Navajo Nation welcomes $45 mil from feds for schools, but say need persists

| January 20, 2016

By Danika Worthington • Cronkite News • Navajo-Hopi Observer

WASHINGTON – Interior Secretary Sally Jewell delivered $45 million of long overdue construction funds Thursday for two long-neglected schools in the Navajo Nation, the last of 14 schools promised funding there 12 years ago.

The Interior Department had announced last February that money was finally on the way for Cove Day School and Little Singer Community School, but Congress did not approve the funds until last month.

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