The Advisory Board will meet on Thursday, March 25, 2015 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Friday, March 27, 2015 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mountain Time. Click on the link for further details on address and contact information.
Please submit nominations by February 20, 2015. (void deadline date January 20, 2014)
In today's global economy, a high-quality education is not just a pathway to opportunity but a vital route to success.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Assistant Secretary for Indian Affair Kevin K. Washburn today issued
the following statement regarding the $40 million in additional Bureau of Indian Education
(BIE)-related funding in the recently enacted Consolidated and Further Continuing
Appropriations Act of 2015.
This responds to questions posed by the Department of the Interior's Bureau of Indian Education
(BIE) regarding activities that might be supported with funds received by BIE-funded elementary and
secondary schools1 under: (1) the specific programs listed in the December 3, 2012, Agreement
Between BIE and the Department of Education (ED), which includes certain formula grant programs
under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA) and the McKinney-Vento
Homeless Assistance Act; and (2) the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).