ERIC Number: ED107446
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975-Apr-14
Reference Count: N/A
The Indian Education Act of 1972. Report of Progress for the Second Year of the Program.
Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Office of Indian Education.
Program implementation under the American Indian Education Act of 1972 (IEA) is evaluated in this progress report via narrative and tabular data relative to the following: (1) Comparative Overview of 1973 and 1974 Title IV-IEA Programs (project funding, entitlement, and eligibility; grants and funding; Indian pupil enrollment; per pupil expenditure of Title IV grant award funds; and size of grant); (2) Applications for Funding (a summary, a 1973/1974 comparison, and 1974 application rejections); (3) Performance Reports (accomplishment of objectives by objective type as reported by district); (4) Evaluation Improvement Effort (quality control conferences, field capability improvement conferences, and needs for technical assistance); (5) Field Study (survey of project directors, parent committee chairpersons, and staff members to determine project effectiveness and to describe project planning, operation, and evaluation procedures); and (6) Possible Administrative Actions (relative to the following major conclusions: (a) projects seem to be gaining in community support; (b) there is strong evidence of project effectiveness; (c) communication problems between school administrations and Indian communities indicate a need for standardization of terminology; and (d) financial support is best spent on special staff). (JC)
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, American Indians, Change Agents, Comparative Analysis, Cost Effectiveness, Educational Needs, Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education, Enrollment, Field Interviews, Financial Support, Grants, Information Dissemination, Program Evaluation, Quality Control, Tables (Data), Technical Assistance
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