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recreation opportunities for local Dated: October 31, 2002. SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the
residents and other beach users. Richard G. Thompson, schedule and proposed agenda of a
The gap between the tip of Alamitos Colonel, Corps of Engineers, District Engineer. forthcoming public meeting of the
Bay west jetty and the east end of the [FR Doc. 02–28359 Filed 11–6–02; 8:45 am] Secretary of Education’s Commission on
Long Beach Breakwater allows waves to BILLING CODE 3710–KF–M
Opportunity in Athletics (the
pass through and to directly impact the Commission). The Commission invites
shoreline at Peninsula Beach. The long- comments from the public regarding the
term trend in sediment transport is DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE application of current Federal standards
expected to be to the west. The Corps for ensuring equal opportunity for men
has estimated the annual sediment loss Department of the Navy and women and boys and girls to
to be about 55,000 cubic meters. participate in athletics under Title IX of
Due to the sediment loss, there is a Notice of Availability of Government- the Education Amendments of 1972
potential danger of flooding when wave Owned Inventions; Available for (‘‘Title IX’’). The meeting will take place
runup overtops the bulkhead or goes Licensing in San Diego, California.
around either end and runs into homes. AGENCY: Department of the Navy, DOD. Individuals who will need
2. Alternatives: Alternatives that may accommodations for a disability in order
ACTION: Notice.
be considered include beach to attend the meetings should notify the
nourishment, perched beach, revetment/ SUMMARY: The inventions listed below Commission office no later than
seawall, submerged breakwater, groins are assigned to the United States November 13, 2002. We will attempt to
and/or t-groins, and no-project. Government as represented by the meet requests after this date, but cannot
3. Scoping Process: The Corps and the Secretary of the Navy and are available guarantee availability of the requested
City of Long Beach are preparing a joint for licensing by the Department of the accommodation. The meeting site is
EIS/EIR to address potential impacts Navy. Navy Case No. 83,913, entitled accessible to individuals with
associated with the proposed project. ‘‘Modular, Interoperable Software disabilities.
The Corps is the Lead Federal Agency Definable Command Control Computer Notice of this meeting is required
for compliance with National Communications Intelligence (C41) under section 10(a)(2) of the Federal
Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) for Operations Center’’ and Navy Case No. Advisory Committee Act.
the project, and the City of Long Beach 84,339, entitled ‘‘Infrastructure Linkage DATES: November 20–21, 2002.
is the Lead State Agency for compliance and Augmentation System Location: Wyndham San Diego at
with the California Environmental (INFRALYNX)’’. Emerald Park Hotel, 400 West
Quality Act (CEQA) for the non-Federal Broadway, San Diego, California, 92101.
ADDRESSES: Requests for information
aspects of the project. The Draft EIS/EIR Times: November 20: 9 a.m.–12:30
about the inventions cited should be
(DEIS/EIR) document will incorporate p.m., 2 p.m.–5 p.m. November 21: 9
directed to the Naval Research
public concerns in the analysis of a.m.–1 p.m.
Laboratory, Code 1004, 4555 Overlook
impacts associated with the Proposed Meeting Format: This meeting will be
Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20375–
Action and associated project held according to the following
5320, and must include the Navy Case
alternatives. The DEIS/EIR will be sent schedule:
number.
out for a 45-day public review period, 1. Date: November 20, 2002, Time: 9
during which time both written and FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: a.m.–12:30 p.m., 2 p.m.–5 p.m.
verbal comments will be solicited on the Catherine M. Cotell, Ph.D., Head, 2. Date: November 21, 2002, Time: 9
adequacy of the document. The Final Technology Transfer Office, NRL Code a.m.–1 p.m.
EIS/EIR (FEIS/EIR) will address the 1004, 4555 Overlook Avenue, SW., Attendees: If you would like to attend
comments received on the DEIS/EIR Washington, DC 20375–5320, telephone any or all of the above listed meetings,
during public review, and will be (202) 767–7230. Due to temporary U.S. we ask that you register with the
furnished to all who commented on the Postal Service delays, please fax (202) Commission office by email or fax to the
DEIS/EIR, and is made available to 404–7920, e-mail: cotell@nrl.navy.mil or address listed under ADDRESSES. Please
anyone that requests a copy during the use courier delivery to expedite provide us with your name and contact
30-day public comment period. The response. information.
final step involves, for the federal EIS, Authority: 35 U.S.C. 207, 37 CFR part 404. Participants: The meeting scheduled
preparing a Record of Decision (ROD) Dated: October 31, 2002. for November 20, 2002, will begin with
and, for the state EIR, certifying the EIR R.E. Vincent II, presentations from panels of invited
and adopting a Mitigation Monitoring speakers. After the presentations by
Lieutenant Commander, Judge Advocate
and Reporting Plan. The ROD is a General’s Corps, U.S. Navy, Federal Register invited speakers, there will be time
concise summary of the decisions made Liaison Officer. reserved for comments from the public.
by the Corps from among the [FR Doc. 02–28276 Filed 11–6–02; 8:45 am] The meeting scheduled for November
alternatives presented in the FEIS/EIR. 21, 2002, will consist of review and
BILLING CODE 3810–FF–P
The ROD can be published discussion by the Commissioners of the
immediately after the FEIS public information from the previous public
comment period ends. A certified EIR meetings in preparation for the
indicates that the environmental DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Commission’s forthcoming report to the
document adequately assesses the Secretary of Education. The public is
environmental impacts of the proposed Secretary of Education’s Commission invited to observe this meeting; however
project with the respect to CEQA. A on Opportunity in Athletics; Meeting there will not be opportunity for public
formal scoping meeting to solicit public AGENCY: Secretary of Education’s comment.
comment and concerns on the proposed Commission on Opportunity in If you are interested in participating
action and alternatives will be held on Athletics; Department of Education. in the public comment period to present
Wednesday, November 13, 2002 (see comments on the Federal standards for
ACTION: Notice of open meeting.
