ERIC Number: ED239817
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-Feb-22
Reference Count: N/A
Indian Education Act--Title IV. Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Elementary, Secondary and Vocational Education of the Committee on Education and Labor. House of Representatives, Ninety-Eighth Congress, First Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
Hearings on proposed changes in Title IV of the Indian Education Act were held in Washington, D.C. on February 22, 1983. Witnesses representing American Indian tribes and students presented testimony regarding the Administration's proposed rescision and subsequent elimination of Title IV programs in fiscal 1984. Representatives of the National Congress of American Indians, United Indians of All Tribes Foundation, National Urban Indian Council, Association of Contract Tribal Schools, Mississippi Band of Choctaws, All Indian Pueblo Council, Navajo Tribal Council, Robeson (NC) County Schools, Tribal Education Department of Fort Belknap (MT) Community Council, Zuni (NM) Public Schools, Tulsa (OK) Public Schools, Minneapolis (MN) Public Schools, Coeur d'Alene (ID) Tribal School, Native American Graduate Fellowship Program at Montana State University, and the Office of Indian Education unanimously opposed the proposed changes. Witnesses discussed American Indian education needs assessments, parent participation in Indian education, school district budgets, the difficulties of educating minority students in public schools, educational services provided under Title IV, the need for the continuation of Title IV, and the possible effects of the termination of Title IV. (SB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, American Indian Education, American Indians, Budgets, Educational Finance, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Aid, Federal Indian Relationship, Hearings, Higher Education, Needs Assessment, Organizations (Groups), Parent Participation, Resource Allocation, School Districts, Tribes, Trust Responsibility (Government)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Indian Education Act 1972 Title IV