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AGENCY: This notice sets forth the agenda for a July 19, 2019 closed teleconference meeting of the National Assessment Governing Board (hereafter referred to as Governing Board). This notice provides information to members of the public who may be interested in reviewing the closed meeting report of the meeting 10 working days following the meeting. Notice of this meeting is required under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). DATES: July 19, 2019 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. ADDRESSES: Teleconference meeting. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Munira Mwalimu, Executive Officer/ Designated Federal Official for the Governing Board, 800 North Capitol Street NW, Suite 825, Washington, DC 20002, telephone: (202) 357–6938, fax: (202) 357–6945, email: Munira.Mwalimu@ed.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Statutory Authority and Function: The Governing Board is established under the National Assessment of Educational Progress Authorization Act, Title III of Public Law 107–279. The Governing Board is established to formulate policy for NAEP administered by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). The Governing Board’s responsibilities include the following: Selecting subject areas to be assessed, developing assessment frameworks and specifications, developing appropriate student achievement levels for each grade and subject tested, developing standards and procedures for interstate and national comparisons, improving the form and use of NAEP, developing guidelines for reporting and disseminating results, and releasing initial NAEP results to the public. The funding cycle limitation require the Governing Board to amend the NAEP Assessment Schedule, adopted during the May 2019 quarterly board meeting. The Governing Board action on updating the NAEP Assessment Schedule, given information confirmed through the contract process, cannot occur until the expected contract award date. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00030 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The Governing Board recently received confirmation from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) that its decision for the NAEP Alliance Contracts, expected to be awarded by early July 2019, include unanticipated changes to actual and future expected costs for the NAEP Assessment Schedule, which is established by the Governing Board. July 19, 2019 Full Board Teleconference Meeting On Friday, July 19, 2019, the Governing Board will convene in closed session from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time. During the closed session, the Governing Board will receive a briefing from Peggy Carr, Associate Commissioner, NCES, on the detailed program costs through the year 2030, and the contract award amounts for activities through FY 2025, contract options costs, and Independent Government Costs Estimates (IGCE) for future assessment years. The Governing Board must consider the IGCEs as it revises the NAEP Assessment Schedule through 2030 to account for anticipated costs and budget constraints. Therefore, during closed session, the Governing Board will need to deliberate on estimated future cost details of the NAEP Schedule of Assessments and will take action on revising the Schedule of Assessments based on the outcome of the Board’s deliberations. Public disclosure of independent government cost estimates for future contract costs and internal NAEP budget decisions would significantly impede implementation of the NAEP assessment program if conducted in open session. Such matters are protected by exemption 9(B) of § 552b(c) of Title 5 of the United States Code. The July 19, 2019 teleconference meeting will adjourn at 3:30 p.m. Access to Records of the Meeting: Pursuant to FACA requirements, the public may also inspect the meeting materials at www.nagb.gov no later than August 2, 2019, by 10:00 a.m. EST. Reasonable Accommodations: The NAGB website is accessible to individuals with disabilities. Written comments may be submitted electronically or in hard copy to the attention of the Executive Officer/ Designated Federal Official (see contact information noted above). Information on the Governing Board and its work can be found at www.nagb.gov. Electronic Access to this Document: The official version of this document is the document published in the Federal Register. Internet access to the official edition of the Federal Register and the Code of Federal Regulations is available E:\FR\FM\08JYN1.SGM 08JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 130 / Monday, July 8, 2019 / Notices 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 Adobe website. 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: Pub. L. 107–279, Title III— National Assessment of Educational Progress § 301. Lisa M. Stooksberry, Deputy Executive Director, National Assessment Governing Board (NAGB), U.S. Department of Education. [FR Doc. 2019–14405 Filed 7–5–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Applications for New Awards; Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (State Grants) Office of Postsecondary Education, Department of Education. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Department of Education (Department) is issuing a notice inviting applications for new awards for fiscal year (FY) 2019 for the Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) State Grants, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number 84.334S. This notice relates to the approved information collection under OMB control number 1840–0821, Application for GEAR UP State Grants. DATES: Applications Available: July 8, 2019. Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: August 7, 2019. 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Grantee activities must include providing financial aid information for postsecondary education, encouraging enrollment in rigorous and challenging coursework in order to reduce the need for remediation at the postsecondary level, implementing activities to improve the number of participating students who obtain a secondary school diploma and who complete applications for and enroll in a program of postsecondary education, and providing scholarships as specified in section 404E of the HEA. Additional permissible activities for State grantees are specified in sections 404D(b) and (c) of the HEA. Background: On March 2, 2018, the Secretary published in the Federal Register the Secretary’s Final Supplemental Priorities and Definitions for Discretionary Grant Programs (83 FR 9096) (Supplemental Priorities). In order to advance the Secretary’s priorities, this competition contains a competitive preference priority that focuses on improving student achievement or other educational outcomes in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM), including computer science. In addition, consistent with the Administration’s interest in allocating funding to evidence-based practices, PO 00000 Frm 00031 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 32431 this competition includes a competitive preference priority that encourages applicants to propose strategies that are supported by promising evidence. Priorities: This notice contains three competitive preference priorities and one invitational priority. Competitive Preference Priority 1 is from the Supplemental Priorities. In accordance with 34 CFR 75.105(b)(2)(ii) and (iv), Competitive Preference Priority 2 is from section 404A(b)(3) of the HEA (20 U.S.C. 1070a-21(b)(3)) and the GEAR UP program regulations (34 CFR 694.19). Competitive Preference Priority 3 is from 34 CFR 75.226. Competitive Preference Priorities: For FY 2019 and any subsequent year in which we make awards from the list of unfunded applications from this competition, these priorities are competitive preference priorities. Under 34 CFR 75.105(c)(2)(i), we award up to an additional two points to an application, depending on how well the application meets each of these competitive preference priorities, for a maximum of six additional points. These priorities are: Competitive Preference Priority 1— Promoting STEM Education, With a Particular Focus on Computer Science (Up to two points). Projects designed to improve student achievement or other educational outcomes in science, technology, engineering, math, or computer science (as defined in this notice). These projects must address creating or expanding partnerships between schools, local educational agencies, State educational agencies, businesses, not-for-profit organizations, or institutions of higher education (IHEs) to give students access to internships, apprenticeships, or other work-based learning experiences in STEM fields, including computer science. Competitive Preference Priority 2 (Up to two points). 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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 130 (Monday, July 8, 2019)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-14405]


