Indian Education Study Group
Secretary of the Interior Jewell and Secretary of Education Duncan have convened an American Indian Education Study Group (Study Group), which will be overseen by the Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs. The Study Group will visit schools and classrooms, Tribal Governments, and Indian Affairs employees to gather information, listen to your concerns and, most importantly, try to find ways to improve American Indian education.
November 5, 2013: Assistant Secretary - Indian Affairs Kevin Washburn sent a letter to Tribal Leaders inviting them to participate in a listening session on Indian Education at the Department of the Interior on Thursday, November 14, 2013.
Listening Session scheduled for Friday, January 10, 2014, at Gila Community High School, 465 West Pecos Road, Laveen, Arizona 85337 Additional details can be found by clicking the link found HERE.
September 9, 2013: Convening of the Indian Education Study Group
September 24 - 26, 2013: NavajoTribal Education Department; Gila River Tribal Education Department; and Isleta Pueblo Tribal Education Department -- Visits to To"Hajiilee Day School and Isleta Elementary School.
October 30 - November 1: Rapid City, South Dakota; break out sessions at the National Indian Education Association Meeting -- Visits to American Horse School and Loneman School.