ERIC Number: ED103175
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974
Reference Count: N/A
The Indian Education Act of 1972: Answers to Your Questions.
Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Office of Indian Education.
Designed for those seeking information relative to Federal aid and educational opportunities now afforded the American Indian, this brief booklet describes the Indian Education Act of 1972 (Title IV Public Law 92-318, Education Amendments of 1972). The 4 major components of this Act provide for financial aid to: Part A--local and nonlocal educational agencies; Part B--special programs and projects designed to improve educational opportunities for Indian children through support of pilot and demonstration projects; Part C--programs designed to improve Indian adult education; and Part D--establishment of a Bureau-level Office of Indian Education within the U.S. Office of Education (for administration of grants and contracts under the 1972 Act) and a National Advisory Council on Indian Education (members charged with advisory and evaluative responsibilities relative to governmental programs affecting Indian interests). Additional brochure information includes reference to previous educational legislation affecting the Indian, programs already funded via this Act, the initial steps necessary for those desiring to establish programs under this Act, and the major conditions necessary for application approval as specified in Parts A, B, and C of this Act. (JC)
Descriptors: Administrative Agencies, Adult Education, Advisory Committees, American Indians, Contracts, Demonstration Programs, Educational Legislation, Educational Opportunities, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation, Grants, Performance Specifications, Qualifications
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (E Stock No. 1780-01311; $0.40)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Office of Indian Education.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Indian Education Act 1972