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ERIC Number: ED202641
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: N/A
Statistics Concerning Indian Education, Fiscal Year 1979: International Year of the Child.
Leading Fighter, Evelyn, Comp.
The pamphlet contains tabular statistical data on Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) operated schools in 1979: number of BIA boarding and day schools by area; number of tribally-operated boarding and day schools by area; BIA boarding school enrollment and average daily membership; boarding school enrollment by grade; day school enrollment and average daily membership; day school enrollment by grade; total boarding and day school enrollment by grade; total boarding and day school enrollment and average daily membership; dormitory enrollment and average daily membership; dormitory enrollment by grade; tribally-operated contract school enrollment and average daily membership; contract school enrollments by grade; enrollment by degree of American Indian blood; 1975-79 enrollment and school summary; enrollment by tribe; completions and graduations by area; Johnson O'Malley enrollments by area; school construction summary; participation in Elementary and Secondary Education Act programs; Higher Education Program enrollment by area; and Adult Education Program enrollment by area. Also included are: a list of federally recognized tribes and bands; children's drawings; and a fact sheet indicating that 43,571 Indian children were enrolled in 189 BIA schools with an average daily membership of 39,266.8 and that 6,412 students attended 33 contract schools. (SB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Agency Role, American Indian Education, American Indians, Average Daily Membership, Boarding Schools, Census Figures, Day Schools, Dormitories, Elementary Secondary Education, Enrollment, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Graduates, Higher Education, School Construction, Tribally Controlled Education, Tribes
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Bureau of Indian Affairs (Dept. of Interior), Washington, DC. Office of Education Programs.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Johnson O Malley Act