SUMMARY: The Secretary is proposing guidance to modify the standards
for data on race and ethnicity used by the Department of Education.
Once adopted, this guidance will provide educational institutions and
other recipients of grants and contracts from the Department with
straightforward instructions for their collection and reporting of data
on race and ethnicity.
We request from all interested parties written comments on the
DATES: We must receive your comments on or before September 21, 2006.
ADDRESSES: Address all comments regarding this proposed guidance to
Patrick J. Sherrill, US Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue,
SW., Room 6C103, Washington, DC 20202-0600. If you prefer to send your
comments through the Internet, you may address them to us at the U.S.
Government Web site: http://www.regulations.gov.