Utah Indian Education Bill HB-0033, titled American Indian Alaska Native Education, passed both the Utah House and Senate and is ready for the Governor’s signature.  We posted previously about HB-0033 here.  The version of the bill as passed can be seen here.

Highlighted Provisions:

This bill:

  • enacts a chapter providing for an American Indian-Alaskan Native Education State Plan, including:
    • defining terms;
    • providing the position of American Indian-Alaskan Native Public Education Liaison;
    • requiring reporting to the Native American Legislative Liaison Committee;
    • creating the American Indian-Alaskan Native Education Commission;
    • establishing the duties of the commission; and
    • providing for the adoption of a state plan to address the educational achievement gap of the state’s American Indian-Alaskan Native students; and
  •   makes technical and conforming amendments.