Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records-Even Start Classroom Literacy Interventions and Outcomes Study
In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended (Privacy Act), the Department of Education (Department) publishes this notice of a new system of records entitled ``Even Start Classroom Literacy Interventions and Outcomes (CLIO) Study (18-13-09)'' and deletes the system of records entitled ``Even Start Performance Information Reporting System and Experimental Design Study,'' (18-02- 01), 64 FR 30110-30112 (June 4, 1999) because the Study has been completed. The new system of records will contain information about adults and children in the William F. Goodling Even Start Family Literacy Programs (Even Start) (Title I, Part B, Subpart 3, Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA)) who participate in the CLIO study, on project staff from the Even Start grantees participating in the CLIO study, and on the kindergarten and first grade teachers of CLIO children. That information includes names, addresses, demographic information such as race/ethnicity, age, educational background and Even Start CLIO participating adults' and project staff and teacher responses to interview questions, and the results of literacy assessments of Even Start CLIO participating adults and children.
Arbitration Panel Decision Under the Randolph-Sheppard Act
The Department gives notice that on March 30, 2006, an arbitration panel rendered a decision in the matter of Gary DeFalco v. Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation (Docket No. R-S/05-2). This panel was convened by the U.S. Department of Education, under 20 U.S.C. 107d-1(a), after the Department received a complaint filed by the complainant, Gary DeFalco.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
The Acting Leader, Information Policy and Standards Team, Office of Management invites comments on the submission for OMB review as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities Advisory Committee
This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of an upcoming open meeting of The Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities Advisory Committee. The notice also describes the functions of the Committee. Notice of this meeting is required by section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act and is intended to notify the public of their opportunity to attend. This notice is appearing in the Federal Register less than 15 days before the meeting due to difficulties in scheduling within the Agency. Date: Monday, December 18, 2006. Time: 2 p.m. EST. Address: The Committee will meet by telephone conference call.
Closed Meeting of the National Advisory Council on Indian Education
This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of an upcoming closed meeting of the National Advisory Council on Indian Education (the Council) and is intended to notify the general public. 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. This notice is appearing in the Federal Register less than 15 days prior to the meeting date due to scheduling conflicts and the importance of selecting a new Director for the Office of Indian Education in a timely manner. Agenda: The Council will meet in a closed teleconference session to discuss personnel issues related to the selection of the Director for the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Indian Education. The Council will be discussing issues that relate solely to the internal personnel rules and practices of an agency. The Council is likely to disclose information of a personal nature where disclosure would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personnel privacy. The discussion must therefore be held in closed session under exemptions 2 and 6 of the Government in the Sunshine Act, 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(2) and (6). Date and Time: December 12, 2006; 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., Eastern Standard Time. Location: U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20202.