Notice Reopening the Advanced Placement (AP) Test Fee Fiscal Year (FY) 2005 Competition, 2397 [E5-129]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 9 / Thursday, January 13, 2005 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Office of Innovation and Improvement Notice Reopening the Advanced Placement (AP) Test Fee Fiscal Year (FY) 2005 Competition Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 84.330B. SUMMARY: On November 9, 2004, we published in the Federal Register (69 FR 65028) a notice inviting applications for the AP Test Fee FY 2005 competition. The original notice for this FY 2005 competition established a December 13, 2004 deadline date for eligible applicants to apply for funding under this program. In order to afford as many eligible applicants as possible an opportunity to receive funding under this program, we are reopening the AP Test Fee FY 2005 competition. The new application deadline date for the competition is January 24, 2005. DATES: Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: January 24, 2005 (by 4:30 p.m., Washington, DC time, if transmitted electronically or by handdelivery). Note: Applications for grants under the AP Test Fee program must be submitted electronically using the Electronic Grant Application System (e-Application) available through the Department’s e-Grants system, unless a waiver is granted. For information (including dates and times) about how to submit your application electronically or to request a waiver of the electronic submission requirement, please refer to Section IV. 6. Other Submission Requirements in the November 9, 2004 notice (69 FR 65029– 65030). applications or re-apply in order to be considered for FY 2005 awards under this program. We encourage eligible applicants to submit their applications as soon as possible to avoid any problems with filing electronic applications on the last day. The deadline for submission of applications will not be extended any further. Electronic Access to This Document: You may view this document, as well as all other documents of this Department published in the Federal Register, in text or Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) on the Internet at the following site: http://www.ed.gov/news/ fedregister. To use PDF you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader, which is available free at this site. If you have questions about using PDF, call the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO), toll free, at 1– 888–293–6498; or in the Washington, DC, area at (202) 512–1530. Note: The official version of this document is the document published in the Federal Register. Free Internet access to the official edition of the Federal Register and the Code of Federal Regulations is available on GPO Access at: http://www.gpoaccess.gov/nara/ index.html. Dated: January 7, 2005. Nina Shokraii Rees, Assistant Deputy Secretary for Innovation and Improvement. [FR Doc. E5–129 Filed 1–12–05; 8:45am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Arts in Education Model Development and Dissemination Program FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Madeline E. Baggett, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., room 4W210, Washington, DC 20202– 5943. Telephone: (202) 260–2502 or by e-mail: madeline.baggett@ed.gov. If you use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD), you may call the Federal Relay Service (FRS) at 1– 800–877–8339. Individuals with disabilities may obtain this document in an alternative format (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, or computer diskette) on request to the program contact person listed in this section. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Any eligible applicant may apply for funding under this program by the deadline in this notice. Eligible applicants that submitted their applications for the AP Test Fee FY 2005 competition to the Department prior to the competition’s original deadline date of December 13, 2004 are not required to re-submit their AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Assistant Deputy Secretary for Innovation and Improvement proposes a priority, requirements, and definitions under the Arts in Education Model Development and Dissemination program. We may use this priority and these requirements and definitions for competitions in fiscal year (FY) 2005 and later years. We take this action to focus Federal financial assistance on an identified national need for the enhancement, expansion, documentation, evaluation, and dissemination of innovative, cohesive models that have demonstrated that they effectively: (1) Integrate standards-based arts education into the core elementary and middle school curricula; (2) strengthen standardsbased arts instruction in these grades; VerDate jul<14>2003 17:46 Jan 12, 2005 Jkt 205001 Office of Innovation and Improvement, Department of Education. ACTION: Notice of proposed priority, requirements, and definitions. PO 00000 Frm 00022 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 2397 and (3) improve elementary and middle schools students’ academic performance, including their skills in creating, performing, and responding to the arts. We intend the priority, requirements, and definitions to increase the amount of information on effective models for arts education that is available nationally and to integrate the arts with standards-based education programs. DATES: We must receive your comments on or before February 14, 2005. ADDRESSES: Address all comments about the proposed priority, requirements, and definitions to Diane Austin, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., room 4W214, Washington, DC 20202–5943. If you prefer to send your comments through the Internet, use the following address: comments@ed.gov. You must include the term ‘‘artsdemo’’ in the subject line of your electronic message. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Diane Austin. Telephone: (202) 260– 1280 or via Internet: Diane.Austin@ed.gov. If you use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD), you may call the Federal Relay Service (FRS) at 1– 800–877–8339. Individuals with disabilities may obtain this document in an alternative format (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, or computer diskette) on request to the contact person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Invitation To Comment We invite you to submit comments regarding the proposed priority, requirements, and definitions in this notice. To ensure that your comments have maximum effect in developing the notice of final priority, requirements, and definitions, we urge you to identify clearly the specific proposed priority, requirement or definition that each comment addresses. We invite you to assist us in complying with the specific requirements of Executive Order 12866 and its overall requirement of reducing regulatory burden that might result from the proposed priority, requirements, and definitions. Please let us know of any further opportunities we should take to reduce potential costs or increase potential benefits while preserving the effective and efficient administration of the program. During and after the comment period, you may inspect all public comments about the proposed priority, E:\FR\FM\13JAN1.SGM 13JAN1

