[Federal Register: November 17, 1997 (Volume 62, Number 221)]
[Page 61306]
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National Assessment Governing Board; Meeting

AGENCY: National Assessment Governing Board.

ACTION: Amendment to notice of closed and partially meetings of the 
Governing Board.


SUMMARY: This amends the notice of closed and partially closed meetings 
of the National Assessment Governing Board published on Monday, 
November 10, 1997 in Vol. 62, No. 217, page 60488. On November 21--full 
Board 8:00 to 10:15 a.m., (open). Full Board, 12:00 noon-4:00 p.m., 
(open); Joint meeting of Achievement Levels and Design and Methodology 
Committees, 4:00-5:00 p.m., (open); Reporting and Dissemination 
Committee, 4:00-5:00 p.m., (open); and Joint meeting of Subject Area 
Committees #1 and #2, 4:00-5:00 p.m., (open).
    The agenda for the 8:00-10:15 a.m. session of the full Board has 
been changed to include a presentation and discussion on NAEP redesign 
issues and the Executive Director's report has been eliminated from the 
agenda.. The agenda for the full Board session scheduled for 12:00 noon 
to 4:00 p.m. has been changed to include an update on the voluntary 
national tests initiative, and discussion on processes to be utilized 
in the review of contracts and test specifications. The presentation on 
NAEP activities from framework development to reporting the results has 
been eliminated from the agenda. The agendas for the 4:00-5:00 p.m. 
meetings of the Governing Board committees are as follows: the joint 
Achievement Levels and Design and Methodology Committees will consider 
technical aspects of the current Voluntary National Tests contract; the 
Reporting and Dissemination Committee will discuss issues related to 
Voluntary National Tests reporting, use, and information for parents 
and the public; and the joint Subject Area Committees #1 and #2 will be 
provided an update on specifications for the Voluntary National Tests.

DATES: November 20-22, 1997.

LOCATION: Ritz Carlton Hotel, Pentagon City, 1250 South Hayes Street, 
Arlington, Virginia.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mary Ann Wilmer, Operations Officer, 
National Assessment Governing Board, Suite 825, 800 North Capitol 
Street, NW, Washington, D.C., 20002-4233, Telephone: (202) 357-6938.
Roy Truby,
Executive Director, National Assessment Governing Board.
[FR Doc. 97-30279 Filed 11-14-97; 8:45 am]