North Dakota Native American Education Legislation

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North Dakota Century Code 15.1-21-05 - Indian Education Curriculum
  • The superintendent of public instruction may develop an Indian education curriculum to be
    implemented within the minimum curriculum requirements for elementary and secondary
    schools. The superintendent shall provide for continuing research and evaluation and for
    inservice training necessary to implement an Indian education curriculum.
North Dakota Century Code 15-38-18.1 - Certification of North Dakota Native Language Instructors
  • Education standards and practices board – Certification of North Dakota American Indian language instructors. The education standards and practices board may certify an individual as an instructor of North Dakota American Indian languages and culture if the individual is recommended for certification to teach North Dakota native languages by the indigenous language boards created by the four North Dakota tribal governments of this state’s reservations and if the individual:
     
    1. Displays competence in North Dakota American Indian languages and culture and has successfully completed a three semester-hour course in classroom instruction at a tribal college or other institution of higher education; or
    2. Holds a baccalaureate degree and has knowledge of and experience in North Dakota American Indian languages and culture.
For Certification of North Dakota American Indian Language Instructors, please contact the Education Standards & Practices Board at (701) 328-9641.

 *Source: S.L. 1995, ch. 186, § 4. Effective Date. This section became effective August 1, 1995.