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Download as PDF 3194 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 13 / Friday, January 21, 2005 / Notices SUMMARY: The CNO Executive Panel is to report the midterm findings and recommendations of the Near Land Battle Study Group to the Chief of Naval Operations. The meeting will consist of discussions of the Navy’s role in land warfare and the unique challenges to operating in the near land arena. DATES: The meeting will be held on Thursday, February 3, 2005, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Chief of Naval Operations office, Room 4E540, 2000 Navy Pentagon, Washington, DC 20350. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: LCDR Chris Corgnati, CNO Executive Panel, 4825 Mark Center Drive, Alexandria, VA 22311, 703–681–4909. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App. 2), these matters constitute classified information that is specifically authorized by Executive Order to be kept secret in the interest of national defense and are, in fact, properly classified pursuant to such Executive Order. Accordingly, the Secretary of the Navy has determined in writing that the public interest requires that all sessions of the meeting be closed to the public because they will be concerned with matters listed in section 552b(c)(1) of title 5, United States Code. Dated: January 13, 2005. I.C. Le Moyne Jr. Lieutenant, Judge Advocate General’s Corps, U.S. Navy, Federal Register Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. 05–1092 Filed 1–19–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3810–FF–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION [CFDA Nos: 84.334A and 84.334S] Office of Postsecondary Education, Teacher and Student Development Service Notice Announcing Technical Assistance Workshops for fiscal year (FY) 2005 Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) Program. ACTION: SUMMARY: This notice provides information about three one-day technical assistance workshops to assist institutions of higher education, local education agencies, and States interested in preparing grant applications for FY 2005 new awards under the Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) Program. Program staff will VerDate jul<14>2003 14:11 Jan 19, 2005 Jkt 205001 present information about the purpose of the GEAR UP Program, selection criteria, application content, submission procedures, and reporting requirements. Although the Department has not yet announced an application deadline date in the Federal Register for the FY 2005 competition, the Department is holding these workshops to give potential applicants guidance for preparing applications for the competition we expect to conduct in FY 2005. Specific requirements for the FY 2005 competition will be published in a separate Federal Register notice. This notice announces the technical assistance workshops only. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Angela Oliphant, Gaining Early Awareness & Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) Program, U.S. Department of Education, 1990 K Street, NW., room 6101, Washington, DC 20006–8513. Telephone: (202) 502–7676. If you use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD), you may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877–8339. Individuals with disabilities may obtain this document in an alternative format (e.g., Braille, large print, audio tape, or computer diskette) on request to the contact person listed in this section. The technical assistance workshops will be held as follows: 1. Washington, DC: Monday, January 31, Registration, 8–9 a.m. • Hilton Washington, 1919 Connecticut Avenue, NW., Washington, DC, Telephone: 202–483–3000. 2. Sacramento, CA: Wednesday, February 2, Registration, 8–9 a.m. • Red Lion Hotel 1401 Arden Way, Sacramento, CA, Telephone: 916–922– 8041 3. St. Louis, MO: Friday, February 4, Registration, 8 a.m.–9 a.m. • Ritz Carlton 100 Carondelet Plaza, St. Louis, MO, Telephone: 314–863– 6300. All Technical Assistance Workshop sessions will be conducted from 9 a.m.– 5 p.m. each day. There is no registration fee for these workshops. However, space is limited. Attendees are required to make their own reservations directly with the hotel. The Department has reserved a limited number of rooms at each of the hotel sites at a special government room rate. To reserve this rate, be certain to inform the hotel that you are attending the ‘‘U.S. Department of Education GEAR UP Program Technical Assistance Workshop.’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Assistance to Individuals With Disabilities Attending the Technical Assistance Workshop The technical assistance workshop site is accessible to individuals with disabilities. If you need an auxiliary aid or service to participate in the workshop (e.g., interpreting service, assistive listening device, or materials in an alternative format), notify the contact person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT at least two weeks before the scheduled workshop date. Although we will attempt to meet a request received after that date, we may not be able to make available the requested auxiliary aid or service because of insufficient time to arrange it. Electronic Access to This Document: You may view this document, as well as all other documents of this Department published in the Federal Register, in text or Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) on the Internet at the following site: http://www.ed.gov/news/ fedregister. To use PDF, you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader, which is available free at this site. If you have questions about using the PDF, call the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO), toll free, at 1– 888–293–6498; or in the Washington, DC area at (202) 512–1530. Note: The official version of this document is the document published in the Federal Register. Free Internet access to the official edition of the Federal Register and the Code of Federal Regulations is available on GPO Access at: http://www.gpoaccess. gov/nara/ index.html. Program Authority: 20 U.S.C. 1070a–21. Dated: January 14, 2005. Sally L. Stroup, Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education. [FR Doc. E5–210 Filed 1–19–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, Individuals With Disabilities Education Act, as Amended by the Individuals With Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004 Notice of public meeting to seek comments and suggestions on regulatory issues under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), as amended by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004. ACTION: SUMMARY: The Secretary announces plans to hold the third of a series of E:\FR\FM\21JAN1.SGM 21JAN1 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 13 / Friday, January 21, 2005 / Notices public meetings to seek comments and suggestions from the public prior to developing and publishing proposed regulations to implement programs under the recently revised Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. DATE AND TIME OF PUBLIC MEETING: Monday, February 7, 2005 from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. and from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. ADDRESSES: Sheraton Boston Hotel, Prudential Center, 39 Dalton Street, Boston, MA 02199. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Troy R. Justesen. Telephone: (202) 245–7468. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On December 3, 2004, the President signed into law Public Law 108–446, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004, amending the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Copies of the new law may be obtained at the following Web site: http://www.gpoaccess.gov/plaws/ index.html. Enactment of the new law provides an opportunity to consider improvements in the regulations implementing the IDEA (including both formula and discretionary grant programs) that would strengthen the Federal effort to ensure every child with a disability has available a free appropriate public education that—(1) is of high quality, and (2) is designed to achieve the high standards reflected in the No Child Left Behind Act and regulations. The Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services will be holding a series of public meetings during the first few months of calendar year 2005 to seek input and suggestions for developing regulations, as needed, based on the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004. This notice provides specific information about the third of these meetings, scheduled for Boston, MA (see DATE AND TIME OF PUBLIC MEETING earlier in this Notice). Other informal meetings will be conducted in the following locations: • Atlanta, GA; • San Diego, CA; • Laramie, WY; and • Washington, DC. In subsequent Federal Register notices, we will notify you of the specific dates and locations of each of these meetings, as well as other relevant information. Individuals who need accommodations for a disability in order to attend the meeting (i.e., interpreting services, assistive listening devices, and VerDate jul<14>2003 14:11 Jan 19, 2005 Jkt 205001 material in alternative format) should notify the contact person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. The meeting location is accessible to individuals with disabilities. Dated: January 14, 2005. John H. Hager, Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services. [FR Doc. E5–211 Filed 1–19–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–7862–6] Agency Information Collection Activities OMB Responses Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). 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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 13 (Friday, January 21, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Pages 3194-3195]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E5-211]


