ERIC Number: ED103164
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974
Reference Count: N/A
Indian Education, Office of Education. Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Department of the Interior and Related Agencies.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Appropriations.
The proposed fiscal year (FY) 1975 budget for American Indian education for the Office of Education requests $42 million (the same amount provided in FY 1974) for the Indian Education Act. Of this total, $32 million is to be focused on special demonstration projects for Indian children and $8 million on special projects for Indian adults. These funds will also be used to: (1) train Indian teachers and administrators, (2) test the effectiveness of various approaches to the delivery of educational services, (3) develop and test various community school approaches, (4) develop approaches to early childhood education and techniques which stress remedial basic skills, and (5) support the National Advisory Council on Indian Education and the Office of Indian Education. On February 27, 1974, the Subcommittee on Department of the Interior and Related Agencies on the House Committee on Appropriations met to hear testimony on the 1975 budget request for the Indian Education Act program in the Office of Education. Witnesses were the U.S. Commissioner of Education, Acting Deputy Commissioner for Indian Education, Planning Officer and Program Managers for the Office for Indian Education, Acting Budget Officer of the Office of Education, and Budget Analyst of the Office of Education. (NQ)
Descriptors: Academic Education, Adult Education, American Indians, Budgeting, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Higher Education, Program Administration, Program Budgeting, Resource Allocation
Not available separately, see RC 008 388
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Appropriations.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Indian Education Act 1972