A comprehensive overview of the impact of the X3 internship programs.
The World’s Most Cutting Edge Assessment Reform is Happening Right Here in New Mexico
At an international conference on assessment, Future Focused was only one presenter among hundreds—but our ideas took center stage. Here’s why.
Investing in Local Youth is a Better Bet Than Wall Street
By Tony Monfiletto | Future Focused Education
Young people in our state have suffered the most from COVID-19 isolation. And if we don’t act swiftly, we’ll all pay a heavy price.
Does School Segregation Affect Student Success?
By Erica Surova | Director, Center for Community Analysis, New Mexico State University
School segregation still exists, and it remains pervasive across the United States—including New Mexico. Why is segregation still happening? And how does it affect students? The Center for Community Analysis looked at the data to find out.
What is “Family Engagement”? and Why Is It Important in New Mexico?
By Katherine Avery | Outgoing Strategic Outreach Director, Lifelong Family Advocate
The chasm between school and home is too wide. Family engagement can bridge the divide in order broaden and diversify educational pathways that promote student success.
Top 7 Myths About Capstones
Have you heard that capstones are “too easy” “too hard” or “not as rigorous as a test”? There are many misunderstandings about capstone projects, so we’ve debunked the myths once and for all.
Equity Report 2021
How did our organization help transform education into a more equitable and just system? And what are our plans to expand this impact even further? Read our 2021 Equity Report for the full story.
We Made a Promise in 2020. Here’s How We Delivered.
By Moneka Stevens | Director of Community Engagement, Future Focused Education
In June 2020, we committed to reimagining our schools as spaces as tools for justice in our communities and liberation. So, how did we deliver in 2021?
The Power of Learning from Experience
By Mary Parr-Sanchez and Rachel Padilla
Students learn to their fullest capacity when teachers combine two approaches: academic learning and experiential learning. So what does that look like in practice?
How Equity and Assessment Reinforce Each Other
By Ian Esquibel, Oak Hill Coaching & Consulting Founder
How can we make assessments more equitable? What if equity councils co-created graduate profiles and capstones? This is how we can braid our efforts for more impact.