Title VII - Indian Education

Description

Title VII Indian Education is a federal project designed to provide eligible Indian and Alaska Native students with tutoring, cultural enrichment, and other services designed to meet the "culturally related academic needs" of AI/AN students.  For information on programming for 2013-2014, please contact Coordinator Tim Fish.

Goal

All Native American students in the Madison Metropolitan School District will be academically successful and meet the district’s criteria for proficiency in the areas of Language Arts & Math, as well as have access to cultural enrichment activities and opportunities.

  • Assist Native American students and their families in finding school and community resources for academic student success.
  • Provide afterschool academic and cultural programs in partnership with school and community agencies.

Eligibility

  1. A member (as defined by the Indian tribe or band) of an Indian tribe or band, including those Indian tribes or bands terminated since 1940, and those recognized by the State in which the tribe or band reside; -Or-
  2. A descendant in the first or second degree (parent or grandparent) as described above; -Or-
  3. Considered by the Secretary of the Interior to be an Indian for any purpose; -Or-
  4. An Eskimo or Aleut or other Alaska Native; -Or-
  5. A member of an organized Indian group that received a grant under the Indian Education Act of 1988.

Title VII Student Eligibility Certification PDF    Fill out and return form to Tim Fish.