[Federal Register: January 10, 2002 (Volume 67, Number 7)]
[Page 1332]
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President's Commission Excellence in Special Education

AGENCY: President's Commission on Excellence in Special Education, 
Department of Education.

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.


SUMMARY: This notice provides the location of the first meeting of the 
President's Commission on Excellence in Special Education (Commission). 
This is a subsequent notice about the Commission meeting first 
published on December 19, 2001, in the Federal Register, Vol. 66, No. 
244 on page 65473. Notice of this meeting is required under section 
10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act in order to notify the 
public of their opportunity to attend. Members of the general public 
may observe and listen to Commission proceedings via live feed 
television at the Hotel Washington. The Commission will not receive 
comments from the general public at this meeting, but any member of the 
public is permitted to file a written statement with the Commission. 
Subsequent Commission meetings and hearings will be posted on the 
Commission's Web site.

DATES AND TIMES: Tuesday, January 15, 2002, from 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. 
Please note this is a revised time.

ADDRESSES: The Commission meeting will be held in Washington, DC, at 
the Hotel Washington located at 515 15th Street, NW., Washington, DC 

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: C. Todd Jones, Executive Director, at 
202-208-1312 (telephone) or Troy R. Justesen, Deputy Executive 
Director, at 202-219-0704 (telephone), (202) 208-1953 (fax), 
troy.justesen@ed.gov (E-mail) or via the Commission's Web site address 
at: http://www.ed.gov/inits/commissionsboards/whspecialeducation/

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Commission was established under 
Executive Order 13227 (October 2, 2001) to collect information and 
study issues Related to Federal, State, and local special education 
programs with the goal of recommending policies for improving the 
educational performance of students with disabilities. In furtherance 
of its duties, the Commission shall invite experts and members of the 
public to provide information and guidance. The Commission shall 
prepare and submit a report to the President outlining its findings and 
    At the January meeting, the Commission will discuss current and 
future activities. Specifically, the Commission will focus on planning 
future Commission meetings and hearings to be held in locations across 
the nation.
    Individuals who will need accommodations for a disability in order 
to attend the meeting (i.e., interpreting services, assistive listening 
devices, materials in alternative formats) should notify Troy R. 
Justesen, at (202) 219-0704, by no later than January 8, 2002. We will 
attempt to meet requests after this date, but cannot guarantee 
availability of the requested accommodation. The meeting site will be 
accessible to individuals with mobility impairments, including those 
who use wheelchairs.
    Records of all Commission proceedings are available for public 
inspection at the President's Commission on Excellence in Special 
Education, 80 F Street, N.W., Suite 408; Washington, DC 20208 from 9 
a.m. to 5 p.m. (EST).

    Dated: January 4, 2002.
C. Todd Jones,
Executive Director & Delegated Functions of Assistant Secretary for 
Office for Civil Rights.
[FR Doc. 02-594 Filed 1-9-02; 8:45 am]