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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 97 / Monday, May 21, 2007 / Notices Topic Addressed: Confidentiality of Education Records Æ Letter dated February 2, 2006 to Pennsylvania Department of Education Assistant Counsel Karen S. Feuchtenberger, from Family Policy Compliance Office Director LeRoy S. Rooker, regarding whether, under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, a charter school may disclose certain personally identifiable information from the education records of a child with a disability, in the absence of parent consent, to the child’s school district of residence in order to obtain an additional State subsidy for children with disabilities receiving special education and related services at the charter school. 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Hager, Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services. [FR Doc. E7–9749 Filed 5–18–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P Education Improvement Act of 2004 (IDEA). Under section 607(f) of IDEA, the Secretary is required, on a quarterly basis, to publish in the Federal Register a list of correspondence from the U.S. Department of Education (Department) received by individuals during the previous quarter that describes the interpretations of the Department of IDEA or the regulations that implement IDEA. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Melisande Lee or JoLeta Reynolds. Telephone: (202) 245–7468. 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 a copy of this notice in an alternative format (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, or computer diskette) on request to the contact persons listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The following list identifies correspondence from the Department issued from October 1, 2006 through December 31, 2006. Included on the list are those letters that contain interpretations of the requirements of IDEA and its implementing regulations, as well as letters and other documents that the Department believes will assist the public in understanding the requirements of the law and its regulations. The date of and topic addressed by a letter are identified, and summary information is also provided, as appropriate. To protect the privacy interests of the individual or individuals involved, personally identifiable information has been deleted, as appropriate. Part B—Assistance for Education of All Children With Disabilities Section 611—Authorization; Allotment; Use of Funds; Authorization of Appropriations Topic Addressed: Allotment Æ Letter dated November 20, 2006 to Washington, DC attorney Leigh Manasevit, regarding the reallocation of high cost funds that were not expended before the last year of availability. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services; List of Correspondence Section 612—State Eligibility ACTION: pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES AGENCY: Topic Addressed: Free Appropriate Public Education Æ Letter dated December 22, 2006 to National Association of Public Health Systems Executive Director Mark Covall, regarding the obligation to ensure that a free appropriate public education is available to children with Department of Education. List of Correspondence from October 1, 2006 through December 31, 2006. SUMMARY: The Secretary is publishing the following list pursuant to section 607(f) of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, as amended by the Individuals with Disabilities VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:38 May 18, 2007 Jkt 211001 PO 00000 Frm 00018 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 28479 disabilities who are placed by a noneducational public agency in a public or private residential program and clarifying that determining the specific school district or local educational agency responsible for the cost of that residential placement is a matter of State law, policy or practice. Topic Addressed: Confidentiality of Education Records. cir; Letter dated October 13, 2006 to Texas Education Agency General Counsel David A. Anderson, regarding confidentiality issues raised by IDEA and the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act related to the public dissemination of special education due process hearing decisions. Topic Addressed: Children With Disabilities Enrolled by Their Parents in Private Schools. Æ Letter dated December 1, 2006 to U.S. Representative Christopher Smith, regarding the applicability of equitable participation requirements to children with disabilities ages three through five enrolled by their parents in private schools or facilities. Section 614—Evaluations, Eligibility Determinations, Individualized Education Programs, and Educational Placements Topic Addressed: Evaluations and Reevaluations Æ Letter dated October 19, 2006 to National Association of School Psychologists Executive Director Susan Gorin, regarding the role of school psychologists in administering assessments and the regulatory changes in procedures for evaluating children suspected of having learning disabilities Topic Addressed: Individualized Education Programs Æ Letter dated October 19, 2006 to TASH Executive Director Barbara Trader, clarifying that the IDEA, while requiring the individualized education program team (IEP Team) to consider the use of positive behavioral interventions and supports, does not include a prohibition on the use of aversive behavioral interventions and that the decision whether to allow IEP Teams to consider the use of such interventions is a decision left to each State. Topic Addressed: Educational Placements Æ Letter dated November 3, 2006 to Iowa Bureau of Children, Family, and Community Services Chief Lana Michelson, regarding the educational placement of students, including E:\FR\FM\21MYN1.SGM 21MYN1 28480 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 97 / Monday, May 21, 2007 / Notices students with disabilities, who are required to register as sex offenders under State law. Electronic Access to This Document You may view this document, as well as all other Department of Education documents 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/index.html. 