Nearly $3.5 Million Awarded in Grants to Improve Education for
Grants will help programs from preschool to high school
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced the award of
14 grants totaling $3,404,882 to programs in 11 states that will
help American Indian children succeed in school.
“This is an opportunity to assist students who are, as I’ve seen for
myself, some of the most motivated in any of our nation’s schools,”
said Duncan, who visited the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation in
Montana this spring.
Grants are awarded under the Demonstration Grants for Indian
Children Program to help enhance both preschool preparation for
American Indian children and efforts to prepare American Indian high
school students transition to and succeed in college or other
postsecondary education options.
More information about Indian education is available from the Office
of Indian Education at
Bering Strait School District, Unalakleet --
Cook Inlet Tribal Council, Anchorage --
Goldbelt Heritage Foundation, Juneau --
Page Unified School District, Page --
Painted Desert STAR School, Flagstaff --
Tuolumne Band of Me-Wuk Indians, Tuolumne --
Arlee School District, Arlee --
Omaha Public Schools, Omaha -- $281,372
Alamo Navajo School Board, Magdalena --
Rocky Mountain Elementary School, Stilwell --
Native American Youth and Family, Portland --
Mid-Central Educational Cooperative, Platte --
Puget Sound Educational Service District, Renton --
Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, Bayfield -- $275,960
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