[Federal Register: March 20, 1998 (Volume 63, Number 54)]
[Page 13643-13644]
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President's Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for 
Hispanic Americans; Meeting

AGENCY: President's Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for 
Hispanic Americans, ED.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.


SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of a 
forthcoming meeting of the President's Advisory Commission on 
Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans (Commission). Notice of 
this meeting 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. Less than fifteen day notice is given because of 
administrative misunderstandings regarding the Executive Board's 
meeting guidelines.

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DATES AND TIMES: Friday, April 3, 1998, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (pst) and 
Saturday, April 4, 1998, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (pst).

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at Pitzer College of The Claremont 
Colleges; 1050 N. Mills Avenue; Claremont, CA 91711-6101. On Friday, 
April 3, 1998, the Commission will convene at the Gold Student Center, 
2nd Floor, Rapaport Room 204-206. On Saturday, April 4, 1998, the 
meeting continue at the Broad Center, 1st Floor, Broad Center 
Performance Space Building.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Edmundo DeLeon, Special Assistant, 
White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans 
(Initiative) at 202-401-1411 (telephone), 202-401-8377 (FAX), 
ed__deleon@ed.gov (e-mail) or mail: U.S. Department of Education, 600 
Independence Ave. SW., room 2115; Washington, DC 20202-3601.

SUMMARY INFORMATION: The Commission was established under Executive 
Order 12900 (February 22, 1994) to provide the President and the 
Secretary of Education with advice on (1) the progress of Hispanic 
Americans toward achievement of the National Goals and other standards 
of educational accomplishment; (2) the development, monitoring, and 
education for Hispanic Americans; (3) ways to increase, State, county, 
private sector and community involvement in improving education; and 
(4) ways to expand and complement Federal education initiatives.
    The Commission will report the progress to date since its September 
1997 meeting. This will include the decisions reached by the Executive 
Board at its January 1998 meeting, as well as the work of the five 
Commission committees (Children-Family-Community, K-12, Higher 
Education, Public Policy, and Foundations-Corporations-Public Affairs). 
Finally, the Commission will review and discuss bilingual education in 
California and the potential effects of the proposed Unz initiative. 
Public testimony is scheduled for Saturday, April 4, 1998 at 10 a.m.
    Records are kept of all Commission proceedings and are available 
for public inspection at the Initiative, U.S. Department of Education, 
600 Independence Ave., SW., Room 2145, Washington, DC from 9 a.m. to 5 
p.m. (est).
    Dated: March 16, 1998.
G. Mario Moreno,
Assistant Secretary.
[FR Doc. 98-7203 Filed 3-19-98; 8:45 am]