National Advisory Council on Indian Education, ED.
Notice of open meeting.
This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of a forthcoming meeting of the National Advisory Council on Indian Education. The purposes of this meeting are to discuss the Presidential Executive Order 13096 on American Indian and Alaska Native Education, and to discuss the reauthorization of programs under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA), of which the Title IX Indian Education Program is included. Notice of this meeting is required under Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act and is intended to notify the public of their opportunity to attend.
Executive Order 13096 was signed by President Clinton on August 6, 1998. The order committed the Federal Government to developing a comprehensive response to the national need for better education for American Indian and Alaska Native people. Particular attention is to be provided in the areas of reading, mathematics and science, improving postsecondary attendance and completion rates, and ensuring that Indian students have access to strong, safe, and drug-free school environments. Specific long-term strategies for meeting these objectives are being developed by a Federal Interagency Task Force.
DATES AND TIMES:
Holiday Inn on the Hill, March 13, 2000, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and March 14, 2000, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
415 New Jersey Avenue NW, Washington, DC. Phone: (202) 638-1616.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Dr. David Beaulieu, Director, Office of Indian Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20202. Telephone: (202) 260-3774; Fax: (202) 260-7779.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
The National Advisory Council on Indian Education is a presidentially appointed advisory council on Indian education established under Section 9151 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as amended (20 U.S.C. 7871). The Council advises the Secretary of Education and the Congress on funding and administration of programs with respect to which the Secretary has jurisdiction and that include Indian children and adults as participants or in which those children and adults benefit. The Council also makes recommendations to the Secretary for filling the position of Director of Indian Education whenever a vacancy occurs. The meeting of the Council is open to the public without advanced registration. Public attendance may be limited to the space available. Members of the public may make statements during the meeting, to the extent time permits, and file written statements with the Council for its consideration. Written statements should be submitted to the address listed above.
A summary of the proceedings and related matters that are informative to the public consistent with the policy of Title 5 U.S.C. 552b will be available to the public within fourteen days of the meeting, and are available for public inspection at the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, U. S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20202 from the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.Start Signature
Assistant Secretary, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education.
The National Advisory Council on Indian Education—March 13-14, 2000
The Holiday Inn on the Hill, 415 New Jersey Ave. NW, Washington, DC, 202-638-1616
Monday, March 13, 2000
Review Agenda and Purpose of Meeting
Presidential Executive Order 13096 on American Indian and Alaska Native Education
Update on ESEA Reauthorization
Executive Order Research Agenda
Draft NACIE Charter and Work Plan
Annual Report Review
OIE Staff Updates
Summarize Discussion & Set Agenda for Next Day
Tuesday, March 14, 2000
Call to Order
Continue Business Meeting
Open Meeting on Reauthorization of Indian Education Programs
Open Hearing on Indian Education Concerns from Field
Summarize Meeting Accomplishments
Adjourn NACIE MeetingEnd Supplemental Information
[FR Doc. 00-4011 Filed 2-25-00; 8:45 am]
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