Published Online: January 5, 2010
Published in Print: January 6, 2010, as South Dakota Eyes Federal Money for School for Native Americans

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South Dakota Eyes Federal Money for School for Native Americans

South Dakota is applying for a federal grant from the Race to the Top Fund to help it build a residential school designed to improve academic achievement among American Indian students.

Under South Dakota's proposal, partners would establish a year-round residential school, likely in the Black Hills, for grades 9-12 and two years of postsecondary education.

The curriculum would focus on science, technology, engineering, and math to help provide future scientists and engineers.

Vol. 29, Issue 16, Page 4

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