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  • An elementary school student sits at a desk and fills out a worksheet with a pencil.

    The Bureau of Indian Education offers support to schools, focusing on the unique needs of their students, including programs for the gifted.

  • A teachers stands next to at TV at the front of a class of students all turned toward her..

    In May 2024, BIE National Nutrition Consultant U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps Lt. Cmdr. Casey Cavanaugh visited four of the Indigenous Food Hub Initiative Pilot sites across New Mexico for the first time.

  • A group of students in purple graduation caps and gowns sit forward listening at a commencement ceremony.

    The Bureau of Indian Education seeks to provide students with high-quality, culturally relevant curriculum and opportunities from kindergarten through college. On National Higher Education Day, the BIE highlights its offerings and experiences through Tribal Colleges and…

  • A woman and man sit at a table with a black tablecloth, looking at documents as they sign them and smile.

    The Bureau of Indian Education and the Native American Agriculture Fund announced a new partnership that will allow more BIE students to benefit from comprehensive, culturally relevant agricultural training and education. The agreement, which was signed during a ceremony at a…

  • A group of people works together with hand-held equipment in their community garden.

    At Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Danielle Lansing, Ed.D., utilizes a photography-based research method called PhotoVoice to improve the early childhood education curriculum for Indigenous students.

  • Two Branch of Safety Management inspectors evaluate a playground at an elementary school.

    The BIE Branch of Safety Management is responsible for ensuring the safety of all Bureau students and staff through the inspection of each building that BIE occupies. The Bureau of Indian Education oversees more than 200 offices and school sites across the country through the…

  • Public Service Recognition Week

    During this year's Public Service Recognition Week, many of our schools reached out to honor exceptional individuals who have made significant contributions to their schools and communities. From dedicated educators to compassionate leaders, these individuals embody the…

  • Children gather around a table and learn how to prepare a squash to cook.

    The Bureau of Indian Affairs and Bureau of Indian Education partnered with the U.S. Department of Agriculture to create Indigenous Food Hubs. Four schools funded by the BIE were chosen as pilot sites, and the work beginning at the schools and in the communities is starting to…


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