ERIC Number: ED123008
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975-May
Reference Count: N/A
Control of Indian Education in BIA Schools. A Progress Report, December 1974, January, February 1975. Research and Evaluation Report Series No. 29.04.
Bureau of Indian Affairs (Dept. of Interior), Albuquerque, NM.
Constituting the fourth Bureau of Indian Affairs progress report on the Presidential Secretarial Objective, this document indicates that: the project is moving according to schedule; the objective for fiscal year 1975 will be met; most areas are finishing presentations in depth; and activities will now focus principally on the needs assessment phase. Specifically, this report presents: (1) general comments and observations re: gradual transition; strengthening tribal governments; Federal employee attitudes; local adaptation of materials; state departments of education; BIA personnel (noneducation); high school involvement; differences within communities; and concern about retrocession; (2) project process (the modified objective and flow chart); (3) data re: the objective as of February 26, 1975 (84 BIA schools participating, 65 orientation presentations, 61 tribal decisions regarding continuation, 5 tribal options selected, and tabular data indicating progress by area office and school); (4) the programs and feedback of the audiovisual information package (Introduction; Selecting Education Goals and Assessing Educational Needs; Management Options--the Federal, Public, Tribal-Private, and Combination Schools); (5) project monitoring and evaluation (weekly report via telephone, operating plan, monthly report, tribal decision report, site program reviews, and periodic bureauwide meetings). (JC)
Descriptors: American Indians, Audiovisual Instruction, Communications, Decision Making, Information Dissemination, Management by Objectives, Needs Assessment, Nontraditional Education, Organization, Program Descriptions, Program Evaluation, Project Applications, School District Autonomy, Self Actualization, Training Objectives
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Bureau of Indian Affairs (Dept. of Interior), Albuquerque, NM.