Tag: Bureau of Indian Education


Native students and the new definition of public education

A 1928 report called them “grossly inadequate.” Forty years later, Sen. Ted Kennedy called them a “national tragedy.” Last year, outgoing U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan called them “utterly bankrupt.” Those grim assessments of the federal government’s efforts to educate Native American children were cataloged last fall by a Politico... READ MORE