Reopening; Applications for New Awards; Education Research and Special Education Research Grant Programs, 54540 [2020-19391]

Download as PDF 54540 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 171 / Wednesday, September 2, 2020 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Reopening; Applications for New Awards; Education Research and Special Education Research Grant Programs Institute of Education Sciences, Department of Education. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: On May 4, 2020, we published in the Federal Register a notice inviting applications (NIA) for the fiscal year (FY) 2021 Education Research and Special Education Research Grant Programs competitions, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers 84.305A, 84.305B, 84.305C, 84.305R, 84.324A, 84.324B, 84.324P, and 84.324R. The NIA established a deadline date of August 20, 2020, for the transmittal of applications. This notice reopens the competition until September 8, 2020, for certain prospective eligible applicants described elsewhere in this notice. DATES: Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: September 8, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For the contact person associated with a particular research competition, please refer to the chart published in the Federal Register on May 4, 2020 (85 FR 26445) and available at www.govinfo.gov/app/details/FR-202005-04/2020-09446, as well as in the relevant Request for Application (available at https://ies.ed.gov/funding/) and application package. If you use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) or a text telephone (TTY), call the Federal Relay Service (FRS), toll free, at 1–800–877– 8339. SUMMARY: On May 4, 2020, we published the NIA for the FY 2021 Education Research and Special Education Research Grant Programs competitions in the Federal Register (85 FR 26445). We are reopening this competition in order to allow applicants, including personnel that are critical to the preparation and submission of applications, more time to prepare and submit applications that were delayed by the severe storm disaster declaration in Iowa or the wildfire disaster declarations in California, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington. Eligibility: The extension of the application deadline date in this notice applies to eligible applicants under the FY 2021 Education Research and Special Education Research Grant Programs competitions, CFDA numbers 84.305A, 84.305B, 84.305C, 84.305R, jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:33 Sep 01, 2020 Jkt 250001 84.324A, 84.324B, 84.324P, and 84.324R, that are affected by Fire Management Assistance Declarations in California (FEMA Disaster designations 5331, 5332, 5329), Nevada (FEMA Disaster designation 5328), Oregon (FEMA Disaster designation 5327), and Washington (FEMA Disaster designation 5330) and a Major Disaster Declaration in Iowa (FEMA Disaster designation 4557). See www.fema.gov/disasters/. Each application submitted under this Notice must include an assurance that the applicant meets the eligibility requirements for the jurisdictions covered by the FEMA designations noted above. The assurance may either be based on (1) the location of the applicant institution or (2) the location(s) of the essential staff, in which case the explanation should include the name(s) and remote work location(s) for the personnel or consultants key to the preparation of the application. Applicants that are eligible for an extension under this notice (because they are located in, or have personnel or consultants that are critical to the timely development and submission of applications who are located in, one of the areas described in the preceding paragraph) and have already timely submitted applications under the FY 2021 Education Research and Special Education Research Grant Programs competitions may resubmit applications but are not required to do so. If a new application is not submitted, the Department will use the application that was submitted by the original deadline. If a new application is submitted, the Department will consider the application that is last submitted and timely received. Applications that did not meet the original deadline must use the application package for the reopened competition, available at grants.gov, to be considered for review. Note: All information in the NIA for this competition remains the same, except for the deadline for the transmittal of applications. Program Authority: 20 U.S.C. 9501 et seq. Accessible Format: Individuals with disabilities can obtain this document and a copy of the application package in an accessible format (e.g., braille, large print, audiotape, or compact disc) on request to the program contact person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. Electronic Access to This Document: The official version of this document is the document published in the Federal Register. You may access the official edition of the Federal Register and the Code of Federal Regulations at PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 www.govinfo.gov. At this site you can view this document, as well as all other documents of this Department published in the Federal Register, in text or Portable Document Format (PDF). To use PDF you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader, which is available free at the site. You may also access documents of the Department published in the Federal Register by using the article search feature at: www.federalregister.gov. Specifically, through the advanced search feature at this site, you can limit your search to documents published by the Department. Mark Schneider, Director, Institute of Education Sciences. [FR Doc. 2020–19391 Filed 9–1–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION President’s Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities Office of Undersecretary, President’s Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, U.S. Department of Education. ACTION: Announcement of an open meeting. AGENCY: This notice sets forth the agenda for the September 23, 2020, meeting of the President’s Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (PBA) and provides information to members of the public about the meeting. Notice of the meeting is required by Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) and is intended to notify the public of its opportunity to attend. DATES: The PBA meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 23, 2020 from 9 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. E.D.T. The meeting will be a virtual meeting via webinar. Please note admittance instructions under the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice. 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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION


