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Confirmation hearing delayed for Donald Trump's Education pickFiled Under: Education | National | Politics
Confirmation hearing delayed for Donald Trump's Education pick (01/11)
Betsy DeVos, a Michigan billionaire, doesn't have experience in Indian issues but her policies would affect the overwhelming majority of Indian students.
Senate confirms John King as leader of Department of EducationFiled Under: Education | National
Senate confirms John King as leader of Department of Education (03/15)
The new Secretary of Education addressed tribal leaders at the National Congress of American Indians winter session in February.
Tribes seek support for Native language instruction programsFiled Under: Education | National | Politics
Tribes seek support for Native language instruction programs (11/24)
A few simple changes in federal law will go a long way toward preserving Native languages, tribal leaders and educators said at a hearing on Capitol Hill.
Isleta Pueblo welcomes Secretary Sally Jewell for school eventFiled Under: Education | National
Isleta Pueblo welcomes Secretary Sally Jewell for school event (07/31)
The tribe plans to emphasize culture and language by taking control of the elementary school on the reservation.
Senate and House take up bills to reform No Child Left Behind ActFiled Under: Education | National | Politics
Senate and House take up bills to reform No Child Left Behind Act (07/07)
Lawmakers from both parties are hoping to address problems with a law that has generated dissatisfaction across the nation.
BIA working with tribes for more No Child Left Behind Act waiversFiled Under: Education | National
BIA working with tribes for more No Child Left Behind Act waivers (06/12)
Tribes and educators will be able to incorporate culturally-appropriate standards into their classrooms.
Gyasi Ross: Let's take a lesson from Miccosukee Tribe on schoolsFiled Under: Education | Opinion
Gyasi Ross: Let's take a lesson from Miccosukee Tribe on schools (06/11)
The Miccosukee Tribe recently showed that they will not forsake tribal history, language or storytelling anymore in the name of national standards.
Miccosukee Tribe secures first NCLB waiver in Indian CountryFiled Under: Education | National
Miccosukee Tribe secures first NCLB waiver in Indian Country (06/01)
The Miccosukee Indian School in Florida integrates tribal culture and language into the curriculum.
Sandra Fox: Fixing the education system for our Indian childrenFiled Under: Education
Sandra Fox: Fixing the education system for our Indian children (08/20)
It is encouraging that more and more individuals, groups, tribes, and government officials are recognizing the need for major change in Indian education.
BIE still waiting for answer on  No Child Left Behind Act waiverFiled Under: Education | National
BIE still waiting for answer on No Child Left Behind Act waiver (05/20)
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...
Native Sun News:   South Dakota Indian graduation rates dropFiled Under: Education | National
Native Sun News: South Dakota Indian graduation rates drop (03/25)
The following story was written and reported by Christina Rose, Native Sun News Staff Writer. All content © Native Sun News. Page from Bureau of Indian Education's “Reading First” highlights...
NIEA names Ahniwake Rose, Cherokee,  as executive directorFiled Under: Education
NIEA names Ahniwake Rose, Cherokee, as executive director (09/20)
The National Indian Education Association has named Ahniwake Rose, a member of the Cherokee Nation, as its executive director. Rose has worked for the Inter-Tribal Council of Arizona and the...
Most states are now free from No Child Left Behind Act mandates Filed Under: Education | Law | National
Most states are now free from No Child Left Behind Act mandates (07/06)
As of today, the Obama administration has granted No Child Left Behind waivers to 26 states. The waivers free the states of the main component of the law, which was...
Sen. Murkowski: Not all of  public schools deserve  'failing' labelFiled Under: Opinion
Sen. Murkowski: Not all of public schools deserve 'failing' label (08/11)
"Alaskans know that the No Child Left Behind Act, or NCLB, has shortcomings. One major fault is a one-size-fits-all accountability system on schools that are vastly different from one another....

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