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[FR Doc. 2010–30515 Filed 12–3–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P 75671 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: November 29, 2010. Arne Duncan, Secretary of Education. [FR Doc. 2010–30477 Filed 12–3–10; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Regional Advisory Committees U.S. Department of Education, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education. ACTION: Notice of establishment of 10 Regional Advisory Committees. AGENCY: The U.S. Secretary of Education (Secretary) announces the establishment of ten Regional Advisory Committees (RACs). The Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (Pub. L. 92–463, as amended; 5 U.S.C., Appendix) shall govern the RACs. SUMMARY: Purpose The Secretary is establishing the RACS in order to collect information on the educational needs of each of the ten regions served by the Regional Educational Laboratories. The RACs will seek input regarding the need for the technical assistance activities described in section 203 of the Educational Technical Assistance Act and how those needs would be most effectively addressed. In order to achieve this purpose, the RACs will seek input from chief executive officers of States; chief State school officers; educators, including teachers and administrators; local educational agencies; librarians; businesses; State educational agencies; parents; and other customers within each region. Not later than six months after each RAC is convened, the committee will submit a report based on this needs assessment to the Secretary. Each report will identify the educational needs of the region and how those needs would be most effectively addressed. The Secretary will establish priorities for the comprehensive centers to address, taking into account these regional assessments and other relevant regional surveys of educational needs, to the extent the Secretary deems appropriate. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: U.S. Department of Education, White House Liaison Office, Washington, DC 20202, telephone: (202) 401–3677. PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Regional Advisory Committees U.S. Department of Education, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education. ACTION: Request for nominations to serve on the Regional Advisory Committees. AGENCY: The Secretary of Education (Secretary) invites interested parties to submit nominations for individuals to serve on the Regional Advisory Committees. SUMMARY: The Regional Advisory Committees (RACs) will be established by the Secretary and governed by the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (Pub. L. 92–463, as amended; 5 U.S.C., Appendix). The Secretary is establishing ten RACs, one in each region served by the Regional Educational Laboratories, in order to collect information on the educational needs of each region. The RACs will seek input regarding the need for the technical assistance activities described in section 203 of the Educational Technical Assistance Act (ETAA) and how those needs would be most effectively addressed. In order to achieve this purpose, the RACs will seek input from chief executive officers of States; chief State school officers; educators, including teachers and administrators; local educational agencies; librarians; businesses; State educational agencies; parents; and other customers. Not later than six months after each RAC is convened, it will submit a report to the Secretary. Each report will identify the educational needs of the region and how those needs would be most effectively addressed. To the extent that he deems appropriate, the Secretary will consider these reports, and other relevant regional surveys of educational needs, in establishing priorities for the comprehensive centers. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\06DEN1.SGM 06DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION


Regional Advisory Committees

AGENCY: U.S. Department of Education, Office of Elementary and 
Secondary Education.

ACTION: Notice of establishment of 10 Regional Advisory Committees.

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SUMMARY: The U.S. Secretary of Education (Secretary) announces the 
establishment of ten Regional Advisory Committees (RACs). The Federal 
Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (Pub. L. 92-463, as amended; 5 U.S.C., 
Appendix) shall govern the RACs.

Purpose

    The Secretary is establishing the RACS in order to collect 
information on the educational needs of each of the ten regions served 
by the Regional Educational Laboratories. The RACs will seek input 
regarding the need for the technical assistance activities described in 
section 203 of the Educational Technical Assistance Act and how those 
needs would be most effectively addressed. In order to achieve this 
purpose, the RACs will seek input from chief executive officers of 
States; chief State school officers; educators, including teachers and 
administrators; local educational agencies; librarians; businesses; 
State educational agencies; parents; and other customers within each 
region.
    Not later than six months after each RAC is convened, the committee 
will submit a report based on this needs assessment to the Secretary. 
Each report will identify the educational needs of the region and how 
those needs would be most effectively addressed. The Secretary will 
establish priorities for the comprehensive centers to address, taking 
into account these regional assessments and other relevant regional 
surveys of educational needs, to the extent the Secretary deems 
appropriate.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: U.S. Department of Education, White 
House Liaison Office, Washington, DC 20202, telephone: (202) 401-3677.
    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: November 29, 2010.
Arne Duncan,
Secretary of Education.
[FR Doc. 2010-30477 Filed 12-3-10; 8:45 am]
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