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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 18 / Friday, January 28, 2005 / Notices from the beginning of the grant period. The plan should include benchmarks to monitor progress toward specific project objectives and also outcome measures to assess the impact on teaching and learning or other important outcomes for project participants. More specifically, the plan should, where possible, identify the individual and/or organization that has agreed to serve as evaluator for the project and describe the qualifications of that evaluator. The plan should describe the evaluation design, indicating: (1) What types of data will be collected. (2) When various types of data will be collected. (3) What methods will be used. (4) What instruments will be developed and when. (5) How the data will be analyzed. (6) When reports of results and outcomes will be available. (7) How the applicant will use the information collected through the evaluation to monitor progress of the funded project and to provide accountability information both about success at the initial site and effective strategies for replication in other settings. Applicants are encouraged to devote an appropriate level of resources to project evaluation. VI. Award Administration Information 1. Award Notices: If your application is successful, we notify your U.S. Representative and U.S. Senators and send you a Grant Award Notification (GAN). We may also notify you informally. If your application is not evaluated or not selected for funding, we notify you. 2. Administrative and National Policy Requirements: We identify administrative and national policy requirements in the application package and reference these and other requirements in the Applicable Regulations section of this notice. We reference the regulations outlining the terms and conditions of an award in the Applicable Regulations section of this notice and include these and other specific conditions in the GAN. The GAN also incorporates your approved application as part of your binding commitments under the grant. 3. Reporting: At the end of your project period, you must submit a final performance report, including financial information, as directed by the Secretary. If you receive a multi-year award, you must submit an annual performance report that provides the most current performance and financial expenditure information as specified by the Secretary in 34 CFR 75.118. VerDate jul<14>2003 15:43 Jan 27, 2005 Jkt 205001 4. Performance Measures: The percentage of students of teachers trained under the grant project that demonstrate an improved understanding of personal finance and economics as compared to similar students whose teachers have not had the training provided by this project. The grantee under this program will be expected to collect and report these data to the Department, and applicants are strongly encouraged to design their proposed project evaluations around this performance measure. VII. Agency Contact FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carolyn J. Warren, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., room 4W209, Washington, DC 20202– 5900. Telephone: (202) 205–5443 or by e-mail: carolyn.warren@ed.gov. If you use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD), you may call the Federal Relay Service (FRS) at 1– 800–877–8339. Individuals with disabilities may obtain this document in an alternative format (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, or computer diskette) on request to the program contact person listed in this section. VIII. Other Information 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: 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 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: www.gpoaccess.gov/nara/ index.html. Dated: January 25, 2005. Nina Shokraii Rees, Assistant Deputy Secretary for Innovation and Improvement. [FR Doc. 05–1650 Filed 1–27–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00028 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 4111 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 sixth of a series of 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: Friday, February 18, 2005 from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. and from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. ADDRESSES: University of Wyoming, Wyoming Union, 2nd Floor, Laramie, WY 82071. 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://edworkforce.house.gov/issues/ 108th/education/idea/conferencereport/ confrept.htm. 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. E:\FR\FM\28JAN1.SGM 28JAN1 4112 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 18 / Friday, January 28, 2005 / Notices This notice provides specific information about the sixth of these meetings, scheduled for Laramie, WY (see Date and Time of Public Meeting earlier in this Notice). The final meeting will be conducted in the following location: • Washington, DC. In a subsequent Federal Register notice, we will notify you of the specific date and location of this meeting, 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 24, 2005. John H. Hager, Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services. [FR Doc. 05–1648 Filed 1–27–05; 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; Correction. ACTION: SUMMARY: On January 21, 2005, we published in the Federal Register (70 FR 3194) a notice announcing plans to hold the third of a series of public meetings to seek comments and suggestions from the public prior to developing and publishing proposed regulations to implement programs under the recently revised IDEA. On page 3195, first column, under Date and Time of Public Meeting, the times listed for the Boston, MA public meeting are corrected to read ‘‘10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.’’ FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Troy R. Justesen, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., room 5138, Potomac Center Plaza, Washington, DC 20202–2700. Telephone: (202) 245–7468 or by e-mail: troy.justesen@ed.gov. If you use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD), you may call VerDate jul<14>2003 15:43 Jan 27, 2005 Jkt 205001 the Federal Relay Service (FRS) at 1– 800–877–8339. Individuals with disabilities may obtain this document in an alternative format (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, or computer diskette) on request to the program contact person listed in this section. 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 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. Dated: January 25, 2005. John H. Hager, Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services. [FR Doc. 05–1649 Filed 1–27–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records Federal Student Aid, U.S. Department of Education. ACTION: Notice of an altered system of records. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended (Privacy Act), 5 United States Code (U.S.C.) 552a, the Department of Education (Department) publishes this notice of an altered system of records entitled ‘‘Student Aid Internet Gateway (SAIG), Participation Management System’’ for the purpose of providing telecommunications support for the delivery and administration of Federal student aid programs authorized under Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA). This system stores personally identifiable data from individuals who elect to participate in the transfer of electronic data via the SAIG, or enroll in the Financial Aid Administration (FAA) Online Access system for access to either the Central Processing System (CPS) Online or PO 00000 Frm 00029 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 eCampus Online. (The eCampus-Based Web site allows users to submit FISAP information, access Campus-Based account data, and view reports.) The Department is revising this system of records as a result of a system application change and other technical changes to the Title IV Wide Area Network (Title IV WAN 18–11–10) system notice. This altered system of records notice also changes the name of the system from Title IV WAN to Student Aid Internet Gateway (SAIG), Participation Management System; adds two new routine use disclosures; deletes number two under the ‘‘Purposes’’ statement, which refers to billing for customer service calls and ISIR data requests; and revises the safeguards and record retention and disposal sections to reflect the current safeguards and record retentions for the paper and electronic (Web-based) records and information. DATES: The Department seeks comments on the altered system of records described in this notice, in accordance with the requirements of the Privacy Act. We must receive your comments on the proposed routine uses for this system of records on or before February 28, 2005. The Department has filed a report describing the altered system of records with the Chair of the Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs, the Chair of the House Committee on Government Reform, and the Administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), on January 24, 2005. This altered system of records will become effective at the later date of: (1) The expiration of the 40-day period for OMB review on March 7, 2005 or (2) February 28, 2005, unless the system of records needs to be changed as a result of public comment or OMB review. ADDRESSES: Address all comments on the proposed routine uses of this system, and requests for information about this system, to Gregory James, Application Processing, Students Channel, Federal Student Aid, U.S. Department of Education, Union Center Plaza, 830 First Street, NE., Room 31C4, Washington, DC 20202. If you prefer to send your comments through the Internet, use the following address: Comments@ed.gov. You must include the term ‘‘SAIG comments’’ in the subject line of your electronic message. During and after the comment period, you may inspect all comments about this notice at Federal Student Aid (FSA), U.S. Department of Education, Union Center Plaza, 830 First Street, NE., Room 31C4, Washington, DC 20202 E:\FR\FM\28JAN1.SGM 28JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 18 (Friday, January 28, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Pages 4111-4112]
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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 sixth of a series of 
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: Friday, February 18, 2005 from 
3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. and from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

ADDRESSES: University of Wyoming, Wyoming Union, 2nd Floor, Laramie, WY 
82071.

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:/
/edworkforce.house.gov/issues/108th/education/idea/conferencereport/
confrept.htm.
    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.

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    This notice provides specific information about the sixth of these 
meetings, scheduled for Laramie, WY (see Date and Time of Public 
Meeting earlier in this Notice). The final meeting will be conducted in 
the following location:
     Washington, DC.
    In a subsequent Federal Register notice, we will notify you of the 
specific date and location of this meeting, 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 24, 2005.
John H. Hager,
Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services.
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