As a result of the current Federal government funding situation, the information on this website may not be up to date or acted upon. Updates regarding government operating status and resumption of normal operations can be found at www.opm.gov . Despite the lapse in appropriations, IHS will continue to provide direct clinical health care services as well as referrals for contracted services that cannot be provided through IHS clinics. For more information on how IHS is impacted, visit: HHS Contingency Plan
School Health Resources
School Health Resources [WORD - 268 KB]
School Health Information [WORD - 317 KB]
School Employee Wellness Program [WORD - 19 KB]
What is Comprehensive School Health [PPT - 554 KB]
Office of Indian Education Programs
The Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) Programs is based in Albuquerque, NM and provides assistance to those Bureau of Indian Affairs School located on Native American and Alaskan Native reservations.
Division of Adolescent and School Health (DASH)
The Division of Adolescent and School Health (DASH) is the department within the Centers for Disease Control which provides assistance on Comprehensive School Health, HIV/AIDS, and other school Health issues.
Provides assistance and publication materials for purchase on a variety of school health subjects and topics such as School Nursing practices, HIV/AIDS materials appropriate for school settings, other health education materials such as sexuality education in the school setting, Criteria for Comprehensive Health Education Curricula, Guidelines for Comprehensive School Health Programs, etc. They also publish the Journal of School Health.
US Department of Education, Office of Indian Education
Office of Elementary and Secondary Education For Indian Education Information Ensuring No American Indian and Alaska Native Child Is Left Behind - The mission of the Office of Indian Education is to support the efforts of local educational agencies, Indian tribes and organizations, postsecondary institutions, and other entities to meet the unique educational and culturally related academic needs of American Indians and Alaska Natives so that these students can achieve to the same challenging state standards as all students.
The No Child Left Behind Act
amends the Indian education programs as Title VII, Part A of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. This landmark in education reform embodies four key principles: stronger accountability for results; greater flexibility in the use of federal funds; more choices for parents of children from disadvantaged backgrounds; and an emphasis on research-based instruction that works.
Ensuring No American Indian and Alaska Native Child Is Left Behind
U.S. Department of Education
The NIEA Web Site is a wealth of information such as Advocacy work on behalf of Indian Education, Legislative news, ESEA Reauthorization, NIEA Mission, goals, Board Members, and information and Registration on the Annual NIEA Convention.