National Advisory Council on Indian Education (NACIE or Council); Meeting, 15379-15380 [2018-07349]

Download as PDF daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 69 / Tuesday, April 10, 2018 / Notices helps the public understand the Department’s information collection requirements and provide the requested data in the desired format. ED is soliciting comments on the proposed information collection request (ICR) that is described below. The Department of Education is especially interested in public comment addressing the following issues: (1) Is this collection necessary to the proper functions of the Department; (2) will this information be processed and used in a timely manner; (3) is the estimate of burden accurate; (4) how might the Department enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (5) how might the Department minimize the burden of this collection on the respondents, including through the use of information technology. Please note that written comments received in response to this notice will be considered public records. Title of Collection: Application for New Grants Under the Indian Education Professional Development Plan (1894– 0001). OMB Control Number: 1810–0580. Type of Review: An extension of an existing information collection. Respondents/Affected Public: State, Local, and Tribal Governments. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 50. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 1,500. Abstract: The Office of Indian Education (OIE) of the Department of Education (ED) requests a revision of this previously approved information collection for the Indian Education Discretionary Grant Application authorized under Title VI, Part A, of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, as amended. The Professional Development (PD) (CFDA 84.299B) program is a competitive discretionary grant program. The grant applications submitted for this program are evaluated on the basis of how well an applicant addresses the selection criteria, and are used to determine applicant eligibility and amount of award for projects selected for funding. The Department will use the information collected through the application package to enable external reviewers to evaluate applications submitted for the PD grant competition. Eligible applicants submit the information to describe the project for which funding is requested. The information the applicant provides addresses the program selection criteria, in 34 CFR 263.6 and as required by statute under the ESEA amended section 6122. The application is evaluated through a peer review process and an application’s score is used to VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:56 Apr 09, 2018 Jkt 244001 determine its ranking and selection for funding. The information collected reflects the specific components of the selection criteria and program services that are to be provided. Tomakie Washington, Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Office of the Chief Privacy Officer, Office of Management. [FR Doc. 2018–07235 Filed 4–9–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION National Advisory Council on Indian Education (NACIE or Council); Meeting U.S. Department of Education, National Advisory Council on Indian Education (NACIE or Council). ACTION: Announcement of an open public meeting. AGENCY: This notice sets forth the schedule of an upcoming public meeting conducted by the National Advisory Council on Indian Education (NACIE). Notice of the meeting is required by section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act and intended to notify the public of its opportunity to attend. Due to unforeseen delays in ensuring the establishment of a quorum of the NACIE membership and in order to facilitate the coordination of schedules of OESE senior leadership and presenters, this notice is being published in less than 15 days prior to the date of the scheduled meeting. DATES: The NACIE meeting will be held on April 16–17, 2018; April 16, 2018– 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Saving Time, April 17, 2018–9:00 a.m.– 5:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Saving Time. ADDRESSES: Holiday Inn Capitol, 440 C Street SW, Washington, DC 20202. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Tina Hunter, Designated Federal Official, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20202. Telephone: 202–205–8527. Fax: 202–205–0310. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: NACIE’s Statutory Authority and Function: The National Advisory Council on Indian Education is authorized by section 7141 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. The Council 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 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00026 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 15379 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 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. One of the Council’s responsibilities is to develop and provide recommendations to 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 that can benefit Indian children or adults participating in any program which could benefit Indian children. Due to limited spacing, please RSVP for the meeting via email at oese@ed.gov no later than Thursday, April 15, 2018. Members of the public interested in submitting written comments may do so via email at oese@ed.gov no later than Thursday, April 15, 2018. Comments should pertain to the work of NACIE and/or the Office of Indian Education. Meeting Agenda: The purpose of the meeting is to convene the Council to conduct the following business: (1) Discuss the OIE Director Position; (2) Hear Department of Education program updates; (3) Hear an update on ESSA Implementation, and; (4) Conduct discussions and begin work on the development of the annual report to Congress. Access to Records of the Meeting: The Department will post the official report of the meeting on the OESE website at: http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ oese/index.html?src=oc 90 days after the meeting. Pursuant to the FACA, the public may also inspect the materials at the Office of Indian Education, United States Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20202, Monday–Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Saving Time or by emailing TribalConsultation@ ed.gov or by calling Terrie Nelson on (202) 401–0424 to schedule an appointment. Reasonable Accommodations: The hearing site is accessible to individuals with disabilities. If you will need an auxiliary aid or service to participate in E:\FR\FM\10APN1.SGM 10APN1 15380 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 69 / Tuesday, April 10, 2018 / Notices the meeting (e.g., interpreting service, assistive listening device, or materials in an alternate format), notify Brandon Dent on 202–453–6450 or at brandon.dent@ed.gov no later than April 13, 2018. Although we will attempt to meet a request received after request due date, we may not be able to make available the requested auxiliary aid or service because of insufficient time to make arrangements. 