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IH9 Indian Education

The Board of Education of the Albuquerque Public Schools recognizes the importance of Native American students maintaining their traditions and values while obtaining educational skills to enable them to be responsible and productive students and members of society. The Board of Education desires to ensure educational opportunities for all students, including Native American students. The Board of Education shall foster cooperation and maintain an open line of communication with tribal governments whose jurisdictional boundaries include areas within the Albuquerque Public Schools boundaries to verify, in accordance with state and federal law that these tribes agree with Albuquerque Public Schools Indian Education policies and procedures. The superintendent, or his/her designee, shall draft appropriate procedural directives to implement this policy and assure compliance with state and federal Indian Education laws.

Administrative Position:             Chief Academic Officer

Department Director:                   Director of Indian Education

Legal Cross Ref.:                                §22-32-1 to 22-32-4 NMSA 1978
Board Policy Cross Ref.:                    IH Instructional Program
Procedural Directive Cross Ref:         Indian Education

Approved: November 16, 2005
Reviewed: July 22, 2008
Revised: August 6, 2008
Reviewed: January 15, 2016
Revised: January 20, 2016

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