ERIC Number: ED051937
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-Jan
Reference Count: 0
Review of Educational Activities, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Part I.
Department of the Interior, Washington, DC.
The document reports an audit review made of educational activities within the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) area offices in Anadarko and Muskogee, Oklahoma; Gallup, New Mexico; Juneau, Alaska; and Phonenix, Arizona. The field work, completed in 1967, was designed to (1) compile financial information to correlate with measures of output, (2) identify and determine reasons for differences in unit costs between geographical areas and accounting periods, (3) assess reliability of the BIA's financial records, and (4) appraise the effectiveness of the BIA's financial information in meeting management needs. Available information used included the fiscal years 1960 through 1965. The review principally focused upon effectiveness of the financial information system, feeding costs, guidance and dormitory operation costs, school bus and biannual transportation costs, plant operations and maintenance costs, and laundry expenses incurred by BIA schools. Also reviewed were assistance to Indian pupils in non-Federal schools; school management, instruction, and program direction; and summer programs and adult education programs. Recommendations for improvement in financial management by the BIA are included in the report, as well as 22 trend charts and schedules with narrative designed to focus on principal results of the review. (EL)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department of the Interior, Washington, DC.