2019 Education News Stories

A Native law school 'is something we need' (Indian Country Today) 12/17/19

Department of Education launches investigation into Paw Paw public schools (Michigan Public Radio) 12/13/19 (ACLU Complaint)

Loren BirdRattler named MSU's Katz Endowed Chair in Native American Studies (Indianz) 12/5/19

Reforms give hope for improvement in Native education (Custer County Chronicle) 12/5/19

Wyoming college 'turns the corner' with local tribes (Native Sun News Today) 12/5/19

Navajo Nation and University of Arizona sign Memorandum of Agreement to create the Navajo Law Fellowship Program (Indian Country Today) 12/4/19

Empty desks: Discipline & policing in Montana's public schools (ACLU Montana) 12/4/19

Native American students left behind by S.D. education system (South Dakota News Watch) 11/13/19

Indian student count finally being updated for the modern era (Indianz) 11/4/19

Leaders in the field of equitable development to hold Creative Placemaking National Summit in Phoenix (Arizona State University) 10/31/19

The reality of Native American Studies (Indianz) 10/21/19

Black Hills State University Center for American Indian Studies to host "A History of Urban Segregation in Rapid City" talk (Indian Country Today) 10/16/19

UW Law Week focuses on Native issues (Wyoming Public Media) 10/15/19

On Indigenous Peoples Day, Johns Hopkins' American Indian research hub celebrates its grand opening (Duluth News-Tribune) 10/14/19

'Indigenizing research institutions': Two journalists honored by The American Academy (Indian Country Today) 10/14/19

First female American Indian dentist to speak at community event (The Dunkirk Observer) 10/12/19

Press Release: National Congress of American Indians releases new report featuring a landscape analysis on the availability of education about Native Americans in K-12 schools (National Congress of American Indians) 10/10/19

Shakopee Sioux announce $5 million campaign to boost Indian education in Minnesota schools (Star Tribune) 10/11/19

Nizhoni Tallas is first Hokie to receive Udall Scholarship in tribal policy (Indianz) 10/9/19

Marquette Law School to serve Native American population with Urban Wills Caravan (Urban Milwaukee) 10/9/19

Bringing a Native American perspective to American Studies (Rutgers News) 10/9/19

The power of asset-based thinking for Native students (Indian Country Today) 10/7/19

Wisconsin legislation aims to increase opportunity for tribal members (The Superior Telegram) 10/4/19

San Manuel awards $1.3 million to UCLA Law for Tribal Justice Clinic (UCLA Law) 10/3/19

State of Michigan fully funds Michigan Indian tuition waiver with $12.7 million (Native News Online) 10/4/19

ASU Law launches nation's first Indian Gaming and Tribal Self-Governance programs (ASU Now) 10/1/19

Coquille citizen Bridgett Wheeler named to Oregon board of education (Indianz) 9/30/19

New Mexico delegation announces funding for Native libraries (US Representative Deb Haaland) 9/18/19

Program for Native students fights eviction, sues Seattle school district (Indian Country Today) 9/18/19

Eastern Shoshone Tribe and Northern Arapaho Tribe expand partnerships with university (Indianz) 9/16/19

Nevada Native American tribes' history, issues explored at Carson City forum (The Nevada Appeal) 9/11/19

Oregon schools slowly rolling out Indigenous studies curriculum (Oregon Public Broadcasting) 9/9/19

Changing the Indian narrative in classrooms (Native Sun News Today) 8/28/19

The Conversation: Research focuses on diversity of Native languages (Indianz) 8/19/19

First Native American female dean and prominent Indian law trailblazer to teach at ASU Law (Arizona State University) 8/16/19

U's medical school in Duluth welcomes record number of Native students (Minnesota Public Radio) 8/16/19

Historic Indian college secures charter from Otoe-Missouria Tribe (Indianz) 8/12/19

First in the family: How a first-gen Blackfeet student finds success at UM (The Missoulian) 8/11/19

Duwamish Tribe appealing Seattle School Board June adoption of curriculum omitting the tribe (Indian Country Today) 8/5/19

Reform coming to Chemawa Indian School in Salem, say Reps. Schrader and Bonamici (The Statesman Journal) 8/5/19

Indian Country Today: Technology breathes new life into Indigenous languages (Indianz) 7/30/19

MSU receives $2.5M for less commonly taught languages (MSU Today) 7/22/19

Long-running tensions between Native American group and Seattle schools spill over into legal realm (The Seattle Times) 7/25/19

Bureau of Indian Affairs confronts huge backlog in aging school system (Indianz) 7/24/19

Can Bacone College reclaim its roots as a center for Native art? (High Country News) 7/21/19

Tester secures $2.8 million for Confederated Salish and Kootenai head start programs (U.S. Senator Jon Tester) 7/18/19

First Navajo business professor lands at Fort Lewis College (The Durango Herald) 7/1/19

Berkeley Law opening new doors for Native American students (Berkeley News) 6/27/19

Diné College students now eligible for New Mexico lottery scholarships (Navajo-Hopi Observer) 5/7/19

13 grants awarded for Native language immersion programs (Indianz) 5/7/19

Udall fights to boost benefits, improve recruitment and retention for teachers at Native schools (U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs) 5/2/19

Indigenous educators fight for an accurate history of California (Indian Country Today) 5/2/19

Native American group opposes draft social studies standards (Norfolk Daily News) 4/30/19

Maine Senate endorses ban on Native American mascots (Maine Public) 4/30/19

Bill to ban Native American mascots in Maine passes House (San Francisco Chronicle) 4/23/19

Udall, Heinrich, Lujan, Torress small announce $24 million for construction projects at two New Mexico BIE schools (U.S. Senator Tom Udall) 4/19/19

New Mexico Indian Affairs Secretary commends Governor on signing of key education legislation, positive impact on Native students (Indian Country Today) 4/5/19

Bill banning Native American mascots in public schools passes in committee (Central Maine) 4/1/19

Commission documenting mistreatment of Native American students (KOB4) 3/12/19

Tribal scholarships no longer subject to tax (The Shawnee News-Star) 3/10/19

Maine ends era of Native American school mascots and nicknames (Bangor Daily News) 3/9/19

Citizen Potawatomi Nation donates more than $100,000 to local schools (Indianz) 2/20/19

New Mexico delegation leads introduction of bipartisan bicameral bill to reauthorize Native American language programs (U.S. Senator Tom Udall) 1/31/19 (See 116th Congress S.256)

Vinita Public School transfers land to Cherokee Nation (FourStates) 1/30/19

Notre Dame to cover up murals of Columbus in the New World (25 News) 1/21/19

Native Sun News Today: Survivors of Indian school abuse lobby for changes in law (Indianz) 1/15/19

Cherokee Nation applauds passge of Johnson-O'Malley reform bill (Native News Online) 1/9/19 (See 115th Congress S.943)

Navajo Techincal University receives approval from HLC to open campus site in Pueblo of Zuni (Native News Online) 1/5/19

Education Department investigates discrimination against Native students (Indian Country Today) 1/5/19

Report: U.S. fails in funding obligations to Native Americans (Navajo-Hopi Observer) 1/1/19

Articles are arranged from most recent (December) to least recent (January) for this particular year and topic.

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