North Dakota tribal college bill moving forward
A bill to provide state funding to help tribal colleges educate non-Natives is moving forward in the North Dakota Legislature.

Identical versions of the bill have been approved by the House Education Committee and the Senate Education Committee. The measures are now before the Appropriations committees of the House and Senate.

Lawmakers have until February 17 to pass the bills. If approved, the five tribal colleges will receive $700,000 over two years for non-Natives, whose education is not covered by the federal government.

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NORTH DAKOTA HIGHER EDUCATION: Committee OKs funding for tribal colleges (The Grand Forks Herald 2/6)
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Relevant Links:
American Indian Higher Education Consortium - http://www.aihec.org
Tribal Colleges and Universities - http://www.ed.gov/about/inits/list/whtc/edlite-index.html
American Indian College Fund - http://collegefund.org

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