NIEA Members and Advocates:
to your support, NIEA has made tremendous accomplishments in 2012 to improve
the education for our American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian
to our advocacy, President Barack Obama signed
Order 13592, which commits all agencies of the
federal government to improving Native education. NIEA's advocacy also led to
Education Partnership (STEP) Pilot Program, which has provided
$2 million in grants
so far to help tribal education departments build the their capacity.
our research, NIEA teamed up with Harvard University Graduate School of
Education to publish
Schools Serving Native Students: An Exploration of Best Practices,
which provided new insight into how Native communities can use flexible
school structures to provide our students with high-quality culturally based
is also helping tribal governments and school districts support Native
student success. This includes a subcontract with the South Central
Comprehensive Center to provide technical assistance to districts on how to
improve student achievement. We are also showing educators how they can
incorporate Native language and culture into Common Core reading and math
NIEA is planning on
even more in 2013 - from advocating for the passage of the Native
CLASS Act, to working on preserving federal funding from Fiscal Cliff-related
budget cuts. But your continued support is essential to our work.
Please invest in
NIEA's Annual Fund to help us carry on this important work.
you make is one that helps our Native students become leaders of our tribes,
communities, and the nation. If each member and advocate donates $25 this
year, NIEA can raise more than $117,000 for ongoing advocacy, research, and
capacity-building for our Native students. Go to
today and learn more about what we do each and every day for our children -
and feel free to share this message with your colleagues.
you for being part of NIEA. And thank you for
the most-important mission of all: Building brighter futures for our Native
JUST SO YOU KNOW
Indian Education Association is a private, nonprofit 501(c)(3)
charitable organization, Federal Employer Identification Number
41-0976048. Your donation may be eligible for a federal and/or state
charitable contribution tax credit, thus reducing the cost of your gift.
Consult your tax advisor for details. NIEA operates in accordance with
the National Society of Fund Raising Executives' Donor's Bill of Rights. If you have any questions about your donation, please contact NIEA.
Thank you for supporting the education of our Native students.
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