What is the Indian Education Act in 1972?
The 1972 Indian Education Act was the landmark legislation establishing a comprehensive approach to meeting the unique needs of American Indian and Alaska Native students. The unique aspects of the original authority have been retained through subsequent legislative reauthorizing statutes, with the latest revision occurring with the amendments made by the 2001 No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB), which reauthorized the program as Title VII Part A of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. The Indian Education legislation is unique in the following ways:
It recognizes that American Indians have unique, educational and culturally related academic needs and distinct language and cultural needs;
It is the only comprehensive Federal Indian Education legislation, that deals with American Indian education from pre-school to graduate-level education and reflects the diversity of government involvement in Indian education;
It focuses national attention on the educational needs of American Indian learners, reaffirming the Federal government's special responsibility related to the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives; and
It provides services to American Indians and Alaska Natives that are not provided by the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act or Right to Education Act (RTE), which was passed by the Indian parliament on 4 August 2009, describes the modalities of the provision of free and compulsory education for children between 6 and 14 in India under Article 21A of the Indian Constitution. India became one of 135 countries to make education a fundamental right of every child when the act came into force on…
The Indian Act of Canada was (still is) a law designed to integrate "Indians" in Canada into the mainstream economy and culture. Introduced in 1876, the act allowed the Canadian government almost complete control over how Indians lived and interacted with non-Indians. At the same time, it gave the government special responsibility for the health, education, and lands of much of the Indian population.
(I am doing National History Day on this topic) The Indian Reorganization Act of 1934 (also called the W'heeler-Howard Act) was solely to give rights and other things they deserved to the American Indians. The act also was an attempt to undo the damage done by the Dawes Act. It gave them a credit system , a chance at good education, it prohibited further sale of allotments, etc.
The Parliament of India passed The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act or Right to Education Act (RTE), on 4 August 2009 to:ensure and describe the importance of free and compulsory education for children between 6 and 14 in India under Article-21(a) of the Indian Constitution. India became one of 135 countries to make education a fundamental right of every child when the act came into force on 1 April 2010.Added this…
The United States did not have an official policy on Native American self-determination until after 1970 when Congress passed the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act of 1975. Efforts to move in this direction began as early as 1933, when John Collier, Commissioner of Indian Affairs under FDR spearheaded the Indian Reorganization Act of 1934.
How did passage called the Indian self determination act of 1975 meet a demand of native American advocacy groups?
Public Law 93-638, or the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act of 1975, often referred to simply as the Indian Self-Determination Act, enacted authorization for the Secretaries of the Interior and of Health, Education and Welfare and some other government agencies to enter into contract with and make grants directly to federally recognized Indian tribes. This allows for the tribes themselves to have greater control in decisions regarding their own welfare rather than allocating the…