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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.

Filed Under: Education | National | Politics
Reform plan urges billions for Bureau of Indian Education schools (07/09)
School construction list hasn't been updated since 2004.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion
Blog: Questions about Bureau of Indian Education reform plans (06/27)
Writer doesn't think imposing more standardized tests and competitions on the Bureau of Indian Education is a great idea.

Filed Under: Education | National
Secretary Jewell announces Bureau of Indian Education reform (06/16)
Plans call for a restructuring to improve student achievement and strengthen tribal sovereignty.

Filed Under: Education | Politics
Audio from Senate Indian Affairs Committee education hearing (05/21)
Hearing focused on the Bureau of Indian Education.

Filed Under: Education | Politics
Witness List: Senate Indian Affairs Committee education hearing (05/20)
Hearing focuses on the Bureau of Indian Education.

Filed Under: Education | Politics
Senate Indian Affairs Committee business meeting and hearing (05/19)
Seven bills are on the agenda while the hearing will focus on Indian education.

Filed Under: Education | National
Consultation sessions to discuss reform in Indian school system (03/28)
The Obama administration has scheduled four tribal consultation sessions to discuss ways to improve the Indian school system.

Filed Under: Education | National
National Indian Education Association hosts annual summit (02/03)
The National Indian Education Association hosts its annual legislative summit this week.

Filed Under: Education | National
Monty Roessel named director for Bureau of Indian Education (12/11)
The Bureau of Indian Education. finally has a new leader.

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