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While American Indian schools crumble, Obama administration is slow to act

WASHINGTON — Funding for new federally-run tribal schools has fallen since the late 2000s and Rep. Betty McCollum says it’s unfair to their students.

The Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig School serves nearly 200 students on the Leech Lake Indian Reservation.
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Rep. Betty McCollum
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An architectural drawing of the Circle of Life school.
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Minnesota’s BIE schools

Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig School
Bena, MN
Facility condition (2011): Poor

Circle of Life School
White Earth, MN
Facility condition (2011): Good

Fond du Lac Ojibwe School
Cloquet, MN
Facility condition (2011): Good

Nay-Ah-Shing School
Onamia, MN
Facility condition (2011): Good