ERIC Number: ED408124
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Office of Indian Education Programs, Bureau of Indian Affairs: 1997 Fingertip Facts.
Bureau of Indian Affairs (Dept. of Interior), Washington, DC. Office of Indian Education Programs.
This booklet provides concise information about the schools, colleges and universities, and other educational programs and activities of the Office of Indian Education Programs (OIEP). OIEP is located within the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) and is responsible for line direction and management of all BIA education functions. The booklet opens with a brief description of OIEP functions, legislative background, mission statement, long-range goals and benchmarks, and a list of Goals 2000 panel members. Statistics show that in 1997, the BIA served over 49,000 K-12 students in 187 schools on 63 reservations in 23 states; 105 of these schools were tribally operated. The BIA also funded 24 tribally controlled colleges and operated two postsecondary institutions. The 24 education line officers are listed with their agency/area offices and schools served. In addition to the regular K-12 curriculum, the Division of Education administers school reform pilot teams, bilingual programs, Safe and Drug Free Schools Program, gifted and talented, Title I, and homeless assistance. Title IX grant programs are administered by the Department of Education. Participating schools and the number of students served by each program are given. Similar information, plus a contact person, is given for special education, Family and Child Education, School to Work, and Johnson O'Malley programs. Grant programs are described, and 30 tribally controlled colleges are listed. The responsibilities and accomplishments of the Division of Planning, Oversight and Evaluation and the Branch of Research and Policy Analysis are described. Participants in recognition programs are listed, and descriptions and contacts are given for staff development programs. Concluding sections present other activities, memoranda of agreement, and telephone numbers for more information. (TD)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Bureau of Indian Affairs (Dept. of Interior), Washington, DC. Office of Indian Education Programs.