ERIC Number: ED413136
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
A Kaleidoscope for Learning. Outstanding School Reform Programs.
Shaughnessy, Lana, Ed.; Morris, Joann Sebastian, Ed.
This publication features profiles of 25 outstanding school reform programs at Bureau of Indian Affairs schools. These innovative schools have captured various aspects of school reform that encompass more challenging, real world curricula; school-to-work transitions; new ways of assessing student achievement; higher order thinking and problem-solving skills; staff development to support challenging standards; restructured time to extend and improve learning; partnerships with other community organizations and services; parental and community involvement; and violence, alcohol, and drug prevention for students, staff, and community. Each profile includes contact information. The schools are Alamo Navajo Community School (Magdalena, New Mexico); Aneth Community School (Montezuma Creek, Utah); Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig School (Cass Lake, Minnesota); the Challenge Grant schools (12 sites nationwide); Cherokee Central High School (North Carolina); Chief Leschi Schools (Puyallup, Washington); Choctaw Tribal School (Philadelphia, Mississippi); Dzilth-Na-O-Dith-Hle Community School (Bloomfield, New Mexico); the FACE (Family and Child Education) schools (22 sites nationwide); Kaibeto Boarding School (Arizona); Menominee Tribal School (Neopit, Wisconsin); Pyramid Lake High School (Nixon, Nevada); ROPES: The Eastern Navajo Mountain High Program (serving 18 schools); San Felipe Pueblo Elementary School (New Mexico); Santa Rosa Boarding School (Sells, Arizona); Sherman Indian High School (Riverside, California) Sho'Ban School District #512 (Fort Hall, Indiana); Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute (Albuquerque, New Mexico); St. Stephens Indian School (Wyoming); Tohaali Community School (Newcomb, New Mexico); Two Eagle River School (Pablo, Montana); Wingate Elementary School and Wingate High School (Fort Wingate, New Mexico); Winslow Dormitory (Arizona); and Yakama Tribal School (Toppenish, Washington). Includes the 10 goals of "Indian America: Goals 2000," photographs, and a map of 48 outstanding programs for 1996. (SV)
Descriptors: Adventure Education, Alternative Assessment, American Indian Education, Cultural Maintenance, Education Work Relationship, Educational Change, Educational Improvement, Elementary Secondary Education, Enrichment Activities, Parent Participation, Prevention, Profiles, Program Descriptions, School Activities, Substance Abuse, Technological Literacy, Tribally Controlled Education
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.