FR Doc 04-13741
[Federal Register: June 18, 2004 (Volume 69, Number 117)]
[Notices]               
[Page 34142-34143]
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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

 
Meeting of the National Advisory Council on Indian Education

AGENCY: National Advisory Council on Indian Education (NACIE), U.S. 
Department of Education.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.

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SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of an 
upcoming meeting of the National Advisory Council on Indian Education 
(the Council) and is intended to notify the general public of their 
opportunity to attend. This notice also describes the functions of the 
Council. Notice of the Council's meetings is required under section 
10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act and by the Council's 
charter.
    Agenda: The purpose of the meeting will be to discuss the 
Presidential Executive Order 13336 on American Indian and Alaska Native 
Education and formalize committee assignments, including the selection 
of a chairman.
    Date and Time: July 1, 2004--9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and July 2, 2004--9 
a.m. to 12 Noon.
    Location: The Department of Education, Room 1W103, 400 Maryland 
Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20202.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bernard Garcia, Group Leader, Office 
of Indian Education, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, 
SW.,

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Washington, DC 20202. Telephone: 202-260-1454. Fax: 202-260-7779.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Council advises the Secretary of 
Education concerning the funding and administration (including the 
development of regulations, and administrative policies and practices) 
of any program, including any program established under Title VII, Part 
A of the ESEA, 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; makes recommendations to the 
Secretary for filling the position of the Director of Indian Education 
whenever a vacancy occurs; and submits to the Congress, not later than 
June 30 of each year, a report on the activities of the Council, 
including any recommendations that the Council considers appropriate 
for the improvement of Federal education programs that include Indian 
children or adults as participants or that may benefit Indian children 
or adults, and recommendations concerning the funding of any such 
program.
    The Executive Order 13336, dated April 30, 2004, purpose is to 
assist American Indian and Alaska Native students in meeting the 
challenging student academic standards of the No Child Left Behind Act 
of 2001 (Pub. L. 107-110) in a manner that is consistent with tribal 
traditions, languages, and cultures. The E.O. establishes an 
Interagency Working Group on American Indian and Alaska Native 
Education (Working Group) to oversee the implementation and the Working 
Group may consult with representatives of NACIE.
    The general public is welcome to attend the July 1 and July 2, 
2004, meeting. However, space is limited and is available on a first-
come, first-serve basis. Individuals who need accommodations for a 
disability in order to attend the meeting (i.e. interpreting services, 
assistive listening devices, materials in alternative format) should 
notify Bernard Garcia, 202-260-1454 by June 24, 2004. 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.
    A summary of the activities of the meeting and other related 
materials that are informative to the public will be available to the 
public within 14 days after the meeting. Records are kept of all 
Council proceedings and are available for public inspection at the 
Office of Indian Education, United States Department of Education, Room 
3W201, 400 Maryland Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20202.

Rod Paige,
Secretary, U.S. Department of Education.
[FR Doc. 04-13741 Filed 6-17-04; 8:45 am]

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