2016 Education News Stories

Native American schools get $1.77 million in grant support (Rapid City Journal) 12/15/16

More states focusing on Native American pupils (Register Guard) 11/29/16

Farm to school efforts positively impact tribal communities (U.S. Dept. of Agriculture) 11/21/16

New BIE director knows system inside and out (Indian Country Today) 11/11/16

James Bay students learn Cree syllabics in virtual reality (CBC News) 11/4/16

University of Northern Colorado researchers pave way for tribal sovereignty in schools (Greeley Tribune) 11/3/16

Education and funding are critical issues facing native communities in the US (Public Radio International) 11/2/16

Seattle School Board votes to support treaty rights of Duwamish Nation (Yakima Herald) 10/14/16

Bill to create ESAs for Native American students passes Senate Committee (The Herald Institute) 10/13/16

Udall, Heinrich announce grant in support of Native American educators in New Mexico (University of New Mexico) 10/6/16

United Tribes aims to draw students to environmental science (Bismarck Tribune) 9/30/16

How Native American schools can be revitalized (The Daily Signal) 9/30/16

Obama Administration announces new resources to help ensure opportunity for Native students (EIN News) 9/27/16

More states focusing on Native American students (The Register-Guard) 9/11/16

Controversial Indian education bill advances on party-line vote (Indianz) 9/8/16

Federal Bill passes first vote to bring school choice to Native American students in BIE schools (American Federation for Children) 9/8/16

As school starts, more states focus on Native American students (Pew Charitable Trust) 9/8/16

School starts at #NoDAPL camp as pipeline resistance digs in for long haul (Indianz) 8/29/16

USD joins ‘pipeline to law initiative’ (Yankton Daily) 8/28/16

Native Hawaiians, Pacific Islanders push for recognition in education data (NBC) 8/16/16

Inside Sen. McCain's fight to correct a catch-22 holding back Arizona's Native American students (The 74) 8/8/16

SCOTUS hands tribes one more win, upholds race-conscious college admissions (Indian Country Today) 7/1/16

Size matters: Decoding the new Education law (Indian Country Today) 6/7/16

Native American student files class-action lawsuit in education scandal (NPQ) 5/23/16

Bill to create new Indian education agency draws Democratic fire (Indianz) 5/10/16

Inter-Tribal Council backs shared funds for Ind (Chickasaw Times) May 2016

UM to host Indian Law Week April 11-15 (American Towns) 3/29/16

'Not past tense' (Inlander) 3/17/16

Senate Indian Affairs Committee issues report on Native Language Immersion Student Achievement Act (Investor Point) 3/5/16

Senators seek reauthorization of tribally controlled college (Santa Fee New Mexican) 2/25/16

National Tribal Colleges & Universities Week (The Valley Daily Post) 2/10/16

Lawmakers push White House to repair neglected Native American schools (Huff Post Politics) 2/5/16

Proposal would require tribal education for Wyoming teachers (Billings Gazette) 1/27/16

Secretary Jewell announces $45M for BIE schools (Farmington Daily Times) 1/14/16

Public hearings set to discuss school boards (BBNA) 1/9/16


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