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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.

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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.

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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.

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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?

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Why New Mexico Needs Senior Capstones Now

By Mary Parr-Sanchez and Rachel Padilla | National Education Association New Mexico
The standardization era did untold damage on our students and schools. But we are turning the tide, and innovative alternatives to standardized tests will be our state’s saving grace. Here’s why.