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Agency:    Department of Education
Bureau:    Office of Elementary and Secondary Education
Account:    School improvement programs (91-1000)
Certifying Official:    Acting Assistant Secretary for Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development
Contact Information:    http://WWW.ED.GOV   202-401-1576
Alaska Humanities Forum

1 recipient will receive $1,000,000. This is a continuing earmark.
Year Enacted: 2002
Code: S356K050005
Description: The Alaska Humanities Forum builds upon the success of the Rose Cultural Exchange Program, which is a cross-cultural exchange program for urban and rural youth and middle and high school teachers. The forum promotes a statewide sense of community through cultural awareness and respect for diversity, specifically through Teacher Training and Sister School Exchange programs.
Beneficiary/Recipient Amount ($K) Program Type Address
Alaska Humanities Forum (867400350) $1,000 Alaska Native education equity Non-Profit
421 W 1st Ave Ste 300
Anchorage, AK
Source: Appropriations Report Language - Conference
Reference: H. Rept. 108-792 & ESEA of 1965, as amended, Title VII, Part C.
Method: User entered excerpt
Citation Excerpt: Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as amended, Title VII, Part C. SEC. 7304. PROGRAM AUTHORIZED. (a) GENERAL AUTHORITY- (1) GRANTS AND CONTRACTS- The Secretary is authorized to make grants to, or enter into contracts with, Alaska Native organizations, educational entities with experience in developing or operating Alaska Native programs or programs of instruction conducted in Alaska Native languages, cultural and community-based organizations with experience in developing or operating programs to benefit Alaska Natives, and consortia of organizations and entities described in this paragraph to carry out programs that meet the purposes of this part. (2) PERMISSIBLE ACTIVITIES- (M) A cultural exchange program operated by the Alaska Humanities Forum and designed to share Alaska Native culture with urban students in a rural setting, which shall be known as the Rose Cultural Exchange Program. (d) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS- (2) AVAILABILITY OF FUNDS- Of the funds appropriated and made available under this section for a fiscal year, the Secretary shall make available? (C) not less than $1,000,000 to support activities described in subsection (a)(2)(M). FY 2005 Appropriations conference report (H. Rept. 108-792): The conference agreement includes $34,500,000 for the Alaska Native Educational Equity program.

Citation Comment: Entity is identified in the authorizing statute and funded through annual appropriations.

Last Modified: 16-Apr-2007

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