[Federal Register: February 9, 1998 (Volume 63, Number 26)]
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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

 
National Advisory Council on Indian Education; Hearing

AGENCY: National Advisory Council on Indian Education, ED.

ACTION: Notice of open hearing.

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SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda for a 
hearing of the National Advisory Council on Indian Education. This 
notice also describes the functions of the Council. Notice of this 
hearing is required under Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act and is intended to notify the public of their opportunity 
to attend.

DATES AND TIMES: March 8, 1998, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and March 9, 
1998, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

ADDRESSES: Holiday Inn on the Hill, Congressman Room, 415 New Jersey 
Avenue, NW, Washington, DC, 20001, (202) 638-1616.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. David Beaulieu, Director, Office 
of Indian Education, 1250 Maryland Avenue, SW., Portals 4300, 
Washington, DC 20202. Telephone: (202) 260-2431; Fax: (202) 260-7779.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The National Advisory Council on Indian 
Education is a presidentially appointed advisory council on Indian 
education established under Section 9151 of Title IX of the Elementary 
and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as amended (20 U.S.C. 7871). The 
Council advises the Secretary of Education and the Congress on funding 
and administration of programs with respect to which the Secretary has 
jurisdiction and that includes Indian children or adults as 
participants or that may benefit Indian children or adults. The Council 
also makes recommendations to the Secretary for filing the position of 
Director of Indian Education whenever a vacancy occurs.
    This hearing will be open to the public without advanced 
registration. Public attendance may be limited to the space available. 
Members of the public may make statements during the meeting, to the 
extent time permits, and file written statements with the committee for 
its consideration. Written statements should be submitted to the 
address listed above.
    Testimony is requested concerning the implementation and 
effectiveness of Federal Education programs with American Indian 
learners.
    The Improving Americas Schools Act; Elementary and Secondary 
Education Act as amended 1994.

The Indian Education Act (Title IX)
Impact Aid Programs (Title VIII)
Comprehensive Education Programs (Title I)
School Improvement Programs
Migrant Education Programs (Title I, Part C)
Safe and Drug Free Schools (Title IV, Part A, Subpart I of the ESEA)
Goals 2000: Educate America Act

    Testimony is also requested regarding the needs of American Indian 
leaners in the following areas:

Bilingual Education
After School Programs
New Teachers
Equity of Opportunity for Indian Children
The National Test

    A summary of the proceedings and related matters which are 
informative to

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the public consistent with the policy of Title, 5 U.S.C. 552b, will be 
available to the public within fourteen days of the meeting, and are 
available for public inspection at the Office of Elementary and 
Secondary Education, U.S. Department of Education, 1250 Maryland 
Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20202, from the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 
p.m.

    Dated: February 4, 1998.
Gerald N. Tirozzi,
Assistant Secretary, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education.

Sunday, March 8, 1998

10:00 a.m.--Call to Order
    Roll Call of the Membership
    Introductions
    Presentation on Reauthorization
12:00 noon--Lunch
1:00 p.m.--Hearings
5:00 p.m.--Adjournment

Monday, March 9, 1998

9:00 a.m.--Hearings
12:00 noon--Lunch
1:00 p.m.--Working Session
5:00 p.m.--Adjournment.

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