The meeting of the BIE Advisory Board for Exceptional Children, scheduled for January 10-11, 2013, in Washington, D.C. has been cancelled. Please contact Sue Bement, Designated Federal Officer (DFO), at (505) 563-5274 or email email@example.com with any questions.
The Acting Director of the Bureau of Indian Education provided a letter on the assessment requirements for BIE-Funded Schools for SY 2012-13 and SY 2013-14 dated September 27, 2012. This letter provides an update of the administration of NWEA MAP and the usage of the Common Core State Standards for SY 2012-2013.
BIE is requesting flexibility from certain provisions of NCLB. BIE has prepared a draft Flexibility Request outlining reforms designed to improve the quality of education for students attending BIE-funded schools. The Flexibility Request is being widely circulated for stakeholder input. Please access the document and provide feedback by June 30th for use in revising the document before submission to the U.S. Department of Education.
Summary of BIE ESEA Flexibility Request (13 pgs.)Draft BIE ESA Flexibility Request
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