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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

Office of Innovation and Improvement


Notice Reopening the Advanced Placement (AP) Test Fee Fiscal Year 
(FY) 2005 Competition

    Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 84.330B.
SUMMARY: On November 9, 2004, we published in the Federal Register (69 
FR 65028) a notice inviting applications for the AP Test Fee FY 2005 
competition. The original notice for this FY 2005 competition 
established a December 13, 2004 deadline date for eligible applicants 
to apply for funding under this program.
    In order to afford as many eligible applicants as possible an 
opportunity to receive funding under this program, we are reopening the 
AP Test Fee FY 2005 competition. The new application deadline date for 
the competition is January 24, 2005.

DATES: Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: January 24, 2005 (by 
4:30 p.m., Washington, DC time, if transmitted electronically or by 
hand-delivery).

    Note: Applications for grants under the AP Test Fee program must 
be submitted electronically using the Electronic Grant Application 
System (e-Application) available through the Department's e-Grants 
system, unless a waiver is granted. For information (including dates 
and times) about how to submit your application electronically or to 
request a waiver of the electronic submission requirement, please 
refer to Section IV. 6. Other Submission Requirements in the 
November 9, 2004 notice (69 FR 65029-65030).


FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Madeline E. Baggett, U.S. Department 
of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., room 4W210, Washington, DC 
20202-5943. Telephone: (202) 260-2502 or by e-mail: 
madeline.baggett@ed.gov.
    If you use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD), you may 
call the Federal Relay Service (FRS) at 1-800-877-8339.
    Individuals with disabilities may obtain this document in an 
alternative format (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, or computer 
diskette) on request to the program contact person listed in this 
section.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Any eligible applicant may apply for funding 
under this program by the deadline in this notice. Eligible applicants 
that submitted their applications for the AP Test Fee FY 2005 
competition to the Department prior to the competition's original 
deadline date of December 13, 2004 are not required to re-submit their 
applications or re-apply in order to be considered for FY 2005 awards 
under this program. We encourage eligible applicants to submit their 
applications as soon as possible to avoid any problems with filing 
electronic applications on the last day. The deadline for submission of 
applications will not be extended any further.
    Electronic Access to This Document: You may view this document, as 
well as all other documents of this Department published in the Federal 
Register, in text or Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) on the 
Internet at the following site: http://www.ed.gov/news/fedregister.
    To use PDF you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader, which is available 
free at this site. If you have questions about using PDF, call the U.S. 
Government Printing Office (GPO), toll free, at 1-888-293-6498; or in 
the Washington, DC, area at (202) 512-1530.

    Note: The official version of this document is the document 
published in the Federal Register. Free Internet access to the 
official edition of the Federal Register and the Code of Federal 
Regulations is available on GPO Access at: http://www.gpoaccess.gov/
nara/index.html.


    Dated: January 7, 2005.
Nina Shokraii Rees,
Assistant Deputy Secretary for Innovation and Improvement.
 [FR Doc. E5-129 Filed 1-12-05; 8:45am]
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