Federal leaders announced the grants, awarded to eight federally recognized tribes, during the seventh annual White House Tribal Nations Conference.
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November 05, 2015
October 15, 2015
During a cross-country U.S. Education Department listening tour, students, educators, parents, and community advocates offered ideas to improve education for Native American youth.
September 11, 2015
Miami-Dade joins the District of Columbia, Chicago and a growing number of states in offering the special recognition for students.
August 25, 2015
During the 2011-12 school year, less than one percent of teachers nationwide identified as American Indian or Alaska Native.
June 01, 2015
The U.S. Department of Education is taking the unusual step of giving a single, tribal school flexibility from mandates of the No Child Left Behind Act.
May 29, 2015
A Wisconsin district has increased its percentage of Native teachers and is seeing improved outcomes for students.
May 15, 2015
A major goal of the BIE reorganization is to shift its role from a provider of education to overseeing tribal communities that will eventually run their own schools.
May 07, 2015
The legislation signed by Gov. Steve Bullock will fund new language immersion programs in five Montana school systems and subsidize already-existing language preservation efforts.
April 22, 2015
Decades of neglect and inaction continues to plague federally funded schools for American Indian children, despite scathing watchdog reports and exhortations from tribal leaders and federal officials to repair and replace dilapidated facilities.
April 13, 2015
Schools on the nation's largest Indian reservation are responding to a string of teen suicides. Such clusters have occurred in communities around the country, experts say.