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Conference addresses Indian Education for All Act


More than 80 educators are meeting in Great Falls, Montana, to discuss the state's Indian Education for All Act.

The law requires public schools to teach about Indian culture and history. But it was never funded or implemented until a state Supreme Court decision forced the state to act.

As a result, most educators are unfamiliar with the law. The Great Falls Public School district organized the conference to help them become more comfortable.

Get the Story:
Conference addresses Indian education law (The Great Falls Tribune 8/10)

Relevant Links:
Big Horn Teacher Projects - http://www.msubillings.edu/bighornteacherproj
Montana Indian Education Association - http://www.mtiea.org
Montana Office of Public Instruction - http://www.opi.state.mt.us

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