Changing minds ... and breaking the cycle of Native poverty

Furshong, Gabriel
June 2010
High Country News;6/7/2010, Vol. 42 Issue 10, p25
In this article the author discusses the plight of American Indians in Montana and the state's investment in educational programs. He says that as American Indian families earn less than the average family, it can put their children at a disadvantage in school. He emphasizes that Indian students can excel through educational reforms that integrate the perspectives of Native cultures. He stresses that the state's investment in an educational program has made it a leader in Indian education.


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