FR Doc 05-2281
[Federal Register: February 7, 2005 (Volume 70, Number 24)]
[Page 6432]
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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.


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 
    Agenda: During the meeting, NACIE members will receive an Ethics 
briefing from the Office of the General Counsel's Ethics Division, will 
discuss the upcoming reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary 
Education Act (ESEA), and will be briefed by OGC and an outside expert 
on the legislative history of various laws impacting Indian education.
    Date and Time: February 17, 2005; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    Location: The Department of Education, Bernard Auditorium, FOB-6, 
400 Maryland Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20202. Note: Attendees will be 
required to show picture identification to enter the building.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bernard Garcia, Group Leader, Office 
of Indian Education, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, 
SW., Washington, DC 20202. Telephone: 202-260-1454. Fax: 202-260-7779.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Council advises the Secretary of 
Education on the funding and administration (including the development 
of regulations, and administrative policies and practices) of any 
program over which the Secretary has jurisdiction and includes Indian 
children or adults as participants or programs that may benefit Indian 
children or adults, including any program established under Title VII, 
Part A of the ESEA. The Council submits to the Congress, not later than 
June 30 of each year, a report on the activities of the Council that 
includes recommendations 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 general public is welcome to attend the February 17, 2005 
meeting to be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Washington, DC. Individuals 
who need accommodations for a disability in order to participate (i.e., 
interpreting services, assistive listening devices, materials in 
alternative format) should notify Bernard Garcia at 202-260-1454 by 
February 11, 2005, 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 and 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 
5C141, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20202.

Margaret Spellings,
Secretary, U.S. Department of Education.
[FR Doc. 05-2281 Filed 2-4-05; 8:45 am]