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.
Visiting Indigenous Scholarship Fellowship
The University of Victoria in Canada is establishing a fellowship for a Visiting Indigenous Scholar to be appointed to the faculty. The fellowship is valued at $10,000 for the semester. The application deadline is September 19, 2016. To apply: please submit a cover letter and resume to Dr. Margaret Cameron, Associate Dean Research, Faculty of Humanities at email@example.com.…
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…
NNALSA Writing Competition Results
The National Native American Law Students Association has announced its writing competition results. Congrats to Katie Jones, who won First Prize. First Prize is: $1,000, sponsored by Sonosky, Chambers & Publication in the Columbia Journal of Race and Law. Katie, who attends Yale Law School, won for her piece Bringing Tribal Self-Determination and Self Governance to…
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.