ERIC Number: ED199023
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-May-2
Reference Count: 0
Indian Education Act, Title IV, Public Law 92-318. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Elementary, Secondary, and Vocational Education of the Committee on Education and Labor, House of Representatives, Ninety-Sixth Congress, Second Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
During a meeting held on May 2, 1980, the House Subcommittee on Elementary, Secondary, and Vocational Education focused on the administration of the Indian Education Act, Title IV of Public Law 92-318. Title IV of Public Law 92-318 and Title XI of Public Law 95-561 (legislation administered within the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare) were entered in the record. Dr. William L. Smith, Commissioner of Education, submitted his testimony for the record, and then he and his colleagues answered the Committee's questions concerning: (1) changes in the application process for grant awards; (2) problems and delays encountered in finalizing Part A application packages; (3) problems caused by applicants returning incomplete or deficient applications; (4) delays attributed to the program regulation publication schedule; (5) technical and quality reviews of grant applications; (6) screening students for Part A entitlement program eligibility; (7) misunderstanding in the Indian community concerning changes in the 506 form; (8) time schedules for sending award letters and issuing program funds to grantees; and (9) the position of the Office of Indian Education within the newly formed Department of Education. Pertinent letters and supplemental material were also entered in the record. (CM)
Publication Type: Historical Materials; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
Identifiers: Congress 96th; Indian Education Act 1972 Title IV; Office of Indian Education; Parent Advisory Committees
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