The Young-Gabbard-Hanabusa-McCollum Amendment passed the House and placed Title VII, and therefore Indian Education programs and funding, back into the House’s Elementary and Secondary Education Act Re-authorization. This was a large push and we are thankful to everyone that assisted in pushing to keep Indian Education in the House’s bill.
Harvard and NIEA have developed a research paper titled Cultivated Ground: Effective Teaching Practices for Native Students in a Public High School. You can read this important paper here.
TEDNA will be hosting a Congressional Briefing regarding Indian education on July 11. The purpose of the TEDNA Congressional Briefing is to enlighten the staff of Senators’ and Representatives’ offices as to what Tribal Education Departments and Agencies (“TEDs/TEAs”) are currently doing in their respective areas i.e., existing education programs, student data systems, types of student services and how they are working with their Local Education Agencies and their State Education Agency.