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Native American Children Left Behind

Indianz.com, Posted: Sep 16, 2008

WASHINGTON, D.C.A congressional hearing revealed that two-thirds of Native American schools are not demonstrating adequate progress under the No Child Left Behind Act. NCLB allows each tribe to develop its own process for determining adequate yearly progress (AYP). But only two tribes and one tribal consortium have developed programs to fit their needs. All other tribal schools must adhere to state standards. The Navajo Nation has 16,000 students in New Mexico, Arizona and Utah and is trying to develop its own AYP programs, but has not received approval.


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