Reopening; Applications for New Awards; Education Research and 
Special Education Research Grant Programs

AGENCY: Institute of Education Sciences, Department of Education.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: On May 4, 2020, we published in the Federal Register a notice 
inviting applications (NIA) for the fiscal year (FY) 2021 Education 
Research and Special Education Research Grant Programs competitions, 
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers 84.305A, 84.305B, 
84.305C, 84.305R, 84.324A, 84.324B, 84.324P, and 84.324R. The NIA 
established a deadline date of August 20, 2020, for the transmittal of 
applications. This notice reopens the competition until September 8, 
2020, for certain prospective eligible applicants described elsewhere 
in this notice.

DATES: Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: September 8, 2020.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For the contact person associated with 
a particular research competition, please refer to the chart published 
in the Federal Register on May 4, 2020 (85 FR 26445) and available at 
www.govinfo.gov/app/details/FR-2020-05-04/2020-09446, as well as in the 
relevant Request for Application (available at https://ies.ed.gov/funding/) and application package.
    If you use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) or a text 
telephone (TTY), call the Federal Relay Service (FRS), toll free, at 1-
800-877-8339.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On May 4, 2020, we published the NIA for the 
FY 2021 Education Research and Special Education Research Grant 
Programs competitions in the Federal Register (85 FR 26445). We are 
reopening this competition in order to allow applicants, including 
personnel that are critical to the preparation and submission of 
applications, more time to prepare and submit applications that were 
delayed by the severe storm disaster declaration in Iowa or the 
wildfire disaster declarations in California, Nevada, Oregon, and 
Washington.
    Eligibility: The extension of the application deadline date in this 
notice applies to eligible applicants under the FY 2021 Education 
Research and Special Education Research Grant Programs competitions, 
CFDA numbers 84.305A, 84.305B, 84.305C, 84.305R, 84.324A, 84.324B, 
84.324P, and 84.324R, that are affected by Fire Management Assistance 
Declarations in California (FEMA Disaster designations 5331, 5332, 
5329), Nevada (FEMA Disaster designation 5328), Oregon (FEMA Disaster 
designation 5327), and Washington (FEMA Disaster designation 5330) and 
a Major Disaster Declaration in Iowa (FEMA Disaster designation 4557). 
See www.fema.gov/disasters/.
    Each application submitted under this Notice must include an 
assurance that the applicant meets the eligibility requirements for the 
jurisdictions covered by the FEMA designations noted above. The 
assurance may either be based on (1) the location of the applicant 
institution or (2) the location(s) of the essential staff, in which 
case the explanation should include the name(s) and remote work 
location(s) for the personnel or consultants key to the preparation of 
the application.
    Applicants that are eligible for an extension under this notice 
(because they are located in, or have personnel or consultants that are 
critical to the timely development and submission of applications who 
are located in, one of the areas described in the preceding paragraph) 
and have already timely submitted applications under the FY 2021 
Education Research and Special Education Research Grant Programs 
competitions may resubmit applications but are not required to do so. 
If a new application is not submitted, the Department will use the 
application that was submitted by the original deadline. If a new 
application is submitted, the Department will consider the application 
that is last submitted and timely received. Applications that did not 
meet the original deadline must use the application package for the 
reopened competition, available at grants.gov, to be considered for 
review.

    Note:  All information in the NIA for this competition remains 
the same, except for the deadline for the transmittal of 
applications.

    Program Authority: 20 U.S.C. 9501 et seq.
    Accessible Format: Individuals with disabilities can obtain this 
document and a copy of the application package in an accessible format 
(e.g., braille, large print, audiotape, or compact disc) on request to 
the program contact person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION 
CONTACT.
    Electronic Access to This Document: The official version of this 
document is the document published in the Federal Register. You may 
access the official edition of the Federal Register and the Code of 
Federal Regulations at www.govinfo.gov. At this site you can view this 
document, as well as all other documents of this Department published 
in the Federal Register, in text or Portable Document Format (PDF). To 
use PDF you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader, which is available free at 
the site.
    You may also access documents of the Department published in the 
Federal Register by using the article search feature at: 
www.federalregister.gov. Specifically, through the advanced search 
feature at this site, you can limit your search to documents published 
by the Department.

Mark Schneider,
Director, Institute of Education Sciences.
[FR Doc. 2020-19391 Filed 9-1-20; 8:45 am]
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