|MT||Signed into law 04/2013||Postsec.||Allowing board of regents to waive tuition and fees for certain students|
Expands the eligibility of the Montana University System American Indian resident waivers to enrolled members of a state-recognized or feder...
|WA||Signed into law 04/2013||P-12||Authorizing State-Tribal Education Compact Schools|
Reaffirms the state's commitment to government-to-government relationships with the tribes that have been recognized by proclamation, and in...
|NM||Passed 03/2013||Postsec.||Study to Examine Where Tribal Colleges are Excluded|
Requests that the higer education department (HED) examine during the 2013 interim to identify (and propose a plan to correct) where tribal ...
|NM||Passed 03/2013||P-12||American Indian Suicide Prevention|
Creates the Native American suicide prevention advisory council to provide culturally appropriate suicide prevention, intervention and post-...
|NM||Passed 02/2013||P-12||Feasibility Study of a Bi-State Charter School for a Navajo Nation Chapter|
Resolves that the Indian education division of the public education department and the Indian affairs department create a work group to stud...
|NM||Passed 02/2013||Postsec.||Workforce Skill and Education Aquisition for Hispanic and American Indians|
Requests the secretary of workforce solutions to conduct a study on how to provide assistance to Hispanics and American Indians who seek to ...
|HI||Adopted 06/2012||P-12||Review of State Funding for ESL and Hawaiian Language Programs|
Requests that the University of Hawaii, with the assistance of the department of education and other educational organizations as appropriat...
|HI||Adopted 06/2012||P-12||Review of the State's Funding for Existing ESL Instruction/Activities and Hawaiian Language Programs|
Requests that the University of Hawaii, with the assistance of the department of education and other educational organizations, as appropria...
|AK||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||Alaska Native Language Preservation and Advisory Council|
Establishes the Alaska Native Language Preservation and Advisory Council to advise both the governor and legislature on programs, policies, ...
|HI||Adopted 04/2012||P-12||Hawaiian Studies Program|
Requests that the board of education and department of education comply in full with the findings and recommendations of the Office of the A...
|NM||Signed into law 02/2012||P-12|
|Tribal College Dual Credit Programs|
Provides funding for Tribal colleges that participate in the dual credit program for high school students to offset waived tuition and fees;...
|WA||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||Creating a Division of Indian Education|
Creates an Indian education division, to be known as the office of Native education, within the office of the superintendent of public instr...
|ND||Signed into law 04/2011||P-12||A Study of Indian Education Issues|
Requires (between July 1, 2011, and July 1, 2013) the superintendent of public instruction to conduct a study of Indian education issues to ...
|MI||Signed into law 10/2010||P-12||Native American Tribal Language and Culture Class/Teachers|
Permits the Michigan Department of Education to enter into a memorandum of understanding with a federally recognized Native American tribe, ...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2010||P-12||American Indian Education Center Program|
Existing law establishes California American Indian education centers to serve as community-based educational resource centers for American ...
|OK||Signed into law 06/2010||P-12||Oklahoma Advisory Council on Indian Education Act|
Creates the Oklahoma Advisory Council on Indian Education Act; states purpose of the act; creates the Oklahoma Advisory Council on Indian Ed...
|MN||Signed into law 05/2010||Postsec.|
|Indian Scholarship Eligibility|
Defines "resident student" for eligibility for Indian scholarships by reference to the state grant definition of "resident student.
|ID||Signed into law 04/2010||P-12||Indian Education|
Adds to existing law relating to education to provide definitions for tribal school and tribal education authority. Chapter 282
|SD||Signed into law 03/2010||P-12||Pilot Charter Schools|
Provides for the establishment of a pilot charter school in the state if the Department of Education receives a federal grant under the Amer...
|NM||Signed into law 03/2010||P-12|
|Dual Credit Program and Indian Education High Schools|
Includes Federal Bureau of Indian Education high schools and tribal colleges in a dual credit program; includes charter schools and a bureau...
|ND||Signed into law 08/2009||Postsec.|
|Interplay Between State University System and Tribally Controlled Community Colleges|
Requires that the Commissioner of Higher Education study the interplay between the State University System and tribally controlled community...
