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  • Regional Educational Laboratory, "Profiles of partnerships between tribal education departments and local education agencies"
    This study examines nine voluntary working relationships or partnerships between tribal education departments and local education agencies supporting American Indian students. Individual profiles describe how each partnership works, focusing primarily on collaborative activities intended to improve education outcomes for American Indian students. To access the report please click on this link:

  • Mid-continent Research for Education and Learning, "American Indian Education: "The Role of Tribal Education Departments", May 2009
    This study describes the roles and responsibilities, organization, and funding of Tribal Education Departments (TEDs) in the Central Region states. Tribal education departments are departments within tribes responsible for supporting the education of tribal members, created by the sovereign governments of federally recognized American Indian tribes. To download a copy of this report please click here:

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