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. (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number 84.027, Assistance to States for Education of Children with Disabilities) Dated: May 15, 2007. John H. Hager, Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services. [FR Doc. E7–9750 Filed 5–18–07; 8:45 am] protests must be filed on or before the comment date. Anyone filing a motion to intervene or protest must serve a copy of that document on the Applicant and all the parties in this proceeding. The Commission encourages electronic submission of protests and interventions in lieu of paper using the ‘‘eFiling’’ link at http://www.ferc.gov. Persons unable to file electronically should submit an original and 14 copies of the protest or intervention to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426. This filing is accessible on-line at http://www.ferc.gov, using the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link and is available for review in the Commission’s Public Reference Room in Washington, DC. There is an ‘‘eSubscription’’ link on the Web site that enables subscribers to receive e-mail notification when a document is added to a subscribed docket(s). For assistance with any FERC Online service, please e-mail FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov, or call (866) 208–3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. Comment Date: 5 p.m. Eastern Time on May 31, 2007. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. E7–9681 Filed 5–18–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket Nos. EL07–1–000] [Docket No. RP07–445–000] California Independent System Operator Corporation; Notice of Filing El Paso Natural Gas Company; Notice of Petition for Declaratory Order May 10, 2007. pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES BILLING CODE 4000–01–P May 11, 2007. Take notice that on April 16, 2007 the California Independent System Operator Corporation filed a compliance filing, pursuant to Rules 213 of the Rules of Practice and Procedure of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 18 CFR 385.213 and the Commission’s Order issued October 25, 2006. Any person desiring to intervene or to protest this filing must file in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (18 CFR 385.211, 385.214). Protests will be considered by the Commission in determining the appropriate action to be taken, but will not serve to make protestants parties to the proceeding. Any person wishing to become a party must file a notice of intervention or motion to intervene, as appropriate. Such notices, motions, or Take notice that on May 8, 2007, El Paso Natural Gas Company (El Paso) filed a petition for declaratory order pursuant to Rule 207 of the Commission’s Rules and Regulations (18 CFR 385.207), declaring that El Paso’s tariff does not permit prior period adjustments for measurement and invoicing errors occurring more than six months prior to the date that UNS Gas Inc. (UNS) disputed transportation invoices, and finding specifically that any erroneous invoices were not the result of a mutual mistake of fact. Any person desiring to intervene or to protest this filing must file in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (18 CFR 385.211 and 385.214). Protests will be considered by the Commission in determining the appropriate action to be taken, but will not serve to make protestants parties to the proceeding. Any person wishing to become a party must file a notice of intervention or motion to intervene, as appropriate. Such notices, motions, or protests must be filed on or before the date as indicated below. Anyone filing an intervention or protest must serve a copy of that document on the Applicant. Anyone filing an intervention or protest on or before the intervention or protest date need not serve motions to intervene or protests on persons other than the Applicant. The Commission encourages electronic submission of protests and interventions in lieu of paper using the ‘‘eFiling’’ link at http://www.ferc.gov. Persons unable to file electronically should submit an original and 14 copies of the protest or intervention to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426. This filing is accessible on-line at http://www.ferc.gov, using the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link and is available for review in the Commission’s Public Reference Room in Washington, DC. There is an ‘‘eSubscription’’ link on the Web site that enables subscribers to receive e-mail notification when a document is added to a subscribed docket(s). For assistance with any FERC Online service, please e-mail FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov, or call (866) 208–3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. Intervention and Protest Date: 5 p.m. Eastern Time, May 30, 2007. VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:57 May 18, 2007 Jkt 211001 PO 00000 Frm 00019 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. E7–9680 Filed 5–18–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket Nos. ER07–649–000] El Segundo Power II LLC; Notice of Issuance of Order May 15, 2007. El Segundo Power II LLC (El Segundo) filed an application for market-based rate authority, with an accompanying rate schedule. The proposed marketbased rate schedule provides for the sale of energy, capacity and ancillary services at market-based rates. El Segundo also requested waivers of various Commission regulations. In particular, El Segundo requested that the Commission grant blanket approval E:\FR\FM\21MYN1.SGM 21MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 97 (Monday, May 21, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 28479-28480]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-9750]


