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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 4 / Thursday, January 6, 2011 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation Advisory Committee on Head Start Research and Evaluation Administration for Children and Families, Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: This notice announces a forthcoming meeting of a public advisory committee of the Administration for Children and Families (ACF). The meeting will be open to the public. Name of Committee: Advisory Committee for Head Start Research and Evaluation. General Function of Committee: The Advisory Committee for Head Start Research and Evaluation will provide feedback on the published final report for the Head Start Impact Study, offering interpretations of the findings, discussing implications for practice and policy, and providing recommendations on follow-up research, including additional analysis of the Head Start Impact Study data. The Committee will also be asked to provide recommendations to the Secretary regarding how to improve Head Start and other early childhood programs by enhancing the use of research-informed practices in early childhood. Finally, the Committee will be asked to provide recommendations on the overall Head Start research agenda, including—but not limited to—how the Head Start Impact Study fits within this agenda. The Committee will provide advice regarding future research efforts to inform HHS about how to guide the development and implementation of best practices in Head Start and other early childhood programs around the country. DATES: The meeting will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on January 25, 2011, and from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on January 26, 2011. ADDRESSES: Four Points by Sheraton Hotel, 1201 K Street, NW., Washington, DC 20005, (202) 289–7600. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jennifer Brooks, Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation, e-mail jennifer.brooks@acf.hhs.gov or call (202) 205–8212. Agenda: The Committee will review information on the federal Head Start program and the children and families it serves, review the design and findings erowe on DSK5CLS3C1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:07 Jan 05, 2011 Jkt 223001 of the Head Start Impact Study, and review plans for future research on the impact of Head Start. To inform its deliberations, the Committee will also review the evidence related to Early Head Start and programs supporting children from birth through age 5, as well as evidence related to elementary school quality and how best to sustain benefits from early childhood programs through the early elementary school years. Procedure: Interested persons may present data, information or views, in writing, on issues pending before the Committee. Written submissions may be made to the contact person on or before January 15, 2011. All written materials provided to the contact person will be shared with the Committee members. ACF welcomes the attendance of the public at this advisory committee meeting and will make every effort to accommodate persons with physical disabilities or special needs. If you require special accommodations due to a disability, please contact Jennifer Brooks at least seven days in advance of the meeting. Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. app. 2). Dated: December 22, 2010. David A. Hansell, Acting Assistant Secretary for Children and Families. [FR Doc. 2010–33242 Filed 1–5–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–01–M DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Food and Drug Administration [Docket No. FDA–2010–D–0635] Guidance for Industry and Food and Drug Administration Staff; Section 905(j) Reports: Demonstrating Substantial Equivalence for Tobacco Products; Availability AGENCY: Food and Drug Administration, HHS. ACTION: Notice. 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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation Advisory Committee on 
Head Start Research and Evaluation

AGENCY: Administration for Children and Families, Department of Health 
and Human Services (HHS).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces a forthcoming meeting of a public 
advisory committee of the Administration for Children and Families 
(ACF). The meeting will be open to the public.
    Name of Committee: Advisory Committee for Head Start Research and 
Evaluation.
    General Function of Committee: The Advisory Committee for Head 
Start Research and Evaluation will provide feedback on the published 
final report for the Head Start Impact Study, offering interpretations 
of the findings, discussing implications for practice and policy, and 
providing recommendations on follow-up research, including additional 
analysis of the Head Start Impact Study data. The Committee will also 
be asked to provide recommendations to the Secretary regarding how to 
improve Head Start and other early childhood programs by enhancing the 
use of research-informed practices in early childhood. Finally, the 
Committee will be asked to provide recommendations on the overall Head 
Start research agenda, including--but not limited to--how the Head 
Start Impact Study fits within this agenda. The Committee will provide 
advice regarding future research efforts to inform HHS about how to 
guide the development and implementation of best practices in Head 
Start and other early childhood programs around the country.

DATES: The meeting will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on January 25, 
2011, and from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on January 26, 2011.

ADDRESSES: Four Points by Sheraton Hotel, 1201 K Street, NW., 
Washington, DC 20005, (202) 289-7600.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jennifer Brooks, Office of Planning, 
Research, and Evaluation, e-mail jennifer.brooks@acf.hhs.gov or call 
(202) 205-8212.
    Agenda: The Committee will review information on the federal Head 
Start program and the children and families it serves, review the 
design and findings of the Head Start Impact Study, and review plans 
for future research on the impact of Head Start. To inform its 
deliberations, the Committee will also review the evidence related to 
Early Head Start and programs supporting children from birth through 
age 5, as well as evidence related to elementary school quality and how 
best to sustain benefits from early childhood programs through the 
early elementary school years.
    Procedure: Interested persons may present data, information or 
views, in writing, on issues pending before the Committee. Written 
submissions may be made to the contact person on or before January 15, 
2011. All written materials provided to the contact person will be 
shared with the Committee members.
    ACF welcomes the attendance of the public at this advisory 
committee meeting and will make every effort to accommodate persons 
with physical disabilities or special needs. If you require special 
accommodations due to a disability, please contact Jennifer Brooks at 
least seven days in advance of the meeting. Notice of this meeting is 
given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. app. 2).

    Dated: December 22, 2010.
David A. Hansell,
Acting Assistant Secretary for Children and Families.
[FR Doc. 2010-33242 Filed 1-5-11; 8:45 am]
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