PURPOSE- It is the purpose of this part to support the efforts of local educational agencies, Indian tribes and organizations, postsecondary institutions, and other entities to meet the unique educational and culturally related academic needs of American Indian and Alaska Native students, so that such students can meet the same challenging State student academic achievement standards as all other students are expected to meet.
PROGRAMS- Authorize programs of direct assistance for one or more of the following: (1) meeting the unique educational and culturally related academic needs of American Indians and Alaska Natives; (2) the education of Indian children and adults; (3) the training of Indian persons as educators and counselors, and in other professions serving Indian people; and (4) research, evaluation, data collection, and technical assistance.
CURRENT USE OF FUNDS IN NORTHWEST ARCTIC BOROUGH SCHOOL DISTRICT:
- student cultural activities (relates to #1 above)
- teacher training in local culture during the summer culture camp (relates to #1 above)
If you have any questions please contact Joy Williams. You can also call me at 907-442-1818.