ERIC Number: ED247071
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
The Indian Education Act: Indian Students Have the Right to Excellence in Education. The Tenth Annual Report to the Congress of the United States. Fiscal Year 1983.
National Advisory Council on Indian Education, Washington, DC.
The 10th annual report to Congress from the National Advisory Council on Indian Education (NACIE) is dedicated to Olympic athlete Jim Thorpe, and details activities during fiscal year 1983. Part I contains an overview of the Council; the report introduction; legislative history; and lists of council members, committees, and NACIE functions. Part II provides the Council's recommendations to Congress and the Secretary of Education which include reauthorizing and appropriating the Indian Education Act of 1972, Title IV; amending the Act to provide "Indian Preference" employment policies for staffing the Title IV Indian Education Programs Office in the Department of Education; continuing support for the Tribally Controlled Community Colleges Assistance Act; urging the Bureau of Indian Affairs to place high priority on the study of Indian arts and culture; and supporting legislation to meet the rapidly emerging need for contemporary, high-quality vocational/technical education for Indians and Alaska Natives. Part III describes Council Activities. Part IV furnishes profiles of Title IV programs and fellowships for 1983. Part V consists of five tables showing a state-by-state distribution of funds awarded to Title IV grantees. Also included is a map showing the locations of the 48 full NACIE meetings. (NEC).
Descriptors: Advisory Committees, Agency Role, American Indian Education, American Indians, Educational Finance, Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Indian Relationship, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Fellowships, Government School Relationship, Resource Allocation, Trust Responsibility (Government)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Advisory Council on Indian Education, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Indian Education Act 1972 Title IV