Meeting of the National Advisory Council on Indian Education
This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of an upcoming meeting of the National Advisory Council on Indian Education (the Council) and is intended to notify the general public of their opportunity to attend. This notice also describes the functions of the Council. Notice of the Council's meetings is required under section (10)(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act and by the Council's charter. Agenda: The purpose of the meeting will be to discuss the development of the annual report to Congress, NACIE activity plan and subcommittee reports. The Council will also receive a briefing on the National Indian Education Conference, including a discussion on strategies gained from the conference for implementing the No Child Left Behind Act in a manner that is consistent with tribal traditions, language and culture. Date and Time: May 23, 2005; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: American Indian Center, 1630 W. Wilson Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60640.
Office of Vocational and Adult Education, Department of Education; Notice of Proposed Changes to Requirements
The Assistant Secretary for Vocational and Adult Education proposes to change certain requirements governing the Community Technology Centers (CTC) program that were established in 2004 and used for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2004 CTC competition. Specifically, the Assistant Secretary proposes to remove the following two requirements: (1) Novice and non-novice applicants in CTC competitions must be ranked and funded separately, and (2) at least 75 percent of the funds must be set aside for non-novice applicants and up to 25 percent of the funds must be set aside for novice applicants. The Assistant Secretary intends to make awards in FY 2005 from the list of unfunded applicants from the FY 2004 CTC competition.