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Julian Brave NoiseCat

Native Children Are Facing A 'National Emergency.' Now Congress Is Pushing To Address It. | Julian Brave NoiseCat | Posted 06.27.2015 | Politics

Robert Looks Twice grew up in a trailer with his grandmother, uncle and eight cousins on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota. Looks Twic...

Native Americans Battle Schools Over Graduation Feathers

Reuters | Posted 06.04.2015 | Politics

By Lenzy Krehbiel-Burton TULSA, Okla, June 4 (Reuters) - High school senior Hayden Griffith, a citizen of the Cherokee Nation and Dela...

Rebecca Klein

Native American Students In Utah Are Getting Pushed Out Of School At Alarming Rates | Rebecca Klein | Posted 05.27.2015 | Politics

Native American students in Utah may be getting referred to law enforcement agencies before they even know how to read. Fifty-five Native American...

New White House Grant Program Aims To Improve Education For Native American Students

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 04.30.2015 | Politics

The Obama administration appears to be putting some of its money where its mouth is in its efforts to improve outcomes for Native American students. ...

Rebecca Klein

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

Native Americans in Higher Education Are More Than Just an Asterisk

Amanda Tachine | Posted 02.22.2015 | College
Amanda Tachine

We need to pay more attention to Native college students, applying resources to dismantle hurtles that hinder their success.

How The Government Is Failing Native American Students

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 11.07.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Historically, Native American children have faced serious disadvantages in their educational pursuits. Students often take classes in aged, dilapidate...

Amanda Terkel

How The Washington Football Team Creates A Hostile Environment For Native American Students | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.22.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Much of the debate over whether to keep the Washington football team's name has centered around whether it's actually offensive to Nativ...

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

How The Federal Government Is Hurting Native American Students | Joy Resmovits | Posted 10.16.2013 | Politics

As Congress squabbles over ending the federal government shutdown, Jim Gross, the superintendent of Selfridge Public School District #8 in North Dakot...

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...

A State of Emergency for American Indian and Native Students

Heather Shotton | Posted 02.11.2013 | Education
Heather Shotton

Education for American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian communities is in a state of emergency. The result is a lost generation of young men and women, at a time in which Native communities and the United States as a whole can ill-afford to lose them.

Math Homework Gaffe At Wisconsin School Provokes Controversy

Posted 10.06.2012 | Education

An offensive math homework assignment issued to students at Lakeland Union High School has members of the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippe...

Lack of Minority Teachers Attributed To Bias And Low Graduation Rates

Posted 01.11.2012 | Education

Minority students will likely outnumber white students in the next decade or two, but the failure of the national teacher demographic to keep up with ...

American Indian Students The Country's Least Served, Officials Say

AP | ILEANA MORALES | Posted 05.25.2011 | College