ERIC Number: ED207771
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: N/A
Title IV-A/Johnson O'Malley Indian Education Program. Final Evaluation Report, 1980-81. Research Services Report 33-07-81/82-003.
Norris, Carol A.; Wheeler, Linda
During 1980-81, over 500 students from 43 single tribes and 63 combinations of tribes were identified and served by the Indian Education Program in the Phoenix Union High School District in Arizona. Services provided were: remedial assistance in basic skills; Indian Youth Advisors serving as para-counselors, referral sources, and school/community liaisons; field trips to Indian and non-Indian cultural events; and selected student attendance at Project "Close-Up" in Washington, D.C. A total of 36 objectives were related to program goals of: providing supplemental education programs and opportunities for Indian students district-wide; planning, developing, and implementing home/school liaison services emphasizing preventive maintenance para-counselors; planning, developing, and implementing a complete Indian studies supplemental curriculum; providing opportunities for cross-cultural experiences and communication; providing awareness of career and post-secondary alternatives for Indian students; providing overall supervisory, operational, and fiscal management of Indian Education Programs; increasing parental involvement in the educational and social development of Indian students; and providing a Johnson-O'Malley funded summer school. The report includes opinion surveys and needs assessments by parents, students, administrators, and bookstore managers, and tables showing student tribal affiliations, grade levels, dropout rates, attendance at parent meetings, and California Achievement Test Scores. (NEC)
Descriptors: American Indian Education, American Indians, Ancillary School Services, Career Education, Counseling Services, Curriculum Development, Educational Objectives, Multicultural Education, Needs Assessment, Parent Attitudes, Parent Participation, Program Administration, Program Content, Program Evaluation, Remedial Instruction, Secondary Education, Student Attitudes, Summer Schools, Test Results, Tribes
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Phoenix Union High School District, AZ. Dept. of Research and Planning.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title IV; Johnson O Malley Act