Meeting, 39013-39014 [2021-15764]

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Dated: July 20, 2021. Aaron T. Siegel, Alternate OSD Federal Register, Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. 2021–15763 Filed 7–22–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION National Assessment Governing Board 39013 Center for Education Statistics (NCES). The Governing Board’s responsibilities include the following: (1) Selecting subject areas to be assessed; (2) developing assessment frameworks and specifications; (3) developing appropriate student achievement levels for each grade and subject tested; (4) developing standards and procedures for interstate and national comparisons; (5) improving the form and use of NAEP; (6) developing guidelines for reporting and disseminating results; and (7) releasing initial NAEP results to the public. Meeting Standing Committee Meetings National Assessment Governing Board, Department of Education. ACTION: Notice of open and closed virtual meetings. 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Thursday, July 22, 2021 Reporting and Dissemination Committee 3:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. (Open Session) Wednesday, July 28, 2021 Nominations Committee 5:30 p.m.–6:30 p.m. (Closed Session) Tuesday, August 3, 2021 Committee on Standards, Design & Methodology 1:00 p.m.–1:40 p.m. (Closed Session) 1:40 p.m.–3:00 p.m. (Open Session) Thursday, August 5, 2021 Assessment Development Committee 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. (Open Session) Thursday, August 5, 2021 Executive Committee Meeting 10:00 a.m.–11:30 a.m. (Open Session) 11:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m. (Closed Session) AGENCY: This notice sets forth the agenda for the National Assessment Governing Board (hereafter referred to as Governing Board) meeting scheduled for August 5–6, 2021. This notice provides information about the meeting to members of the public who may be interested in attending and/or providing written comments related to the work of the Governing Board. Notice of this meeting is required under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). ADDRESSES: In-person attendance for this meeting is for members and staff due to COVID–19 social distancing requirements. Governing Board members and staff will meet at the Tysons Corner Ritz-Carlton, 1700 Tysons Boulevard, McLean, VA 22102. Virtual attendance for all Governing Board open sessions will be accessible to members of the public who register per the instructions provided in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice. 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) 357–6906, 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. Information on the Governing Board and its work can be found at www.nagb.gov. The Governing Board is established to formulate policy for the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) administered by the National SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00044 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Quarterly Governing Board Meeting The plenary sessions of the August 5– 6, 2021 quarterly meeting of the Governing Board will be held on the following dates and times: Thursday, August 5, 2021: Open Meeting: 1:15 p.m.–5:30 p.m. Friday, August 6, 2021: Closed Meeting: 10:00 a.m.–1:15 p.m.; Open Meeting: 2:15 p.m.–4:00 p.m. E:\FR\FM\23JYN1.SGM 23JYN1 39014 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 139 / Friday, July 23, 2021 / Notices August 5, 2021: Open Meetings On Thursday, August 5, 2021, the Governing Board will meet in open session from 1:15 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. From 1:15 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., Chair Haley Barbour will welcome members, review and approve the August 5–6, 2021 quarterly Governing Board meeting agenda, and approve minutes from the May 14–15, 2021 quarterly Governing Board meeting. From 1:30 p.m. to 1:45 p.m., Lesley Muldoon, Executive Director of the Governing Board, will provide an update on ongoing work, followed by an update from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) from 1:45 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. From 2:15 p.m. to 2:45 p.m., the Chairs of Standing Committees will provide updates on ongoing work. Two action items will be presented for Governing Board vote based on recommendations made by the Executive Committee—the nomination for Governing Board Vice Chair for the term October 1, 2021–September 30, 2022, and a recommendation to change the Long-Term Trend Administration in 2022 from 17-year-olds to 9-year-olds. After a 15-minute break, from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., the Governing Board will meet in open session to discuss and take action on the NAEP Reading Framework. From 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., the Governing Board will receive an overview of the Technology and Engineering Literacy Assessment. The Thursday, August 5, 2021 session of the Governing Board meeting will adjourn at 5:30 p.m. khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES August 6, 2021 On Friday, August 6, 2021, the Governing Board meeting will convene in two closed sessions from 12:30 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. and thereafter in open session from 2:15 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. The first closed session will convene from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. to receive a briefing from Peggy Carr, Associate Commissioner of NCES, and Lesley Muldoon on the NAEP Budget and Assessment Schedule. The briefing and Governing Board discussions may affect current and future NAEP contracts and budgets and must be kept confidential to maintain the integrity of the federal acquisition process. Public disclosure of this confidential information 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 second closed session will convene from 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. to VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:49 Jul 22, 2021 Jkt 253001 receive briefings from NCES on two upcoming releases—the Long-Term Trend Assessment and the High School Transcript Study. This session must be closed because both sets of results are not yet publicly released. Such matters are protected by exemption 9(B) of § 552b of Title 5 U.S.C. The Governing Board will reconvene in open session from 2:15 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. to receive a briefing from Ebony Walton, NCES, on understanding patterns of similar NAEP results across different subject areas. Following this session, from 3:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., departing members whose terms of service will end on September 30, 2021 will provide farewell remarks. The August 6, 2021 session of the Governing Board meeting will adjourn at 4:30 p.m. The Quarterly Board meeting and committee meeting agendas, together with meeting materials will be posted on the Governing Board’s website at www.nagb.gov no later than five working days prior to each meeting. Virtual attendance for all open sessions will be accessible to members of the public via online registration only at www.nagb.gov 5 business days prior to each meeting. Access to Records of the Meeting: Pursuant to FACA requirements, the public may also inspect the meeting materials at www.nagb.gov five business days prior to each meeting. The official verbatim transcripts of the public meeting sessions will be available for public inspection no later than 30 calendar days following each meeting. Reasonable Accommodations: The meeting is accessible to individuals with disabilities. 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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 139 (Friday, July 23, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Pages 39013-39014]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-15764]


