Educate Native Youth

Joint Committee on Education Chairs:

Sen. Jason Lewis:
Rep. Alice Peisch:

More Details:

Bill Name: “An Act providing for the creation of a permanent commission relative to the education of American Indian and Alaska Native residents of the Commonwealth.”

House Number: H.444 

Senate Number

House Presenter: Nika C. Elugardo

House Co-Sponsors: Russell Holmes, Jason Lewis, Denise Provost, Bud Williams

Committee(s): Joint Committee on Education

Bill Description: Proposing a permanent commission towards improving educational outcomes and opportunities for American Indian and Alaska Native students. Broader impacts of the commission are the promotion of tribal self-determination by providing students with the opportunity to learn their heritage, languages and histories while preparing them for higher education.

Contact: Jean-Luc Pierite