[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 102 (Wednesday, May 27, 2020)]
[Page 31753]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-11266]



National Advisory Council on Indian Education (NACIE); Meeting

AGENCY: U.S. Department of Education.

ACTION: Notice meeting.


SUMMARY: Notice of this meeting is required by Section 10(a)(2) of the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) and is intended to notify members 
of the public of an upcoming NACIE closed teleconference meeting. This 
notice is being published less than 15 days prior to the date of the 
meeting due to delays in making arrangements for a virtual closed 
meeting due to the COVID-19 impact on the capability to have face-to-
face Council meetings.

DATES: The NACIE closed teleconference meeting will be held on May 27, 
2020, 3:00 p.m. (EDT).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Angela Hernandez Marshall, Designated 
Federal Official, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE)/
Office of Indian Education (OIE), U.S. Department of Education, 400 
Maryland Avenue SW, Room 3W113, Washington, DC 20202. Telephone: 202-
205-1909, Email: [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Statutory Authority and Function: NACIE is 
authorized by Section 6141 of the Elementary and Secondary Education 
Act of 1965. NACIE is established within the U.S. Department of 
Education to advise the Secretary of Education (Secretary) and the 
Secretary of Interior 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 that may benefit Indian 
children or adults, including any program established under Title VI, 
Part A of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. In addition, 
NACIE advises the White House Initiative on American Indian and Alaska 
Native Education, in accordance with Section 5(a) of Executive Order 
13592. NACIE submits to the Congress each year a report on its 
activities that includes recommendations that are considered 
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.
    Meeting Agenda: The purpose of the meeting is to convene NACIE 
members, per its authorizing legislation and the provisions of FACA, to 
deliberate and vote on the recommendation from NACIE's OIE Director 
Hiring subcommittee. In turn, NACIE shall prepare its recommendation to 
the Secretary for filling the OIE Director position. The discussions 
during this meeting will pertain solely to internal personnel rules and 
practices of an agency and information of a personal nature where 
disclosure would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal 
privacy. As such, the discussions are protected by exemptions 2 and 6 
of Sec.  552b(c) of Title 5 of the United States Code.
    Public Comment: Members of the public interested in submitting 
written comments may do so via email to [email protected]. Please note, written comments should pertain to the 
work of NACIE and/or the Office of Indian Education.
    Access to Records of the Meeting: The Department will post the 
official closed meeting report of this meeting on the OESE website at: 
https://oese.ed.gov/offices/office-of-indian-education/national-advisory-council-on-indian-education-oie/ 21 days after the meeting. 
Pursuant to the FACA, the public may also inspect NACIE records 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 Time. Please email [email protected] or by calling 
Wanda Lee at (202) 453-7262 to schedule an appointment.
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    Authority:  Sec.  6141 of the Elementary and Secondary Education 
Act of 1965 (ESEA) as amended by Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) 
(20 U.S.C. 7471).

Frank T. Brogan,
Assistant Secretary, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education.
[FR Doc. 2020-11266 Filed 5-26-20; 8:45 am]