ERIC Number: EJ974568
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
The Education Policy Work of William Demmert, Jr.
Beaulieu, David L.
Journal of American Indian Education, v50 n1 p7-31 2011
This article traces the Native American education policy career of William Demmert, Jr. from the development and implementation of the Indian Education Act of 1972 through the implementation of the Executive Order on American Indian and Alaska Native Education signed by President Clinton to the initiation of a unique research partnership to document the impact of culturally based education on the academic achievement of Native American students. It places his career within the context of both the history American education policy and the unique political-legal contexts and needs associated with the education of Native American students.
Descriptors: American Indians, Alaska Natives, American Indian Education, Educational Policy, Biographies, Federal Legislation, Academic Achievement, Research Projects, Partnerships in Education, Educational History, Politics of Education, Culturally Relevant Education, Educational Legislation, School Law
Center for Indian Education. Arizona State University, College of Education, P.O. Box 871311, Tempe, AZ 95287-1311. Tel: 480-965-6292; Web site: http://jaie.asu.edu/
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Alaska
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Indian Education Act 1972