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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

National Assessment Governing Board


Announcement of a Closed Teleconference Meeting

AGENCY: National Assessment Governing Board, U.S. Department of 
Education.

ACTION: Announcement of a closed teleconference meeting.

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SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the agenda for a July 19, 2019 closed 
teleconference meeting of the National Assessment Governing Board 
(hereafter referred to as Governing Board). This notice provides 
information to members of the public who may be interested in reviewing 
the closed meeting report of the meeting 10 working days following the 
meeting. Notice of this meeting is required under the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act (FACA).

DATES: July 19, 2019 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.

ADDRESSES: Teleconference meeting.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Munira Mwalimu, Executive Officer/
Designated Federal Official for the Governing Board, 800 North Capitol 
Street NW, Suite 825, Washington, DC 20002, telephone: (202) 357-6938, 
fax: (202) 357-6945, email: [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Statutory Authority and Function: The Governing Board is 
established under the National Assessment of Educational Progress 
Authorization Act, Title III of Public Law 107-279. The Governing Board 
is established to formulate policy for NAEP administered by the 
National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). The Governing Board's 
responsibilities include the following: Selecting subject areas to be 
assessed, developing assessment frameworks and specifications, 
developing appropriate student achievement levels for each grade and 
subject tested, developing standards and procedures for interstate and 
national comparisons, improving the form and use of NAEP, developing 
guidelines for reporting and disseminating results, and releasing 
initial NAEP results to the public.
    The funding cycle limitation require the Governing Board to amend 
the NAEP Assessment Schedule, adopted during the May 2019 quarterly 
board meeting. The Governing Board action on updating the NAEP 
Assessment Schedule, given information confirmed through the contract 
process, cannot occur until the expected contract award date.
    The Governing Board recently received confirmation from the 
National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) that its decision for 
the NAEP Alliance Contracts, expected to be awarded by early July 2019, 
include unanticipated changes to actual and future expected costs for 
the NAEP Assessment Schedule, which is established by the Governing 
Board.

July 19, 2019 Full Board Teleconference Meeting

    On Friday, July 19, 2019, the Governing Board will convene in 
closed session from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time. During the 
closed session, the Governing Board will receive a briefing from Peggy 
Carr, Associate Commissioner, NCES, on the detailed program costs 
through the year 2030, and the contract award amounts for activities 
through FY 2025, contract options costs, and Independent Government 
Costs Estimates (IGCE) for future assessment years. The Governing Board 
must consider the IGCEs as it revises the NAEP Assessment Schedule 
through 2030 to account for anticipated costs and budget constraints. 
Therefore, during closed session, the Governing Board will need to 
deliberate on estimated future cost details of the NAEP Schedule of 
Assessments and will take action on revising the Schedule of 
Assessments based on the outcome of the Board's deliberations. Public 
disclosure of independent government cost estimates for future contract 
costs and internal NAEP budget decisions would significantly impede 
implementation of the NAEP assessment program if conducted in open 
session. Such matters are protected by exemption 9(B) of Sec.  552b(c) 
of Title 5 of the United States Code.
    The July 19, 2019 teleconference meeting will adjourn at 3:30 p.m.
    Access to Records of the Meeting: Pursuant to FACA requirements, 
the public may also inspect the meeting materials at www.nagb.gov no 
later than August 2, 2019, by 10:00 a.m. EST.
    Reasonable Accommodations: The NAGB website is accessible to 
individuals with disabilities. Written comments may be submitted 
electronically or in hard copy to the attention of the Executive 
Officer/Designated Federal Official (see contact information noted 
above). Information on the Governing Board and its work can be found at 
www.nagb.gov.
    Electronic Access to this Document: The official version of this 
document is the document published in the Federal Register. Internet 
access to the official edition of the Federal Register and the Code of 
Federal Regulations is available

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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 Adobe website. 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:  Pub. L. 107-279, Title III--National Assessment of 
Educational Progress Sec.  301.

Lisa M. Stooksberry,
Deputy Executive Director, National Assessment Governing Board (NAGB), 
U.S. Department of Education.
[FR Doc. 2019-14405 Filed 7-5-19; 8:45 am]
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