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Audio from SCIA's hearing on early education in Indian Country

Filed Under: Education | Politics
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The Senate Indian Affairs Committee held an oversight on early childhood education in Indian Country this afternoon.

The hearing was the first to be chaired by Sen. Jon Tester (D-Montana). As a former teacher, he said he plans to make education a priority during his tenure.

The committee heard from two panels that included a federal official, tribal representatives and a researcher. Audio can be found on the Indianz.Com SoundCloud.

Committee Notice:
Oversight Hearing to receive testimony on "Early Childhood Development and Education in Indian Country: Building a Foundation for Academic Success." (February 26, 2014)

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