April 6th, 2016 – Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Legislative Hearing on various Indian Education Bills >>

March 30th, 2016

April 6th, 2016 – Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Legislative Hearing on various Indian Education Bills

The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs has scheduled a legislative hearing to examine four pending bills on Indian Education. The Committee will examine the following bills:

  • S. 2304, a bill to provide for tribal demonstration projects for the integration of early childhood development, education, including Native language and culture, and related services, for evaluation of those demonstration projects, and for other purposes;
  • S. 2468, a bill to require the Secretary of the Interior to carry out a 5-year demonstration program to provide grants to eligible Indian tribes for the construction of tribal schools, and for other purposes;
  • S. 2580, a bill to establish the Indian Education Agency to streamline the administration of Indian education, and for other purposes; and
  • S. 2711, a bill to expand opportunity for Native American Children through additional options in education, and for other purposes.

The hearing will take place on Wednesday, April 6th, at 2:15 p.m. EST in Room 628 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington, D.C.

Witnesses for live testimony are by invitation only, and a list will be posted on the Committee’s website once confirmed. The record will be open for two weeks following the hearing for written comments. A webcast of this hearing will be available on the scheduled hearing date on the Committee website.

For more information about the hearing or the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, please visit: http://www.indian.senate.gov/

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