Coalition for Excellence in Science and Math Education

Special Issue on Education Misconceptions – June Beacon Is ON LINE!

The June 2012 Beacon (Vol. XVI, No.2)  has been posted online!

SPECIAL ISSUE: Some Commonly Held Beliefs about Education in New Mexico that are False and Misleading—Walt Murfin and Kim Johnson, President’s Message —Terry Dunbar, Announcement of the 2012 Annual Meeting.

The common beliefs examined include:

  • Poverty is the Demographic Factor Most Strongly Associated with School Performance
  • Small Schools Tend to be Superior
  • High Performing Schools Also Usually Have High Growth
  • Pre-K and Kindergarten Helps Children to Perform Better in Later Grades

The June Beacon can be downloaded here.

The entire collection of CESE Beacons  is available here.

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