ERIC Number: ED047831
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1969
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Statistics Concerning Indian Education: Fiscal Year 1969.
Bureau of Indian Affairs (Dept. of Interior), Washington, DC.
Information on the education of Indian children who attended public, Federal, private, and mission schools in 1969 is presented in this annual report. The introduction gives some history of Indian education, objectives of Federal schools, and Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) responsibilities for children enrolled in Federal schools. Tables present information on school census by area and agency, enrollment and average daily attendance (ADA) by area, number of schools operated by type, boarding school enrollment and ADA, day school enrollment and ADA, hospital school enrollment and ADA, dormitory enrollment and ADA, enrollment by grade and area, completions and graduates by area, enrollment by degree of Indian blood, enrollment by tribe, school construction, activities under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, and summer program participants. A statistical fact sheet on schools operated by the BIA is included. Statistics show that the BIA had direct responsibility for 56,560 children enrolled in Federal schools and housed in Federal dormitories, and partial financial responsibility for approximately two-thirds of those enrolled in public schools. (AN)
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Authoring Institution: Bureau of Indian Affairs (Dept. of Interior), Washington, DC.