[Federal Register Volume 62, Number 163 (Friday, August 22, 1997)]
[Notices]
[Page 44726]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 97-22299]


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NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR LITERACY


Notice of Meeting

AGENCY: National Institute for Literacy Advisory Board, National 
Institute for Literacy.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.

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SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of a 
forthcoming meeting of the National Institute for Literacy Advisory 
Board (Board). This notice also describes the function of the Board. 
Notice of this meeting is required under Section 10(a)(2) of the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act. This document is intended to notify the 
general public of their opportunity to attend the meeting.

DATE AND TIME: September 8, 1997, 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM, and September 9, 
1997, 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM.

ADDRESSES: National Institute for Literacy, 800 Connecticut Avenue, NW, 
Suite 200, Washington, DC 20006.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Sara Pendleton, National Institute for Literacy, 800 Connecticut 
Avenue, NW, Suite 200, Washington, DC 20006. Telephone (202) 632-1507.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Board is established under Section 384 
of the Adult Education Act, as amended by Title I of Public Law 102-73, 
the National Literacy Act of 1991. The Board consists of ten 
individuals appointed by the President with the advice and consent of 
the Senate. The Board is established to advise and make recommendations 
to the Interagency Group, composed of the Secretaries of Education, 
Labor, and Health and Human Services, which administers the National 
Institute for Literacy (Institute). The Interagency Group considers the 
Board's recommendations in planning the goals of the Institute and in 
the implementation of any programs to achieve the goals of the 
Institute. Specifically, the Board performs the following functions (a) 
makes recommendations concerning the appointment of the Director and 
the staff of the Institute; (b) provides independent advice on 
operation of the Institute; and (c) receives reports from the 
Interagency Group and Director of the Institute. In addition, the 
Institute consults with the Board on the award of fellowships. The 
Board will meet in Washington, DC on September 8, 1997 from 1:00 PM to 
5:00 PM, and September 9, 1997 from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM. The meeting of 
the Board is open to the public. The agenda will include the discussion 
of the status and future directions of the NIFL's major projects, and 
the Board's involvement. Records are kept of all Board proceedings and 
are available for public inspection at the National Institute for 
Literacy, 800 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 200, Washington, DC 20006 
from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

    Dated: August 14, 1997.
Andrew J. Hartman,
Director, NIFL.
[FR Doc. 97-22299 Filed 8-21-97; 8:45 am]
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