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Emrey-Arras, Melissa – US Government Accountability Office, 2020
American Indian and Alaska Native students enrolled in public schools have performed consistently below other students on national assessments from 2005-2019. The Johnson-O'Malley (JOM) program provides academic and cultural supports, through contracts, to meet the specialized and unique educational needs of American Indian and Alaska Native…
Descriptors: American Indian Students, American Indian Education, Public Schools, Alaska Natives
Bureau of Indian Education, 2013
The Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) funds schools located on 63 reservations in 23 states across the nation. Of the 183 schools, 59 are Bureau operated and 124 are tribally controlled. One-hundred and sixteen schools provide instructional programs, 55 provide instructional as well as boarding services and 12 peripheral dormitories provide only…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, Federal Programs, Federal Aid, Tribally Controlled Education
Dortch, Cassandria – Congressional Research Service, 2020
The federal government provides child development, elementary and secondary education, and educational assistance to Indian children, in a federal school system and in public school-systems that predominantly receive state and local funding. The Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) in the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) oversees the federally…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Aid, Public Education
Emrey-Arras, Melissa – US Government Accountability Office, 2021
The Bureau of Indian Education's (BIE) mission is to provide quality education to approximately 41,000 students at 183 schools it funds on or near Indian reservations in 23 states. About two-thirds of these schools are operated by tribes and the remaining third are operated by BIE. In March 2020, all BIE schools closed their buildings in response…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, Tribally Controlled Education, Public Agencies, School Closing
Bureau of Indian Education, 2012
The Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) funds schools located on 63 reservations in 23 states across the nation. Of the 183 schools, 59 are Bureau operated and 124 are tribally controlled. One-hundred and sixteen schools provide instructional programs, 55 provide instructional as well as boarding services and 12 peripheral dormitories provide only…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, Federal Programs, Educational Planning, Strategic Planning
Dortch, Cassandria – Congressional Research Service, 2017
The federal government provides elementary and secondary education and educational assistance to Indian children, either directly through federally funded schools or indirectly through educational assistance to public schools. The Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) in the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) oversees the federally funded BIE system…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation
Bureau of Indian Education, 2011
The Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) funds schools located on 63 reservations in 23 states across the nation. Of the 183 schools, 59 are Bureau operated and 124 are tribally controlled. One-hundred and sixteen schools provide instructional programs, 55 provide instructional as well as boarding services and 12 peripheral dormitories provide only…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, American Indian Reservations, State Policy, Educational Planning
Emrey-Arras, Melissa – US Government Accountability Office, 2020
Schools funded by the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) are required under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) to provide services for eligible students with disabilities, such as learning disabilities or health impairments. Services for these students are listed in individualized education programs (IEP). The Department of…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, American Indian Students, Students with Disabilities, Access to Education
Bureau of Indian Education, 2009
This paper presents the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs' Bureau-Wide Annual Report Card for 2008-2009. This report, covering 186 schools provides data tables on: (1) Enrollment; (2) Average Daily Attendance Rate, Graduation Rate and Dropout Rate; (3) Student Achievement; and (4) High Quality Teachers.
Descriptors: Report Cards, Graduation Rate, Dropout Rate, American Indians
Bureau of Indian Education, 2010
This document presents the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs' Bureau-Wide Annual Report Card for 2009-2010. This report presents data tables on: (1) Enrollment; (2) Average Daily Attendance Rate, Graduation Rate and Dropout Rate; (3) Student Achievement; and (4) High Quality Teachers. [For the 2008-2009 report, see ED521175.]
Descriptors: American Indian Education, Enrollment, Graduation Rate, Dropout Rate
Whitefoot, Patricia K. – National Indian Education Association, 2010
In this testimony, Patricia K. Whitefoot talks on behalf of the National Indian Education Association with regard to the President Obama's Fiscal Year 2011 budget request. She notes that Native education still faces enormous challenges, including severe underfunding. Far too many students and schools continue to experience abject failure. Under…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, Educational Finance, Budgets, Federal Aid
Woodworth, Katrina; Chow, Kirby; Chen, Wei-Bing; Anderson, Leslie M.; Butler, Alisha; Turnbull, Brenda; Brayboy, Bryan; Hirshberg, Diane – Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development, US Department of Education, 2019
The Title VI Indian Education Formula Grants program represents the U.S. Department of Education's largest investment in addressing the unique academic and cultural needs of American Indian and Alaska Native children. The program is aimed at supporting services that (1) are responsive to the unique cultural, language, and educational needs of…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, Grants, Educational Finance, Funding Formulas
Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development, US Department of Education, 2019
Indian Education Formula Grants represent the U.S. Department of Education's largest investment in addressing the unique academic and cultural needs of American Indian and Alaska Native students. The program is aimed at supporting services that are responsive to the unique cultural, language, and educational needs of these students and help them…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, Grants, Educational Finance, Funding Formulas
Bureau of Indian Education, 2009
This document presents the Indian School Report Cards for School Year 2008-2009. Data tables for each school are presented according to: (1) Enrollment; (2) Average Daily Attendance Rate, Graduation Rate and Dropout Rate; (3) Student Achievement; and (4) High Quality Teachers.
Descriptors: American Indian Education, Enrollment, Graduation Rate, Dropout Rate
Ashby, Cornelia M. – US Government Accountability Office, 2008
The No Child Left Behind Act (NCLBA) requires states and the Department of the Interior's Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) to define and determine whether schools are making adequate yearly progress (AYP) toward meeting the goal of 100 percent academic proficiency. To address tribes' needs for cultural preservation, NCLBA allows tribal groups to…
Descriptors: Educational Improvement, Federal Programs, Educational Indicators, Accountability
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