King's visit to South Dakota's Pine Ridge Reservation comes amid efforts by the federal government to address the barriers to success that Native American youth face.
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May 09, 2016
April 18, 2016
The Every Student Succeeds Act rulemaking committee has tentatively agreed that states should aim to develop a test in the language that's most commonly spoken by ELLs in the state.
March 31, 2016
Charles "Monty" Roessel had led the bureau since late 2013, but was stripped of his duties after investigators said he improperly used his influence to get others jobs.
March 28, 2016
The grant aims to aid Native American students, including Native Hawaiian and Native American Pacific Islanders, who are identified as English-language learners.
March 15, 2016
The Government Accountability Office found that nearly 40 percent of Bureau of Indian Education schools were not inspected for safety and health violations in fiscal year 2015.
February 29, 2016
Under its Native Youth Community Projects, the U.S. Department of Education will make $17.4 million available to organizations, after awarding $5.3 million last year.
November 05, 2015
Federal leaders announced the grants, awarded to eight federally recognized tribes, during the seventh annual White House Tribal Nations Conference.
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.