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ERIC Number: ED317358
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Pages: 198
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Building from Yesterday to Tomorrow: The Continuing Federal Role in Indian Education. 15th Annual Report to the U.S. Congress, Fiscal Year 1988.
National Advisory Council on Indian Education, Washington, DC.
This report outlines the activities of the National Advisory Council on Indian Education (NACIE), and presents statistics and information on Indian schools and educational programs. Parts I and II describe NACIE and its functions and activities for fiscal year 1988--advising Congress on Indian education laws, reviewing applications for grants and fellowships, evaluating Indian education programs and projects, and participating in conferences. Parts III and IV outline the history of the Indian Education Act and its reauthorization in 1988. Part V compiles statistical information on American Indian and Alaska Native enrollments in elementary and secondary schools and higher education institutions, degrees conferred 1977-87, and 1988 funding levels and per pupil expenditures for Indian education programs. Part VI describes the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) comprehensive report on BIA education and the White House Conference on Indian Education. Extensive appendices: (1) describe 1988 meetings of NACIE; (2) list 1988 recipients of Indian Education Act fellowships; (3) note two BIA schools selected in the Secondary School Recognition Program; (4) profile 33 programs benefitting Indian students; (5) list nominees for Outstanding Indian Youth of 1988; (6) describe 10 Title IV "showcase" projects involving bilingual education, drug and alcohol education, cultural education, individualized tutoring, and career education; (7) list Indian resource persons; and (8) present the full text of 1988 Indian education laws P.L. 100-297 and P.L. 100-427. (SV)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Advisory Council on Indian Education, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Indian Education Act 1972