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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION


Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services; List of 
Correspondence

AGENCY: Department of Education.

ACTION: List of Correspondence from October 1, 2006 through December 
31, 2006.

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SUMMARY: The Secretary is publishing the following list pursuant to 
section 607(f) of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, as 
amended by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act 
of 2004 (IDEA). Under section 607(f) of IDEA, the Secretary is 
required, on a quarterly basis, to publish in the Federal Register a 
list of correspondence from the U.S. Department of Education 
(Department) received by individuals during the previous quarter that 
describes the interpretations of the Department of IDEA or the 
regulations that implement IDEA.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Melisande Lee or JoLeta Reynolds. 
Telephone: (202) 245-7468.
    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 a copy of this notice in 
an alternative format (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, or 
computer diskette) on request to the contact persons listed under FOR 
FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The following list identifies correspondence 
from the Department issued from October 1, 2006 through December 31, 
2006. Included on the list are those letters that contain 
interpretations of the requirements of IDEA and its implementing 
regulations, as well as letters and other documents that the Department 
believes will assist the public in understanding the requirements of 
the law and its regulations. The date of and topic addressed by a 
letter are identified, and summary information is also provided, as 
appropriate. To protect the privacy interests of the individual or 
individuals involved, personally identifiable information has been 
deleted, as appropriate.

Part B--Assistance for Education of All Children With Disabilities

Section 611--Authorization; Allotment; Use of Funds; Authorization of 
Appropriations

Topic Addressed: Allotment
    [cir] Letter dated November 20, 2006 to Washington, DC attorney 
Leigh Manasevit, regarding the reallocation of high cost funds that 
were not expended before the last year of availability.

Section 612--State Eligibility

Topic Addressed: Free Appropriate Public Education
    [cir] Letter dated December 22, 2006 to National Association of 
Public Health Systems Executive Director Mark Covall, regarding the 
obligation to ensure that a free appropriate public education is 
available to children with disabilities who are placed by a non-
educational public agency in a public or private residential program 
and clarifying that determining the specific school district or local 
educational agency responsible for the cost of that residential 
placement is a matter of State law, policy or practice.
Topic Addressed: Confidentiality of Education Records.
    cir; Letter dated October 13, 2006 to Texas Education Agency 
General Counsel David A. Anderson, regarding confidentiality issues 
raised by IDEA and the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act 
related to the public dissemination of special education due process 
hearing decisions.
Topic Addressed: Children With Disabilities Enrolled by Their Parents 
in Private Schools.
    [cir] Letter dated December 1, 2006 to U.S. Representative 
Christopher Smith, regarding the applicability of equitable 
participation requirements to children with disabilities ages three 
through five enrolled by their parents in private schools or 
facilities.

Section 614--Evaluations, Eligibility Determinations, Individualized 
Education Programs, and Educational Placements

Topic Addressed: Evaluations and Reevaluations
    [cir] Letter dated October 19, 2006 to National Association of 
School Psychologists Executive Director Susan Gorin, regarding the role 
of school psychologists in administering assessments and the regulatory 
changes in procedures for evaluating children suspected of having 
learning disabilities
Topic Addressed: Individualized Education Programs
    [cir] Letter dated October 19, 2006 to TASH Executive Director 
Barbara Trader, clarifying that the IDEA, while requiring the 
individualized education program team (IEP Team) to consider the use of 
positive behavioral interventions and supports, does not include a 
prohibition on the use of aversive behavioral interventions and that 
the decision whether to allow IEP Teams to consider the use of such 
interventions is a decision left to each State.
Topic Addressed: Educational Placements
    [cir] Letter dated November 3, 2006 to Iowa Bureau of Children, 
Family, and Community Services Chief Lana Michelson, regarding the 
educational placement of students, including

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students with disabilities, who are required to register as sex 
offenders under State law.

Electronic Access to This Document

    You may view this document, as well as all other Department of 
Education documents 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/index.html.
    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.

(Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number 84.027, Assistance to 
States for Education of Children with Disabilities)

    Dated: May 15, 2007.
John H. Hager,
Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services.
[FR Doc. E7-9750 Filed 5-18-07; 8:45 am]
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