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ERIC Number: ED501756
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Jun
Pages: 55
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 9
National Indian Education Study, 2007. Part II: The Educational Experiences of American Indian and Alaska Native Students in Grades 4 and 8. Statistical Analysis Report. NCES 2008-458
Moran, R.; Rampey, B.
National Center for Education Statistics
This report presents information about the educational, home, and community experiences of American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) fourth- and eighth-grade students that was collected during the National Indian Education Study (NIES) of 2007. AI/AN students represent about 1 percent of the student population in the United States. Approximately 10,000 AI/AN students in 1,700 schools at grade 4 and 11,000 AI/AN students from 1,800 schools at grade 8 participated in the study. Surveys were completed by students, their teachers, and their school administrators. The three major areas of findings that are described in this report include: (1) characteristics of AI/AN students; (2) characteristics of their teachers and schools; and (3) integration of native language and culture in their homes and schools. (Contains 4 footnotes, 24 figures, and 64 tables.) [The National Indian Education Study (NIES) is a two-part study designed to describe the condition of education for American Indian and Alaska Native students in the United States. The study is sponsored by the Office of Indian Education and conducted by the National Center for Education Statistics for the U.S. Department of Education. For Part I of this report, see ED501263. For previous report, see ED491693 (Part I) and ED493678 (Part II).]
National Center for Education Statistics. Available from: ED Pubs. P.O. Box 1398, Jessup, MD 20794-1398. Tel: 877-433-7827; Web site:
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research
Education Level: Grade 4; Grade 8
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Center for Education Statistics (ED)
IES Funded: Yes