Former Red Lake School District superintendent Brent Gish will testify during a U.S. Senate Indian Affairs Committee oversight hearing on American Indian education.
Gish, of Naytahwaush, is now the executive director of the National Indian Impacted Schools Association, which represents schools on Indian lands.
Across the nation, Native American students trail every other racial and ethnic subgroup of students on most measures of educational success.
Minnesota is no different. The state has the lowest on-time high-school graduation rate for Native American students in the nation.
The hearing will live stream beginning at 1:30 central standard time. Click here to watch.
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