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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION previous five fiscal years (fiscal years Program Authority: 20 U.S.C. 7131.
2001 through 2005). Applicable Regulations: (a) The
Notice of Proposed Information Estimated Available Funds: $750,000. Education Department General
Collection Requests Contingent upon the availability of Administrative Regulations (EDGAR) in
AGENCY: Department of Education. funds and the quality of applications, 34 CFR parts 74, 75, 77, 79, 80, 81, 82,
we may make additional awards in FY 84, 85, 86, 97, 98, 99, and 299. (b) The
ACTION: Correction Notice.
2007 based on the list of unfunded notice of final priority and eligibility
SUMMARY: On January 18, 2006, the applications from this competition. requirements published in the Federal
Department of Education published a Estimated Range of Awards: Register on June 24, 2005 (70 FR 36570).
notice in the Federal Register (Page $125,000–$175,000.
2915, Column 2) for the information Estimated Average Size of Awards: II. Award Information
collection, ‘‘Fiscal Operations Report for $150,000. Type of Award: Discretionary grants.
2005–2006 and Application To Estimated Number of Awards: 5. Estimated Available Funds: $750,000.
Participate for 2007–2008 (FISAP) and Note: The Department is not bound by any
Contingent upon the availability of
Reallocation Form E40–4P.’’ This notice estimates in this notice. funds and the quality of applications,
hereby corrects the Abstract to read, we may make additional awards in FY
‘‘This application data will be used to Project Period: Up to 15 months. 2007 based on the list of unfunded
compute the amount of funds needed by Full Text of Announcement applications from this competition.
each school for the 2007–2008 award Estimated Range of Awards:
year. The Fiscal Operations Report data I. Funding Opportunity Description $125,000–$175,000.
will be used to assess program Purpose of Program: The goals of this Estimated Average Size of Awards:
effectiveness, account for funds program are to identify models of $150,000.
expended during the 2005–2006 award effective campus-based alcohol and Estimated Number of Awards: 5.
year, and as part of the school funding other drug prevention programs and Note: The Department is not bound by any
process. The Reallocation form is part of disseminate information about these estimates in this notice.
the FISAP on the web. Schools will use programs to other colleges and
it in the summer to return unexpended Project Period: Up to 15 months.
universities where similar efforts may
funds for 2005–2006 and request be adopted. III. Eligibility Information
supplemental FWS funds for 2006– Priority: This priority is from the 1. Eligible Applicants: IHEs that offer
2007.’’ notice of final priority and eligibility
The IC Clearance Official, Regulatory an associate or baccalaureate degree.
requirements for this program, Additionally, an IHE must not have
Information Management Services, published in the Federal Register on
Office of the Chief Information Officer, received an award under this grant
June 24, 2005 (70 FR 36570). competition (CFDA 84.184N) during the
hereby issues a correction notice as Absolute Priority: For FY 2006 and
required by the Paperwork Reduction previous five fiscal years (fiscal years
any subsequent year in which we make 2001 through 2005).
Act of 1995. awards on the basis of the list of 2. Cost Sharing or Matching: This
Dated: February 3, 2006. unfunded applications from this program does not involve cost sharing
Angela C. Arrington, competition, this priority is an absolute or matching.
IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information priority. Under 34 CFR 75.105(c)(3) we
Management Services, Office of the Chief consider only applications that meet IV. Application and Submission
Information Officer. this priority. Information
[FR Doc. E6–1761 Filed 2–8–06; 8:45 am] This priority is: Under this priority 1. Address To Request Application
BILLING CODE 4000–01–P the Department provides funding to Package: Education Publications Center
institutions of higher education (IHEs) (ED Pubs), P.O. Box 1398, Jessup, MD
that have been implementing effective 20794–1398. Telephone (toll free): 1–
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION alcohol and other drug prevention 877–433–7827. FAX: (301) 470–1244. If
programs on their campuses. An IHE you use a telecommunications device
Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools; that receives funding under this priority for the deaf (TDD), you may call (toll
Overview Information; Alcohol and must identify, enhance, further evaluate, free): 1–877–576–7734.
