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• • Tribal colleges one of best kept secrets (Indianz.com) 12/22/08

• • Grant will help ECU serve Indian students (Oklahoman) 12/19/08

• • Developers spearhead drive for Red Cloud Indian School (Rapid City Journal) 12/16/08

• • Village schools are in urgent need of radical reform (Anchorage Daily News) 12/7/08

• • How to save a school: T'iis Nazbas celebrates making AYP for first time in six years (Daily Times) 12/6/08

• • Tonawanda Seneca ties enrich Akron schools (Buffalo News) 11/28/08

• • Educators look to Montana for Indian ed guidance (Casper Star-Tribune) 11/25/08

• • Indian scores still low but effort shows (Argus Leader) 11/25/08

• • Tribal school offers culturally relevant curriculum (Indian Country Today) 11/21/08

• • So far, local colleges not feeling the squeeze (Bismarck Tribune) 11/16/08

• • Native students need schools that acknowledge culture (Anchorage Daily News) 11/16/08

• • Indian education convention highlights message of hope to Indian youth (Indian Country Today) 11/11/08

• • During Native American Heritage Month, civil rights coalition calls on Congress to make education reform a priority (KRON 4) 11/11/08

• • Indian School breaks ground (Billings Gazette) 11/11/08

• • Missoula company selected to build Native campus center (Missoulian) 11/7/08

• • Program for American Indians evolves (Spokane Journal Of Business) 11/6/08

• • Juneau will be first Native to win statewide office (Missoulian) 11/5/08

• • Native American history, culture gaining traction in state curricula (Education Week) 11/4/08

• • Tribe renews university agreement (News-Record) 10/27/08

• • Insights on Indian country (Indian Country Today) 10/24/08

• • Strong credentials, eloquence win nod for Juneau (Great Falls Tribune) 10/24/08

• • Ottawa Indian Tribe members to get free tuition at Ottawa University (Kansas City Star) 10/22/08

• • Hardin teacher earns national teacher of the year award (Billings Gazette) 10/20/08

• • Navajo Prep a good example when it comes to AYP (Daily Times) 10/20/08

• • ASU’s Indian Legal Program expanding (ASU Web Devil) 10/15/08

• • Seven years and counting: Navajo Prep meets AYP again (Daily Times) 10/14/08

• • Charter school for O'odham succeeds (Arizona Daily Star) 10/6/08

• • Race raises scholarships for American Indian law students (Daily Camera) 10/3/08

• • Indian Legal Program offers certificate to law students (ASU News) 9/30/08

• • Campus, district discuss joint learning partnership (Baraboo News Republic) 10/1/08

• • Haskell fall enrollment increases 11 percent (Lawrence Journal-World) 9/24/08

• • Lummi Tribe opens boarding school to support students, strengthen pride (Seattle Times) 9/19/08

• • S.D. schools receive plenty of money (Argus Leader) 9/17/08

• • Tribe, OSU partner for hospitality degree (Tulsa World) 9/12/08

• • Tribe opens tech center at Longhouse (Herald) 9/12/08

• • House hearing focuses on NCLB in Indian Country (Indianz.com) 9/10/08

• • Haskell degree opportunities expand (Lawrence Journal-World) 9/10/08

• • Parents, teachers work to bridge cultural divide at new school (Salt Lake Tribune) 9/1/08

• • American Indian education improving, but not enough (Daily Times) 8/26/08

• • More American Indian students enter college (Daily Times) 8/14/08

• • Indian school closure holds lessons (Star Tribune) 8/13/08

• • United Tribes Technical College turns 40 (Indian Country Today) 8/12/08

• • Sitting Bull College looks to the future (Bismarck Tribune) 7/27/08

• • 'Like family': Tribal colleges nurture American Indian students to success (Bismarck Tribune) 7/26/08

• • Educators look to boost minority graduation (Salt Lake Tribune) 7/24/08

• • Review finds background checks lacking at BIA schools (Indianz.com) 7/21/08

• • Indian school under scrutiny to reorganize (San Diego Union-Tribune) 7/17/08

• • Half of Utah's Indian students drop out of school (KCPW) 7/16/08

• • Grant aimed at computer careers for Native Americans (Argus Leader) 7/9/08

• • Diocese to rebuild charred Hays school (Great Falls Tribune) 7/2/08

• • LU hosts American Indian students (Appleton Post-Crescent) 7/1/08

• • UA working to boost American Indian graduate enrollments (UA News) 7/1/08

• • Dorgan gets funding for United Tribes Technical College (Grand Forks Herald) 6/27/08

• • Native educators scarce (The Forum) 6/25/08

• • A real school in 90 days, or else (Daily Democrat) 6/23/08

• • Indian enrollment drops drastically in Nevada (Indianz.com) 6/17/08

• • Local college expands American Indian scholarships (KOTA) 6/16/08

• • Indian tuition waiver not a treaty right (Indianz.com) 6/16/08

• • UMass gets Native American institute (Cape Cod Times) 6/13/08

• • A tribal college with an ‘edge’ (Diverse: Issues in Higher Education) 6/12/08

