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ERIC Number: ED123007
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975-May
Reference Count: N/A
Control of Indian Education in BIA Schools. A Progress Report on the Presidential/Secretarial Objective, October/November 1974. Research and Evaluation Report Series No. 29.03.
Bureau of Indian Affairs (Dept. of Interior), Albuquerque, NM.
Constituting the third progress report on the Bureau of Indian Affairs' School Management Option, Management by Objectives Project, this document presents revisions designed to improve the overall quality, increase activity levels, improve the reporting process, and assure high priority for work of the objective. Specifically, this report includes: (1) revision of the basic objective to reflect commitment "to operate under the management system chosen within fiscal year 1975" and strengthening of the tribal governments via initial and continuous consultation; (2) revision of the approach to reflect the importance of tribal/village governments, the long term aspects of the project, and the problem of presentations; (3) monitoring, evaluating, and reporting procedures (revised to: achieve the objective; improve and reflect a higher quality of effort; and provide up-to-date information to be used as feedback; (4) project results (two Alaskan schools have opted to join the public schools and "expected results" have been developed by area offices); (5) special concerns (area directors, communications, and off-reservation boarding schools); (6) guidelines for developing central and area office educational strategies (cost factors; needs assessment; public school involvement; role statements; preparation of personnel). (JC)
Descriptors: Achievement, Agency Role, American Indians, Communication Problems, Evaluation Criteria, Federal Government, Guidelines, Management by Objectives, Needs Assessment, Nontraditional Education, Organizational Effectiveness, Program Descriptions, Program Development, Regional Planning, School District Autonomy, Self Actualization
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Bureau of Indian Affairs (Dept. of Interior), Albuquerque, NM.