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About Cultural Connections

  • The purpose and expected outcomes for the project.
    • Goal 1: Develop a service plan of culturally relevant student opportunities, supports, and educational choice through the implementation of a Native American parent advisory.
    • Goal 2: Improve cultural awareness and culturally appropriate supports for Native American students in project districts.
    • Goal 3: Improve access to culturally relevant and appropriate teaching, learning, and reading materials in all project districts.
    • Goal 4: Decrease double digit deficits in reading and math between Native American students and their same-grade peers to reflect the district average by the end of the five years.
    • Goal 5: Develop a sustainable program that serves the needs of our NA students


  • How Estimated number of students to be served. - 200 students will be served each year


  • Service area, including participating schools or school districts:
    • Northeast Nebraska to include the districts of: Bancroft-Rosalie, Emerson-Hubbard, Homer, Lyons-Decatur, Oakland-Craig, Pender, and Tekamah-Herman.


  • Whether the applicant proposed a planning period
    • Yes; Year 1 will be considered a “planning period”.

About Cultural Connections

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