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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.

October 31, 2011

Schools with ELLs, American Indian Students Honored

Schools in Las Vegas and Mobile, Ala. overcome odds--including high numbers of English language learners and multigenerational tradition of dropping out --to close achievement gaps.

August 11, 2010

Web Chat Today on the Schooling of Native Americans

How can federal and state laws support schooling for Native Americans that is relevant and engaging will be one of the topics of a Web chat scheduled today for 3 p.m., Eastern time.

August 04, 2010

A Week Away: Web Chat on Improving Schools for Native Americans

How state and federal policy can support the teaching of Native American culture and language is bound to be one of the themes in next week's live web chat on improving education for Native American students.

June 30, 2010

Most American Indians Receive English-Only Instruction

Most Native American and Alaska Native students receive their instruction entirely in English, says a report released today by the U.S. Department of Education's Institute of Education Sciences.

March 05, 2010

Native Americans Ask Feds To Help Keep Languages Alive

Native Americans asked federal lawmakers to help keep Native American languages alive during a "listening session" hosted by the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs this week.

February 22, 2010

Study: Language Is an Issue With Some Native American Dropouts

Language barriers are one reason that some Native American students drop out of school.

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