Other Drug Prevention Models on and disseminate information about an You may also contact ED Pubs at its
College Campuses Notice Inviting effective alcohol or other drug Web site:
Applications for New Awards for Fiscal prevention program being implemented edpubs.html or you may contact ED
Year (FY) 2006 on its campus. To meet the priority, Pubs at its e-mail address:
Catalog of Federal Domestic applicants must provide in their
Assistance (CFDA) Number: 84.184N. application— If you request an application from ED
Dates: (1) A description of an alcohol or Pubs, be sure to identify this
Applications Available: February 9, other drug prevention program that has competition as follows: CFDA number
2006. been implemented for at least two full 84.184N.
Deadline for Transmittal of academic years on the applicant’s Copies of the application package for
Applications: March 22, 2006. campus; this competition can also be found at:
Deadline for Intergovernmental (2) Evidence of the effectiveness of the
Review: May 22, 2006. program on the applicant’s campus; dvpcollege/applicant.html.
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Eligible Applicants: Institutions of (3) A plan to enhance and further Individuals with disabilities may
higher education (IHEs) that offer an evaluate the program during the project obtain a copy of the application package
associate or baccalaureate degree. period; and in an alternative format (e.g., Braille,
Additionally, an IHE must not have (4) A plan to disseminate information large print, audiotape, or computer
received an award under this grant to assist other IHEs in implementing a diskette) on request to one of the contact
competition (CFDA 84.184N) during the similar program persons listed in section VII of this

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notice under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION statement to the Department that you registering your organization, (2)
CONTACT. qualify for one of these exceptions. registering yourself as an Authorized
2. Content and Form of Application Further information regarding Organization Representative (AOR), and
Submission: Requirements concerning calculation of the date that is two weeks (3) getting authorized as an AOR by
the content of an application, together before the application deadline date is your organization. Details on these steps
with the forms you must submit, are in provided later in this section under are outlined in the 3-Step
the application package for this Exception to Electronic Submission Registration Guide (see http://
program. Requirement.
3. Submission Dates and Times: You may access the electronic grant GrantsgovCoBrandBrochure8X11.pdf).
Applications Available: February 9, application for Alcohol and Other Drug You also must provide on your
2006. Deadline for Transmittal of Prevention Models on College application the same D–U–N–S Number
Applications: March 22, 2006. Campuses Program at: http:// used with this registration. Please note
Applications for grants under this You must search for that the registration process may take
program must be submitted the downloadable application package five or more business days to complete,
electronically using the for this program by the CFDA number. and you must have completed all
Apply site ( For information Do not include the CFDA number’s registration steps to allow you to
(including dates and times) about how alpha suffix in your search. successfully submit an application via
to submit your application Please note the following:
electronically or by mail or hand • When you enter the site, • You will not receive additional
delivery if you qualify for an exception you will find information about point value because you submit your
to the electronic submission submitting an application electronically application in electronic format, nor
requirement, please refer to section IV.6. through the site, as well as the hours of will we penalize you if you qualify for
Other Submission Requirements in this operation. an exception to the electronic
notice. • Applications received by submission requirement, as described
Deadline for Intergovernmental are time and date stamped. Your elsewhere in this section, and submit
Review: May 22, 2006. application must be fully uploaded and your application in paper format.
We do not consider an application submitted, and must be date/time • You must submit all documents
that does not comply with the deadline stamped by the system no electronically, including all information
requirements. later than 4:30 p.m., Washington, DC typically included on the Application
4. Intergovernmental Review: This time, on the application deadline date. for Federal Education Assistance (SF
program is subject to Executive Order Except as otherwise noted in this 424), Budget Information—Non-
12372 and the regulations in 34 CFR section, we will not consider your Construction Programs (ED 524), and all
part 79. Information about application if it is date/time stamped by necessary assurances and certifications.
Intergovernmental Review of Federal the system later than 4:30 You must attach any narrative sections
Programs under Executive Order 12372 p.m., Washington, DC time, on the of your application as files in a .DOC
is in the application package for this application deadline date. When we (document), .RTF (rich text), or .PDF
program. retrieve your application from (Portable Document) format. If you
5. Funding Restrictions: We reference, we will notify you if we are upload a file type other than the three
regulations outlining funding rejecting your application because it file types specified above or submit a
restrictions in the Applicable was date/time stamped by the password protected file, we will not
Regulations section of this notice. system after 4:30 p.m., review that material.
