ERIC Number: ED359016
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Goals & Recommendations for Improving American Indian Education.
Idaho Committee on Indian Education.
This document lists goals and recommendations for improving American Indian education in Idaho. Recommendations are directed toward state and local governments, school officials and educators, tribal governments and American Indian communities, the State Board of Education, colleges and universities, community organizations, and parents. Goals include: (1) preparing American Indian children for future educational experiences by providing early childhood education programs that are culturally, linguistically, and developmentally appropriate; (2) establishing a school environment that respects, maintains, and promotes American Indian values, languages, and traditions; (3) increasing recruitment, retention, and graduation rates of American Indian students in Idaho's 2- and 4-year colleges and universities including postsecondary vocational and technical institutions; (4) increasing the number of American Indian faculty and administrative and professional staff at Idaho's colleges and universities; (5) encouraging American Indian parents, tribal officials, and community leaders to participate in the education of American Indian students; (6) raising the self-esteem and cultural pride of American Indian students; (7) developing comprehensive guidance and counseling programs in Idaho schools that meet the career, personal, and social needs of American Indian students and their families; and (8) expanding adult basic education programs for American Indians. (LP)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Idaho Committee on Indian Education.
Identifiers - Location: Idaho