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Feds withheld data on underperforming schools for Native kids for years

New data shows Bureau of Indian Education schools do not teach kids fast enough to close an achievement gap that starts in early childhood, and experts say socioeconomic status translates into fewer resources in the home and fewer educational opportunities.... Read more»0

A school on Navajo Nation stayed open. Then people started showing coronavirus symptoms.

The federal government has released little information about the spread of coronavirus in Navajo schools. Now, some students and school staff are sick with symptoms consistent with COVID-19.... Read more»0