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 the 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. Authority: Section 6141 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA) as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), 20 U.S.C. 7471. Jason Botel, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, delegated the duties of Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education. [FR Doc. 2018–07349 Filed 4–9–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION [Docket No. ED–2018–ICCD–0038] Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Applications for Emergency Impact Aid for Displaced Students and Assistance for Homeless Children and Youths Department of Education (ED), Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE). ACTION: Notice. daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is requesting the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to conduct an emergency review of a new information collection. SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:56 Apr 09, 2018 Jkt 244001 Approval by the OMB has been requested by April 16, 2018. A regular clearance process is also hereby being initiated. Interested persons are invited to submit comments before April 16, 2018. DATES: To access and review all the documents related to the information collection listed in this notice, please use http://www.regulations.gov by searching the Docket ID number ED– 2018–ICCD–0038. Comments submitted in response to this notice should be submitted electronically through the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http:// www.regulations.gov by selecting the Docket ID number or via postal mail, commercial delivery, or hand delivery. Please note that comments submitted by fax or email and those submitted after the comment period will not be accepted. Written requests for information or comments submitted by postal mail or delivery should be addressed to the Director of the Information Collection Clearance Division, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW, LBJ, Room 216–44, Washington, DC 20202–4537. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For specific questions related to collection activities, please contact David Esquith, 202–453–6722. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department of Education (ED), in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA) (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)), provides the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed, revised, and continuing collections of information. This helps the Department assess the impact of its information collection requirements and minimize the public’s reporting burden. It also helps the public understand the Department’s information collection requirements and provide the requested data in the desired format. ED is soliciting comments on the proposed information collection request (ICR) that is described below. The Department of Education is especially interested in public comment addressing the following issues: (1) Is this collection necessary to the proper functions of the Department; (2) will this information be processed and used in a timely manner; (3) is the estimate of burden accurate; (4) how might the Department enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (5) how might the Department minimize the burden of this collection on the respondents, including through the use of information technology. Please note that written comments received in ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00027 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 response to this notice will be considered public records. Title of Collection: Applications for Emergency Impact Aid for Displaced Students and Assistance for Homeless Children and Youths. OMB Control Number: 1810–NEW. Type of Review: A new information collection. Respondents/Affected Public: State, Local, and Tribal Governments. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 112. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 4,480. Abstract: The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, signed into law by President Trump on February 9, 2018, included significant new funding to support disaster relief. The U.S. Department of Education (Department) will award up to $2.7 billion to assist K–12 schools and school districts in meeting the educational needs of students affected by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria and the 2017 California wildfires. This disaster assistance will help schools and school districts return to their full capabilities as quickly and effectively as possible. Additional Information: An emergency clearance approval for the use of the system is described below due to the following conditions: The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, signed into law by President Trump on February 9, 2018, included significant new funding to support disaster relief. The U.S. Department of Education (Department) will award up to $2.7 billion to assist K–12 schools and school districts in meeting the educational needs of students affected by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria and the 2017 California wildfires. This disaster assistance will help schools and school districts return to their full capabilities as quickly and effectively as possible. Pursuant to 5 CFR 1320.13, the Department requests that OMB review this collection under its emergency procedures, based on harm to public due to an unanticipated/unforeseen natural disaster event that occurred beyond ED’s control. Dated: April 4, 2018. Tomakie Washington, Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Office of the Chief Privacy Officer, Office of Management. [FR Doc. 2018–07234 Filed 4–9–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P E:\FR\FM\10APN1.SGM 10APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 69 (Tuesday, April 10, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 15379-15380]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-07349]


