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Helping Your Child Succeed - NYSED Resources

The New York State Education Department offers many resources to support students and families. Listed below are some of the offices and programs that families of Indigenous students may find useful:


Access, Equity, and Community Engagement Services - Family and Community Engagement

This page offers links to a variety of resources for families on topics such as educational technology, early learning, school accountability, supporting students with disabilities, bilingual education, social emotional learning, the Dignity for All Students Act, graduation measures, safe schools, and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.


My Brother's Keeper Indigenous Education Program

My Brother's Keeper Indigenous Education Program works with participating districts to increase the academic achievement and college/career readiness of Indigenous students, with an emphasis on boys and young men.


New York State Seal of Biliteracy

The New York State Seal of Biliteracy is awarded to high school graduates who attain a high level of proficiency in English and one or more world languages. High school students who are proficient in an Indigenous language are eligible to work toward this credential. Follow the link to read more about the NYSSB and to see if your school participates.


New York State School and Student Data

In an effort to promote educational equity and raise the learning standards for all students, the NYSED data site offers the public access to school-specific data such as student enrollment, attendance, academic proficiency, graduation outcomes, and financial transparency.