There is one summary for H.R.5174. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (08/08/1988)

Makes technical and conforming amendments to the Education Amendments of 1978 concerning: (1) Bureau of Indian Affairs funded schools; (2) the formula for allotment of funds to schools; (3) administrative cost grants; (4) school board training; (5) coordinated programs among the tribe, the school board, and the local public school district; (6) consultation between the Bureau and interested parties; and (7) compensation of, and involuntary furloughs by, Bureau educators.

Requires the Secretary of the Interior to: (1) reserve from the funds available for distribution for each fiscal year an amount equal to one percent of such funds to meet emergency and unforeseen contingencies; and (2) restrict the expenditure of such funds to education services or programs at a school site. (Current law does not specify any percentage of funds to be reserved or place such restriction on the expenditure of such funds.)

Makes technical amendments to the Indian Education Amendments of 1988 concerning personnel compensation, recruitment, and retention studies.

Makes technical and conforming amendments to the Tribally Controlled Schools Act of 1988 concerning: (1) grants to tribes and tribal organizations; (2) the eligibility of tribally controlled schools for grants; (3) the duration of the eligibility determination; (4) the payment of grants; and (5) the applicability of certain provisions of the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act to grants.

Makes technical and conforming amendments to the Indian Education Act of 1988 concerning: (1) grants to local educational agencies; (2) special programs and projects to improve educational opportunities for Indian children, including fellowships for Indian students and the establishment of centers for gifted and talented Indian students at tribally controlled community colleges; and (3) definitions.

Amends the Tribally Controlled Community College Assistance Act of 1978 to provide that such Act shall not be construed to affect the obligation of the Bureau to implement legislative provisions enacted before April 28, 1988.

Makes technical and conforming amendments to the Augustus F. Hawkins-Robert T. Stafford Elementary and Secondary School Improvement Amendments of 1988 concerning: (1) the use of Bureau facilities; and (2) the White House Conference on Indian Education. Repeals the provision requiring the Assistant Secretary of the Interior for the Bureau to submit a report every other year on the education of Indian children.