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Download as PDF 73796 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 248 / Friday, December 28, 2007 / Notices frequent performance reports under 34 CFR 75.720(c). Early Reading First grantees also are required to meet the annual reporting requirements outlined in section 1225 of the ESEA. For specific requirements on reporting, please go to: http://www.ed.gov/fund/ grant/apply/appforms/appforms.html. 4. Performance Measures: Under the Government Performance and Results Act of 1993 (GPRA), the Secretary has established the following five (5) measures for evaluating the overall effectiveness of the Early Reading First program: (1) The cost per preschoolaged child participating in Early Reading First programs who achieves a significant gain in oral language skills as measured by the Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test-III, Receptive (PPVT– III, Receptive); (2) the percentage of preschool-aged children participating in Early Reading First programs who demonstrate age-appropriate oral language skills as measured by the Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test, Receptive (PPVT–III, Receptive); (3) the average number of letters Early Reading First preschool-aged children are able to identify as measured by the PALS PreK Upper Case Alphabet Knowledge subtask; (4) the percentage of preschoolaged children participating in Early Reading First programs who achieve significant gains in oral language skills as measured by the Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test, Receptive (PPVT–III, Receptive); and (5) the Early Reading First teachers’ average score on the Literacy Environment Checklist on the Early Language and Literacy Classroom Observation (ELLCO) Toolkit after each year of implementation. All grantees must provide information on these performance measures in the annual performance report referred to in section VI.3. of this notice. VII. Agency Contact Pilla Parker, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., room 3C136, Washington, DC 20202–6132. Telephone: (202) 260–3710 or by e-mail: Pilla.Parker@ed.gov; or Rebecca Marek, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., room 3C138, Washington, DC 20202–6132. Telephone: (202) 260–0968 or by e-mail: Rebecca.Marek@ed.gov. If you use a TDD, call the Federal Relay Service (FRS), toll free, at 1–800– 877–8339. mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: VIII. Other Information Alternative Format: Individuals with disabilities can obtain this document and a copy of the application package in an alternative format (e.g., Braille, large VerDate Aug<31>2005 22:27 Dec 27, 2007 Jkt 214001 print, audiotape, or computer diskette) on request to the program contact persons listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT in section VII in this notice. Electronic Access to This Document: You can 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: December 21, 2007. Kerri L. Briggs, Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education. [FR Doc. E7–25276 Filed 12–27–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION National Board for Education Sciences Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences. ACTION: Notice of an Open Meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of an upcoming open meeting of the National Board for Education Sciences. The notice also describes the functions of the committee. 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. DATE: January 24, 2008. Time: 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. ADDRESSES: Institute of Education Sciences Board Room, 80 F St., NW., Washington, DC, 20208. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Norma Garza, Executive Director, National Board for Education Sciences, 555 New Jersey Ave., NW., Room 627 H, Washington, DC 20208; phone: (202) 219–2195; fax: (202) 219–1466; e-mail: Norma.Garza@ed.gov. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FRS) at 1–800–877–8339. PO 00000 Frm 00040 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The National Board for Education Sciences is authorized by section 116 of the Education Sciences Reform Act of 2002. The Board advises the Director of the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) on the establishment of activities to be supported by the Institute, on the funding for applications for grants, contracts, and cooperative agreements for research after the completion of peer review, and reviews and evaluates the work of the Institute. On January 24, from 9 a.m. to 11:45 a.m., the Board will receive reports from the Director of IES and the commissioners of the IES centers on projects underway since October 2007. From 1 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., the Board will review and discuss its ongoing evaluation of IES, after which the Board’s Communication and Legislation committees will give their respective reports. Following a summary and review of next steps, the meeting will adjourn at 5:30 p.m. A final agenda will be available from Norma Garza (see contact information above) on January 14. Individuals who will need accommodations for a disability in order to attend the meeting (e.g., interpreting devices, assistance listening devices, or materials in alternative format) should notify Norma Garza no later than January 12. We will attempt to meet requests for accommodations after this date but cannot guarantee their availability. The meeting site is accessible to individuals with disabilities. Records are kept of all committee proceedings and are available for public inspection at 555 New Jersey Ave., NW., Room 627 H, Washington, DC, 20208, from the hours of 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. 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/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. