FR Doc 06-5759
[Federal Register: June 28, 2006 (Volume 71, Number 124)]
[Page 36758]
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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.

DATES: Monday, July 10, 2006.
    Time: 2 p.m. Eastern Time.

ADDRESSES: The Committee will meet by telephone conference call.

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 20202; telephone: (202) 260-0504; e-mail:

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Committee was established to provide 
advice to the Secretary on Federal, state and local programs designed 
to create safe and drug-free schools, and on issues related to crisis 
planning. The agenda for the July 10th meeting will include activities 
designed to prepare for an August 21-22, 2006 hearing to be conducted 
by the Advisory Committee. The activities will include developing an 
agenda for that hearing, as well as identifying possible participants. 
The August hearing will focus on issues related to the Safe and Drug-
Free Schools and Communities Act State Grants program, as well the 
collection and use of data to effectively manage youth drug and 
violence prevention programs. The Safe and Drug-Free Schools and 
Communities Advisory Committee is giving less than 15 days notice due 
to scheduling difficulties.
    There will not be an opportunity for public comment during this 
meeting; however, the public may listen to the conference call by 
calling 866-215-1938, Chairperson: Deborah Price. Individuals who will 
need accommodations for a disability in order to listen to the meeting 
may access a TDD line by calling 800-877-8973, Chairperson: Deborah 
    Request for Written Comments: We invite the public to submit 
written comments relevant to the overall focus and deliberations of the 
Advisory Committee. We would like to receive written comments from 
members of the public no later than April 30, 2007.

ADDRESSES: Submit all comments to the Advisory Committee using one of 
the following methods: 1. Internet. We encourage the public to submit 
comments through the Internet to the following address: 
2. Mail. The public may also submit your comments via mail to Phyllis 
Scattergood, Office of Safe and Drug Free Schools, U.S. Department of 
Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., Room 3E212, Washington, DC 20202. 
Due to delays in mail delivery caused by heightened security, please 
allow adequate time for the mail to be received.
    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: June 23, 2006.
Raymond Simon,
Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of Education.
[FR Doc. 06-5759 Filed 6-27-06; 8:45 am]