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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.

Filed Under: Education | National | Politics
Interior Secretary Jewell to talk education at Laguna Pueblo (12/10)
Interior Secretary Sally Jewell will visit Laguna Pueblo in New Mexico tomorrow to discuss Indian education issues.

Filed Under: Education | Health | National | Politics
Federal agencies outline contingency plans during shutdown (10/01)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs, the Bureau of Indian Education and the Indian Health Service have released their contingency plans as the federal government enters a shutdown.

Filed Under: Education | Environment
Blackfeet Nation tells BIA to stop construction of new dorm (09/12)
The Blackfeet Nation of Montana is calling on the Bureau of Indian Affairs to stop work on a new dormitory at a school on the reservation.

Filed Under: Education
Blog: Moratorium fuels growth in reservation charter schools (08/21)
Charter schools are growing in Indian Country, according to the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools.

Filed Under: Education | National
Cabinet secretaries to visit Wind River Reservation in Wyoming (08/07)
Two Cabinet secretaries will visit the Wind River Reservation tomorrow during their trip to Wyoming.

Filed Under: Education
Interview: Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe develops own school (05/24)
Cape Cod Today interviews Morgan James Peters, a member of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe who discusses the tribe's plans to open its own school: Cape Cod Today: We understand that...

Filed 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...

Filed Under: Politics
Audio from SCIA hearing with Interior Secretary Sally Jewell (05/15)
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee held a hearing this afternoon with Interior Secretary Sally Jewell. Jewell took over the Interior Department on April 12. She vowed to improve government-to-government relations...

Filed Under: Environment | National | Technology
KRQE: BIA wasted $10M on school distance learning system (05/13)
An ELKNet terminal. Photo from ELKNet Site Operator Training Manual. The Bureau of Indian Affairs wasted $10 million on a distance learning system, Larry Barker of KRQE-TV reports. The...

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