|WI||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Native American Charter School|
Provides that if a school board enters into an agreement with an American Indian tribe to establish a charter school, the board must, upon r...
|WI||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Tribal Language Revitalization Grants|
Permits a school board or cooperative educational service agency, in conjunction with a tribal education authority, to apply to the state de...
|MT||Signed into law 03/2009||P-12||Montana Tribe Names|
Urges all educators, journalists, and public speakers in Montana to learn and use, when writing and speaking, the names of each tribe in Mon...
|MN||Signed into law 05/2008||P-12|
Various provisions related to higher education. Allows educational data sharing between the department of education and the office of higher...
|SD||Signed into law 02/2008||P-12||American Indian|
Revises certain provisions regarding Indian education; provides for teacher studies.
|CA||Vetoed 09/2007||P-12||native american|
Requests the Regents of the University of California, acting through subject matter projects, to carry out specified responsibilities in exi...
|MN||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||American Indian Education|
H.F. 2245 [American Indians]
Requires the commissioner to include the contributions of Minnesota American Indian tribes and communities as they relate to the academic st...
|MT||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||Uses of Indian Education For All Payments|
S.B. 2A (American Indian)
Prohibits a district receiving an Indian education for all payment from diverting the funds to any purpose other than curriculum development...
|WA||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||First Peoples' Language and Culture Program|
Declares that government-to-government collaboration between the state and the sovereign tribal governments whose traditional lands and terr...
|NM||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12|
|Indian Education Act|
H.B. 892/S.B. 1044
Amends the Indian Education Act. Clarifies the duties of the public education department to consult with Indian tribes. Changes the composit...
|NM||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12|
|Public Education Department Consulting with Tribes|
Amends the indian education act. Clarifies the duties of the public education department to consult with Indian tribes. Changes the composi...
|NM||Signed into law 03/2007||Postsec.|
|College Affordability Scholarships at Tribal Colleges|
Enables students at tribal colleges to receive scholarships under the College Affordability Act. Defines student eligibility and terms of sc...
|SD||Signed into law 03/2007||P-12||Indian Education|
Provides for an Office of Indian Education and an Indian Education Advisory Council. Requires the Council to consist of representatives of a...
|WY||Signed into law 03/2007||P-12||Wind River Indian Reservation Education Programs|
Requires the governor to enter into negotiations with the individual or joint business councils of the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho...
|MT||Rule Adoption 12/2006||P-12||Quality Educator, At Risk Students and Indian Payments|
ARM 10.7.106, .106A, .113 through .115,10.10.301 to .315, 10.15.101, 10.16.3804, .3811, .3812, .3816, 10.20.102 to 10.30.415
Adopts and amends rules relating to quality educator payments, at-risk student payments - general fund, Indian education for all payments, A...
|UT||Adopted 11/2006||P-12||Non-traditional Student Participation in State Achievement Tests|
Provides definitions, criteria and procedures for private school students, home school students, electronic high school (EHS) students, and ...
|WA||Rule Adoption 10/2006||Postsec.||Residency Tuition Requirement for Tribal Members|
Makes changes for "resident" status eligibility for tuition and fees for tribal members by striking a specific listing of eligible tribes an...
|MT||Adopted 09/2006||P-12||Science Content Standards and Performance Descriptors|
ARM 10.54.5010 through 10.54.5098 non-seq
Proposes to amend rules relating to science content standards andperformance descriptors. Includes references to Montana Native Americans an...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2006||P-12||American Indian Education Unit and Centers|
Relates to the American Indian Education Unit. Adds duties to the Unit and the State Department of Education. Authorizes American Indian edu...
|AZ||Signed into law 06/2006||P-12||Office of Indian Eduation|
Establishes the office of Indian education in the department of education; provides for personnel; provides for assistance to schools and In...
|SD||Signed into law 02/2006||Postsec.|
|Resident Tuition for Students in Schools Operated by US Bureau of Indian Affairs|
Adds a new section: Any student who is a graduate of an accredited high school operated by the United States Bureau of Indian Affairs in the...
