FR Doc 05-18858
[Federal Register: September 21, 2005 (Volume 70, Number 182)]
[Page 55357-55358]
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Open 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 open 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 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 Annual Report 
to Congress, and receive updates from the Office of Indian Education 
(OIE) staff on OIE Formula and Discretionary grant programs, including 
the OIE National Activities. The Council will also receive a briefing 
from the Deputy Director on the Best Practice Competition, an OIE 
program that recognizes successful programs operated by OIE grantees, 
as the No Child Left Behind Act is implemented in a manner that is 
consistent with tribal traditions, language and culture. The Council 
will review and update the NACIE activity plan and receive subcommittee 

Date and Time: October 06, 2005; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Location: Adam's Mark Hotel, 1550 Court Place, Denver, Co 80202.

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: 202-260-7770.

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 Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). On June 
30th, the council submitted to the congress a report that included 
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 October 06, 2005 open 
meeting to be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Denver, CO. Individuals who 
need accommodations for a disability in order to participate (i.e., 
interpreting services,

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assistive listening devices, materials in alternative format) should 
notify Bernard Garcia at 202-260-1454 by September 29, 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. 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.

Henry L. Johnson,
Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education.
[FR Doc. 05-18858 Filed 9-20-05; 8:45 am]