6. Other Submission Requirements: Washington, DC time, on the • Your electronic application must
Applications for grants under this application deadline date. comply with any page limit
program must be submitted • The amount of time it can take to requirements described in this notice.
electronically unless you qualify for an upload an application will vary • After you electronically submit
exception to this requirement in depending on a variety of factors your application, you will receive an
accordance with the instructions in this including the size of the application and automatic acknowledgement from
section. the speed of your Internet connection. that contains a
a. Electronic Submission of Therefore, we strongly recommend that tracking number. The Department will
Applications. you do not wait until the application retrieve your application from
Applications for grants under the deadline date to begin the submission and send you a second
Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention process through confirmation by e-mail that will include
Models on College Campuses-CFDA • You should review and follow the a PR/Award number (an ED-specified
Number 84.184N must be submitted Education Submission Procedures for identifying number unique to your
electronically using the submitting an application through application).
Apply site at: that are included in the • We may request that you provide us
Through this site, you will be able to application package for this program to original signatures on forms at a later
download a copy of the application ensure that you submit your application date.
package, complete it offline, and then in a timely manner to the Application Deadline Date Extension
upload and submit your application. system. You can also find the Education in Case of Technical Issues with the
You may not e-mail an electronic copy Submission Procedures pertaining to System: If you are prevented
of a grant application to us. at from electronically submitting your
We will reject your application if you help/ application on the application deadline
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submit it in paper format unless, as GrantsgovSubmissionProcedures.pdf. date because of technical problems with
described elsewhere in this section, you • To submit your application via the system, we will grant you
qualify for one of the exceptions to the, you must complete all of the an extension until 4:30 p.m.,
electronic submission requirement and steps in the registration Washington, DC time, the following
submit, no later than two weeks before process (see business day to enable you to transmit
the application deadline date, a written GetStarted). These steps include (1) your application electronically, or by

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hand delivery. You also may mail your Your paper application must be (CFDA Number 84.184N), 550 12th
application by following the mailing submitted in accordance with the mail Street, SW., Room 7041, Potomac Center
instructions as described elsewhere in or hand delivery instructions described Plaza, Washington, DC 20202–4260.
this notice. If you submit an application in this notice. The Application Control Center
after 4:30 p.m., Washington, DC time, on b. Submission of Paper Applications accepts hand deliveries daily between 8
the deadline date, please contact the by Mail. a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Washington, DC
person listed elsewhere in this notice If you qualify for an exception to the time, except Saturdays, Sundays and
under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION electronic submission requirement, you Federal holidays.
CONTACT, and provide an explanation of may mail (through the U.S. Postal Note for Mail or Hand Delivery of
the technical problem you experienced Service or a commercial carrier), your Paper Applications: If you mail or hand
with, along with the application to the Department. You deliver your application to the Support Desk Case Number must mail the original and two copies Department:
(if available). We will accept your of your application, on or before the (1) You must indicate on the envelope
application if we can confirm that a application deadline date, to the and—if not provided by the
technical problem occurred with the Department at the applicable following Department—in Item 4 of the system and that that problem address: Application for Federal Education
affected your ability to submit your By mail through the U.S. Postal
Assistance (SF 424) the CFDA number—
application by 4:30 p.m., Washington, Service: U.S. Department of Education,
and suffix letter, if any—of the
DC time, on the application deadline Application Control Center, Attention:
competition under which you are
date. The Department will contact you (CFDA Number 84.184N),400 Maryland
submitting your application.
after a determination is made on Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20202–
4260, (2) The Application Control Center
whether your application will be will mail a grant application receipt
accepted. or
By mail through a commercial carrier: acknowledgment to you. If you do not
Note: Extensions referred to in this section U.S. Department of Education, receive the grant application receipt
apply only to the unavailability of or acknowledgment within 15 business
technical problems with the Application Control Center—Stop 4260,
Attention: (CFDA Number 84.184N), days from the application deadline date,
system. We will not grant you an extension
if you failed to fully register to submit your 7100 Old Landover Road, Landover, MD you should call the U.S. Department of
application to before the deadline 20785–1506. Education Application Control Center at
date and time or if the technical problem you Regardless of which address you use, (202) 245–6288.
