ERIC Number: ED202617
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Education for Indian Survival as a People: A Goal for the 1980's. The Seventh Annual Report to the Congress of the United States, National Advisory Council on Indian Education.
National Advisory Council on Indian Education, Washington, DC.
The seventh annual report to Congress of the National Advisory Council on Indian Education details the Council's activities during 1979. Part I explains the Council's 12 final recommendations to Congress and the Secretary of Education, which include leaving the Office of Indian Education Programs within the Bureau of Indian Affairs; transferring certain Indian Education programs to the new Department of Education; continuing and defining the primary role of the Office of Indian Education; increasing the funding for Indian education through PL 81-815; funding the implementation of the Tribally Controlled Community College Act of 1978; and enacting the National Indian Omnibus Library Bill. Part II shows the state-by-state distribution of 1979 Title IV funding for Parts A, A(Non-LEA), B, C, and Indian Fellowships. Part III presents profiles of eight Title IV programs and six Indian Fellowship recipients studying in various United States universities. Part IV presents summaries of the Council's four full Council meetings and two committee meetings held during 1979. Part V presents some unmet educational needs and concerns expressed during the year by the Indian community. Appendices include texts of legislation, letters, federal documents and a legal position paper relevant to Indian education. (SB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Advisory Committees, Agency Role, American Indian Education, American Indians, Educational Finance, Educational Needs, Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Aid, Federal Indian Relationship, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Fellowships, Government School Relationship, Libraries, Public Agencies
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Advisory Council on Indian Education, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Indian Education Act 1972 Title IV; National Advisory Council on Indian Education