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Creating New Opportunities For Native American Students

April 21, 2017 – The high school graduation rate is rising across the country, but educators say there’s more to be done to ensure that Native American and Alaska Native students cross the graduation stage with their peers.

This week, correspondent Antonia Gonzales leads a conversation about how educators, state lawmakers and tribal leaders are working to better address the needs of Native students in New Mexico.

This interview is a partnership with Koahnic Broadcast Corporation, a Native-owned media company.

Additional Reading:
National Center for Education Statistics: Public High School Graduation Rates
Native American Students Left Behind
Education in Indian Country: Running in Place

Native America Calling: At Odds With Eagle Feathers
Native America Calling: Pomp and Circumstance