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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
Cook Inlet Tribal Council- Partners for Success program

1 recipient will receive $2,000,000. This is a continuing earmark.
Year Enacted: 2002
Code: S356K050001
Description: The Partners for Success drop out prevention program, operated by the Cook Inlet Tribal Council, is designed to draw from Native-based research to create intervention strategies. The project focuses on six strategies identified as the best ways to improve the quality of Alaska Native education by the First Alaska Foundation and CITC evaluations: parent involvement, teacher improvement, increasing the number and abilities of native teachers, academic enhancement, native culture classes, and communication with teachers. Program services are both school- and home-based and are delivered to the eight middle and high schools in the Anchorage School District with the largest Native population.
Beneficiary/Recipient Amount ($K) Program Type Address
Cook Inlet Tribal Council, Inc. (826903221) $2,000 Alaska Native education equity Non-Profit
3600 San Jeronimo Ct
Anchorage, AK
Source: Appropriations Report Language - Conference
Reference: H. Rept. 108-792 & ESEA of 1965, as amended, Title VII, Part C. SEC. 7304.
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- (P) Dropout prevention programs such as the Cook Inlet Tribal Council's Partners for Success 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 ? (D) not less than $2,000,000 to support activities described in subsection (a)(2)(P). 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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