[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 94 (Wednesday, May 14, 2008)]
[Pages 27816-27817]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-10763]



National Advisory Council on Indian Education (NACIE); Notice of 
an Open Teleconference Meeting

AGENCY: U.S. Department of Education, National Advisory Council on 
Indian Education (NACIE).

ACTION: Notice of an open teleconference meeting.


SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of an 
upcoming teleconference meeting of the National Advisory Council on 
Indian Education (the Council) and is intended to notify the general 
public of the meeting. This notice also describes the functions of the 
Council. Notice of the Council's meetings is required under

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Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act and by the 
Council's charter.
    Agenda: The purpose of the meeting will be for the Council to 
review and discuss the draft annual NACIE report and make 
recommendations for finalization and submission.
    Date and Time: May 28, 2008; 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Eastern Standard 
    Location: The Department of Education will provide a 1-800-call in 
number for all NACIE members.
    Public Comment: Time is scheduled on the agenda to receive public 
comment at approximately 2:45 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. The public 
may attend and listen to the proceedings at 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., 
Room 1W105, Washington, DC 20202.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cathie Carothers, Director, Office of 
Indian Education, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, 
SW., Washington, DC 20202. Telephone: 202-260-1683. Fax: 202-260-7779.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The National Advisory Council on Indian 
Education is authorized by Section 7141 of the Elementary and Secondary 
Education Act. The Committee is established within the Department of 
Education to advise the Secretary of Education on the funding and 
administration (including the development of regulations, and 
administrative policies and practices) of any program over which the 
Secretary has jurisdiction and includes Indian children or adults as 
participants or programs that may benefit Indian children or adults, 
including any program established under Title VII, Part A of the 
Elementary and Secondary Education Act. The Council submits to the 
Congress, not later than June 30 of each year, a report on the 
activities of the Council that includes recommendations the Council 
considers appropriate for the improvement of Federal education programs 
that include Indian children or adults as participants or that may 
benefit Indian children or adults, and recommendations concerning the 
funding of any such program.
    The purpose of this meeting is to discuss the Council's 
recommendations for and final development of the Council's Annual 
Report to Congress.
    Individuals who will need accommodations for a disability in order 
to attend the meeting (e.g., interpreting services, assistance 
listening devices, or materials in alternative format) should notify 
Cathie Carothers at (202) 260-7485 no later than May 23, 2008. We will 
attempt to meet requests for accommodations after this date but cannot 
guarantee their availability. The meeting site is accessible to 
individuals with disabilities.
    Records are kept of all Council proceedings and are available for 
public inspection at the Office of Indian Education, United States 
Department of Education, Room 5C140, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., 
Washington, DC 20202.
    Electronic Access to This Document: You may 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) on the 
Internet at the following site: http://www.ed.gov/news/fedregister/index.html.
    To use PDF you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader, which is available 
free at this site. If you have questions about using PDF, call the U.S. 
Government Printing Office (GPO), toll free at 1-888-293-6498; or in 
the Washington, DC, area at (202) 512-1530.

    Note: The official version of this document is the document 
published in the Federal Register. Free Internet access to the 
official edition of the Federal Register and the Code of Federal 
Regulations is available on GPO Access at: http://www.gpoaccess.gov/nara/index.html.

Kerri L. Briggs,
Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education.
[FR Doc. E8-10763 Filed 5-13-08; 8:45 am]