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AGENCY:

U. S. Department of Education.

ACTION:

Notice of An Open Teleconference Meeting.

SUMMARY:

This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of an upcoming teleconference 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:

August 4, 2014—1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time

Location:

The meeting will be conducted via conference call with NACIE members. Up to 50 dial-in, listen-only phone lines will be made available to the public on a first come, first serve basis. Dial in 5-10 minutes prior to start time using the Participant Phone Number and Participant Passcode. The Participant Phone Number is 888-523-1208 and the Participant code is: 727274. The public may also attend the conference call meeting at the U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW., Room 1W103, Washington, DC 20202-6400. Members of the public should report to the security desk 10-15 minutes before the scheduled start of the conference call. A form of Federal I.D. will be required for security clearance and escorted access to the meeting room.

Details About the Meeting Location Will Be Posted on the Council Web site on July 29, 2014. Web site: www.NACIE-ED.org (To RSVP, and for NACIE Meeting Updates, 2014 Report to Congress, 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 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. One of the Council's responsibilities is to develop and provide 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 that can benefit Indian children or adults participating in any program which could benefit Indian children. The Council is convening this public teleconference meeting to review, advise, and discuss the following items: (1) Recommendations to the Secretary of Education concerning the funding and administration (including the development of regulations and administrative policies and practices) of programs; (2) The President's Visit to Indian Country; (3) My Brother's Keeper Initiative; (4) The Joint Committee on Indian Education; (5) White House Council on Native Americans Affairs (WHCNAA) and Interagency Working Group on Indian Education; (6) Native Language Working Group; (7) NACIE Vacancies Update; and (8) Response to the 2013-2014 Recommendations to the Secretary.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

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

The meeting site is accessible to individuals with disabilities. If you 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), notify the contact person listed in this notice by July 29, 2014. There will not be an opportunity for public comment during this meeting; however, members of the public are encouraged to submit written comments via email to TribalConsultation@ed.gov by July 31, 2014.

A report of the meeting activities and related matters that are informative to the public and consistent with the policy of section 5 U.S.C. 552b(c) will be available to the public within 21 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. Eastern Daylight Time.

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The official version of this document is the document published in the Federal Start Printed Page 42782Register. Free Internet access to the official edition of the Federal Register and the Code of Federal Regulations is available on GPO Access at: www.gpoaccess.gov/​nara/​index.html

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Deborah S. Delisle,

Assistant Secretary, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education.

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[FR Doc. 2014-17365 Filed 7-22-14; 8:45 am]

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