ICT: Going for Straight As: Three Minnesota Schools Make the Grade

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MinnCAN, a non-profit educational advocacy organization, took up a challenge set by Minnesota tribal leaders and parents in response to disappointing test scores and high school graduation rates for American Indian students. Rather than focus on struggling schools,MinnCANwas asked to look for schools that are doing very well by their American Indian students.

The organization highlighted three where scores on standardized assessments are impressive not only in comparison to other schools with large populations of Native students but also in relation to state averages for all students. Here is what the Indian education leaders at those schools have to say about principles and strategies that are working.

Read more athttp://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2014/02/04/going-straight-three-minnesota-schools-make-grade-153410

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