ERIC Number: ED345888
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
White House Conference on Indian Education (Washington, D.C., January 22-24, 1992). Public Law 100-297, April 28, 1988, as Amended: Augustus F. Hawkins-Robert T. Stafford Elementary and Secondary School Improvement Amendments of 1988. Part E: The White House Conference on Indian Education.
Department of the Interior, Washington, DC.
This document consists of the section of the Hawkins-Stafford Act mandating the White House Conference on Indian Education and the program/agenda of the conference that resulted from this legislation. The program, entitled, "Honoring Tradition...Inspiring Change," includes the conference timetable, topics of workgroup sessions, workshop strategy and process, lists of state and regional committee contacts and conference task force members, lists of conference supporters, and guiding principles for the development of educational change. These principles are related to government responsibilities, the federal-Indian relationship, tribal and community involvement, educational partnerships, lifelong learning, equal education, and innovation. The text of Part E of the Hawkins-Stafford Act gives the rationale and authorization for the White House Conference and contains provisions concerning characteristics and selection of participants, establishment and functions of the conference task force, federal agency cooperation, nature of the final report, composition of a congressional advisory committee, conference administration, acceptance and disposition of gifts or money for the furtherance of the conference, and appropriations. (SV)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department of the Interior, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Hawkins Stafford Act 1988; White House Conference on Indian Education