ERIC Number: ED353123
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992-May
Reference Count: N/A
White House Conference on Indian Education (Washington, D.C., January 22-24, 1992). Final Report. Volumes 1 and 2.
Atencio, Benjamin L.; And Others
This two-volume document is the final report of the White House Conference on Indian Education, mandated by 1987 amendments to the Indian Education Act. Volume 1 opens with a history of the conference and the act's implementation. It describes planning and preparations for the conference and includes a discussion of its recurring issues. The volume also details 113 conference resolutions aimed at making educational programs more relevant to the needs of Indians. Each resolution includes recommendations and strategies for action. The resolutions are categorized under the following topics: (1) governance of Indian education; (2) well-being of Indian communities (religious and cultural freedom and educational support) and delivery of services; (3) literacy, academic achievement, and high school graduation; (4) alcohol/drug-free schools; (5) exceptional education; (6) school readiness; (7) Native languages and cultures; (8) school structure; (9) higher education; (10) school personnel; (11) adult education and parental-community-tribal partnerships; and (12) miscellaneous. Volume 2 contains a "Pre-Conference Summary Report" (November 1991) and "Pre-Conference Recommendations" (January 1992), as well as "Delegate Orientation Transcript,""Opening Session Transcript", "Major Presentations," a transcript of the delegate assembly (January 24, 1992), and statutory authority for the conference. (TES)
Descriptors: American Indian Education, American Indians, Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Aid, Federal Indian Relationship, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Government Role, Higher Education, Program Development, Program Improvement, Self Determination, Tribal Sovereignty, Trust Responsibility (Government)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: White House Conference on Indian Education, Washington, DC.