NIEA in the News
NIEA members are often in news reports about their successful work throughout Indian Country and around the U.S. Below are some recent articles where NIEA has been in the news.
If you see NIEA members in the news, please send the media clipping to the Director of Communications.
March 2, 2011 | Oklahoma City, OK
Dr. Star Oosahwe Yellowfish, NIEA Treasurer and Administrator for Native American Services for Oklahoma City Public Schools, was interviewed by Oklavision about her roles at NIEA and OKCPS. Click the photo to the left or go to www.oklavision.tv
to watch her interview.
February 27, 2011 |
Jackson Sun | By Lauren Foreman
"Tennessee branches of the NAACP gathered Saturday in Jackson for their eighth annual Race Relations Summit Luncheon. Education was the focus of the weekend summit."
To read more about NIEA President Mary Jane Oatman-Wak Wak's speech at the NAACP Summit, click here for the full article.
January 21, 2011 |
The Hill | Op-ed by Colin Kippen, NIEA Executive Director
"As President Obama reiterates his call for a sweeping transformation of public education policy and states make their own broad attempts to improve academic achievement, we find ourselves at a critical crossroads. The choices we make today will determine the future of the young people in whose hands we will place America’s prosperity. We have an incredible opportunity to ensure that our students receive the kind of education they’ll need to thrive in the 21st century workplace, but we must act swiftly."
To read the full op-ed, click here for the full article. |