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Are Students in Native Communities Left Out of the Equity Conversation?

It's Native Heritage Month and Robert Cook, who leads Teach for America’s Native Alliance Initiative, shares why we need to emphasize the needs of Native students in the current education narrative—not just this month, but every day.
It is important that we make Native students more aware of their intelligence, talents, and the inherent strength and resiliency they possess. It is necessary for us to become more aware of organizations we can partner with to collectively impact student success in Native communities, and it is imperative that we continue to make our legislators, leaders, and policy-makers bring Native issues to the forefront of the current narrative in this country.
Hanna Grace Frank
Hanna Frank was Education Post’s Social Media Manager and before that she worked with Organizing For Action, a non-profit organization that advocates for President Barack Obama’s political agenda. She wrote and edited content for the organization’s various social media platforms, including the official Barack Obama Facebook and Twitter accounts, as well as BarackObama.com. Hanna attended Illinois ...

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