ERIC Number: ED110263
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975-Jul
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Native American Education. A Statement of Policy and Proposed Action by the Regents of the University of the State of New York. Position Paper No. 22.
New York State Education Dept., Albany.
In recognition of the uniqueness of the Native American cultures, University of the State of New York Regents have prepared an educational policy statement encompassing proposed action and providing for Native American cultural transition and adaptation without loss of cultural identity. The regents recommend that: (1) a Statewide Native American Education Advisory Committee be established to include representatives from each tribe and the off-reservation urban population; (2) Native American Advisory Boards be established for each tribal group; (3) school boards be urged to develop employment policies enabling more Native Americans to be employed as certified instructional and noninstructional personnel; (4) teacher training institutions develop courses relative to Native American cultural heritage; (5) elementary/secondary curriculums incorporate special bilingual/bicultural instructional programs and materials; (6) the Education Department promote and assist tribal communities in the development of continuing education programs; (7) postsecondary grant-in-aid programs extend opportunities to Native Americans on and off reservations; (8) postsecondary guidance counseling services be provided; (9) the State Education Department continue use of the Bureau of Indian Affairs' and U.S. Office of Education's supplementary education funds. (JC)
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Authoring Institution: New York State Education Dept., Albany.
Identifiers - Location: New York