Summary: S.2619 — 98th Congress (1983-1984)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed Senate amended (06/15/1984)

(Measure passed Senate, amended)

Indian Education Act Reauthorization of 1984 - Amends the Indian Elementary and Secondary School Assistance Act to extend to October 1, 1985, the fiscal year used to compute grants to local educational agencies. Makes certain schools in Alaska eligible for such grants even though they are not local educational agencies.

Amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to authorize appropriations for FY 1985.

Authorizes appropriations to State educational agencies for specified purposes for FY 1985. Limits the total grants made to State educational agencies to 15 percent of the sums appropriated in any fiscal year.

Amends the Indian Education Act to authorize appropriations for FY 1985. Includes psychology as a field of study eligible for fellowship support.

Extends through FY 1985 the authorization for graduate and professional fellowships and the National Advisory Council on Indian Education.

Amends the Adult Education Act to authorize appropriations for FY 1985.