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Underperformance at Bureau of Indian Education Schools

Created on April 1, 2016

Underperformance at Bureau of Indian Education Schools

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Read the original report, "Education Savings Accounts for Children Attending Bureau of Indian Education Schools: A Promising Step Forward," by Lindsey Burke.

Reading performance among fourth grade Native American children attending BIE schools is far below reading levels of their peers at other schools.

NOTE: The NAEP reading scale ranges 0–500. Some apparent differences between estimates may not be statistically significant.Source: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress, “National Indian Education Study 2011,” http://nces.ed.gov/nationsreportcard/pdf/studies/2012466.pdf (accessed March 24, 2016).

CHART 1 • IB 4537

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