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Confirmation hearing delayed for Donald Trump's Education pick
Confirmation hearing delayed for Donald Trump's Education pick (January 11, 2017)

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 Education
Senate confirms John King as leader of Department of Education (March 15, 2016)

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 programs
Tribes seek support for Native language instruction programs (November 24, 2015)

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 event
Isleta Pueblo welcomes Secretary Sally Jewell for school event (July 31, 2015)

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 Act
Senate and House take up bills to reform No Child Left Behind Act (July 7, 2015)

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 waivers
BIA working with tribes for more No Child Left Behind Act waivers (June 12, 2015)

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 schools
Gyasi Ross: Let's take a lesson from Miccosukee Tribe on schools (June 11, 2015)

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 Country
Miccosukee Tribe secures first NCLB waiver in Indian Country (June 1, 2015)

The Miccosukee Indian School in Florida integrates tribal culture and language into the curriculum.


Sandra Fox: Fixing the education system for our Indian children
Sandra Fox: Fixing the education system for our Indian children (August 20, 2014)

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 waiver
BIE still waiting for answer on No Child Left Behind Act waiver (May 20, 2013)

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 drop
Native Sun News: South Dakota Indian graduation rates drop (March 25, 2013)

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 director
NIEA names Ahniwake Rose, Cherokee, as executive director (September 20, 2012)

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
Most states are now free from No Child Left Behind Act mandates (July 6, 2012)

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' label
Sen. Murkowski: Not all of public schools deserve 'failing' label (August 11, 2011)

"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....