FR Doc 06-9082
[Federal Register: November 6, 2006 (Volume 71, Number 214)]
[Page 64948]
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Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools (ED).

ACTION: Notice of open teleconference 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: November 20, 2006.
    Time: 2 p.m. est.

ADDRESSES: The Committee will meet by telephone conference call.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Catherine Davis, Executive Director, 
The Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities Advisory Committee, Room 
1E110B, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., Washington, DC telephone: (202) 205-
4169, 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 November 20th meeting will include follow-
up discussions on the October 23-24, 2006 hearing, and focusing on 
preparation of an interim report recently requested by the Secretary of 
Education. The October hearing focused on issues relating to the Unsafe 
School Choice Option and Identification of Persistently Dangerous 
    There will not be an opportunity for public comment during this 
meeting, however the public may listen to the conference call by 
calling 800-473-8796, and asking for the Teleconference Chairperson: 
Deborah Price. Individuals who will need accommodations for a 
disability in order to listen to the meeting may access a TYY line by 
calling 800-473-8796, and asking for the Teleconference Chairperson: 
Deborah Price.
    Request for Written Comments: We invite the public to submit 
written comments relevant to the focus 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 Catherine Davis, Office of Safe and Drug Free Schools, U.S. 
Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., Room 1E110B, 
Washington, DC 20202. Due to delays in mail delivery caused by 
heightened security, please allow adequate time for the mail to be 
    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. est.

Ray Simon,
Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of Education.
[FR Doc. 06-9082 Filed 11-3-06; 8:45 am]