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Federal Register Notice of Tribal Consultation - BIE Strategic Plan

Notice is hereby given that the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE)will conduct a series of consultation sessions regarding its proposed strategic plan. The BIE will conduct five on-site tribal consultation sessions and one telephonic session.

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Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) 2004 Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) Part B FFY2017 Grant Award Application

Under the General Education Provisions Act and the IDEA of 2004, the BIE is required to publish their annual Part B Grant Award Application for 60 days, of which 30 days must be allowed to accept public comments. Public Post starts March 2, 2017.

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News Release: Interior Department Taps Experienced Leaders for Key Positions in Indian Affairs and Education

Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Lawrence S. Roberts, who leads the Office of the Assistant Secretary - Indian Affairs, today announced new leadership for the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) and Bureau of Indian Education (BIE). Weldon ‘Bruce’ Loudermilk will succeed Michael S. Black as Director of the BIA and Tony Dearman will be the new Director of the BIE.

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Navajo Nation Accountability Workbook

Copy of the approved Navajo Nation Accountability Workbook by the U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Department of the Interior.

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Navajo Nation Alternative Definition of Adequate Yearly Progress Approval Letter

Letter from U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Secretary of Education John King, Jr. on the approval of the Navajo Nation's request for an alternative definition of adequate yearly progress.

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Part B - Child Count Form

IDEIA Tribal Count Data Requirements Part B (Children Aged 3 through 5 years) - OMB Form #1076-0176; Deadline - February 2, 2018.

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Part C - Child Count Form

IDEIA Tribal Count Data Requirements Part C (Children Aged Bi2rth through years) - OMB Form #1076-0176; Due date: January 30, 2018.

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BIE Federal Register Notice (FRN) - Assessments, and Accountability System Negotiated Rulemaking Committee Establishment; Nominations

The U.S. Department of the Interior is announcing its intent to establish the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) Standards, Assessments, and Accountability System Negotiated Rulemaking Committee (Committee) to advise the Secretary of the Interior (Secretary) through the BIE on a proposed rule to revise the Adequate Yearly Progress regulation and invite Tribes whose students attend BIE-funded schools operated by either the BIE or by the Tribe through a contract or grant who would be affected by the final rule to nominate a representative for membership on the Committee.

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BIE Federal Register Notice (FRN) - Advisory Board for Exceptional Children

The Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) is announcing a public meeting of the Advisory Board for Exceptional Children (Advisory Board). The purpose of the meeting is to meet the mandates of the individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 2004 (IDEA) for Indian children with disabilities.

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IA FMS Training Schedule FY17

IA FMS Training Schedule FY17

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