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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.

Filed Under: Education | National
Lakota immersion program at Pine Ridge secures $10K grant (11/07)
The Iyapi Glukinipi / Lakota Immersion Childcare only lets children hear Lakota.

Filed Under: Education | National
HuffPo: Carri Jones and Chase Iron Eyes on Indian education (11/07)
The chairwoman of the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe discusses the fight for school construction funds.

Filed Under: National | Opinion | Politics
National Congress of American Indians set to open convention (10/27)
Several Cabinet secretaries will be making appearances at this year's meeting in Atlanta, Georgia.

Filed Under: Education | National | Politics
FNDI urges passage for Indian Teacher Loan Forgiveness Act (10/22)
The bill provides up to $17,500 in student loan forgiveness for members of federally-recognized tribes who teach at Bureau of Indian Education schools or at schools that serve Indian students.

Filed Under: Education | National
Aging BIA school on Navajo Nation awaits replacement funds (10/22)
The Little Singer Community School in Arizona was built in the 1970s and suffers from asbestos, radon, mice and mold problems

Filed Under: Education | Opinion
Jon Whirlwind Horse: New schools bring hope for Indian children (10/02)
The president of the Dakota Area Consortium of Treaty Schools proposes a new way to fund school construction and maintenance in Indian Country.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion
Michael Gross: A new battle for self-determination at BIE schools (09/08)
Attorney Michael Gross discusses reform plans for the Bureau of Indian Education.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion
Gerald Gipp: National strategy needed to reform Indian education (08/27)
It is not too late for President Obama to declare Indian education a national priority.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion
Ryan Wilson: Native language immersion programs need support (08/21)
Tribes are moving with urgency and purpose to save their languages and some of these efforts include immersion programs within Bureau of Indian Education schools.

Filed 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.

Filed Under: Education
Secretary Jewell to visit Indian schools in Maine and Minnesota (08/15)
Obama administration officials will visit a school in Maine that is due to be replaced and another one in Minnesota that needs federal funds.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion
Carla Mann: Act now for accurate Indian student count for JOM (08/04)
Without an accurate count, lawmakers cannot and will not provide the kind of funding the Johnson-O’Malley Association program needs.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion
Charles Roessel: BIE reform plan includes teacher certification (07/28)
Monty Roessel, the director of the Bureau of Indian Education, and Ronald Thorpe, the president of the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, announce partnership for teacher certification.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion
Carla Mann: Johnson O'Malley needs an accurate student count (07/16)
An accurate student count is the first step in ensuring the survival of the Johnson O'Malley program.

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