ERIC Number: ED347008
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Toward the Year 2000: Listening to the Voice of Native America. 17th Annual Report to the United States Congress, Fiscal Year 1990.
Cheek, John W.; Creel, Barbara
This report outlines the activities of the National Advisory Council on Indian Education (NACIE) for fiscal year 1990, and presents statistics and information on Indian schools and educational programs. Parts I and II describe NACIE and its activities: advising the Secretary of Education and Congress on the development of educational regulations and policies; reviewing applications for grants and fellowships; reviewing Indian education programs and projects; participating in the White House Conference on Indian Education and the Indian Nations At Risk Task Force (INAR); and providing technical assistance. Parts III and IV provide an overview of Indian education programs and grants supporting them. Part V compiles statistical information on American Indian and Alaska Native enrollments in public, private, and Bureau of Indian Affairs elementary and secondary schools and in higher education institutions; degrees conferred 1979-89; and participation and scores for the Scholastic Aptitude Test and the American College Testing Program. Part VI outlines goals, activities, and major findings of the INAR. Parts VII and VIII describe the pending White House Conference on Indian Education and summarize recommendations from three 1990 "mini-summits" on Indian education. Extensive appendices: (1) describe NACIE meetings; (2) profile 32 programs benefitting Native students; (3) outline Department of Education responses to past NACIE recommendations, 1985-89; (4) describe 10 innovative demonstration projects; and (5) present the text of Indian Education laws P.L. 100-297, 100-427, and 101-301 and Office of Indian Education program regulations. This report contains 50 data tables. (SV)
Descriptors: Advisory Committees, Alaska Natives, American Indian Education, American Indians, Demonstration Programs, Educational Legislation, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Enrollment, Federal Aid, Federal Indian Relationship, Federal Programs, Financial Support, Higher Education
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Advisory Council on Indian Education, Washington, DC.