80 FR 63974 - National Board for Education Sciences

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

Federal Register Volume 80, Issue 204 (October 22, 2015)

Page Range63974-63975
FR Document2015-26954

This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of an upcoming meeting of the National Board for Education Sciences (NBES). The notice also describes the functions of the Committee. Notice of this meeting is required by Section 10(a) (2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act and is intended to notify the public of their opportunity to attend the meeting.

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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION


National Board for Education Sciences

AGENCY: Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education.

ACTION: Announcement of an open meeting.

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SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of an 
upcoming meeting of the National Board for Education Sciences (NBES). 
The notice also describes the functions of the Committee. Notice of 
this meeting is required by Section 10(a) (2) of the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act and is intended to notify the public of their opportunity 
to attend the meeting.

DATES: The NBES meeting will be held on November 16, 2015, from 9:00 
a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.

ADDRESSES: 80 F Street NW., Large Board Room, Washington, DC 20001.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ellie Pelaez, Designated Federal 
Official, NBES, U.S. Department of Education, 555 New Jersey Avenue 
NW., Room 600 E, Washington, DC 20208; phone: (202) 219-0644; fax: 
(202) 219-1402; email: [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: NBES's Statutory Authority and Function: The 
National Board for Education Sciences is authorized by Section 116 of 
the Education Sciences Reform Act of 2002 (ESRA), 20 U.S.C. 9516. The 
Board advises the Director of the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) 
on, among other things, the establishment of activities to be supported 
by the Institute and the funding for applications for grants, 
contracts, and cooperative agreements for research after the completion 
of peer review. The Board also reviews and evaluates the work of the 
Institute.
    Meeting Agenda: On November 16, 2015, starting at 9:00 a.m., the 
Board meeting will commence and members will approve the agenda. From 
9:05 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., the Board will hear presentations from the 
Commissioners of the IES Centers for Education Research, Special 
Education Research, Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, and 
Education Statistics. This session will be followed by a question and 
answer period for board members, regarding the Commissioners' reports. 
A break will take place from 10:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.
    The Board meeting will resume from 10:45 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. when 
the Board will discuss the IES Standards and Review Office. Anne 
Ricciuti, Deputy Director for Science, will provide opening remarks 
followed by a roundtable discussion with board members. The meeting 
will break for lunch from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
    From 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., the board will participate in a 
discussion on the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). 
Peggy Carr, Acting Commissioner, National Center for Education 
Statistics, will provide opening remarks, followed by a panel 
discussion with the Associate Commissioners of the National Center for 
Education Statistics. Roundtable discussion by board members will take 
place after the panel discussion. A break will take place from 2:30 
p.m. to 2:45 p.m.
    The meeting will resume at 2:45 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. when the Board 
will hold

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a panel discussion with National Center for Education Statistics 
stakeholders. Peggy Carr will provide opening remarks, followed by a 
panel discussion.
    Closing remarks will take place from 4:15 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., with 
adjournment scheduled for 4:30 p.m.
    Submission of comments regarding the Board's policy 
recommendations: There will not be an opportunity for public comment. 
However, members of the public are encouraged to submit written 
comments related to NBES to Ellie Pelaez (see contact information 
above) no later than November 2, 2015. A final agenda is available from 
Ellie Pelaez (see contact information above) and is posted on the Board 
Web site http://ies.ed.gov/director/board/agendas/index.asp.
    Access to Records of the Meeting: The Department will post the 
official report of the meeting on the NBES Web site no later than 90 
days after the meeting. Pursuant to the FACA, the public may also 
inspect the materials at 555 New Jersey Avenue NW., 6th Floor, 
Washington, DC, by emailing [email protected] or by calling (202) 
219-0644 to schedule an appointment.
    Reasonable Accommodations: 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 or before November 
2, 2015. Although we will attempt to meet a request received after 
November 2, 2015, we may not be able to make available the requested 
auxiliary aid or service because of insufficient time to arrange it.
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    Authority: Section 116 of the Education Sciences Reform Act of 
2002 (ESRA), 20 U.S.C. 9516

Ruth Neild,
Deputy Director for Policy and Research, Delegated Duties of the 
Director, Institute of Education Sciences.
[FR Doc. 2015-26954 Filed 10-21-15; 8:45 am]
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ActionAnnouncement of an open meeting.
DatesThe NBES meeting will be held on November 16, 2015, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.
ContactEllie Pelaez, Designated Federal Official, NBES, U.S. Department of Education, 555 New Jersey Avenue NW., Room 600 E, Washington, DC 20208; phone: (202) 219-0644; fax: (202) 219-1402; email: [email protected]
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