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Native American Schools

Native American Schools 'Neglected For Far Too Long,' GOP Lawmaker Says

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 05.15.2015 | Politics

Federally funded schools for Native American children have languished over decades of insufficient funding and mismanagement. At a hearing Thursday mo...

Rebecca Klein

Native American History Is Often Overlooked In Schools. One State Is Trying To Change That

HuffingtonPost.com | Rebecca Klein | Posted 03.17.2015 | Black Voices

When teacher Christine Ayers talks to her fourth-grade class about numbers and math, she uses examples involving beadwork from the Northern Cheyenne T...

Rebecca Klein

The Federal Government Has A Lot Of Work To Do In Fixing Up Native American Schools

HuffingtonPost.com | Rebecca Klein | Posted 03.06.2015 | Politics

Numerous schools for Native American students are in abysmal physical condition, and it is the federal government’s fault, according to a preliminar...

Watchdog Finds Abuses In Indian Schools Contract

AP | KIMBERLY HEFLING | Posted 12.05.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal officials appear to have violated ethics rules governing impartiality in awarding a contract to evaluate schools attended ...

Federally Run Schools For Native American Children Misspent Millions

AP | KIMBERLY HEFLING | Posted 01.13.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federally run schools for Native American children have misspent millions of dollars and in one case $1.7 million was illegally tr...

Native American Schools Are Decaying In Poverty

AP | KIMBERLY HEFLING | Posted 10.20.2014 | Politics

WINSLOW, Ariz. (AP) — On a desert outpost miles from the closest paved road, Navajo students at the Little Singer Community School gleefully taste t...

The Education System Is Failing Native American Students. Here's Proof.

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 07.18.2014 | Politics

Early last month, Barack Obama made his first visit as president to Indian Country, where he announced plans to revamp the Bureau of Indian Education ...

Joy Resmovits

Sequestration Leaves Schools On 'Edge Of Bankruptcy'

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 10.22.2013 | Politics

Every time the sky opens up and rain pours onto the strawberry fields of rural Stilwell, Okla., Rocky Mountain Public School can count on getting soak...

It Isn't Getting Better For Native American Students

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 08.15.2013 | Politics

Native American students have not shared in the recent rise in educational performance achieved by African Americans and Latinos, according to a new s...

Joy Resmovits

Military Schools Already Laying Off Teachers Due To Sequestration

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 03.05.2013 | Politics

When President Barack Obama signed an executive order Friday night mandating across-the-board spending cuts known as sequestration, Henry Strom, the s...