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    Funding Available to Promote Tribal Control of Bureau of Indian Education-funded Schools

    Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs, Kevin K. Washburn, announced that $1 million in funding is being made available to Tribes through the Bureau of Indian Education’s Sovereignty in Indian Education (SIE) Enhancement Program.  The SIE Enhancement Program supports Tribes in their efforts to assume control of the BIE-funded schools serving their communities.

    The BIE will hold two pre-grant training workshops for SIE applicants via webinars on the following dates:

    • Pre-Grant Training 1: Tuesday, December 8, 2015, starting at 11:00 a.m. (EST)
    • Pre-Grant Training 2: Friday, December 11, 2015, starting at 4:00 p.m. (EST)

    Grant proposals must be received by January 13, 2016, at 4:00 p.m. EST.

    For more information on the SIE Enhancement Program and to register for a webinar, click here.