U.S. Education Officials to Hold Tribal Consultation in Pine Ridge, S.D.; Gather Feedback on Education Matters Affecting American Indians

Release Date: 2010-04-28
Original Link: http://presszoom.com/story_154783.html

Charles P. Rose, general counsel for the U.S. Department of Education, will lead a delegation of Education Department officials in a consultation with tribal officials on Wednesday to gather feedback on education matters affecting American Indians.




(PressZoom.com) - Charles P. Rose, general counsel for the U.S. Department of Education, will lead a delegation of Education Department officials in a consultation with tribal officials on Wednesday to gather feedback on education matters affecting American Indians.

The consultation, to be held at Pine Ridge High School on the Pine Ridge Reservation, is an outgrowth of President Obama's Nov. 5, 2009, Presidential Memorandum and Executive Order 13175, which directs agencies to develop a plan of actions for providing regular and meaningful consultation and strengthening of government-to-government relationships with Indian tribes. Besides listening to education issues of concern, Rose will provide an update on efforts in Congress to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.

Who:
Charles P. Rose, general counsel, U.S. Department of Education
Frank Chong, deputy assistant secretary for community colleges
Carl Harris, deputy assistant secretary for elementary and secondary education

What:
Day-long meeting with tribal officials to gather feedback on education matters affecting American Indians

Where:
Pine Ridge High School Gym
101 Thorpe Circle
Pine Ridge, S.D.

When:
9 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday, April 28, 2010

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