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Filed Under: Education | National | Politics
Indian schools go without fixes while military schools see $5B (05/20)
Indian school construction ground to a halt during the Bush administration but the effort appears to be back on track as lawmakers from both parties put focus on the issue.

Filed Under: Education | National | Politics
Audio from Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing on schools (05/13)
Bureau of Indian Education Director Charles Roessel offered a strong defense of the Obama administration's efforts to restructure the agency.

Filed Under: Education | National | Politics
Witness list for SCIA's hearing on Bureau of Indian Education (05/12)
The Obama administration is pursuing a restructuring of the agency amid Congressional scrutiny.

Filed Under: Education | Politics | Trust
Senate Indian Affairs Committee sets meeting and hearing (05/11)
A land-into-trust bill for the 19 Pueblos of New Mexico and the Bureau of Indian Education are on the agenda this week.

Filed Under: Education | National
Lakota Country Times: Great Plains tribes blast changes at BIE (04/29)
Representatives of the Department of Interior and the Bureau of Indian Education were met with robust and unified resistance from tribal leaders across the Great Plains region.

Filed Under: Education | National | Politics
House subcommittee looks at poor conditions at Indian schools (04/24)
According to one study, the Bureau of Indian Education needs more than $2 billion to fix multiple problems and replace aging schools.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion
Mark Trahant: Invest in our Native youth for long-term success (04/24)
Congress will have to actually appropriate the kind of dollars to make youth a priority. Not just a story, but a future that’s bolstered by real numbers.

Filed Under: Education | National
Lakota Country Times: Tribal citizens named to education board (04/23)
South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard (R) announced members of the Native American Student Achievement Advisory Council.

Filed Under: Opinion
Jodi Gillette: Administration making progress in Indian Country (03/02)
As part of his commitment to strengthening nation-to-nation relationships with Indian tribes, President Obama hosted his sixth White House Tribal Nations Conference in December 2014.

Filed Under: Education | Politics
Audio: House Appropriations Committee hearing on BIA budget (02/27)
The budget includes big increases for education, including construction of new Indian schools.

Filed Under: National | Politics
National Congress of American Indians set for winter conference (02/23)
Tribal leaders will hear from top Obama administration officials and key members of Congress.

Filed Under: Education | National | Politics
Indian school construction put back on track with latest budget (02/03)
Two schools on the Navajo Nation will receive replacement facilities as the Obama administration promises to come up with a new construction priority list.

Filed Under: Education | National | Politics
Obama requests big increase in Bureau of Indian Affairs budget (02/02)
The budget seeks $2.9 billion for the agency, or $323.5 million above the 2015 level.

Filed Under: Education | National
Lac Courte Oreilles Band joins immersion school with BIE school (01/20)
The Waadookodaading was facing financial pressures but will continue its mission to preserve the Ojibwe language.

Filed Under: Education | National
Investigation faults former BIE officials over handling of contract (12/08)
Former director Keith Moore and former chief of staff Brian Drapeaux were singled out in an Office of Inspector General report.

Filed Under: Education | National
PBS: Interview with Secretary Jewell on BIE school reform plans (12/08)
The leader of the Interior Department discusses challenges facing Bureau of Indian Education schools.

Filed Under: Education | National | Politics
White House to host first-ever Tribal Youth Gathering next year (12/03)
President Obama is building on his visit with tribal youth on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation this past June.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion
Editorial: Indian schools deserve more federal and state funds (12/01)
The Minneapolis Star Tribune is running a four-part series on the 'separate and unequal' system at the Bureau of Indian Education.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion
Rishawn Biddle: Report confirms how BIE fails Indian children (11/18)
A Government Accountability Office report shows a need for greater fiscal oversight at the Bureau of Indian Education.

Filed Under: Education | National
GAO report questions spending at Bureau of Indian Education (11/14)
One school lost $1.2 million in federal funds in an apparent hacking incident.

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