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ERIC Number: ED180695
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: N/A
Annual Report of Indian Education in Montana. Johnson-O'Malley Activities, Fiscal Year 1977.
Montana State Dept. of Public Instruction, Helena.
During fiscal year 1977, the Montana Office of Public Instruction was involved in the administration of Johnson-O'Malley Act (JOM) funding for schools on the (Row, Fort Peck, Fort Belknap, and Rocky Boy's Indian reservations. Following the trend of Montana Indian tribes, the Blackfeet and Flathead tribes became directly involved in contracts with the Bureau of Indian Affairs to manage educational assistance monies for schools on their reservations. Allocations totalling $850,552 provided assistance to approximately 4,064 students. JOM projects included school readiness programs, graduation expenses, bilingual home-school communications, career awareness, instructional aides, curriculum development, incentive awards for school attendance, breakfast programs, remedial and tutorial programs, rental of band equipment, and summer programs. Annual JOM sponsored activities included the statewide Montana Indian Education Conference, the Montana Indian Youth Practicum, and the All-Indian Speech and Debate Tournament. This report presents the school reports of JOM funded projects, the JOM annual financial report, the administrative budget, a summary of allocations, a summary of enrollment, and financial report. Tabular data pertain to JOM allocations and number of eligible Indian students for fiscal years 1948-77, and JOM allocations by reservations. (NEC)
Descriptors: American Indian Education, American Indian Reservations, American Indians, Annual Reports, Educational Finance, Educational Programs, Elementary Secondary Education, Enrollment, Expenditures, Federal Aid, Program Evaluation, Public Schools, Resource Allocation, School Activities, Special Programs
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Montana State Dept. of Public Instruction, Helena.
Identifiers - Location: Montana
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Johnson O Malley Act