The National Advisory Council on Indian Education have scheduled a teleconference meetng for September 25, 2015. The notice was published in the September 14 Federal Register located here: http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2015-09-14/pdf/2015-22891.pdf. The purpose of the meeting is to convene the Council to conduct the following business: (1) Final discussion, review and approval of the annual report to Congress; and, (2) Discuss schedule to submit recommendations to the Secretary of Education on funding and administration of programs. 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 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 NACIE teleconference meeting will be held via conference call on September 25, 2015—2:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Saving Time. Up to 20 dial-in, listen only phone lines will be made available to the public on a first come, first served basis. The conference call number is 1–800–857–9682 and the participant code is 5273162. See the Federal Register for details.
(September 15, 2015)