[Federal Register: September 16, 2002 (Volume 67, Number 179)]
[Page 58406-58407]
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National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

AGENCY: Department of Education.

ACTION: Notice of meeting of the Advisory Council on Education 


SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of a 
forthcoming meeting of the Advisory

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Council on Education Statistics (ACES). Notice of this meeting is 
required under section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act. 
This document is intended to notify the general public of their 
opportunity to attend.

DATES: October 10-11, 2002.

TIMES: October 10, 2002--Full Council meeting, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; 
October 11, 2002--Full Council meeting 9 a.m.-12 noon.

LOCATION: Loews L'Enfant Plaza Hotel, 480 L'Enfant Plaza, SW., 
Washington, DC 20024

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Laurence T. Ogle, National Center for 
Education Statistics, 1990 K Street, NW., Room 9115, Washington DC 

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Advisory Council on Education Statistics 
(ACES) is established under section 46(c)(1) of the Education 
Amendments of 1974, Public Law 93-380. The Council is established to 
review general policies for the operation of the National Center for 
Education Statistics (NCES) in the Office of Educational Research and 
Improvement (OERI) and is responsible for advising on standards to 
ensure that statistics and analyses disseminated by NCES are of high 
quality and are not subject to political influence. In addition, ACES 
is required to advise the Commissioner of NCES and the National 
Assessment Governing Board on technical and statistical matters related 
to the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP). This meeting 
of the Council is open to the public, with the exception of budget 
discussions. Individuals who will need accommodations for a disability 
in order to attend the meeting (i.e., interpreting services, assistive 
listening devices, materials in alternate format) should notify 
Laurence T. Ogle at (202) 502-7426 by no later than October 3, 2002. We 
will attempt to meet requests after this date, but cannot guarantee 
availability of the requested accommodation. The meeting site is 
accessible to individuals with disabilities.
    The proposed agenda includes the following:
    [sbull] Review of Division activity within NCES
    [sbull] Legislative and budget updates
    [sbull] Ethics training
    [sbull] Statistical adjustments in primary NCES Reports

Records kept of Council proceedings and are available for public 
inspection. Records are also available for public inspection at the 
Office of the Acting Executive Director, Laurence T. Ogle, Advisory 
Council on Education Statistics, National Center for Education 
Statistics, 1990 K Street NW., Room 9115, Washington, DC 20006.

Grover J. Whitehurst,
Assistant Secretary for Educational Research and Improvement.
[FR Doc. 02-23432 Filed 9-13-02; 8:45 am]