico was created in 2001 to empower the community, students and educators to affect positive change in the public educational system, leading to increased…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Public Education, Partnerships in Education, Program Descriptions
Education Trust, Washington, DC. – 2003
This report compares New Mexico's reading and mathematics performance on the most recent administrations of the state assessment with performance on the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP). To indicate how New Mexico is doing in narrowing the academic achievement gap between African American and Latino students and their white,…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Advanced Placement, American Indians, Asian American Students
Acosta, Sylvia Y. – ProQuest LLC, 2010
Public higher education institutions rely on state funding for a significant percentage of operational costs. In recent years, state contributions to higher education have been substantially reduced due to budget deficits at the state and federal levels. Such budget deficits have resulted in decreased funding for higher education. Universities…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Higher Education, Spanish Culture, Mexican Americans
Adam, Michelle – Education Digest: Essential Readings Condensed for Quick Review, 2006
In looking at recent graduation rates reported by states, Latinos should be proud. For the 2002-03 school year, North Carolina reported a 94% graduation rate for Latinos, while New Mexico claimed an 89% rate, and Indiana, an 85% rate. Unfortunately, these numbers are not only deceptive, they are, according to the Education Trust, wrong. Under the…
Descriptors: Graduation Rate, Hispanic American Students, Minority Group Children, State Agencies
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