The purpose of this report is to examine and describe major concepts and assumptions underlying the foundation of American Indian education in Minnesota. The Midwest Comprehensive Center (MWCC), at the request of the Minnesota Department of Education Office of Indian Education, conducted an in-depth review of key state and national documents pertaining to the current condition of American Indian education in Minnesota. The review encompassed publications from Minnesota's Tribal Nations Education Committee, the state of Minnesota, the Minnesota Department of Education, the U.S. Department of Education, and an executive order from the White House. These selected documents contain information focused on academic achievement, educational barriers, or educational policy for American Indian K-12 students at the state and national levels.
Native American and Alaska Native Children