|Definition of Resident|
Amends rules regarding the definition of resident. Extends the definition of resident to include students who are enrolled members of federa...
|NC||Signed into law 07/2005||Postsec.||Historically american indian university|
AN ACT designating the university of north carolina at pembroke as North Carolina's historically american indian university.
|WA||To governor 04/2005||P-12||Tribal History|
Encourages that Washington's tribal history be taught in the common schools. Also adds a new section that requires, beginning in 2006, and a...
|NM||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||American Indian School Curriculum|
Adds that the Indian education division shall:
develop or select for implementation a challenging, sequential, culturally relevant curriculu...
|MT||Signed into law 03/2005||Postsec.|
Relates to funding for nonbeneficiary students attending tribally controlled community colleges.
|CA||Vetoed 09/2004||P-12||Racial Mascots Act|
Establishes the Racial Mascots Act. Prohibits public schools from using the term Redskins as a school or athletic team name, mascot, or nick...
|ND||Rule Adoption 07/2004||P-12||Educator's Professional License|
NDAC 67.1-02-02-, -04, -05, -07, -09
Establishes rules regarding initial licenses, distance learning instructor - definition - qualifications - licensure, two-year and five-year...
|HI||Signed into law 06/2004||P-12||Study on Host Culture Charter School District|
Requires a study of the feasibility of establishing a host culture charter school district and a charter school district in order to solidif...
|HI||Signed into law 06/2004||P-12||Hawaiian Language Program|
Establishes a Hawaiian language medium education program. http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/sessioncurrent/bills/hb2667_cd1_.htm...
|AZ||Signed into law 06/2004||P-12||Native American History|
Provides an additional duty of incorporating instruction of Native American history into appropriate existing curricula; provides that the i...
|AZ||Signed into law 05/2004||P-12||State Board for Charter Schools|
Amends the membership of the State Board for Charter Schools to include at least one resident of an Indian reservation, a charter school tea...
|NM||Pocket Veto by GOVERNOR. 04/2003||P-12||Indian Education Act|
Enacts the Indian Education Act; prescribes powers and duties. http://legis.state.nm.us/Sessions/03%20Regular/FinalVersions/house/HB0150AFS...
|NM||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||Indian Education Act|
Enacts the Indian Education Act; prescribes powers and duties including the creation of an Indian education division in the department of ed...
|AZ||Rejected by voters 11/2002||Postsec.||Tribal State Gaming Compact, College Scholarship and Elderly Care Act of 2002|
Creates the Tribal State Gaming Compact, College Scholarship and Elderly Care Act of 2002; allows Indian tribes to contribute a portion of g...
|ID||Approved by voters 11/2002||P-12||An initiative defining tribal video gaming machines and providing for amendment of state-tribal gaming compact providing for their use.|
Indian Gaming and Self-Reliance Act provides a tribal contribution of 5% of annual net gaming income for educational programs and schools on...
|ID||Signed into law 07/2002||P-12||Tribal language teaching|
Creates new section relating the importance of native language preservation, and providing that the State Board of Education will adopt rule...
|NM||Vetoed 03/2002||P-12||Indian Education Act|
Enacts to the Indian Education Act. Creates the "Indian education division" within the department of education to (A.) provide assistance t...
|NM||Vetoed 02/2002||P-12||Indian Education Act|
Enacts the Indian Education Act; prescribes powers and duties. The purpose of the Indian Education Act is to: (A) ensure equitable educatio...
|NM||Signed into law 02/2002||P-12||Native American Language Teachers|
Provides for a Native American Language Teacher certificate....
|CA||Signed into law 09/2001||P-12||Indian Education Program|
Extends the Indian Education Program until 2007. Requires each California Indian education center, as a condition of receipt of annual fundi...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2000||P-12||Indian Education Center Program|
Makes it the goal, subject to an appropriation for those purposes in the annual Budget Act, of California Indian education centers, in addit...
|AZ||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Joint Legislative Study Committee on Reservation Schools|
Establishes a 13 member Joint Legislative Study Committee on Reservation Schools which is repealed December 31, 2000; charges the committee ...