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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 246 (Friday, December 22, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Pages 77007-77008]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 06-9818]


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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION


National Mathematics Advisory Panel

AGENCY: National Mathematics Advisory Panel, Department of Education.

ACTION: Notice of open meeting & public hearing.

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SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of an 
upcoming meeting, including a public hearing, with members of the 
National Mathematics Advisory Panel. The notice also describes the 
functions of the Panel. Notice of this meeting is required by section 
10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act and is intended to 
notify the public of their opportunity to attend.

DATES: Thursday, January 11, 2007.
    Time: 8:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the InterContinental New 
Orleans, 444 St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans, Louisiana 70130.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Tyrrell Flawn, Executive Director, 
National Mathematics Advisory Panel, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., 
Washington, DC 20202; telephone: (202) 260-8354.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Panel was established by Executive Order 
13398. The purpose of this Panel is to foster greater knowledge of an 
improved performance in mathematics among American students, in order 
to keep America competitive, support American talent and creativity, 
encourage innovation throughout the American economy, and help State, 
local, territorial, and tribal governments give the nation's children 
and youth the education they need to succeed.
    The meeting will be hosted by Xavier University, a historically 
black university. It will begin with an Open Public Session from 9 a.m. 
to 10 a.m. At that time, the public is invited to comment on elements 
of the Executive Order and the Panel's work. Following the public 
comment session, from 10:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., the four task groups--
Conceptual Knowledge and Skills, Learning Processes, Instructional 
Practices, and Teachers--will present their draft contributions to the 
preliminary report. Individuals interested in attending the meeting are 
advised to register in advance to ensure space availability. Please 
contact Jennifer Graban at (202) 260-1491 or by e-mail at 
Jennifer.Graban@ed.gov by Thursday, January 4, 2007.
    If you are interested in giving testimony during the public session 
on January 11, please contact Jennifer Graban at (202) 260-1491 or 
Jennifer.Graban@ed.gov by Thursday, January 4, 2007, to reserve time on 
the agenda. Presenters are encouraged to address one or more of the 
Panel's present four focus areas: Conceptual knowledge and skills; 
learning processes; instructional practices; and teachers. (Please 
refer to the Web site at

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http://www.ed.gov/about/bdscomm/list/mathpanel/index.html 
for more information on the elements of the Executive Order.) Please 
include your name, the organization you represent, and a brief 
description of the issue you would like to present and the focus 
area(s) to which it correlates. Presenters will be allowed three to 
five minutes to make their comments. Presenters are requested to submit 
three written copies and an electronic file (CD or diskette) of their 
comments at the meeting, which should be labeled with their name and 
contact information.
    Given the expected number of individuals interested in providing 
comments at the meeting, reservations for presenting comments should be 
made as soon as possible. Reservations will be processed on a first-
come, first-served basis. Persons who are unable to obtain reservations 
to speak during the meeting are encouraged to submit written comments. 
Written comments will be accepted at the meeting site or via e-mail to 
Jennifer.Graban@ed.gov. If you will be e-mailing written comments, 
please do so by Friday, December 29, 2006.
    The Panel will submit to the President, through the Secretary, a 
preliminary report not later than January 31, 2007, and a final report 
no later than February 28, 2008. Both reports shall, at a minimum, 
contain recommendations, based on the best available scientific 
evidence.
    The meeting site is accessible to individuals with disabilities. 
Individuals who will need accommodations in order to attend the 
meeting, such as interpreting services, assistive listening devices, or 
materials in alternative format, should notify Jennifer Graban at (202) 
260-1491 or Jennifier.Graban@ed.gov no later than Thursday, January 4, 
2007. We will attempt to meet requests for accommodations after this 
date, but cannot guarantee their availability.
    Records are kept of all Panel proceedings and are available for 
public inspection at the staff office for the Panel, from the hours of 
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    Dated: December 18, 2006.
Margaret Spellings,
Secretary, U.S. Department of Education.
[FR Doc. 06-9818 Filed 12-21-06; 8:45 am]
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