experienced is unrelated to the you must show proof of mailing
V. Application Review Information
consisting of one of the following:
(1) A legibly dated U.S. Postal Service Selection Criteria: The selection
Exception to Electronic Submission
postmark, criteria for this program are from 34 CFR
Requirement: You qualify for an
(2) A legible mail receipt with the 75.210 and are listed in the application
exception to the electronic submission
date of mailing stamped by the U.S. package for this competition.
requirement, and may submit your
application in paper format, if you are Postal Service, VI. Award Administration Information
(3) A dated shipping label, invoice, or
unable to submit an application through 1. Award Notices: If your application
receipt from a commercial carrier, or
the system because— (4) Any other proof of mailing is successful, we notify your U.S.
• You do not have access to the
acceptable to the Secretary of the U.S. Representative and U.S. Senators and
Internet; or
• You do not have the capacity to Department of Education. send you a Grant Award Notification
If you mail your application through (GAN). We may also notify you
upload large documents to the
the U.S. Postal Service, we do not informally. system;
and accept either of the following as proof If your application is not evaluated or
• No later than two weeks before the of mailing: not selected for funding, we notify you.
application deadline date (14 calendar (1) A private metered postmark, or 2. Administrative and National Policy
(2) A mail receipt that is not dated by Requirements: We identify
days or, if the fourteenth calendar day
the U.S. Postal Service. administrative and national policy
before the application deadline date If your application is postmarked after
falls on a Federal holiday, the next requirements in the application package
the application deadline date, we will and reference these and other
business day following the Federal not consider your application.
holiday), you mail or fax a written requirements in the Applicable
statement to the Department, explaining Note: The U.S. Postal Service does not Regulations section of this notice.
which of the two grounds for an uniformly provide a dated postmark. Before We reference the regulations outlining
exception prevent you from using the relying on this method, you should check the terms and conditions of an award in
with your local post office. the Applicable Regulations section of
Internet to submit your application. If
you mail your written statement to the c. Submission of Paper Applications this notice and include these and other
Department, it must be postmarked no by Hand Delivery. specific conditions in the GAN. The
later than two weeks before the If you qualify for an exception to the GAN also incorporates your approved
application deadline date. If you fax electronic submission requirement, you application as part of your binding
your written statement to the (or a courier service) may deliver your commitments under the grant.
Department, we must receive the faxed paper application to the Department by 3. Reporting: At the end of your
statement no later than two weeks hand. You must deliver the original and project period, you must submit a final
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before the application deadline date. two copies of your application by hand, performance report, including financial
Address and mail or fax your on or before the application deadline information, as directed by the
statement to: Vera Messina, U.S. date, to the Department at the following Secretary. If you receive a multi-year
Department of Education, 400 Maryland address: award, you must submit an annual
Avenue, SW., room 3E258, Washington, U.S. Department of Education, performance report that provides the
DC 20202–6450. FAX: (202) 205–5722. Application Control Center, Attention: most current performance and financial

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expenditure information as specified by DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION This priority is:

the Secretary in 34 CFR 75.118. Principal Leadership Professional
4. Performance Measures: The Office of Special Education and Development Center to Support School
Secretary may choose to develop Rehabilitative Services Improvement to Ensure Access to, and
performance measures for the Alcohol Participation and Progress in the
Overview Information General Education Curriculum in the
and Other Drug Prevention Models on
College Campuses Program in Personnel Development to Improve Least Restrictive Environment
accordance with the Government Services and Results for Children with
Performance and Results Act (GPRA). If Disabilities—Principal Leadership
Professional Development Center to Principal leadership is an essential
indicators are developed, grantees will element of school improvement that
be asked to provide information that Support School Improvement to Ensure
Access to, and Participation and entails simultaneous attention to
relates to participant outcomes and effective and efficient service delivery,
project management. Progress in the General Education
Curriculum in the Least Restrictive use of resources, and academic
VII. Agency Contacts Environment. performance. Successful principals use
Notice inviting applications for new a variety of strategies and tools to
