Skip to main content
Ferguson and the Shoot-First Problem
Tweets, Please! Shoni Schimmel Takes Ove
1,300 Mourn for Fontaine and Hall
Listen to Kinnie Starr's 'Summer Day'
Video: Yurok Youth Make Case for Klamath
Choctaw Director of Education Retires
CA Tribes Work to Avert Mass Fish Kill
Sibling Veterans Receive Cherokee Honor
A Land Donation Beckons Nansemon Tribe
Redskins Bribing Indians
California Appeals Court Upholds ICWA
Poor Conditions at Passamaquoddy School
Salaita – Fired for Speaking His Mind
The Nuts and Bolts to Improve Healthcare
Cherokee Nation Names Jr. Miss Cherokee
Another Day With PTSD
Sustenance Fishing in Anacostia River
Throat-Singer Won't Sing for Politician
Youn, Nelson, Waln Plan Anti-KXL Benefit
Little Cherokee Ambassadors Named
Thing About Skins
Disappointing ACT Scores: The Need for More Indian Professionals
Dr. Dean Chavers
For years I have tried to find data on Indian students—college preparation, high school completion rates, college entrance rates, college pre-test scores (ACT and SAT), college dro...
New Questions for an Old Problem in Indian Education
Jerad Koepp and Jason Medina
In education, blame follows close on the heels of trouble...
Going for Straight As: Three Minnesota Schools Make the Grade
Tanya H. Lee
MinnCAN, a non-profit educational advocacy organization, took up a challenge set by Minnesota tribal leaders and parents in response to disappointing test scores and high school gr...
President Obama’s 2014 State of the Union Address
What follows is the text of President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address, delivered earlier tonight: Mr. Speaker, Mr...
Getting Smart About Indian Education Means Looking for Alternative Approaches
Jerad Koepp & Jason Medina
Public education has failed the Indian for 150 years, yet so many of us continue to put faith in its reform. We have become too familiar with the disappointing statistics...
Fired After Improving Native School: Unsung Educator Deserves Better
Dr. Dean Chavers
After I wrote the last column about people who improved Indian school and got fired, I heard from some others who had the same thing happen to them...
Dr. Jill Biden Credits Community with Navajo Tech Success
On May 17, Dr. Jill Biden addressed the 176 graduating students and their families at Navajo Technical College’s spring commencement in Crownpoint, New Mexico...
Dr. Jill Biden to Deliver Navajo Technical College Commencement Address
You may not have heard of Navajo Technical College (NTC) in the tiny town of Crownpoint, New Mexico, but Dr. Jill Biden has...
Shattering Education Myths
Dr. Dean Chavers
In a controversial book called Education Myths: What Special Interest Groups Want You to Believe About Our Schools—And Why It Isn't So published in 2005 by Rowman & Littlefield...
Grad Rate Highest Since 1974, Native Dropout Rate Still Highest
The Department of Education recently reported graduation rates have improved across the country, but Native students still need support...
Page 1 of 2
Around The Web
Obamacare launch hits early hitch as online traffic snarls up sites
'It was just a deafening roar': storm-chaser James Reynolds on surviving super typhoon Haiyan
Leader in Insurgent Network Is Killed in Pakistan
Target Stores to Open at 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving for Black Friday Deals
'Gunman' who fatally shot Iranian bandmates ID'd