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Download as PDF 27816 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 94 / Wednesday, May 14, 2008 / Notices plan for the project, including the extent to which the methods of evaluation— (1) Are appropriate for the project; and (2) To the extent possible, are objective and produce data that are quantifiable. (g) Adequacy of Resources. (5 points) The Secretary reviews each application to determine the adequacy of the resources that the applicant plans to devote to the project, including facilities, equipment, and supplies. jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES 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 Notice (GAN). We may notify you informally, also. If your application is not evaluated or not selected for funding, we notify you. 2. 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For specific requirements on reporting, please go to http://www.ed.gov/fund/grant/apply/ appforms/appforms.html. 4. Performance Measures: The Department has established the following Government Performance and Results Act of 1993 (GPRA) performance measures for the Training and Advisory Services Program (Equity Assistance Centers), adapted from a set of common measures developed to help assess performance across the Department’s technical assistance programs: Program Goal: To support access and equity in public schools and help school districts solve equity problems in education related to race, gender, and national origin. VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:39 May 13, 2008 Jkt 214001 Objective 1 of 2: Provide high-quality technical assistance and training to public school districts in addressing equity in education. Measure 1.1 of 4: The percentage of customers of EACs that develop, implement, or improve their policies or practices, or both, in eliminating, reducing, or preventing harassment, conflict, and school violence. Measure 1.2 of 4: The percentage of customers of EACs that develop, implement, or improve their policies or practices, or both, ensuring that students of different race, sex, and national origin have equitable opportunity for high-quality instruction. Measure 1.3 of 4: The percentage of customers of EACS that report the products and services they received from the EACs are of high quality. Measure 1.4 of 4: The percentage of customers who report that the products and services they received from the EACs are of high usefulness to their policies and practices. All grantees will be expected to submit, as part of their annual and final performance reports, quantitative data documenting their progress with regard to these performance measures. Note: A strong evaluation plan should be included in the application narrative and should be used, as appropriate, to shape the development of the project from the beginning of the grant period. The plan should include benchmarks to monitor progress toward specific project objectives and outcome measures to assess the impact on teaching, learning, or other important outcomes for project participants. More specifically, the plan should identify the individual, organization, or both that have 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; and (7) how the applicant will use the information collected through the evaluation to monitor progress of the funded project and to provide accountability information about both 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. Furthermore, the Department will provide information to grantees about the client satisfaction survey, which will be used to evaluate progress on these performance measures. The grantees will be expected to cooperate with the administration of the survey. VII. Agency Contact For Further Information Contact: PO 00000 Frm 00023 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Sandra H. Brown, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., room 3E116, Washington, DC 20202– 6400. Telephone: (202) 260–2638 or by e-mail: sandra.brown@ed.gov. If you use a TDD, call the FRS, toll free, at 1–800–877–8339. 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 print, audiotape, or computer diskette) on request to the program contact person 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: 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: May 9, 2008. Kerri L. Briggs, Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education. [FR Doc. E8–10777 Filed 5–13–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION National Advisory Council on Indian Education (NACIE); Notice of an Open Teleconference Meeting U.S. Department of Education, National Advisory Council on Indian Education (NACIE). ACTION: Notice of an open teleconference meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of an upcoming teleconference meeting of the National Advisory Council on Indian Education (the Council) and is intended to notify the general public of the meeting. This notice also describes the functions of the Council. Notice of the Council’s meetings is required under E:\FR\FM\14MYN1.SGM 14MYN1 jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 94 / Wednesday, May 14, 2008 / Notices Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act and by the Council’s charter. Agenda: The purpose of the meeting will be for the Council to review and discuss the draft annual NACIE report and make recommendations for finalization and submission. Date and Time: May 28, 2008; 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. Location: The Department of Education will provide a 1–800–call in number for all NACIE members. Public Comment: Time is scheduled on the agenda to receive public comment at approximately 2:45 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. The public may attend and listen to the proceedings at 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., Room 1W105, Washington, DC 20202. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cathie Carothers, Director, Office of Indian Education, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20202. Telephone: 202–260–1683. Fax: 202–260–7779. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The National Advisory Council on Indian Education is authorized by Section 7141 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. The Committee is established within the Department of Education to advise the Secretary of Education on the funding and administration (including the development of regulations, and administrative policies and practices) of any program over which the Secretary has jurisdiction and includes Indian children or adults as participants or programs that may benefit Indian children or adults, including any program established under Title VII, Part A of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. The Council submits to the Congress, not later than June 30 of each year, a report on the activities of the Council that includes recommendations the Council considers appropriate for the improvement of Federal education programs that include Indian children or adults as participants or that may benefit Indian children or adults, and recommendations concerning the funding of any such program. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss the Council’s recommendations for and final development of the Council’s Annual Report to Congress. Individuals who will need accommodations for a disability in order to attend the meeting (e.g., interpreting services, assistance listening devices, or materials in alternative format) should notify Cathie Carothers at (202) 260– 7485 no later than May 23, 2008. We will attempt to meet requests for VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:39 May 13, 2008 Jkt 214001 accommodations after this date but cannot guarantee their availability. The meeting site is accessible to individuals with disabilities. Records are kept of all Council proceedings and are available for public inspection at the Office of Indian Education, United States Department of Education, Room 5C140, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20202. 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. 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. Kerri L. Briggs, Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education. [FR Doc. 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Comment Date: 5 p.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, May 14, 2008. Docket Numbers: RP08–369–000. Applicants: Chandeleur Pipe Line Company. Description: Request for Waiver of Chandeleur Pipe Line Company. Filed Date: 05/08/2008. Accession Number: 20080508–5089. Comment Date: 5 p.m. Eastern Time on Tuesday, May 20, 2008. Docket Numbers: RP08–370–000. Applicants: Sabine Pipe Line LLC. Description: Request for Waiver of Sabine Pipe Line LLC. Filed Date: 05/08/2008. Accession Number: 20080508–5090. Comment Date: 5 p.m. Eastern Time on Tuesday, May 20, 2008. Any person desiring to intervene or to protest in any of the above proceedings 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) on or before 5 p.m. Eastern time on the specified comment date. It is not necessary to separately intervene again in a subdocket related to a compliance filing if you have previously intervened in the same docket. 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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 94 (Wednesday, May 14, 2008)]
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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION