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Vera awards for fiscal year (FY) 2006. leverage improvement on a school-wide
Messina, U.S. Department of Education, Catalog of Federal Domestic basis, for all students including students
400 Maryland Avenue, SW., room Assistance (CFDA) Number: 84.325P. with disabilities. For example, effective
3E258, Washington, DC 20202–6450. Dates: principals often build partnerships with
Telephone: (202) 260–8273 or by e-mail: Applications Available: February 9, families, business leaders, and or Ruth Tringo, 2006. community organizations, and establish
U.S. Department of Education, 400 Deadline for Transmittal of and mobilize leadership teams to assess
Maryland Avenue, SW., room 3E338, Applications: March 24, 2006. community resources, align initiatives,
Washington, DC 20202–6450. Deadline for Intergovernmental and design and implement coherent
Telephone: (202) 260–2838 or by e-mail: Review: May 23, 2006. strategic plans to support student Eligible Applicants: Institutions of success. Principal leadership guides
If you use a telecommunications higher education (IHEs). students, families, school personnel,
Estimated Available Funds: $285,000. and community partners through the
device for the deaf (TDD), you may call Maximum Award: We will reject any
the Federal Relay Service (FRS) at 1– development, design, implementation,
application that proposes a budget and evaluation of coherent and
888–877–8339. exceeding $285,000 for a single budget evidence-based systemic school
Individuals with disabilities may period of 12 months. The Assistant improvement strategies. Effective
obtain this document in an alternative Secretary for Special Education and principals also mentor and coach
format (e.g., Braille, large print, Rehabilitative Services may change the teachers to build school capacity to
audiotape, or computer diskette) on maximum amount through a notice ensure that all students have access to
request to the program contact persons published in the Federal Register. a content-rich general education
listed in this section. Number of Awards: 1. curriculum and instructional supports
VIII. Other Information Note: The Department is not bound by any to achieve academic success.
estimates in this notice. Unfortunately, there is a gap between
Electronic Access to This Document: evidence-based best practice and
You may view this document, as well as Project Period: Up to 60 months. current practice in principal leadership
all other documents of this Department and implementation of school
Full Text of Announcement
published in the Federal Register, in improvement activities. This gap is
text or Adobe Portable Document I. Funding Opportunity Description particularly evident in providing access
Format (PDF) on the Internet at the Purpose of Program: The purposes of to the general education curriculum in
following site: this program are to (1) help address the least restrictive environment for
fedregister. State-identified needs for highly students with disabilities.
To use PDF you must have Adobe qualified personnel—in special Many principals have difficulty with
Acrobat Reader, which is available free education, related services, early the logistics of establishing inclusive
at this site. If you have questions about intervention, and regular education—to classrooms due to the small number of
using PDF, call the U.S. Government work with infants or toddlers with highly qualified special education
Printing Office (GPO), toll free, at 1– disabilities, or children with teachers who have full schedules and
888–293–6498; or in the Washington, disabilities; and (2) ensure that those caseloads, causing many schools to
DC, area at (202) 512–1530. personnel have the skills and group special education students
knowledge—derived from practices that together rather than assign them general
Note: The official version of this document education classrooms with
is the document published in the Federal have been determined through research
Register. Free Internet access to the official and experience to be successful—that supplementary supports. According to
edition of the Federal Register and the Code are needed to serve those children. the Special Education Elementary
of Federal Regulations is available on GPO Priority: In accordance with 34 CFR Longitudinal Study (2004), 45 percent of
Access at: 75.105(b)(2)(v), this priority is from elementary and middle school students
index.html. allowable activities specified in the with disabilities receive their primary
statute (see sections 662(d) and 681(d) language arts instruction in special
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Dated: February 3, 2006. of the Individuals with Disabilities education settings—resource rooms,
Deborah A. Price, Education Act (IDEA)). self-contained special education classes,
Assistant Deputy Secretary for Safe and Drug- Absolute Priority: For FY 2006 this or one-to-one instruction rather than in
Free Schools. priority is an absolute priority. Under 34 the general education classroom.
[FR Doc. E6–1812 Filed 2–9–06; 8:45 am] CFR 75.105(c)(3), we consider only According to the National Longitudinal
BILLING CODE 4000–01–P applications that meet this priority. Transition Study 2 (2003), even when

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