[Federal Register: December 4, 2002 (Volume 67, Number 233)]
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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION


 
President's Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for 
Hispanic Americans


AGENCY: President's Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for 
Hispanic Americans, Department of Education.


ACTION: Notice of meeting and expert panel.


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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). This notice 
also describes the functions of the 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.


DATES: Monday, December 16--Tuesday, December 17, 2002.


Time: Monday, December 16, 2002: Expert panels--8 a.m.-11:45 a.m., 2 
p.m.-3:45 p.m., Tuesday, December 17, 2002: Commission meeting-8:30 
a.m.-12:30 p.m.


ADDRESSES: The Commission panels and meeting will be held in New York 
City, New York, at the Marriott Marquis, 1535 Broadway, New York, New 
York 10036.


FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Leslie Sanchez, Executive Director, or 
Adam Chavarria, Associate Director, White House Initiative on 
Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans, 400 Maryland Ave., SW., 
Washington, DC 20202, (202) 401-1411.


SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The President's Advisory Commission on 
Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans is established under 
Executive Order 13230 dated October 12, 2001. The Commission is 
established to provide advice to the Secretary of Education (Secretary) 
and issue reports to the President concerning: (a) The progress of 
Hispanic Americans in closing the academic achievement gap and 
attaining the goals established by the President's No Child Left Behind 
Act of 2002; (b) the development, monitoring, and coordination of 
Federal efforts to promote high-quality education for Hispanic 
Americans; (c) ways to increase parental, State and local, private 
sector, and community involvement in improving education; and (d) ways 
to maximize the effectiveness of Federal education initiatives within 
the Hispanics community.
    Individuals who will need accommodations for a disability in order 
to attend the meeting (i.e. interpreting services, assistive listening 
devices, materials in alternative format) should notify Adam Chavarria 
at (202) 401-1411 by no later than December 12, 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. An opportunity for public comment is 
available on Monday, December 16, 2002, from 4 p.m.-5 p.m. Those 
members of the public interested in submitting written comments in lieu 
of attendance may do so at the address indicated above before Friday, 
December 13, 2002.
    Records are kept of all Commission proceedings, and are available 
for public inspection at the office of the White House Initiative on 
Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans from the hours of 9 a.m. 
to 5 p.m.


    Dated: November 26, 2002.
William Hansen,
Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of Education.
[FR Doc. 02-30661 Filed 12-3-02; 8:45 am]

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