FR Doc 06-4994
[Federal Register: June 1, 2006 (Volume 71, Number 105)]
[Page 31174]
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Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools, Department of Education.

ACTION: Notice of open meeting.


SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of an 
upcoming open meeting of The Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities 
Advisory Committee. The notice also describes the functions of the 
Committee. Notice of this meeting is required by section 10(a)(2) of 
the Federal Advisory Committee Act and is intended to notify the public 
of their opportunity to attend. This notice is appearing in the Federal 
Register less than 15 days before the date of the meeting due to 
scheduling issues.

DATES: Tuesday, June 13, 2006.
    Time: 8 a.m.-12 noon.

ADDRESSES: The Committee will meet in Washington, DC, at The Holiday 
Inn Capitol, 550 C Street, SW., Washington, DC.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Phyllis Scattergood, Designated 
Federal Officer: The Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities 
Advisory Committee, Room 3E212, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., Washington, 
DC telephone: (202) 260-0504, e-mail:

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Committee was established to provide 
advice to the Secretary on Federal, state and local programs designated 
to create safe and drug-free schools, and on issues related to crisis 
planning. The agenda will also include a discussion focused on the 
strategies to strengthen and improve the state formula program in order 
to ensure that schools and communities are implementing the best 
strategies and interventions, and are prepared to meet current and 
future needs of students. Further, the Committee will address 
strategies for accomplishing their mission as stated in their charter.
    Individuals who will need accommodations for a disability in order 
to attend the meeting (e.g., interpreting services, assistive listening 
devices, or materials in alternative format) should notify Phyllis 
Scattergood at (202) 260-0504, or by e-mail at 
no later than June 2, 2006. We will attempt to meet 

requests for accommodations after this date but cannot guarantee their 
availability. The meeting site is accessible to individuals with 
    Individuals interested in attending the meeting must register in 
advance because of limited space issues. Please contact Phyllis 
Scattergood at (202) 260-0504 or by e-mail at

    Opportunities for public comment are available on June 13 from 
9:30-10:30 a.m. on a first come, first served basis. Comments presented 
at the meeting must be limited to 5 minutes in length or can be 
submitted in writing by 5 p.m., June 11, 2006 by mail or e-mail to 
Phyllis Scattergood. Records are kept of all Committee proceedings and 
are available for public inspection at the staff office for the 
Committee from the hours of 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    Dated: May 25, 2006.
Ray Simon,
Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of Education.
[FR Doc. 06-4994 Filed 5-31-06; 8:45 am]