[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 75 (Wednesday, April 18, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 23230-23231]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-9378]


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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION


National Advisory Council on Indian Education (NACIE)

AGENCY: U.S. Department of Education.

ACTION: Notice of an open meeting.

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SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the schedule for the upcoming public 
meeting of the National Advisory Council on Indian Education (the 
Council) and is intended to notify the general public of the meeting. 
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.
    Date and Time: May 2-3, 2012;
    May 2, 2012--8 a.m.-5 p.m. Eastern Daylight Savings Time.
    May 3, 2012--8 a.m.-5 p.m. Eastern Daylight Savings Time.
    Location:
    Washington, DC--Details about the meeting location will be posted 
on the Committee Web site on April 30, 2012.
    Web site: www.NACIE-ED.org (To RSVP, and for NACIE Meeting Updates, 
and Final Agenda).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The National Advisory Council on Indian 
Education is authorized by Section 7141 of the Elementary and Secondary 
Education Act. The Council 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.
    One of the Council's responsibilities is to develop and provide 
recommendations to 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 that can benefit Indian children or adults 
participating in any program which could benefit Indian children. The 
purpose of this meeting is to convene the Council to continue its 
responsibilities for developing recommendations to 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, and conduct 
discussions on the development of the report to Congress that should be 
submitted no later than June 30, 2012.
    There will be an opportunity for public comment during this meeting 
on May 3 from 1:30 p.m.-3 p.m. Comments should pertain to the work of 
NACIE and/or the Office of Indian Education. Speakers will be allowed 
to comment for 3-5 minutes.
    Individuals who will need accommodations for a disability in order

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to attend the meeting (e.g., interpreting services, assistive listening 
devices, or material in alternative format) should notify Jenelle 
Leonard at (202) 401-3641, no later than Friday, April 27, 2012. 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.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jenelle Leonard, Designated Federal 
Official, Office of Indian Education, U.S. Department of Education, 400 
Maryland Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20202. Telephone: 202-205-2161. 
Fax: 202-205-5870.
    A report of the activities of the meeting and related matters that 
are informative to the public and consistent with the policy of section 
5 U.S.C. 552b(c) will be available to the public within 21 days of the 
meeting. Records are kept of all Council proceedings and are available 
for public inspection at the Office of Indian Education, United States 
Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20202. 
Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.- 5 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time.
    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 
published in the Federal Register. Free Internet access to the 
official edition of the Federal Register and the Code of Federal 
Regulations is available on GPO Access at: www.gpoaccess.gov/nara/index.html.


Michael Yudin,
Acting Assistant Secretary, Office of Elementary and Secondary 
Education.
[FR Doc. 2012-9378 Filed 4-17-12; 8:45 am]
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