[Federal Register: December 28, 2007 (Volume 72, Number 248)]
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National Board for Education Sciences

AGENCY: Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences.

ACTION: Notice of an Open Meeting.


SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of an 
upcoming open meeting of the National Board for Education Sciences. 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.

DATE: January 24, 2008.
    Time: 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

ADDRESSES: Institute of Education Sciences Board Room, 80 F St., NW., 
Washington, DC, 20208.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Norma Garza, Executive Director, 
National Board for Education Sciences, 555 New Jersey Ave., NW., Room 
627 H, Washington, DC 20208; phone: (202) 219-2195; fax: (202) 219-
1466; e-mail: Norma.Garza@ed.gov.
    Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) 
may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FRS) at 1-800-877-8339.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The National Board for Education Sciences is 
authorized by section 116 of the Education Sciences Reform Act of 2002. 
The Board advises the Director of the Institute of Education Sciences 
(IES) on the establishment of activities to be supported by the 
Institute, on the funding for applications for grants, contracts, and 
cooperative agreements for research after the completion of peer 
review, and reviews and evaluates the work of the Institute.
    On January 24, from 9 a.m. to 11:45 a.m., the Board will receive 
reports from the Director of IES and the commissioners of the IES 
centers on projects underway since October 2007. From 1 p.m. to 1:30 
p.m., the Board will review and discuss its ongoing evaluation of IES, 
after which the Board's Communication and Legislation committees will 
give their respective reports. Following a summary and review of next 
steps, the meeting will adjourn at 5:30 p.m.
    A final agenda will be available from Norma Garza (see contact 
information above) on January 14. Individuals who will need 
accommodations for a disability in order to attend the meeting (e.g., 
interpreting devices, assistance listening devices, or materials in 
alternative format) should notify Norma Garza no later than January 12. 
We will attempt to meet requests for accommodations after this date but 
cannot guarantee their availability. The meeting site is accessible to 
individuals with disabilities.
    Records are kept of all committee proceedings and are available for 
public inspection at 555 New Jersey Ave., NW., Room 627 H, Washington, 
DC, 20208, from the hours of 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
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Grover J. Whitehurst,
Director, Institute of Education Sciences.
[FR Doc. E7-25219 Filed 12-27-07; 8:45 am]