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West Comprehensive Center at WestEd, 2015
Title VII provides funding for the education of American Indian/Alaska Native students based on a formula grant available to school districts, charter schools, and local education agencies (LEAs). This report explores why some eligible schools and districts do not apply for federal Title VII, potentially resulting in American Indian/Alaska Native…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, Alaska Natives, Federal Aid, Federal Programs
Fredericks, Linda; Shtivelband, Annette; Espel, Emma; Withington, Amanda – West Comprehensive Center at WestEd, 2015
This annotated bibliography has been prepared to inform educators, tribal leaders, researchers,and policymakers about research-based efforts to identify promising practices related to reclaiming and revitalizing Native American language and culture at all stages of education, from early childhood to postsecondary education. The articles described…
Descriptors: American Indian Students, American Indian Education, Cultural Influences, Community Colleges
Jesse, Dan; Northup, Judy; Withington, Amanda – West Comprehensive Center at WestEd, 2015
The purpose of this annotated bibliography is to identify interventions, and supporting research that may benefit educators in their efforts to close the American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) achievement gap. It examines promising programs, policies, practices, and processes related to improving academic and nonacademic outcomes for AI/AN students…
Descriptors: American Indian Students, American Indian Education, Alaska Natives, Intervention
Espel, Emma – West Comprehensive Center at WestEd, 2015
This document provides abstracts from a sample of studies that examine risk and/or protective factors or suicide prevention programs for American Indian/Alaska Native youth. Prior to the individual literature summaries, the document includes a section called "From the Literature: Overview of Risk and Protective Factors." The exhibits in…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, Alaska Natives, Adolescents, Suicide
West Comprehensive Center at WestEd, 2014
The West Comprehensive Center (WCC) is working with the Arizona Department of Education (ADE), the Nevada Department of Education (NDE), and the Utah State Office of Education (USOE) to assist districts and schools that are implementing activities to improve outcomes for Indian students. As a first step, WCC staff reviewed state and national law,…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, State Legislation, Federal Legislation, Laws
Withington, Amanda; Shtivelband, Annette – West Comprehensive Center at WestEd, 2014
The purpose of this bibliography is to examine factors that may help prevent Native American students from dropping out of school. This document draws from the literature that describes best and promising practices that may address the needs of this vulnerable population. The 30 articles whose abstracts are included in this publication represent a…
Descriptors: Dropout Prevention, American Indian Students, Intervention, Failure