2017 Education News Stories

Navajo lawmakers support funding for dorm housing at University of New Mexico (Az Central) 12/26/17

First charter school proposed for Native American students and non-Natives in Oklahoma City (Oklahoma Gazette) 12/7/17

Osage Nation continues language revitalization efforts with mobile application (Indianz) 11/2/17

Urban Indian school in Wisconsin helps revitalize tribal traditions and languages (Indianz) 11/1/17

Expert offers ways for metro schools to provide accurate portrayals of Thanksgiving (KOCO) 11/1/17

CN head starts to get safe rooms (Cherokee Phoenix) 10/26/17

Hows this native educator is keeping a tribal language alive (HuffPost) 10/11/17

Do you have information about relatives who attended boarding schools? (Navajo-Hopi Observer) 10/10/17

Wisconsin school works to keep Native American languages alive around the world (Wisconsin Public Radio) 10/2/11

Hoeven: Standing Rock, Devils Lake recieve nearly $540,000 to support education for Indian children (US Senator John Hoeven) 9/29/17

GAO finds violations in Native American schools (Weatherford Democract) 9/23/17

Heitkamp announces federal funding for North Dakota, including Indian country (U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp) 8/15/17

Cherokee Promise Scholarship funding agreement reached (Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise) 8/15/17

How American is failing Native American students (The Nation) 7/24/17

Tribal identity and Native American education (Indian Country Media Today) 7/23/17

Legal deal pulls money to teach tribal kids native language (The New York Times) 7/21/17

Ninth Circuit remands False Claims Act against tribal college for determination of sovereign status (The National Law Review) 7/21/17 (See United States ex rel. Cain v. Salish Kootenai College, INC.)

Native students to meet at U of A for Food and Agriculture Youth Summit (Public.) 7/10/17

Two Native American tribes allege discrimination in Montana schools (The Washington Post) 6/28/17

Interior Secretary Attempts to Justify Deep Cuts to Native American Education Program (Truthout) 6/21/17

John McCain, James Lankford offer option for students stuck in Native American schools (Washington Examiner) 6/19/17 (See 115th Congress S.1294)

Navajo school immerses tribal youth in Diné language and culture (Tucson Sentinel) 5/25/17

School districts, families sue state over education funding (Albuquerque Journal) 5/22/17

HB43 provides funds for Alaskan Native and Native American education (Brigham Young) 5/16/17

Federal court dismisses lawsuit over fry bread incident at Indian school (Indianz) 5/11/17 (Turtle Talk Materials)

Schumer, Gillibrand announce $23 million increase in impact aid that will benefit western NY schools (WN) 5/10/17

MSU team receives $282,000 grant for new approach to tribal issues (Montana State University) 5/10/17

Trump administration rejects grant for Blackfeet Nation college prep program (Indianz) 5/9/17

A better chance for Native education (Reason) 4/30/17 (See 114th Congress S.2711)

Heitkamp, Lankford, Daines reintroduce bipartisan bill to build access to cultural educational opportunities for Native students (Sen. Heidi Heitkamp Press Release) 4/27/17 (See 115th Congress S.943)

North Dakota to integrate Native American curriculum (Wahpeton Daily News) 4/19/17

How technology is helping modern language revitalization efforts (Indian Country Today) 4/17/17

On the Navajo Nation, special ed students await water that doesn't stink (NPR) 4/12/17

Navajo school sues for info on education reorganization (Courthouse News Service) 4/10/17

School choice proposal devastating for American Indian students (Indian Country Today) 3/27/17 (See 115th Congress H.R.610)

Educators, advocate celebrate signing of American Indian education bill (Casper Star Tribune) 3/14/17

New Mexico House unanimously passes bill to help Native American students succeed (DailyPost) 3/8/17

Sen. Jon Tester introduces legislation to strengthen Native education (Indian Country Today) 2/22/17

Oregon lawmakers consider proposal to expand teaching of Native American studies (Northwest Public Radio) 2/10/17

New tribal college proposed for Alaska (Indian Country Today) 1/25/17

Bureau of Indian Education sued over school conditions (Arizona Public Radio) 1/12/17

The longstanding crisis facing tribal schools (The Atlantic) 1/12/17

In Minnesota, St. Paul Public Schools Make Indigenous History Part of the Curriculum (In These Times) 1/03/17


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