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Unformatted text preview: The Outing Program Summer Practice vocational skills Menial labor After Boarding School Skills not always useful at home Skills not useful enough to obtain employment Students did not fit back into communities The Meriam Report: 1928 Poor health care Malnutrition Overcrowding Unsanitary conditions Strict discipline Poor teachers Student labor 1934 Indian Reorganization Act (IRA) Advocated for restoring Native culture, language Progressive Education 1930’s National movement responding to changing America Move to day schools Individualized instruction suited to needs of students Better qualified teachers Include cultural values of Indians First Native Community Controlled School Self Determination Self Determination and Education Assistance Acts of 1972, 1975 “to promote maximum Indian participation in the government and education of Indian people 1968: Navajo Community College founded: first tribally controlled college...
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- Spring '08
- Vocational education, Boarding school, Boarding School Skills