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.
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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 American Indian students also attended government and church-run boarding schools in the 19th and 20th centuries in the United States.
January 02, 2014
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 Week takes a close look at the obstacles and opportunities for American Indian children in finding success in school and beyond.
December 03, 2013
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
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
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
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
Students from the Rosebud Sioux Reservation in South Dakota produced a video to counter the overwhelmingly negative images in the mainstream media.