Funding for the popular Johnson O'Malley Program might actually increase thanks to a new count of Indian students.
The Education Department plans to look into a long-standing complaint of racial inequities on the Fort Peck Reservation.
Democratic lawmakers and advocates demanded Education Secretary Betsy DeVos disavow her remarks about schools and undocumented students.
Native American students are subjected to higher rates of discipline than their counterparts at public schools, according to a new government report.
William Mendoza left his post as executive director of the White House Initiative on American Indian and Alaska Native Education because he was under investigation for voyeurism.
The Fort Peck Tribes are asking the Trump administration to investigate discrimination and racism at public schools on their reservation in Montana.
Lawmakers from both parties are calling on the Trump administration to restore grants that help prepare Indian and low-income students for college.
The superintendent for Navajo schools said 'alarming' calls for the Trump administration to eliminate Head Start funding could leave tribal children without preschool programs or the education resources they desperately need to succeed.
Betsy DeVos, a Michigan billionaire, doesn't have experience in Indian issues but her policies would affect the overwhelming majority of Indian students.
Eight of the Republican president-elect's picks are going before the Senate this week.
It doesn’t matter if you are a Republican Indian or Democrat; the power to uplift or crush Indian Country is now in the hands of extremely conservative people.
The #NoDAPL movement, preventing suicide and promoting educational opportunities are among the top priorities of the new generation in Indian Country.
According to the White House, 71.6 percent of American Indians and Alaska Natives completed high school, a big improvement from just a few years ago.
Participants in the Pathkeepers Indigenous Knowledge Native Youth Culture Camp will share their ideas and concerns with senior officials.
Secretary John King met with students and teachers at the Red Cloud Indian School and the Wolf Creek School.
The tribal council voted 7-0 to in favor a policy that requires 'separate public use of bathrooms according to gender.'
What is needed? Holding tribal leaders accountable.
The new directive requires public schools and those that receive federal funds to ensure that all students can learn in a discrimination-free environment.
The Education Department also announced a $107,631 grant to address suicide on the reservation.
The leader of the Department of Education will visit two schools on the reservation to learn more about issues affecting Indian students.
Through the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Language Acquisition more than $3.2 million has been made available for indigenous language revitalization.
The meeting is the council's first of 2016 and a first for four new members who ere named by President Barack Obama to the board.
The new Secretary of Education addressed tribal leaders at the National Congress of American Indians winter session in February.
Dahkota Kicking Bear Brown, a Native youth leader, and three others will help advise the Department of Education on issues facing Native American students.
During the 2013-2014 school year, 69.6 percent of Native students finished high school, far lower than the national rate, but a marked improvement from recent years.
At least 20 young people on the Pine Ridge Reservation have taken their lives since December and more than 250 have attempted suicide.
A company that was received $4.3 million for Indian education and other programs is at the center of an investigation into the deaths of six people.
The grants will help the institutions improve academic quality, management and overall fiscal stability, the Obama administration said.
Doreen Brown, who is Alaska Native, and Aaron Payment, the chairman of the Sault Tribe of Chippewa Indians in Michigan, will serve on the council.
Lawmakers from both parties are hoping to address problems with a law that has generated dissatisfaction across the nation.
The Oglala Sioux Tribe has declared an emergency in response to a large number of suicide and suicide attempts among youth.
Education Secretary Arne Duncan and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack visited Native American Lifelines in Baltimore.
The Miccosukee Tribe recently showed that they will not forsake tribal history, language or storytelling anymore in the name of national standards.
Sen. Jon Tester (D-Montana) and Sen. Tom Udall (D-New Mexico) warn that the cuts could return in 2016 unless Congress takes action.
The tribe started the Walatowa Charter High School to emphasize Pueblo culture, history and language.
The Miccosukee Indian School in Florida integrates tribal culture and language into the curriculum.
Chairman Colley Billie will be joined by Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and Education Secretary Arne Duncan at the announcement.
Indian students are 3.8 times as likely to face disciplinary action, 7.5 times more likely to be expelled and 7.1 times as likely to be referred to law enforcement.
During the 2012-2013 school year, 69.7 percent of Indian students finished high school, an improvement from the two years prior.
The Generation Indigenous initiative includes a Cabinet listening tour and the first-ever White House Tribal Youth Gathering.
One school lost $1.2 million in federal funds in an apparent hacking incident.
The state received $33.3 million last year but an official said that's only half of what's owed.
Despite a letter coming from one of the biggest names in civil rights, the Chamberlain School Board still reaffirms its stand that the topic of an honoring song for graduates will 'never' be allowed at their meetings.
Indian students make up about 40 percent of the student body in the Chamberlain School District in South Dakota.
It is not too late for President Obama to declare Indian education a national priority.
Obama administration officials will visit a school in Maine that is due to be replaced and another one in Minnesota that needs federal funds.
Writer doesn't think imposing more standardized tests and competitions on the Bureau of Indian Education is a great idea.
Members focused a lot of time asking questions of witness from the Department of Education.
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee held a hearing this afternoon on education.
The Obama administration has scheduled four tribal consultation sessions to discuss ways to improve the Indian school system.
American Indian and Alaska Native students are more likely to be disciplined, less likely to be prepared for college and more likely to attend schools with inexperienced teachers, according to the Department of Education
An activist in Oregon plans to file a civil rights complaint with the Department of Education over the use of Indian mascots in public schools.
The National Indian Education Association hosts its annual legislative summit this week.
Bruce Covert shares a report from The Education Trust that finds American Indian and Alaska Native students continue to fall behind their counterparts.
Two Cabinet secretaries will visit the Wind River Reservation tomorrow during their trip to Wyoming.
Education Secretary Arne Duncan will deliver the commencement address at the College of the Menominee Nation in Wisconsin on Saturday. The tribal college has 96 students in its graduating class....
As of today, the Obama administration has granted No Child Left Behind waivers to 37 states, plus the District of Columbia. The waivers free the states of the main component...
WyoFile reports on a teacher training program based at the Wind River Tribal College: A weekend at college is business as usual for the group of 24 working adults who...
News from the United South and Eastern Tribes: The U.S. Department of Education (ED) is holding a Tribal Consultation and Listening Session today leading up to the United South and...
A public school district on the Navajo Nation will cut 65 jobs and may be forced to close some facilities due to a reduction in federal funds. The Window Rock...