Comprehensive School Reform Quality Initiatives
The Assistant Secretary announces priorities under the Comprehensive School Reform (CSR) Quality Initiatives program. The Assistant Secretary may use one or more of these priorities for competitions for fiscal year (FY) 2004 and subsequent years' funds. These priorities focus on schools that are in need of improvement, corrective action, or restructuring and on student groups that have been traditionally underserved, such as students with disabilities, limited English proficient students, and students in rural areas.
Meeting of the President's Board of Advisors on Tribal Colleges and Universities
This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of an upcoming meeting of the President's Board of Advisors on Tribal Colleges and Universities (the Board) and is intended to notify the general public of their opportunity to attend. This notice also describes the functions of the Board. Notice of the Board's meetings is required under Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act and by the Board's charter. Agenda: The purpose of the meeting will be to further enhance the Board's strategic plan including identifying ways to strengthen institutional viability; explore private-sector funding support; expand and complement Federal education initiatives; employ new and emerging technologies; augment resources to ultimately impact the recruitment and retention of students and faculty; and, assist in implementing the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 and meet other high standards of educational achievement within the nation's tribal colleges and universities. Dates and Time: February 16, 2005, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and February 17, 2005, 9 a.m. to 12 noon. Location: Residence Inn WashingtonCapitol, 333 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20024.
National Assessment Governing Board; Meeting
This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of a forthcoming teleconference meeting of the Assessment Development Committee of the National Assessment Governing Board. This notice also describes the functions of the Board. Notice of this meeting is required under section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act. This document is intended to notify members of the general public of their opportunity to attend. Individuals who will need special accommodations in order to attend the meeting (i.e.; interpreting services, assistive listening devices, materials in alternative format) should notify Munira Mwalimu at 202-357-6938 or at Munira.Mwalimu@ed.gov no later than February 10, 2004. We will attempt to meet requests after this date, but cannot guarantee availability of the requested accommodation. The meeting site is accessible to individuals with disabilities. Date: February 14, 2005. Time: 3 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Location: National Assessment Governing Board, 800 North Capitol Street, NW., Suite 825, Washington, DC 20002.