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AGENCY:

U.S. Department of Education.

ACTION:

Notice of an Open Meeting.

SUMMARY:

This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of an upcoming 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: November 2-3, 2011; November 2, 2011—12 p.m. to 8 p.m. Eastern Daylight Savings Time; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pacific Daylight Saving Time. November 3, 2011—12 p.m. to 8 p.m. Eastern Daylight Savings Time; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pacific Daylight Saving Time.

Location: The Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Portland, Hawthorne/Sellwood Ballroom, 1000 NE Multnomah Street, Portland, OR 97232, Phone: (503) 281-6111, Web site: http://www.NACIE-ED.org (To RSVP, and for NACIE meeting updates, and Final Agenda).

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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.

The purpose of this meeting is to convene the Council to commence 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, as well as the June 2012 report to Congress.

Individuals who will need accommodations for a disability in order to attend the meeting (e.g., interpreting services, assistive listening devices, or material in alternative format) should notify Terrie Nelson at (202) 401-0424 no later than October 26, 2011. We will make every attempt to meet requests for accommodations after this date, but, cannot guarantee their availability. The meeting site is accessible to individuals with disabilities.

Public Comment: Time is scheduled on the agenda to receive public comment at approximately 3 p.m.-5 p.m. Eastern Daylight Savings Time November 2, 2011. Those members of Start Printed Page 64082the public interested in submitting written comments may do so by submitting them to the attention of Jenelle Leonard, Designated Federal Official, U.S. Department of Education, and 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., Room 3W203, Washington, DC 20202-6400 by October 28, 2011.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Jenelle Leonard, Designated Federal Official, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20202. Telephone: 202-205-2161. Fax: 202-205-5870.

Detailed minutes of the meeting will be available to the public within 14 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. Washington, DC time.

Electronic Access to This Document: You may view this document, as well as all other documents of this Department published in the Federal Register, in text or Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) on the Internet at the following site: http://www.ed.gov/​news/​fedregister/​index.html

To use PDF you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader, which is available free at this site. If you have questions about using PDF, call the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO), toll free at 1-866-512-1830; or in the Washington, DC, area at (202) 512-0000.

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 are available on GPO Access at: http://www.gpoaccess.gov/​nara/​index.html.

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Michael Yudin,

Acting Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education.

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[FR Doc. 2011-26801 Filed 10-14-11; 8:45 am]

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