National Advisory Council on Indian Education (NACIE); Notice of 
an Open Teleconference Meeting

AGENCY: U.S. Department of Education, National Advisory Council on 
Indian Education (NACIE).

ACTION: Notice of an open teleconference meeting.

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SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of an 
upcoming teleconference meeting of the National Advisory Council on 
Indian Education (the Council) and is intended to notify the general 
public of the meeting. This notice also describes the functions of the 
Council. Notice of the Council's meetings is required under

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Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act and by the 
Council's charter.
    Agenda: The purpose of the meeting will be for the Council to 
review and discuss the draft annual NACIE report and make 
recommendations for finalization and submission.
    Date and Time: May 28, 2008; 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Eastern Standard 
Time.
    Location: The Department of Education will provide a 1-800-call in 
number for all NACIE members.
    Public Comment: Time is scheduled on the agenda to receive public 
comment at approximately 2:45 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. The public 
may attend and listen to the proceedings at 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., 
Room 1W105, Washington, DC 20202.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cathie Carothers, Director, Office of 
Indian Education, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, 
SW., Washington, DC 20202. Telephone: 202-260-1683. Fax: 202-260-7779.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The National Advisory Council on Indian 
Education is authorized by Section 7141 of the Elementary and Secondary 
Education Act. The Committee is established within the Department of 
Education to advise the Secretary of Education on the funding and 
administration (including the development of regulations, and 
administrative policies and practices) of any program over which the 
Secretary has jurisdiction and includes Indian children or adults as 
participants or programs that may benefit Indian children or adults, 
including any program established under Title VII, Part A of the 
Elementary and Secondary Education Act. The Council submits to the 
Congress, not later than June 30 of each year, a report on the 
activities of the Council that includes recommendations the Council 
considers appropriate for the improvement of Federal education programs 
that include Indian children or adults as participants or that may 
benefit Indian children or adults, and recommendations concerning the 
funding of any such program.
    The purpose of this meeting is to discuss the Council's 
recommendations for and final development of the Council's Annual 
Report to Congress.
    Individuals who will need accommodations for a disability in order 
to attend the meeting (e.g., interpreting services, assistance 
listening devices, or materials in alternative format) should notify 
Cathie Carothers at (202) 260-7485 no later than May 23, 2008. 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 Council proceedings and are available for 
public inspection at the Office of Indian Education, United States 
Department of Education, Room 5C140, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., 
Washington, DC 20202.
    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.

    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.


Kerri L. Briggs,
Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education.
[FR Doc. E8-10763 Filed 5-13-08; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4000-01-P