ERIC Number: ED356120
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992-Mar
Indian Education: Whose Responsibility? 18th Annual Report to the U.S. Congress, Fiscal Year 1991.
National Advisory Council on Indian Education, Washington, DC.
This report outlines the activities of the National Advisory Council on Indian Education (NACIE) for fiscal year 1991, and presents statistics and information on federally funded Indian schools and educational programs. Part 1 describes NACIE's functions and outlines 12 recommendations to Congress concerning educational policies, funding, and legislation affecting American Indians and Alaska Natives. Part 2 describes the Office of Indian Education's (OIE) program of formula grants to public schools, tribally controlled schools, and Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) schools; OIE funding of educational services for Indian children, demonstration projects, adult education, and technical assistance centers; and information on the 120 fellowship recipients in the Indian Fellowship Program. Part 3 details the funding of BIA programs and compares federal agency budgets for Indian education by program and fiscal year. Part 4 contains statistical data on: Indian student counts (grades K-12) and federal expenditures by state; public school enrollments and graduates by region and ethnic group; and higher education enrollments by race/ethnicity and sex. Part 5 describes recent Indian education initiatives: the Indian Nations At Risk Task Force, the White House Conference on Indian Education, and BIA consultation hearings. Appendices present profiles of 34 federal educational programs benefitting American Indians and Alaska Natives, abstracts of 6 OIE demonstration projects, and 1991 Federal Register notices about NACIE. This report contains 35 data tables. (SV)
Descriptors: Advisory Committees, Alaska Natives, American Indian Education, American Indians, Elementary Secondary Education, Enrollment, Federal Aid, Federal Indian Relationship, Federal Programs, Fellowships, Financial Support, Higher Education, School Demography, Tables (Data), Tribally Controlled Education
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Advisory Council on Indian Education, Washington, DC.