Extension of Public Comment Period; Request for Information on Addressing Significant Disproportionality Under Section 618(d) of the Individuals With Disabilities Education Act, 40092 [2014-16300]

Download as PDF 40092 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 133 / Friday, July 11, 2014 / Notices BILLING CODE 4000–01–C information that they wish to make publicly available. [FR Doc. 2014–16270 Filed 7–10–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION [Docket ID ED–2014–OSERS–0058] Extension of Public Comment Period; Request for Information on Addressing Significant Disproportionality Under Section 618(d) of the Individuals With Disabilities Education Act Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, Department of Education. ACTION: Notice extending public comment period. AGENCY: On June 19, 2014, we published in the Federal Register (79 FR 35154) a request for information (RFI) seeking comment on actions that the Department should take to address significant disproportionality based on race and ethnicity in the identification, placement, and discipline of children with disabilities. The RFI established a July 21, 2014, deadline for the submission of written comments. We are extending the comment period to July 28, 2014. DATES: Comments must be received on or before July 28, 2014. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments through the Federal eRulemaking Portal or via postal mail, commercial delivery, or hand delivery. We will not accept comments by fax or by email. Please submit your comments only one time, in order to ensure that we do not receive duplicate copies. In addition, please include the Docket ID at the top of your comments. • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to www.regulations.gov to submit your comments electronically. Information on using Regulations.gov, including instructions for accessing agency documents, submitting comments, and viewing the docket is available on the site under ‘‘Are you new to the site?’’ • U.S. Mail, Commercial Delivery, or Hand Delivery: If you mail or deliver your comments about these proposed regulations, address them to the contact person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. • Privacy Note: The Department’s policy is to make all comments received from members of the public available for public viewing in their entirety on the Federal eRulemaking Portal at www.regulations.gov. Therefore, commenters should be careful to include in their comments only tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 20:23 Jul 10, 2014 Jkt 232001 Larry Ringer, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW., room 4032, Potomac Center Plaza, Washington, DC 20202–2600. Telephone: (202) 245–7496. If you use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) or a text telephone (TTY), call the Federal Relay Service (FRS), toll free, at 1–800–877– 8339. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background: On June 19, 2014, we published in the Federal Register an RFI seeking comment on actions that the Department should take to address significant disproportionality based on race and ethnicity in the identification, placement, and discipline of children with disabilities. The RFI established July 21, 2014, as the deadline for receiving comments. However, from June 19–25, 2014, the RFI was not consistently available on www.regulations.gov, the Governmentwide portal that allows the public to comment electronically on documents in the Federal Register. To ensure that anyone unable to comment during that period has the opportunity to do so, we are extending the deadline for comments to July 28, 2014. Accessible Format: Individuals with disabilities can obtain this document in an accessible format (e.g., braille, large print, audiotape, or compact disc) on request to the contact person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. Electronic Access to This Document: 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 via the Federal Digital System at: www.gpo.gov/fdsys. At this site 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). To use PDF, you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader, which is available free at this site. You may also access documents of the Department published in the Federal Register by using the article search feature at: www.federalregister.gov. Specifically, through the advanced search feature at this site, you can limit your search to documents published by the Department. PO 00000 Frm 00035 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dated: July 8, 2014. Michael K. Yudin, Acting Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services. [FR Doc. 2014–16300 Filed 7–10–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Quadrennial Energy Review: Notice of Public Meeting Office of Energy Policy and Systems Analysis, Secretariat, Quadrennial Energy Review Task Force, Department of Energy. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: At the direction of the President, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE or Department), as the Secretariat for the Quadrennial Energy Review Task Force (QER Task Force) will convene a public meeting to discuss and receive comments on issues related to the Quadrennial Energy Review. DATES: The sixth public meeting will be held on July 28, 2014, beginning at 9:00 a.m. Mountain Time. Written comments are welcome, especially following the public meeting, and should be submitted within 60 days of the meeting. ADDRESSES: The sixth meeting will be held at: University of Colorado-Denver, Auraria Campus, St. Cajetan’s Center, 1190 9th Street, Denver, Colorado 80204. You may submit written comments to: QERComments@hq.doe.gov or by U.S. mail to the Office of Energy Policy and Systems Analysis, EPSA–60, QER Meeting Comments, U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585–0121. For the sixth public meeting, please title your comment ‘‘Quadrennial Energy Review: Comment on the Public Meeting Gas-Electricity Interdependence.’’ FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Adonica Renee Pickett, EPSA–90, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Policy and Systems Analysis, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585–0121. Telephone: (202) 586–9168 Email:Adonica.Pickett@hq.doe.gov. 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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 133 (Friday, July 11, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Page 40092]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-16300]


