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July 24, 2014

Obama Administration Announces $2.5 Million for Tribes to Take Over Schools

The Obama administration takes first steps toward moving the long-troubled Bureau of Indian Education agency away from directly operating schools for Native American children and turning more control over to tribes.

March 12, 2014

American Indians Lag Other Graduates in College Readiness, ACT Says

American Indian high school graduates who took the ACT exam in 2013 were the least likely of any student group to meet any of the college-readiness benchmarks, a new report finds.

January 07, 2014

Thousands of Indigenous Students Died in Canadian Boarding Schools, Panel Finds

Thousands of American Indian students also attended government and church-run boarding schools in the 19th and 20th centuries in the United States.

January 02, 2014

Tribal Languages to Get Higher Profile in Oklahoma Schools

A rule change will allow tribal language teachers to receive a special certification to teach in the state's public schools.

December 04, 2013

Education in Indian Country: An Education Week Multimedia Package

Education Week takes a close look at the obstacles and opportunities for American Indian children in finding success in school and beyond.

December 03, 2013

Lakota Language and Culture Central to Schools on Pine Ridge Reservation

After decades of linguistic and cultural loss, schools on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota strive to teach the Lakota language.

October 01, 2013

Bureau of Indian Education Schools Remain Open During Shutdown

The 42,000 students in federal Bureau of Indian Education schools will continue to attend school as usual during the federal government's shutdown.

November 26, 2012

Advocates for Native Students Call for Federal Education Policy Changes

The National Indian Education Association is asking the Obama administration to make tribal governments more meaningful partners in shaping and administering education policy for American Indian and Alaska Native students.

July 03, 2012

Okla. Leads in NAEP Scores for American Indian Students

The state's 4th and 8th graders outperformed national averages on both the mathematics and reading portions of the exam known as the Nation's Report Card.

February 27, 2012

Native American Students Combat 'Rez' Stereotypes in Video

Students from the Rosebud Sioux Reservation in South Dakota produced a video to counter the overwhelmingly negative images in the mainstream media.

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