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Bilingual education. The National Advisory Council on Bilingual Education announced, in the Oct. 9 Federal Register, a meeting on Oct. 24-27 in New York City. Public hearings will be held on Oct. 27 in room 815 of the Graduate Center, City University of New York, 33 West 42nd St. A proposed agenda was also published.

Civil rights. The Department of Education requested, in the Sept. 30 Federal Register, comments, suggestions, and objections regarding the proposed fiscal year 1982 operating plan for the Office of Civil Rights. The narrative and tables of activities under discussion were also published.

Education statistics. The Department of Education announced, in the Oct. 9 Federal Register, a meeting of the Advisory Council on Education Statistics on Oct. 29-30 in room 205, 6525 Belcrest Rd., Hyattsville, Md. The meeting's agenda was also published.

Financing education. The Department of Education announced, in the Oct. 7 Federal Register, a meeting of the Advisory Panel on Financing Elementary and Secondary Education on Oct. 23, 9 A.M.-5 P.M. in room 3000 of the Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington.

Handicapped persons. The Department of Justice announced, in the Oct. 13 Federal Register, a change in the location (originally published in the Aug. 11 Federal Register) where the public may view comments received on the suspension of guidelines prohibiting discrimination on the basis of handicap in transportation programs and activities receiving federal financial assistance. Comments may be inspected in room 854 of 320 1st St., N.W., Washington. For further information call (202) 724-2222.

Humanities grants. The National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities published, in the Oct. 8 Federal Register, the schedule of deadlines for grants awarded this year by the National Endowment for the Humanities. Interested persons may obtain program guidelines and application forms by writing: Public Affairs Office, Mail Stop 351, National Endowment for the Humanities, 806 15th St., N.W., Washington 20506.

School meal programs. The Department of Agriculture announced, in the Oct. 2 Federal Register, its withdrawal of the proposed rule modifying certain meal requirements in the National School Lunch, School Breakfast, and Child Care Food programs that was published in the Sept. 4 Federal Register.

Science and engineering. The Natonal Science Foundation announced, in the Oct. 8 Federal Register, a meeting of the Advisory Committee for Science and Engineering Education on Oct. 26, 9 A.M.-5 P.M., and Oct 27, 9 A.M.-noon in room W-651 of the National Science Foundation, 5225 Wisconsin Avenue, N.W., Washington 20550.

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