TEDNA Submits Comments on “Study of the ESEA Title VI Indian Education LEA Grant Program”
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Oklahoma American Indian Students Lead Nation in Math/Reading Scores
OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma’s American Indian students continue to lead the nation in math and reading scores. The 2015 National Indian Education Study (NIES) released today shows significant gains in reading for Oklahoma fourth-graders, who scored 19 points above the national average. To read the entire article, courtesy of Ponca City Now, click here.
DOE Releases Civil Rights Data Collection Report
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 9, 2016 Washington, D.C.– Earlier this week, the Department of Education (ED) released a first look…
Indian Affairs: Key Actions Needed to Ensure Safety and Health at Indian School Facilities
GAO-16-313, March 10 The Department of the Interior’s (Interior) Office of the Assistant Secretary-Indian Affairs (Indian Affairs) lacks sound information on safety and health conditions of all Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) school facilities. Specifically, GAO found that Indian Affairs’ national information on safety and health deficiencies at schools is not complete and accurate because…
The Common Core Initiative, Educational Outcomes and American Indian/Alaska Native Students: Observations and Recommendations
This monograph explores the ways in which large-scale school reform efforts play out in American Indian/Alaska Native communities and schools, starting from a historical and cultural perspective, and focusing on the translation of research into concrete steps leading to American Indian/Alaska Native student academic success and personal well-being. For more information, click here.
White House Initiative American Indian and Alaska Native Education School Environment Listening Sessions Report
Here. An excerpt from the Executive Summary: To improve education for American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) students, tribal leaders, educators, and Native youth called upon WHIAIANE to collect information on school environment experiences — from teachers, parents, community members, and the students themselves. Tribal leaders and tribal communities wanted members of the initiative to…