FR Doc E8-1608
[Federal Register: January 30, 2008 (Volume 73, Number 20)]
[Page 5527]
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National Advisory Council on Indian Education

AGENCY: Department of Education, Office of Indian Education.

ACTION: Notice of an open meeting.


SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of an 
upcoming open meeting of the National Advisory Council on Indian 
Education (the Council). The notice also describes the functions of the 
Council. 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 difficulties within the agency and with the Council.

DATE: February 7, 2008.

TIME: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Eastern Standard Time.

ADDRESSES: 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., Room 5C100, Washington, DC 20202.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cathie Carothers, Director Office of 
Indian Education, National Advisory Council on Indian Education; 400 
Maryland Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20202; phone: (202) 260-7485; fax: 
(202) 260-4149; e-mail:
    Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) 
may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FRS) at 1-800-877-8339, 
Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. and 8 p.m., Eastern 
Standard Time.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The National Advisory Council on Indian 
Education is authorized by Section 7141 of the Elementary and Secondary 
Education Act. The Committee is established within the Department of 
Education to advise 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 
Elementary and Secondary Education Act. 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 purpose of this meeting is to discuss reauthorization of the 
Elementary and Secondary Education Act; the President's fiscal year 
2008 budget and the 2009 budget request; Executive Order 13336 
activities; program updates; the Council's charter; and development of 
the Council's Annual Report to Congress.
    Individuals who will need accommodations for a disability in order 
to attend the meeting (e.g., interpreting services, assistance 
listening devices, or materials in alternative format) should notify 
Cathie Carothers at (202) 260-7485 no later than February 1, 2008. 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.
    Public Comment: 3:15 p.m. is scheduled on the Agenda for receipt of 
public comment.
    Records are kept of all Committee proceedings and are available for 
public inspection at 400 Maryland Avenue, Room 5C132, Washington, DC 
20202, from the hours of 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Eastern Standard Time Monday 
through Friday.
    Electronic Access to This Document: You may view this document, as 
well as all other documents of this Department published in the Federal 
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    Note: The official version of this document is the document 
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Kerri L. Briggs,
Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education.
[FR Doc. E8-1608 Filed 1-29-08; 8:45 am]