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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

National Assessment Governing Board


Meeting

AGENCY: National Assessment Governing Board, Department of Education.

ACTION: Notice of open and closed virtual meetings.

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SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the agenda for the National Assessment 
Governing Board (hereafter referred to as Governing Board) meeting 
scheduled for August 5-6, 2021. This notice provides information about 
the meeting to members of the public who may be interested in attending 
and/or providing written comments related to the work of the Governing 
Board. Notice of this meeting is required under the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act (FACA).

ADDRESSES: In-person attendance for this meeting is for members and 
staff due to COVID-19 social distancing requirements. Governing Board 
members and staff will meet at the Tysons Corner Ritz-Carlton, 1700 
Tysons Boulevard, McLean, VA 22102. Virtual attendance for all 
Governing Board open sessions will be accessible to members of the 
public who register per the instructions provided in the SUPPLEMENTARY 
INFORMATION section of this notice.

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) 357-6906, 
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. Information on the Governing Board and its work can be found at 
www.nagb.gov.
    The Governing Board is established to formulate policy for the 
National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) administered by the 
National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). The Governing Board's 
responsibilities include the following: (1) Selecting subject areas to 
be assessed; (2) developing assessment frameworks and specifications; 
(3) developing appropriate student achievement levels for each grade 
and subject tested; (4) developing standards and procedures for 
interstate and national comparisons; (5) improving the form and use of 
NAEP; (6) developing guidelines for reporting and disseminating 
results; and (7) releasing initial NAEP results to the public.

Standing Committee Meetings

    The Governing Board's standing committees will meet to conduct 
regularly scheduled work planned for this Quarterly Board Meeting and 
any items undertaken by committees for consideration by the full 
Governing Board. (Please see committee meeting minutes for previous 
meetings, available at https://www.nagb.gov/governing-board/quarterly-board-meetings.html.) Committee meeting agendas will be posted on the 
Governing Board's website www.nagb.gov five business days prior to the 
meetings. Online registration for virtual access to the pen sessions of 
the Governing Board and committee meetings will also be posted at 
www.nagb.gov five working days prior to each meeting.

Thursday, July 22, 2021
    Reporting and Dissemination Committee
    3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. (Open Session)
Wednesday, July 28, 2021
    Nominations Committee
    5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. (Closed Session)
Tuesday, August 3, 2021
    Committee on Standards, Design & Methodology
    1:00 p.m.-1:40 p.m. (Closed Session)
    1:40 p.m.-3:00 p.m. (Open Session)
Thursday, August 5, 2021
    Assessment Development Committee
    9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. (Open Session)
Thursday, August 5, 2021
    Executive Committee Meeting
    10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m. (Open Session)
    11:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. (Closed Session)