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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 E:\FR\FM\28DEN1.SGM 28DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 248 / Friday, December 28, 2007 / Notices Access at: http://www.gpoaccess.gov/nara/ index.html. Grover J. Whitehurst, Director, Institute of Education Sciences. [FR Doc. E7–25219 Filed 12–27–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Combined Notice of Filings #1 mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES December 19, 2007. Take notice that the Commission has received the following Natural Gas Pipeline Rate and Refund Report filings: Docket Numbers: RP98–18–031. Applicants: Iroquois Gas Transmission System, L.P. Description: Iroquois Gas Transmission System submits its Third Revised Sheet 8 to FERC Gas Tariff, First Revised Volume No. 1. Filed Date: 12/14/2007. Accession Number: 20071217–0195. Comment Date: 5 p.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, December 26, 2007. Docket Numbers: RP06–200–040. Applicants: Rockies Express Pipeline LLC. Description: Rockies Express Pipeline LLC submits First Revised Sheet 9H and 9J to its FERC Gas Tariff, Second Revised Volume 1, to become effective 12/19/07. Filed Date: 12/18/2007. Accession Number: 20071219–0134. Comment Date: 5 p.m. Eastern Time on Monday, December 31, 2007. Docket Numbers: RP08–34–001. Applicants: Kinder Morgan Illinois Pipeline LLC. Description: Kinder Morgan Illinois Pipeline, LLC submits Substitute Original Sheet 123 to FERC Gas Tariff, Original Volume 1, to be effective 12/1/07. Filed Date: 12/14/2007. Accession Number: 20071217–0134. Comment Date: 5 p.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, December 26, 2007. Docket Numbers: RP08–34–002. Applicants: Kinder Morgan Illinois Pipeline LLC. Description: Kinder Morgan Illinois Pipeline LLC submits Amendment 1 to the Transportation Rate Schedule FTS Agreement with a negotiated rate exhibit between KMIP and the Peoples Gas Light and Coke Co. Filed Date: 12/18/2007. Accession Number: 20071219–0131. Comment Date: 5 p.m. Eastern Time on Monday, December 31, 2007. VerDate Aug<31>2005 22:27 Dec 27, 2007 Jkt 214001 Docket Numbers: RP08–36–001. Applicants: High Island Offshore System, L.L.C. Description: High Island Offshore System LLC submits Substitute Fourth Revised Sheet 173B, proposed to become effective 12/1/07. Filed Date: 12/14/2007. Accession Number: 20071219–0130. Comment Date: 5 p.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, December 26, 2007. Docket Numbers: RP08–119–000. Applicants: Questar Overthrust Pipeline Company. Description: Questar Overthrust Pipeline Company submits Second Revised Sheet 6 to Second Revised Volume No 1–A, to be effective January 1, 2008. Filed Date: 12/14/2007. Accession Number: 20071214–0050. Comment Date: 5 p.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, December 26, 2007. Docket Numbers: RP08–120–000. Applicants: Texas Gas Transmission, LLC. Description: Texas Gas Transmission, LLC submits Twelfth Revised Sheet 20 et al to FERC Gas Tariff, Second Revised Volume 1. Filed Date: 12/14/2007. Accession Number: 20071217–0136. Comment Date: 5 p.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, December 26, 2007. Docket Numbers: RP08–120–000. Applicants: Texas Gas Transmission, LLC. Description: Texas Gas Transmission LLC submits its Twelfth Revised Sheet 20 et al to its FERC Gas Tariff, Second Revised Volume 1, errata filing #1 to its December 14, 2007 filing. Filed Date: 12/17/2007. Accession Number: 20071218–0129. Comment Date: 5 p.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, December 26, 2007. Docket Numbers: RP08–120–001. Applicants: Texas Gas Transmission, LLC. Description: Texas Gas Transmission LLC submits Substitute Eleventh Revised Sheet 25 et al to its FERC Gas Tariff, Second Revised Volume 1, errata filing #2 to its December 14, 2007 filing. Filed Date: 12/18/2007. Accession Number: 20071219–0132. Comment Date: 5 p.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, December 26, 2007. Docket Numbers: RP08–121–000. Applicants: Northern Natural Gas Company. Description: Northern Natural Gas Co notifies FERC of a receipt point that will no longer provide gathering service effective 12/14/07. Filed Date: 12/14/2007. Accession Number: 20071217–0135. Comment Date: 5 p.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, December 26, 2007. PO 00000 Frm 00041 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 73797 Docket Numbers: RP08–123–000. Applicants: Central Kentucky Transmission Company. Description: Central Kentucky Transmission Co submits Second Revised Sheet 355 et al to FERC Gas Tariff, Second Revised Volume 1, to be effective 5/1/08. Filed Date: 12/17/2007. Accession Number: 20071218–0117. Comment Date: 5 p.m. Eastern Time on Monday, December 31, 2007. Docket Numbers: RP08–124–000. Applicants: Columbia Gulf Transmission Company. Description: Columbia Gas Transmission Corp submits Ninth Revised Sheet 318 et al to FERC Gas Tariff, Second Revised Volume 1, to be effective 5/1/08. Filed Date: 12/17/2007. Accession Number: 20071218–0118. Comment Date: 5 p.m. Eastern Time on Monday, December 31, 2007. Docket Numbers: RP08–125–000. Applicants: Crossroads Pipeline Company. Description: Crossroads Pipeline Co submits Second Revised Sheet 555 et al to FERC Gas Tariff, First Revised Volume 1, to be effective 5/1/08. Filed Date: 12/17/2007. Accession Number: 20071218–0119. Comment Date: 5 p.m. Eastern Time on Monday, December 31, 2007. Docket Numbers: RP08–126–000. Applicants: Hardy Storage Company, LLC. Description: Hardy Storage Co, LLC submits First Revised Sheet 203 FERC Gas Tariff, Original Volume 1, to be effective 1/18/08. Filed Date: 12/17/2007. Accession Number: 20071218–0120. Comment Date: 5 p.m. Eastern Time on Monday, December 31, 2007. Docket Numbers: RP08–127–000. Applicants: Columbia Gas Transmission Corporation. Description: Columbia Gas Transmission Corp submits Tenth Revised Sheet 501 et al to FERC Gas Tariff, Second Revised Volume 1, to be effective 5/1/08. Filed Date: 12/17/2007. Accession Number: 20071218–0121. Comment Date: 5 p.m. Eastern Time on Monday, December 31, 2007. Docket Numbers: RP08–128–000. Applicants: Northern Border Pipeline Company. Description: Northern Border Pipeline Company submits Eleventh Revised Sheet 1 et al to FERC Gas Tariff, First Revised Volume 1, to become effective 1/16/08. Filed Date: 12/17/2007. Accession Number: 20071218–0133. E:\FR\FM\28DEN1.SGM 28DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 248 (Friday, December 28, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 73796-73797]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-25219]


