Committee on Measures of Student Success, 61138 [2010-24782]

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AGENCY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of an upcoming meeting of the Committee on Measures of Student Success (Committee). The notice also describes the functions of the Committee. 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 (FACA) and is intended to notify the public of their opportunity to attend. DATES: October 20, 2010. Time: 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. ADDRESSES: The Committee will meet in Washington, DC at 1990 K Street, NW., Washington, DC 20006, 8th Floor Conference Center. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Archie Cubarrubia, Designated Federal Official, Advisory Committee on Measures of Student Success, U.S. Department of Education, 1990 K Street, NW., Washington, DC 20006. E-mail: Archie.Cubarrubia@ed.gov. Telephone: (202) 502–7601. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Committee is established to advise the Secretary of Education in assisting twoyear degree-granting institutions of higher education in meeting the completion or graduation rate disclosure requirements outlined in section 485 of the HEA, as amended. Specifically, the Committee shall develop recommendations regarding the accurate calculation and reporting of completion or graduation rates of entering certificate/degree-seeking, full-time, undergraduate students by two-year degree granting institutions of higher education. The Committee may also recommend additional or alternative measures of student success that are comparable alternatives to the completion or graduation rates of entering degree-seeking full-time undergraduate students and that consider the mission and role of twoyear degree granting higher education institutions. These recommendations shall be provided to the Secretary no SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00020 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 later than 18 months after the first meeting of the Committee. The agenda for the Committee’s first meeting will include a welcome by Department officials followed by a roundtable discussion focusing on the strategies for accomplishing its mission as stated in its charter. The agenda will also include brief panel presentations about current efforts in the field regarding improving completion or graduation rates and alternative measures of student success. Individuals interested in attending the meeting must register in advance because of limited space issues. Please contact Kristan Cilente at (202) 219– 7001 or by e-mail at studentsuccess@ed.gov. Individuals who will need accommodations for a disability in order to attend the meeting (e.g., interpreting services, assistive listening devices, or materials in alternative format) should notify Kristan Cilente at (202) 219–7001 no later than October 13, 2010. 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. Opportunities for public comment are available through the Committee’s Web site at http://www2.ed.gov/about/ bdscomm/list/acmss.html. Records are kept of all Committee proceedings and are available for public inspection on the Web site and at the National Center for Education Statistics, 1990 K Street, NW., Washington, DC 20006 from the hours of 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. E.S.T. 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[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 191 (Monday, October 4, 2010)]
[Notices]
[Page 61138]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-24782]


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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION


Committee on Measures of Student Success

AGENCY: National Center for Education Statistics, Institute of 
Education Sciences, 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 Committee on Measures of Student Success 
(Committee). The notice also describes the functions of the Committee. 
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 (FACA) and is intended to notify the public of their 
opportunity to attend.

DATES: October 20, 2010.
    Time: 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The Committee will meet in Washington, DC at 1990 K Street, 
NW., Washington, DC 20006, 8th Floor Conference Center.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Archie Cubarrubia, Designated Federal 
Official, Advisory Committee on Measures of Student Success, U.S. 
Department of Education, 1990 K Street, NW., Washington, DC 20006. E-
mail: Archie.Cubarrubia@ed.gov. Telephone: (202) 502-7601.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Committee is established to advise the 
Secretary of Education in assisting two-year degree-granting 
institutions of higher education in meeting the completion or 
graduation rate disclosure requirements outlined in section 485 of the 
HEA, as amended. Specifically, the Committee shall develop 
recommendations regarding the accurate calculation and reporting of 
completion or graduation rates of entering certificate/degree-seeking, 
full-time, undergraduate students by two-year degree granting 
institutions of higher education. The Committee may also recommend 
additional or alternative measures of student success that are 
comparable alternatives to the completion or graduation rates of 
entering degree-seeking full-time undergraduate students and that 
consider the mission and role of two-year degree granting higher 
education institutions. These recommendations shall be provided to the 
Secretary no later than 18 months after the first meeting of the 
Committee.
    The agenda for the Committee's first meeting will include a welcome 
by Department officials followed by a roundtable discussion focusing on 
the strategies for accomplishing its mission as stated in its charter. 
The agenda will also include brief panel presentations about current 
efforts in the field regarding improving completion or graduation rates 
and alternative measures of student success.
    Individuals interested in attending the meeting must register in 
advance because of limited space issues. Please contact Kristan Cilente 
at (202) 219-7001 or by e-mail at studentsuccess@ed.gov. Individuals 
who will need accommodations for a disability in order to attend the 
meeting (e.g., interpreting services, assistive listening devices, or 
materials in alternative format) should notify Kristan Cilente at (202) 
219-7001 no later than October 13, 2010. 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.
    Opportunities for public comment are available through the 
Committee's Web site at http://www2.ed.gov/about/bdscomm/list/acmss.html. Records are kept of all Committee proceedings and are 
available for public inspection on the Web site and at the National 
Center for Education Statistics, 1990 K Street, NW., Washington, DC 
20006 from the hours of 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. E.S.T.
    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/. 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 1-866-512-
1830; or in the Washington, DC, area at (202) 512-0000.

    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/.


John Q. Easton,
Director, Institute of Education Sciences.
[FR Doc. 2010-24782 Filed 10-1-10; 8:45 am]
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