Quarterly Governing Board Meeting

    The plenary sessions of the August 5-6, 2021 quarterly meeting of 
the Governing Board will be held on the following dates and times:
    Thursday, August 5, 2021: Open Meeting: 1:15 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
    Friday, August 6, 2021: Closed Meeting: 10:00 a.m.-1:15 p.m.; Open 
Meeting: 2:15 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

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August 5, 2021: Open Meetings

    On Thursday, August 5, 2021, the Governing Board will meet in open 
session from 1:15 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. From 1:15 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., Chair 
Haley Barbour will welcome members, review and approve the August 5-6, 
2021 quarterly Governing Board meeting agenda, and approve minutes from 
the May 14-15, 2021 quarterly Governing Board meeting.
    From 1:30 p.m. to 1:45 p.m., Lesley Muldoon, Executive Director of 
the Governing Board, will provide an update on ongoing work, followed 
by an update from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) 
from 1:45 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.
    From 2:15 p.m. to 2:45 p.m., the Chairs of Standing Committees will 
provide updates on ongoing work. Two action items will be presented for 
Governing Board vote based on recommendations made by the Executive 
Committee--the nomination for Governing Board Vice Chair for the term 
October 1, 2021-September 30, 2022, and a recommendation to change the 
Long-Term Trend Administration in 2022 from 17-year-olds to 9-year-
olds.
    After a 15-minute break, from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., the Governing 
Board will meet in open session to discuss and take action on the NAEP 
Reading Framework. From 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., the Governing Board 
will receive an overview of the Technology and Engineering Literacy 
Assessment.
    The Thursday, August 5, 2021 session of the Governing Board meeting 
will adjourn at 5:30 p.m.

August 6, 2021

    On Friday, August 6, 2021, the Governing Board meeting will convene 
in two closed sessions from 12:30 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. and thereafter in 
open session from 2:15 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
    The first closed session will convene from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. 
to receive a briefing from Peggy Carr, Associate Commissioner of NCES, 
and Lesley Muldoon on the NAEP Budget and Assessment Schedule. The 
briefing and Governing Board discussions may affect current and future 
NAEP contracts and budgets and must be kept confidential to maintain 
the integrity of the federal acquisition process. Public disclosure of 
this confidential information 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 second closed session will convene from 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. 
to receive briefings from NCES on two upcoming releases--the Long-Term 
Trend Assessment and the High School Transcript Study. This session 
must be closed because both sets of results are not yet publicly 
released. Such matters are protected by exemption 9(B) of Sec.  552b of 
Title 5 U.S.C.
    The Governing Board will reconvene in open session from 2:15 p.m. 
to 3:30 p.m. to receive a briefing from Ebony Walton, NCES, on 
understanding patterns of similar NAEP results across different subject 
areas. Following this session, from 3:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., departing 
members whose terms of service will end on September 30, 2021 will 
provide farewell remarks. The August 6, 2021 session of the Governing 
Board meeting will adjourn at 4:30 p.m.
    The Quarterly Board meeting and committee meeting agendas, together 
with meeting materials will be posted on the Governing Board's website 
at www.nagb.gov no later than five working days prior to each meeting.
    Virtual attendance for all open sessions will be accessible to 
members of the public via online registration only at www.nagb.gov 5 
business days prior to each meeting.
    Access to Records of the Meeting: Pursuant to FACA requirements, 
the public may also inspect the meeting materials at www.nagb.gov five 
business days prior to each meeting. The official verbatim transcripts 
of the public meeting sessions will be available for public inspection 
no later than 30 calendar days following each meeting.
    Reasonable Accommodations: The meeting is accessible to individuals 
with disabilities. If you will need an auxiliary aid or service to 
participate in the meeting (e.g., interpreting service, assistive 
listening device, or materials in an alternate format), notify the 
contact person listed in this notice no later than ten working days 
prior to each meeting. Written comments related to the work of the 
Governing Board may be submitted electronically or in hard copy to the 
attention of the Executive Officer/Designated Federal Official (see 
contact information noted above).
    Public Participation: Members of the public may virtually attend 
and attend in person all open sessions of the standing committee and 
full Governing Board meetings via advance registration. A link to the 
registration page will be posted on www.nagb.gov five business days 
prior to each meeting date.
    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 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: Public Law 107-279, Title III--National Assessment of 
Educational Progress Sec.  301.

Lesley Muldoon,
Executive Director, National Assessment Governing Board (NAGB), U.S. 
Department of Education.
[FR Doc. 2021-15764 Filed 7-22-21; 8:45 am]
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