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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION


National Advisory Council on Indian Education (NACIE or Council); 
Meeting

AGENCY: U.S. Department of Education, National Advisory Council on 
Indian Education (NACIE or Council).

ACTION: Announcement of an open public meeting.

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SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the schedule of an upcoming public 
meeting conducted by the National Advisory Council on Indian Education 
(NACIE). Notice of the meeting is required by section 10(a)(2) of the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act and intended to notify the public of its 
opportunity to attend. Due to unforeseen delays in ensuring the 
establishment of a quorum of the NACIE membership and in order to 
facilitate the coordination of schedules of OESE senior leadership and 
presenters, this notice is being published in less than 15 days prior 
to the date of the scheduled meeting.

DATES: The NACIE meeting will be held on April 16-17, 2018; April 16, 
2018-9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Saving Time, April 17, 2018-
9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Saving Time.

ADDRESSES: Holiday Inn Capitol, 440 C Street SW, Washington, DC 20202.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Tina Hunter, Designated Federal 
Official, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, U.S. Department 
of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20202. Telephone: 
202-205-8527. Fax: 202-205-0310.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: NACIE's Statutory Authority and Function: 
The National Advisory Council on Indian Education is authorized by 
section 7141 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. The Council 
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 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.
    One of the Council's responsibilities is to develop and provide 
recommendations to 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 that can benefit Indian children or adults 
participating in any program which could benefit Indian children.
    Due to limited spacing, please RSVP for the meeting via email at 
[email protected] no later than Thursday, April 15, 2018. Members of the 
public interested in submitting written comments may do so via email at 
[email protected] no later than Thursday, April 15, 2018. Comments should 
pertain to the work of NACIE and/or the Office of Indian Education.
    Meeting Agenda: The purpose of the meeting is to convene the 
Council to conduct the following business: (1) Discuss the OIE Director 
Position; (2) Hear Department of Education program updates; (3) Hear an 
update on ESSA Implementation, and; (4) Conduct discussions and begin 
work on the development of the annual report to Congress.
    Access to Records of the Meeting: The Department will post the 
official report of the meeting on the OESE website at: http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/oese/index.html?src=oc 90 days after the 
meeting. Pursuant to the FACA, the public may also inspect the 
materials at the Office of Indian Education, United States Department 
of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20202, Monday-
Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Saving Time or by 
emailing [email protected] or by calling Terrie Nelson on (202) 
401-0424 to schedule an appointment.
    Reasonable Accommodations: The hearing site is accessible to 
individuals with disabilities. If you will need an auxiliary aid or 
service to participate in

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the meeting (e.g., interpreting service, assistive listening device, or 
materials in an alternate format), notify Brandon Dent on 202-453-6450 
or at [email protected] no later than April 13, 2018. Although we 
will attempt to meet a request received after request due date, we may 
not be able to make available the requested auxiliary aid or service 
because of insufficient time to make arrangements.
    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 the 
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.

    Authority: Section 6141 of the Elementary and Secondary 
Education Act of 1965 (ESEA) as amended by the Every Student 
Succeeds Act (ESSA), 20 U.S.C. 7471.


Jason Botel,
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, delegated the duties of Assistant 
Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education.
[FR Doc. 2018-07349 Filed 4-9-18; 8:45 am]
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