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AGENCY:

National Institute for Literacy (NIFL).

ACTION:

Notice of meeting.

SUMMARY:

This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of a forthcoming meeting of the National Institute for Literacy Board (Advisory Board ). This notice also describes the function of the Advisory 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: March 8, 2001 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., and March 9, 2001 from 9:30 a.m. to 12 Noon.

ADDRESSES:

National Institute for Literacy, 1775 I Street, NW, Suite 730, Washington, DC 20006.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Shelly Coles, Executive Assistant, National Institute for Literacy, 1775 I Street, NW, Suite 730, Washington, DC 20006. Telephone number (202) 233-2027, email scoles@nifl.gov.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The Advisory Board is established under the Workforce Investment Act of 1998, Title II of Public Law 105-220, Sec. 242, the National Institute for Literacy. The Advisory Board consists of ten individuals appointed by the President with the advice and consent of the Senate. The Advisory Board is Start Printed Page 11334established 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 Advisory 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 Advisory Board performs the following function (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 Advisory Board on the award of fellowships. The National Institute for Literacy Advisory Board meeting on March 8-9, 2001, will focus on an overview of the NIFL programs and partnership-building efforts with the new Adminsitration; and other relevant literacy activities and issues. Records are kept of all Advisory Board proceedings and are available for public inspection at the National Institute for Literacy, 1775 I Street, NW, Suite 730, Washington, DC 20006, from 8:30 am to 5 p.m.

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Dated: February 16, 2001.

Andrew J. Hartman,

Director.

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[FR Doc. 01-4495 Filed 2-22-01; 8:45 am]

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