• • College celebrates new facility (Billings Gazette) 6/12/08

• • Port Gamble S’Klallam tribe gives lion's share of donations to area schools (North Kitsap Herald) 6/4/08

• • Michigan lawmaker wants to end tribal tuition waiver (The Grand Rapids Press) 6/2/08

• • Protesters march at Dzilth-na-o-dith-hle (The Daily Times) 5/30/08

• • On the reservation and off, schools see a changing tide (The New York Times) 5/25/08

• • Indian educator lauded (Cibola County Beacon) 5/19/08

• • Haskell honors record number (Lawrence Journal-World) 5/10/08

• • Judge rules Klamath school discrimination lawsuit to move forward (The Eureka Reporter) 5/1/08

• • Native education efforts ‘laying a foundation at every school' (The Missoulian) 4/30/08

• • Red Cloud student gets slew of Ivy League offers (The Rapid City Journal) 4/24/08

• • Twin Buttes project to go forward (The Dickinson Press) 4/22/08

• • Complaints grow against Indian education bureau (The Daily Times) 4/19/08

• • The dreams that draw students into nursing (Grand Forks Herald) 4/19/08

• • UM to break ground on Native center (The Missoulian) 4/18/08

• • U. turns down federal grants for American Indian program (The Salt Lake Tribune) 4/16/08

• • Red Cloud school receives $1 million gift (Rapid City Journal) 4/3/08

• • Evergreen State College partners with Tulalip Tribes (Indian Country Today) 4/2/08

• • Innovative online course trains Montana teachers in Indian education (Indian Country Today) 4/2/08

• • Eastern Shoshone language to be taught at UW (Montana's News Station) 4/1/08

• • Improved Indian education data collection needed (Indian Country Today) 3/28/08

• • Heritage High School has permanent home in Tulalip (The Daily Herald) 3/28/08

• • Five colleges to collaborate to help Indian students (The Columbian) 3/25/08

• • Dormitory cultivates Indian values for youth (The Arizona Republic) 3/24/08

• • Tribal students can earn a degree on Tulalip land (The Daily Herald) 3/18/08

• • Native American Center breaking new grounds (Montana Kaiman) 3/14/08

• • From the bottom of the education barrel (Indian Country Today) 3/14/08

• • Students settled into UAIC Tribal School (The Colfax Record) 3/13/08

• • Gap in American Indian disability services (The Daily Times) 3/10/08

• • Diné College gets $5M for library in capital outlay (The Daily Times) 3/6/08

• • NMSU President Martin signs Tribal Extension agreement with American Indian colleges (Indian Country Today) 3/3/08

• • Tribal leadership studies draw dozens to campus (Tulsa World) 3/2/08

• • With homage to the past, Gilbert speech gathers up the many strands of Indian education today (Indian Country Today) 2/29/08

• • Senate hearing on jails, schools and health facilities (Indianz.com) 2/29/08

• • Haskell launches research center (Lawrence Journal-World) 2/28/08

• • Eviction ends D-Q protest (The Sacramento Bee) 2/21/08

• • O'odham college would benefit tribe, state (Arizona Daily Star) 2/20/08

• • USD appoints Kunesh director of AIS (Press & Dakotan) 2/16/08

• • NIEA president delivers education address (Indianz.com) 2/12/08

• • Buseys donate $15K to OCU for American Indian scholarships (The Journal Record) 2/12/08

• • Bill would add to state charter schools (The Oklahoman) 2/12/08

• • Tribe: Plan follows successful models (The Jackson Hole Star-Tribune) 2/6/08

• • Charter schools rejected but not dead (Rapid City Journal) 2/6/08

• • Native student program gets middling grade (Anchorage Daily News) 2/5/08

• • Red Cloud school to expand (The Rapid City Journal) 1/31/08

• • Arizona Indian law students host 2008 Moot Court Competition (Indian Country Today) 1/30/08

• • With reservations in flux, American Indian education sees mixed results (The Voice of San Diego) 1/22/08

• • Man teaches 'all ages' about tribe's culture (The Enquirer) 1/21/08

• • When will accountability become more important? (The Daily Times) 1/17/08

• • Haskell sets goal to be ‘cutting-edge’ at convocation (Lawrence Journal-World) 1/16/08

• • Bureau of Indian Education sued: Wasted money, sexual harassment, retaliation all alleged in lawsuits (The Daily Times) 1/14/08

• • Seeking a turnaround: Ute Tribe wants to partner with parents and school board to build success (Deseret Morning News) 1/8/08

• • N.M. native receives $32,000 fellowship (Santa Fe New Mexican) 1/5/08

• • Oneidas see benefits in public, tribal schools (Greenbay Press-Gazette) 1/4/08

• • Tribe already working to make ‘new’ Todd the best (Vernal Express) 1/2/08

• • Classes focus on violence against Indian women (The Daily Herald) 1/2/08

• • SDSU announces bachelor degree in American Indian studies (Indian Country Today) 1/2/08

 

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