2018 Education News Stories

On a reservation, a second chance for prisoners and their warden (ProPublica) 12/28/18

Hearing in Neshaminy Redskins nickname lawsuit set (Patch) 12/19/18

SF schools face pressure to remove offensive depictions of Native Americans from mural, textbooks (San Fransico Examiner) 12/16/18

Teacher accused of 'cultural assault' against Native students won't return to school (Indianz) 12/4/18

Native Hawaiian Law Digital Archive recieves international award (MauiNow) 11/19/18

Navajo Techinical University recognized as one of the best colleges in New Mexico (Native News Online) 11/14/18

Digitization provides access to Native American archives (Information Today) 11/13/18

Parents at Seattle's Licton Springs K-8 voice frustration about school's possible move (KNKX) 11/6/18

Native American students can wear feathers to Oklahoma graduation after rule reversed (Fire News) 10/25/18

Federal judge dismisses tribes lawsuit after education services reorganized (Argus Leader.) 10/1/18

Interior's Indian Affairs announces $74.2 million in funding for design build contracts for two new school buildings (Native News Online) 9/26/18

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe language program awarded $1.4M grant (Cape Cod Times) 9/18/18

California still suspending black and Native American students way more than whites (The Sacramento Bee) 9/18/18

Years of frustration lie behind landmark school lawsuit (dchieftain.com) 9/9/18

Indian school descendants prefer the focus on resilience not the trauma (The Sentinel) 9/2/18

Yazzie case could be a 'game-changer' for New Mexico (Santa Fe New Mexican) 9/2/18

Udall, Heinrich, Lujan announce NASA Grant for Navajo Tech Robotics Academy (U.S. Senator Tom Udall) 8/15/18

Why there aren't Native American charter schools in Washington state (The Seattle Times) 8/1/18

Advocates: Ruling holds promise for Native American students (Timesunion) 7/24/18

Hoeven holds roundtable on school infrastructure in Indian Country (U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs) 7/12/18

EPA awards Navajo Nation funds for abandoned uranium mine cleanup (KNAU) 7/12/18

Nebraska tribe becomes a solar power leader on the Plains (Indianz) 7/10/18

United States files civil action against Shinnecock Indian Nation resident for illegal dumping (27 East) 7/10/18

Navajo Council tables decision (El Defensor Chieftain) 7/5/18

Native American group wants Butler Country school's mascot changed (Journal-News) 6/29/18

School program aims to bridge gap for Native Americans (Union-Bulletin) 6/24/18

Community classrooms: Tribal colleges are mainstay of reservation life (The Dickinson Press) 6/17/18

School board ends long, emotional debath with vote to remove Native American imagery from Wells mascots (Press Herald) 6/13/18

Senator Udall presses Bureau of Indian Education on school safety (Native News Online) 5/22/18

Board game teaches Native American past (Post Register) 5/20/18

Hoeven convenes hearing on school safety in Indian Country (U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs) 5/16/18

Native American graduation rates lag behind other students (White Mountain Independent) 5/15/18

School district teaching students American Indian culture (Gillette News Record) 5/11/18

Oklahoma education funds and Native students (Native News Online) 4/18/18

Native American and Indigenous identity in Chicago (NEIU Independent) 4/10/18

Native Sun News Today: Public high school is first to offer treaty class (Indianz) 4/10/18

Native students subjected to higher rates of discipline in public schools (Indianz) 4/4/18

Heitkamp's bipartisan bill to support Native youth education passes in U.S. Senate (U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp) 4/2/18 (See 115th Congress S.943)

Federal court restores full funding to Navajo Head Start (Farmington Daily Times) 3/29/18

Cherokee Nation Principal Baker: "Raising wages for our teachers is the right thing to do" (Native News Online) 3/19/18

Indian students demand action to prevent violence at their schools (Indianz) 3/15/18

As Native American enrollment falls, community looks for solutions (The State News) 3/15/18

Tuba City and Moencopi tackle school gun threats (Navajo-Hopi Observer) 3/13/18

Udall, bipartisan group of Senators introduce critical school safety legislation (KRWG) 3/6/18 (See 115th Congress H.R.4909)

Navajo President signs emergency measure to ensure Head Start operations (Native News Online) 3/5/18

Middle School in Lawrence, Kansas named for Olympic gold medalist Billy Mills (Native News Online) 2/28/18

California bill would make Ethnic Studies classes mandatory (TIME) 2/22/18

World's first Indigenous law degree to be offered at UVic (University of Victoria) 2/21/18

Oglala Sioux Tribe seeks investigation into misuse of education funds (Indianz) 2/21/18

Trump administration includes Indian schools in infrastructure plan (Indianz) 2/13/18

Heitkamp leads bipartisan group of Senators in recognizing National Tribal Colleges and Universities Week (U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp) 2/12/18 (See 115th Congress S.Res.400)

Harvard University's first tenured Native American studies professor gets to work (The Daily Pennsylvanian) 2/11/18

American Indian College Fund recognized for outstanding service to public education (Native News Online) 1/31/18

South Dakota reservation school takes new learning approach (Gillette News Record) 1/31/18

Native American author/tribal judge seleced as Spring 2018 Inouye Chair (Native News Online) 1/18/18

Commerce City principal belittled American Indian teacher with racist jabs, lawsuit says (Demver Post) 1/3/18



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