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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

[Docket ID ED-2014-OSERS-0058]


Extension of Public Comment Period; Request for Information on 
Addressing Significant Disproportionality Under Section 618(d) of the 
Individuals With Disabilities Education Act

AGENCY: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, 
Department of Education.

ACTION: Notice extending public comment period.

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SUMMARY: On June 19, 2014, we published in the Federal Register (79 FR 
35154) a request for information (RFI) seeking comment on actions that 
the Department should take to address significant disproportionality 
based on race and ethnicity in the identification, placement, and 
discipline of children with disabilities. The RFI established a July 
21, 2014, deadline for the submission of written comments. We are 
extending the comment period to July 28, 2014.

DATES: Comments must be received on or before July 28, 2014.

ADDRESSES: Submit your comments through the Federal eRulemaking Portal 
or via postal mail, commercial delivery, or hand delivery. We will not 
accept comments by fax or by email. Please submit your comments only 
one time, in order to ensure that we do not receive duplicate copies. 
In addition, please include the Docket ID at the top of your comments.
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to www.regulations.gov to 
submit your comments electronically. Information on using 
Regulations.gov, including instructions for accessing agency documents, 
submitting comments, and viewing the docket is available on the site 
under ``Are you new to the site?''
     U.S. Mail, Commercial Delivery, or Hand Delivery:
    If you mail or deliver your comments about these proposed 
regulations, address them to the contact person listed under FOR 
FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT.
     Privacy Note: The Department's policy is to make all 
comments received from members of the public available for public 
viewing in their entirety on the Federal eRulemaking Portal at 
www.regulations.gov. Therefore, commenters should be careful to include 
in their comments only information that they wish to make publicly 
available.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Larry Ringer, U.S. Department of 
Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW., room 4032, Potomac Center Plaza, 
Washington, DC 20202-2600. Telephone: (202) 245-7496.
    If you use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) or a text 
telephone (TTY), call the Federal Relay Service (FRS), toll free, at 1-
800-877-8339.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Background:

    On June 19, 2014, we published in the Federal Register an RFI 
seeking comment on actions that the Department should take to address 
significant disproportionality based on race and ethnicity in the 
identification, placement, and discipline of children with 
disabilities. The RFI established July 21, 2014, as the deadline for 
receiving comments. However, from June 19-25, 2014, the RFI was not 
consistently available on www.regulations.gov, the Government-wide 
portal that allows the public to comment electronically on documents in 
the Federal Register. To ensure that anyone unable to comment during 
that period has the opportunity to do so, we are extending the deadline 
for comments to July 28, 2014.
    Accessible Format: Individuals with disabilities can obtain this 
document in an accessible format (e.g., braille, large print, 
audiotape, or compact disc) on request to the contact person listed 
under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT.
    Electronic Access to This Document: 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 via the Federal Digital System 
at: www.gpo.gov/fdsys. At this site 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). To use PDF, 
you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader, which is available free at this 
site.
    You may also access documents of the Department published in the 
Federal Register by using the article search feature at: 
www.federalregister.gov. Specifically, through the advanced search 
feature at this site, you can limit your search to documents published 
by the Department.

    Dated: July 8, 2014.
Michael K. Yudin,
Acting Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative 
Services.
[FR Doc. 2014-16300 Filed 7-10-14; 8:45 am]
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