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Educator gets BIA position


Rocky Boy native and longtime educator Edward Parisian has been tapped to become director of the Office of Indian Education Programs for the Bureau of Indian Affairs in Washington, D.C.

"I want to focus on implementing No Child Left Behind," Parisian said Friday in a telephone interview from Washington, D.C., referring to President Bush's education plan. "I think it's very important that schools be accountable and that we have results."

Parisian was appointed by the acting Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Aurene Martin, according to a press release.

"Ed Parisian is well known in India...

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