FR Doc E7-7522
[Federal Register: April 20, 2007 (Volume 72, Number 76)]
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[Page 19890-19891]
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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

 
National Advisory Council on Indian Education

AGENCY: U.S. Department of Education, Office of Elementary and 
Secondary Education.

ACTION: Notice of open meeting.

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SUMMARY: On April 12, 2007, the Secretary published in the Federal 
Register Vol. 72, No. 70, a notice of an open meeting for the National 
Advisory Council on Indian Education. This notice amends the April 12, 
2007, notice by changing the location of the meeting.
    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 
charter.
    Agenda: The Council will discuss their development of the Council's 
Annual Report to Congress, subcommittee work activities and updates on 
Executive Order 13336.
    Dates: May 2, 2007.
    Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    Location: U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., 
Washington, DC 20202.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Peirce Hammond, Acting Director, 
Office of Indian Education, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland 
Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20202. Telephone: 202-401-0953. 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 May 2, 2007, meeting to 
be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in 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 Peirce Hammond at 202-401-0953 by 
April 23, 2007. 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.
    Opportunities for public comment are available on May 2 from 11-
11:30 a.m. on a first come, first served basis. Comments presented at 
the meeting are limited to 5 minutes in length. Written comments to 
accompany oral remarks

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are optional. Five copies of written comments are recommended and 
should be submitted to the committee chair at the meeting.
    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.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:  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: Peirce.Hammond@ed.gov 2. Mail. The public may also submit 
comments via mail to Peirce Hammond, Office of Indian Education, U.S. 
Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., Room 5C132, 
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 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, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    Electronic Access to This Document: You may view this document, as 
well as all other documents of this Department published in the Federal 
Register, in text or Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) on the 
Internet at the following site: http://www.ed.gov/news/fedregister. 

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Kerri L. Briggs,
Acting Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education.
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