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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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Capstones Are the Cure for Teacher Burnout

By Kristen LaVolpa | Educational Consultant
“The joy I get teaching capstone classes breathes life into my work. I can whole-heartedly say a capstone learning model is the answer to reducing teacher burnout and increasing teacher retention.”

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Capstones Are Not Harder to Grade. Here’s Why.

By Ronnie Reynolds | Senior Capstone Director, Siembra Leadership High School
When students have voice, choice, time, opportunity, and self-reflection in their learning, ‘grading’ capstones can be less work for teachers—and significantly more authentic.

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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.