ICT Article on the Shutdown and the Impact on Native Education and Children
Here. A quote: Bryan Jernigan, communications director for the National Association of Federally Impacted Schools, says, “If government stays shut down into November, many schools will see a cash flow shortage because Impact Aid is not coming in.” This will pose significant problems for schools, especially Indian lands schools.”
Washington Post Article on Shutdown and Tribes
Washington Post has an article on the disparate impact the shutdown has on Tribes.
ED Week article on BIE Schools during shutdown.
The article can be seen here.
News Release from BIA on Gov. Shutdown
BIA has issued a News Release regarding the government shutdown. BIA and BIE has indicated that limited services will be provided during the shutdown. With regard to education, the News Release states: Funding for school operations is forward funded; therefore, Bureau of Indian Education activities will continue during the lapse in operations. All BIE funded schools,…