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Executive Order on the White House Initiative on Advancing Educational Equity, Excellence, and Economic Opportunity for Native Americans and Strengthening Tribal Colleges and Universities

It is the policy of my Administration to advance equity, excellence, and justice in our Nation’s education system and to further Tribal self-governance, including by supporting activities that expand educational opportunities and improve educational outcomes for all Native American students.

ATTENTION: NEW HELP DESK HOTLINE

BIE has updated its way to address IT questions and get you the support you need. If you or your student have any computer issues during digital learning, please reach out to our NEW HELP DESK.

Interior Department to Require COVID-19 Vaccinations for Staff at BIE-Managed Schools

WASHINGTON — To help ensure the safety of students, teachers and Tribal communities, the Department of the Interior announced today it will require staff and faculty at Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) facilities to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

The Child Tax Credit

The Child Tax Credit in the American Rescue Plan provides the largest Child Tax Credit ever and historic relief to the most working families ever – and as of July 15th, most families are automatically receiving monthly payments of $250 or $300 per child without having to take any action. The Child Tax Credit will help all families succeed.

The Comprehensive Center Network Region 13 Invites All BIE School Leaders and Staff to a Virtual Workshop

On September 2, 2021, BIE in partnership with the Comprehensive Center Network Region 13, will be conducting a virtual workshop on Strategic Use of the American Rescue Plan (ARP) Funds: Measuring the Impact and Cost Effectiveness of Selected Evidence-based Practices. The virtual workshop is open to all BIE school leaders and staff. Registration information can be found on our "Events Calendar".

The Department of Education releases "Return to School Roadmap"

U.S. Department of Education Releases “Return to School Roadmap” to Support Students, Schools, Educators, and Communities in Preparing for the 2021-2022 School Year.

President Biden’s Fiscal Year 2022 Budget Makes Significant Investments in Bureau of Indian Education

The Biden-Harris administration today submitted to Congress the President’s Budget for the fiscal year 2022, including $1.3 billion in funding to invest in Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) initiatives that would support Native students and teachers from early childhood through college, an increase of $110.6 million from the 2021 enacted level. 

President Biden’s Fiscal Year 2022 Budget Makes Significant Investments in Bureau of Indian Education

The Biden-Harris administration today submitted to Congress the President’s Budget for the fiscal year 2022, including $1.3 billion in funding to invest in Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) initiatives that would support Native students and teachers from early childhood through college, an increase of $110.6 million from the 2021 enacted level. 

Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Newland to Host Briefing for Tribal Leaders

Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs Bryan Newland will host a briefing for Tribal leaders on the President’s FY 2022 budget request for Indian Affairs. The briefing will take place via conference call on Wednesday, June 2, 2021, from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. EDT.

BIE Director Names Acting President of Haskell Indian Nations University

BIE Director names Dr. Tamarah Pfeiffer, Chief Academic Officer (CAO), as Acting President of Haskell Indian Nations University.

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