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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.

Indian Affairs Announces Distribution Plan for $850 Million Designated for BIE-funded Schools Under the American Rescue Plan Act

Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs Bryan Newland today announced the Bureau of Indian Education’s (BIE) plan for disbursing $850 million provided by the American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act, signed on March 11, 2021, by President Biden.

Indian Affairs Announces Distribution Plan for $850 Million Designated for BIE-funded Schools Under the American Rescue Plan Act

Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs Bryan Newland today announced the Bureau of Indian Education’s (BIE) plan for disbursing $850 million provided by the American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act, signed on March 11, 2021, by President Biden.

Public Comment for 21st CCLC Waiver

The U.S. Department of Education is providing States, including the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) with program flexibilities to meet the needs of students and educators during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

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