2015 Education News Stories

Hawaii Added to the Indigenous Law Portal (Library of Congress Blog) 12/28/15

Utah aims to draw teachers to schools near reservations (Sante Fe New Mexican) 12/27/15

Udall, Heinrich highlight initiatives for Native American students in new education law (Grant County Beat) 12/16/15

Double jeopardy? Congress passes education do over (Indian Country Today) 12/14/15

Assistant Secretary Washburn announces $1 Million in grants to promote tribal control of Bureau of Indian Education-Funded Schools (BBNA) 12/4/15

Tester aims to bolster Native American early childhood education (Native News Online) 11/19/15

Tester's Native American educator bill gets a hearing (Public) 11/19/15

Senate Indian Affairs Committee to hear three education bills (Indianz) 11/17/15

Senators seek education reforms for Native American students (Albuquerque Journal) 11/14/15

Chickasaw gift to OU creates professorship in tribal law (Enid News) 10/17/15

UA Law adds native nation building degree program (News List) 10/16/15

Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe challenges Indian education reforms (Indianz) 10/7/15

NM delegation welcomes $2 Million for Native American schools (Grant County Beat) 9/26/15

Oklahoma State University opens Center for Sovereign Nations (News OK) 8/23/15

Arizona tribes seek flexibility under No Child Left Behind (AZ Central) 6/16/2015

Native American education goes to congress: 7 bills to watch (Indian Country Today) 6/10/2015

Tribal school wins its own waiver from No Child Left Behind (Washington Post) 6/1/2015

Stakes high for Bureau of Indian Education's overhaul (Education Week) 6/1/2015

Obama administration approves first waiver for tribal school (ABC News) 6/1/2015

NAU to offer graduate certificate in Indigenous and Tribal Nation Building (AZ Daily Sun) 5/31/2015

Congress quizzes Bureau of Indian Education: BIE says tribes now at the table (Indian Country Today) 5/19/2015

Congressional committee hearing to address Native American school funding (The Bemidji Pioneer) 5/12/2015

Audio from Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing on schools (Indianz) 5/14/2015

Graduating grandmother's research examines painful Native American boarding school history (Bozeman Daily) 5/10/2015

Opinion: Racism: An open wound for Native students (Education Week) 5/5/15

Sen. Murkowski announces $11.7 million in secure rural schools payments (AK Biz Mag) 4/28/15

Federally-run Indian schools are in rough shape because of a broken bureaucracy (Washington Post) 4/24/15

Albuquerque public schools letting tribal leaders into conversation to help Native students (Indian Country Today) 4/16/15

Tester fights to strengthen funding for tribal colleges and universities (Indian Country Today) 4/12/15

Bill would make teaching Native history mandatory in Washington (Indian Country Today) 4/12/15

Native American attorney study (Native American Bar Association) 4/15

NALSA: Preparing the next generation of passionate Native lawyers (Indian Country Today) 3/26/15

Board still working on delivering money for Cobell scholarships (Indianz) 3/25/15

Cobell scholarships in the works (Indian Country Today) 3/24/15

House approves Nolan amendment for tribal schools (Native Biz) 2/27/15

Tipton re-ups Fort Lewis tuition bill (Durango Herald) 2/25/15

Heitkamp announces significant federal funding for Early Head Start and Head Start Programs in Standing Rock, Spirit Lake (Heitkamp Press Release) 2/18/15

Hoeven announces $2.7 million in head start grants for tribes in North Dakota (Hoeven Press Release) 2/18/15

New graduate program geared toward native nation building (NAU News) 2/17/15

Planting ideas: Tribal colleges are essential for developing reservation economies (Indian Country Today) 2/13/15

Montana values tribal colleges - and may back them with money (Indian Country Today) 2/12/15

Juneau schools swap out controversial history books for Natives who actually lived it (Indian Country Today) 1/31/15

Salazar revives tuition bill for American Indians (Parker Chronicle) 1/31/15

Obama seeks funds for crumbling Native American schools, but not enough for all of them (Huffington Post) 1/30/15

Obama budget includes $1 billion for Native American education (Washington Post) 1/30/15

Washington teacher, researcher testify on education law (Associated Press) 1/27/15

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