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Date and Time: July 7, 2008; 1:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Mountain Daylight Savings Time. This notice is appearing in the Federal Register less than 15 days before the date of the meeting due to scheduling difficulties within the agency and with the Council. Location: Holiday Inn, Rapid City, South Dakota. Public Comment: Time is scheduled on the agenda to receive public comment at approximately 4:45 p.m. Mountain Daylight Savings Time. Oral comments will be limited to not more than 10 minutes per individual or group. Written comments will also be accepted at the meeting or may be submitted until the time of the meeting via e-mail to: Cathie.Carothers@ed.gov. 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. 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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 122 (Tuesday, June 24, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 35679-35680]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-14269]


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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION


 National Advisory Council on Indian Education (NACIE)

AGENCY: U.S. Department of Education.

ACTION: Notice of an Open Meeting.

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SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of an 
upcoming 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 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 
receive a briefing on three reports: Parts I and II of the National 
Indian Education Study and The Status and Trends of Indian Education 
Report, and to receive informational updates on State initiatives by 
selected State Indian Education Directors.
    Date and Time: July 7, 2008; 1:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Mountain 
Daylight Savings Time. This notice is appearing in the Federal Register 
less than 15 days before the date of the meeting due to scheduling 
difficulties within the agency and with the Council.
    Location: Holiday Inn, Rapid City, South Dakota.
    Public Comment: Time is scheduled on the agenda to receive public 
comment at approximately 4:45 p.m. Mountain Daylight Savings Time. Oral 
comments will be limited to not more than 10 minutes per individual or 
group. Written comments will also be accepted at the meeting or may be 
submitted until the time of the meeting via e-mail to: 
Cathie.Carothers@ed.gov.

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

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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 provide the Council with a 
briefing on three new reports recently completed by the Department: The 
National Indian Education Study, Parts I and II, and The Status and 
Trends of Indian Education which will be released at the National 
Conference on Indian Education that starts on July 8, 2008 in Rapid 
City, South Dakota. The Council will also receive informational updates 
on State initiatives by selected State Indian Education Directors and 
general updates from the Department of Education. The meeting is being 
held as a pre-conference activity of the National Conference on Indian 
Education which is an activity of Executive Order 13336 on American 
Indian and Alaska Native Education.
    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 July 1, 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. E8-14269 Filed 6-23-08; 8:45 am]
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