THURSDAY, MARCH 7, 2002 "Jon Whirlwind Horse's Feb. 23 op-ed column, "No Child Left Behind? Come to Indian Country," understated efforts by the Bush administration to improve Indian education. Last year, President Bush proposed and Congress appropriated $129.7 million in the current fiscal year for construction at six Indian schools, including the Ojibwa Indian School cited by the author, and $61 million for improvement at 10 other schools. . ." Get the Story:
Neal McCaleb: Assistance for Indian Schools (The Washington Post 3/7) Relevant Links:
Office of Indian Education Programs, BIA - http://www.oiep.bia.edu
Indian School Report Cards, BIA - http://www.oiep.bia.edu/school_report_cards.htm Related Stories:
Whirlwind Horse: No Child Left Behind? Come to Indian Country (The Washington Post 2/23)
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