[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 177 (Monday, September 14, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Pages 55106-55107]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-22891]


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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION


National Advisory Council on Indian Education; Public 
Teleconference Meeting

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

ACTION: Announcement of an open public teleconference meeting.

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SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the schedule of an upcoming public 
meeting conducted by the National Advisory Council on Indian Education 
NACIE). Notice of the meeting is required by section 10(a)(2) of the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act and intended to notify the public of its 
opportunity to attend.

DATES: The NACIE teleconference meeting will be held via conference 
call on September 25, 2015--2:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Saving 
Time. Up to 20 dial-in, listen only phone lines will be made available 
to the public on a first come, first served basis. The conference call 
number is 1-800-857-9682 and the participant code is 5273162.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Tina Hunter, Designated Federal 
Official, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, U.S. Department 
of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20202. Telephone: 
202-205-8527. Fax: 202-205-0310.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: NACIE's Statutory Authority and Function: 
The National Advisory Council on Indian Education is authorized by 
Sec.  7141 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. The Council 
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.
    One of the Council's responsibilities is to develop and provide 
recommendations to 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 that can benefit Indian children or adults 
participating in any program which could benefit Indian children.
    Meeting Agenda: The purpose of the meeting is to convene the 
Council to conduct the following business: (1) Final discussion, review 
and approval of the annual report to Congress; and, (2) Discuss 
schedule to submit recommendations to the Secretary of Education on 
funding and administration of programs.
    Access to Records of the Meeting: The Department will post the 
official report of the meeting on the Office of Elementary and 
Secondary Education (OESE) Web site at: http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/oese/index.html?src=oc 21 days after the meeting. Pursuant 
to the FACA, the public may also inspect the materials at the Office of 
Indian Education, United States Department of Education, 400 Maryland 
Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20202, Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 
Eastern Daylight Saving Time or by emailing [email protected] 
or by calling Terrie Nelson on (202) 401-0424 to schedule an 
appointment.
    Reasonable Accommodations: The teleconference 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 Brandon Dent on (202) 453-6450 no later than September 18, 2015. 
Although we will attempt to meet a request received after request due 
date, we may not be able to make available the requested auxiliary aid 
or service because of insufficient time to make arrangements.
    Electronic Access to this Document: 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 via the Federal Digital System 
at: www.gpo.gov/fdsys. At this site you

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    Authority: The National Advisory Council on Indian Education is 
authorized by section 7141 of the Elementary and Secondary Education 
Act.

Ann Whalen,
Senior Advisor to the Secretary Delegated the Duties of Assistant 
Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education.
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