DATES). ensuring equal opportunity for men and

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women to participate in athletics under ADDRESSES section of this notice. View athletic opportunity? What are the
Title IX at this meeting, you are the Commission’s web site at: http:// implications for Title IX?
requested to reserve time on the agenda www.ed.gov/inits/commissionsboards/ 7. Apart from Title IX enforcement,
of the meeting by contacting the athletics. The Commission office are there other efforts to promote
Commission office by email or fax. number is 202–708–7417. athletic opportunities for male and
We request that you submit a request SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The female students that the Department
to the Commission office by email or nation is commemorating the 30th might support, such as public-private
fax. Please include your name, the anniversary of the passage of Title IX, partnerships to support the efforts of
organization you represent if the landmark legislation prohibiting schools and colleges in this area?
appropriate, and a brief description of recipients of Federal funds from Electronic Access to This Document
the issue you would like to present. discriminating on the basis of sex. Since
Participants will be allowed You may view this document, as well
this legislation was enacted, there has
approximately three to five minutes to as all other Department of Education
been a dramatic increase in the number
present their comments, depending on documents published in the Federal
of women participating in athletics at
the number of individuals who reserve Register, in text or Adobe Portable
the high school and college levels. The
time on the agenda. At the meeting, Document Format (PDF) on the Internet
Secretary of Education has determined
participants are also encouraged to at the following site: www.ed.gov/
that this anniversary provides an
submit two written copies of their legislation/FedRegister.
appropriate time to review the To use PDF you must have Adobe
comments. Persons interested in making application of Title IX to educational
comments are encouraged to address the Acrobat Reader, which is available free
institutions’ efforts to provide equal at this site. If you have questions about
issues and questions discussed under opportunity in athletics to women and
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. using PDF, call the U.S. Government
men. In order to do so, the Secretary Printing Office (GPO), toll free, at 1–
Given the expected number of established the Commission on
individuals interested in providing 888–293–6498; or in the Washington,
Opportunity in Athletics. The DC, area at (202) 512–1530.
comments at the meetings, reservations Commission will produce a report no
for presenting comments should be later than January 31, 2003, outlining its Note: The official version of this document
made as soon as possible. Persons who is published in the Federal Register. Free
findings relative to the opportunities for Internet access to the official edition of the
are unable to obtain reservations to men and women in athletics in order to
speak during the meetings are Federal Register and the Code of Federal
improve the effectiveness of Title IX. Regulations is available on GPO Access at:
encouraged to submit written Comments are encouraged on the http://www.access.gpo.gov/nara/index.html.
comments. Written comments will be following priority areas:
accepted at each meeting site or may be 1. Are Title IX standards for assessing Dated: November 1, 2002.
mailed to the Commission at the address equal opportunity in athletics working Rod Paige,
listed under ADDRESSES. to promote opportunities for male and Secretary of Education.
In addition to making reservations, female athletes? [FR Doc. 02–28288 Filed 11–6–02; 8:45 am]
individuals attending the public 2. Is there adequate Title IX guidance BILLING CODE 4000–01–P
meetings, for security purposes, must be that enables colleges and school
prepared to show photo identification in districts to know what is expected of
order to enter the meeting location. them and to plan for an athletic program DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
Request for Written Comments: In that effectively meets the needs and
addition to soliciting input during the interests of their students? Office of Special Education and
public meetings, we invite the public to 3. Is further guidance or are other Rehabilitative Services; List of
submit written comments relevant to the steps needed at the junior and senior Correspondence
Commission. high school levels where the availability AGENCY: Department of Education.
DATES: We would like to receive your or absence of opportunities will
written comments on the Act by ACTION: List of correspondence from
critically affect the prospective interests April 1, 2002 through June 30, 2002.
November 29, 2002. and abilities of student athletes when
ADDRESSES: Submit all comments to the they reach college age? SUMMARY: The Secretary is publishing
Commission using one of the following 4. How should activities such as the following list pursuant to section
methods: cheerleading or bowling factor into the 607(d) of the Individuals with
1. Internet. We encourage you to send analysis of equitable opportunities? Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).
your comments through the Internet to 5. How do revenue producing and Under section 607(d) of IDEA, the
the following address: large-roster teams affect the provision of Secretary is required, on a quarterly
OpportunityinAthletics@ed.gov. equal athletic opportunities? The basis, to publish in the Federal Register
2. Mail. You may submit your Department has heard from some parties a list of correspondence from the
comments to The Secretary of that whereas some men athletes will Department of Education received by
Education’s Commission on ‘‘walk-on’’ to intercollegiate teams— individuals during the previous quarter
Opportunity in Athletics, 400 Maryland without athletic financial aid and that describes the interpretations of the
Avenue, SW., ROB–3 Room 3060, without having been recruited—women Department of Education of IDEA or the
Washington, DC 20202. Due to delays in rarely do this. Is this accurate and, if so, regulations that implement IDEA.
mail delivery caused by heightened what are its implications for Title IX FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
security, please allow adequate time for analysis? Melisande Lee or JoLeta Reynolds.
the mail to be received. 6. In what ways do opportunities in Telephone: (202) 205–5507.
3. Facsimile. You may submit other sports venues, such as the If you use a telecommunications
comments by facsimile at (202) 260– Olympics, professional leagues, and device for the deaf (TDD) you may call
4560. community recreation programs, (202) 205–5637 or the Federal
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: See interact with the obligations of colleges Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–
the Commission address under the and school districts to provide equal 800–877–8339.

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