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Attitudes and Opinions of Navajo Students toward Navajo Language and Culture Programs in Schools Making AYP and Those Not Making AYP


Abstract The purpose of this study was to examine the attitudes and opinions of Navajo students toward the Navajo language and culture programs within the schools they were attending. Although in the final year of the No Child Left Behind, a majority of the 265 schools on and near the Navajo reservation have not been making Adequate Yearly Progress, a concern for the parents, teachers, administrators, school board members, and the Navajo Nation. The study entailed conducting a survey at five schools; three of which were not meeting the requirements of the No Child Left Behind. The purpose of the survey instrument (27 questions) administered to the students at the five schools was to examine their attitudes and opinions as to participating in Navajo ... (more)
Created Date 2013
Contributor Tsosie, David Jimmie (Author) / Spencer, Dee A. (Advisor) / Appleton, Nicholas A. (Committee member) / Koerperich, Robbie (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Native American studies / Education / Bilingual education / culture / language / Navajo / Shift
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 121 pages
Language English
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Note Ed.D. Educational Administration and Supervision 2013
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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