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National Board of the Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education, Department of Education; Notice of Meeting

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SUMMARY:

This notice provides the proposed agenda of a forthcoming meeting of the National Board of the Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education. This notice also describes the functions of the Board. Notice of this meeting is required under Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act.

DATE AND TIME:

February 24, 2000, 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

ADDRESSES:

Marriott at Metro Center, 775 12th Street N.W., Washington, D.C.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Sandra Newkirk, U.S. department of Education, 1990 K Street N.W., Washington, D.C. 20006-8544. Telephone: (202) 502-7500. Individuals who use a telecommunication device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339 between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m., Eastern time, Monday through Friday.

Individuals with disabilities may obtain this document in an alternate format (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, or computer diskette) on request to the contact person listed in the preceding paragraph.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The National Board of the Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education is established under title VII, Part B, Section 742 of the Higher Education Amendments of 1998 (20 U.S.C. 1138a). The National Board of the Fund is authorized to recommend to the Director of the Fund and the Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education priorities for funding and procedures for grant awards.

The meeting of the National Board is open to the public. The National Board will meet on Friday, February 24 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. to provide an overview of the Fund's program status and special initiatives.

The meeting site is accessible to individuals with disabilities. An individual with a disability who will need an auxiliary aid or service to participate in the meeting (e.g., interpreting service, assistive listening device or materials in an alternate format) should notify the contact person listed in this notice at least two weeks before the scheduled meeting date. Although the Department will attempt to meet a request received after that date, the requested auxiliary aid or Start Printed Page 6595service may not be available because of insufficient time to arrange it.

Records are kept of all Board proceedings, and are available for public inspection at the office of the Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education, 8th Floor, 1990 K Street N.W., Washington, D.C. 20006-8544 from the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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A. Lee Fritschler,

Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education.

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[FR Doc. 00-3129 Filed 2-9-00; 8:45 am]

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