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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION


National Board for Education Sciences

AGENCY: Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences.

ACTION: Notice of an Open Meeting.

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SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of an 
upcoming open meeting of the National Board for Education Sciences. The 
notice also describes the functions of the committee. 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.

DATE: January 24, 2008.
    Time: 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

ADDRESSES: Institute of Education Sciences Board Room, 80 F St., NW., 
Washington, DC, 20208.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Norma Garza, Executive Director, 
National Board for Education Sciences, 555 New Jersey Ave., NW., Room 
627 H, Washington, DC 20208; phone: (202) 219-2195; fax: (202) 219-
1466; e-mail: Norma.Garza@ed.gov.
    Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) 
may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FRS) at 1-800-877-8339.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The National Board for Education Sciences is 
authorized by section 116 of the Education Sciences Reform Act of 2002. 
The Board advises the Director of the Institute of Education Sciences 
(IES) on the establishment of activities to be supported by the 
Institute, on the funding for applications for grants, contracts, and 
cooperative agreements for research after the completion of peer 
review, and reviews and evaluates the work of the Institute.
    On January 24, from 9 a.m. to 11:45 a.m., the Board will receive 
reports from the Director of IES and the commissioners of the IES 
centers on projects underway since October 2007. From 1 p.m. to 1:30 
p.m., the Board will review and discuss its ongoing evaluation of IES, 
after which the Board's Communication and Legislation committees will 
give their respective reports. Following a summary and review of next 
steps, the meeting will adjourn at 5:30 p.m.
    A final agenda will be available from Norma Garza (see contact 
information above) on January 14. Individuals who will need 
accommodations for a disability in order to attend the meeting (e.g., 
interpreting devices, assistance listening devices, or materials in 
alternative format) should notify Norma Garza no later than January 12. 
We will attempt to meet requests for accommodations after this date but 
cannot guarantee their availability. The meeting site is accessible to 
individuals with disabilities.
    Records are kept of all committee proceedings and are available for 
public inspection at 555 New Jersey Ave., NW., Room 627 H, Washington, 
DC, 20208, from the hours of 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
    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/fed-register/
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

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Grover J. Whitehurst,
Director, Institute of Education Sciences.
[FR Doc. E7-25219 Filed 12-27-07; 8:45 am]
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