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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION


Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, 
Individuals With Disabilities Education Act, as Amended by the 
Individuals With Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004

ACTION: Notice of public meeting to seek comments and suggestions on 
regulatory issues under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act 
(IDEA), as amended by the Individuals with Disabilities Education 
Improvement Act of 2004.

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SUMMARY: The Secretary announces plans to hold the third of a series of

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public meetings to seek comments and suggestions from the public prior 
to developing and publishing proposed regulations to implement programs 
under the recently revised Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.

Date and Time of Public Meeting: Monday, February 7, 2005 from 3:30 
p.m. to 5:30 p.m. and from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

ADDRESSES: Sheraton Boston Hotel, Prudential Center, 39 Dalton Street, 
Boston, MA 02199.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Troy R. Justesen. Telephone: (202) 
245-7468.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    On December 3, 2004, the President signed into law Public Law 108-
446, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 
2004, amending the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). 
Copies of the new law may be obtained at the following Web site: http:/
/www.gpoaccess.gov/plaws/index.html.
    Enactment of the new law provides an opportunity to consider 
improvements in the regulations implementing the IDEA (including both 
formula and discretionary grant programs) that would strengthen the 
Federal effort to ensure every child with a disability has available a 
free appropriate public education that--(1) is of high quality, and (2) 
is designed to achieve the high standards reflected in the No Child 
Left Behind Act and regulations.
    The Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services will be 
holding a series of public meetings during the first few months of 
calendar year 2005 to seek input and suggestions for developing 
regulations, as needed, based on the Individuals with Disabilities 
Education Improvement Act of 2004.
    This notice provides specific information about the third of these 
meetings, scheduled for Boston, MA (see Date and Time of Public Meeting 
earlier in this Notice). Other informal meetings will be conducted in 
the following locations:
     Atlanta, GA;
     San Diego, CA;
     Laramie, WY; and
     Washington, DC.
    In subsequent Federal Register notices, we will notify you of the 
specific dates and locations of each of these meetings, as well as 
other relevant information.
    Individuals who need accommodations for a disability in order to 
attend the meeting (i.e., interpreting services, assistive listening 
devices, and material in alternative format) should notify the contact 
person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. The meeting 
location is accessible to individuals with disabilities.

    Dated: January 14, 2005.
John H. Hager,
Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services.
[FR Doc. E5-211 Filed 1-19-05; 8:45 am]
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