Reopening; Application Period for Certain Applicants Under the Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Educational Opportunity Centers Program Competition, 12676 [2021-04487]

Download as PDF 12676 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 41 / Thursday, March 4, 2021 / Notices [FR Doc. 2021–04492 Filed 3–3–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Reopening; Application Period for Certain Applicants Under the Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Educational Opportunity Centers Program Competition Office of Postsecondary Education, Department of Education. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Department of Education (Department) reopens the competition for FY 2021, for certain eligible applicants described elsewhere in this notice, under the Educational Opportunity Centers program, Assistance Listing Number 84.066A. The Department takes this action to allow more time for the preparation and submission of applications by eligible applicants affected by the severe winter weather in Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas, where the President has issued a disaster declaration. The reopening of the application deadline date for this competition is intended to help affected eligible applicants compete fairly with other eligible applicants under this competition. SUMMARY: DATES: Deadline for Transmittal of Applications for Applicants Meeting the Eligibility Criteria in this Notice: March 15, 2021. Deadline for Intergovernmental Review: May 25, 2021. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rachael Wiley, Ed.D., U.S Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW, Room 2C146, Washington, DC 20202–4260. Telephone: (202) 453– 6078. Email: Rachael.Wiley@ed.gov. 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. On January 13, 2021, we published the notice inviting applications (NIA) for new awards for the FY 2021 Educational Opportunity Centers competition in the Federal Register (86 FR 2658). Under the NIA, applications were due on March 1, 2021. We are reopening this competition for eligible applicants from affected areas in Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas, for which the President has issued a disaster declaration, to allow those applicants more time to prepare and submit applications. For applicants that jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:27 Mar 03, 2021 Jkt 253001 meet the eligibility criteria in this notice, we are reopening the competition until March 15, 2021. We are also extending the intergovernmental review deadline until May 25, 2021. Eligibility: The reopening of the competition in this notice applies to eligible applicants under the Educational Opportunity Centers program, Assistance Listing Number 84.066A, that are located in an area for which the President has issued an emergency declaration (see www.fema.gov/disasters/), in Louisiana (FEMA Disaster designation 3556), Oklahoma (FEMA Disaster designation 3555), and Texas (FEMA Disaster designation 3554). In accordance with the NIA, eligible applicants for this competition are institutions of higher education, public and private agencies or organizations, including community-based organizations with experience in serving disadvantaged youth, secondary schools, and combinations of such institutions, agencies, and organizations, for planning, developing, or carrying out one or more of the services identified under this program. Note: All information in the NIA for this competition remains the same, except for, with respect to eligible applicants, the deadline for the transmittal of applications and the deadline for intergovernmental review. Program Authority: 20 U.S.C. 1070a– 11 and 1070a–16. Accessible Format: On request to the program contact person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT, individuals with disabilities can obtain this document and a copy of the application package in an accessible format. The Department will provide the requestor with an accessible format that may include Rich Text Format (RTF) or text format (txt), a thumb drive, an MP3 file, braille, large print, audiotape, or compact disc, or other accessible format. 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. PO 00000 Frm 00084 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Specifically, through the advanced search feature at this site, you can limit your search to documents published by the Department. Tiwanda Burse, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Management & Planning, Office of Postsecondary Education, Delegated authority to perform functions and duties of the Assistant Secretary for the Office of Postsecondary Education. [FR Doc. 2021–04487 Filed 3–3–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Application for New Awards; Promise Neighborhoods Program; Corrections Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, Department of Education. ACTION: Notice; corrections. AGENCY: The Department of Education published a document in the Federal Register of January 19, 2021 regarding applications (NIA) for the fiscal year (FY) 2021 Promise Neighborhoods (PN) Program competition, Assistance Listing Number 84.215N. The Department is amending the PN NIA by removing one of the competitive preference priorities and extending the deadline for transmittal of applications to April 19, 2021 and the deadline for intergovernmental review to June 21, 2021. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Adrienne Hawkins, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW, Room 4W220, Washington, DC 20202– 6135. Telephone: (202) 453–5638. Email: Adrienne.Hawkins@ed.gov. 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. If an applicant has already submitted an application, program staff will send notification of the opportunity to resubmit the application at the extended date. Applicants that have already timely submitted applications under the FY 2021 PN NIA competition 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 and will review the application without regard to any response to the competitive preference priority that we are removing. If a new application is submitted, the Department will consider the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\04MRN1.SGM 04MRN1

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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION


Reopening; Application Period for Certain Applicants Under the 
Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Educational Opportunity Centers Program 
Competition

AGENCY: Office of Postsecondary Education, Department of Education.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Education (Department) reopens the 
competition for FY 2021, for certain eligible applicants described 
elsewhere in this notice, under the Educational Opportunity Centers 
program, Assistance Listing Number 84.066A. The Department takes this 
action to allow more time for the preparation and submission of 
applications by eligible applicants affected by the severe winter 
weather in Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas, where the President has 
issued a disaster declaration. The reopening of the application 
deadline date for this competition is intended to help affected 
eligible applicants compete fairly with other eligible applicants under 
this competition.

DATES: 
    Deadline for Transmittal of Applications for Applicants Meeting the 
Eligibility Criteria in this Notice: March 15, 2021.
    Deadline for Intergovernmental Review: May 25, 2021.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rachael Wiley, Ed.D., U.S Department 
of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW, Room 2C146, Washington, DC 20202-
4260. Telephone: (202) 453-6078. Email: [email protected].
    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 January 13, 2021, we published the notice 
inviting applications (NIA) for new awards for the FY 2021 Educational 
Opportunity Centers competition in the Federal Register (86 FR 2658). 
Under the NIA, applications were due on March 1, 2021.
    We are reopening this competition for eligible applicants from 
affected areas in Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas, for which the 
President has issued a disaster declaration, to allow those applicants 
more time to prepare and submit applications. For applicants that meet 
the eligibility criteria in this notice, we are reopening the 
competition until March 15, 2021. We are also extending the 
intergovernmental review deadline until May 25, 2021.
    Eligibility: The reopening of the competition in this notice 
applies to eligible applicants under the Educational Opportunity 
Centers program, Assistance Listing Number 84.066A, that are located in 
an area for which the President has issued an emergency declaration 
(see www.fema.gov/disasters/), in Louisiana (FEMA Disaster designation 
3556), Oklahoma (FEMA Disaster designation 3555), and Texas (FEMA 
Disaster designation 3554).
    In accordance with the NIA, eligible applicants for this 
competition are institutions of higher education, public and private 
agencies or organizations, including community-based organizations with 
experience in serving disadvantaged youth, secondary schools, and 
combinations of such institutions, agencies, and organizations, for 
planning, developing, or carrying out one or more of the services 
identified under this program.
    Note: All information in the NIA for this competition remains the 
same, except for, with respect to eligible applicants, the deadline for 
the transmittal of applications and the deadline for intergovernmental 
review.
    Program Authority: 20 U.S.C. 1070a-11 and 1070a-16.
    Accessible Format: On request to the program contact person listed 
under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT, individuals with disabilities 
can obtain this document and a copy of the application package in an 
accessible format. The Department will provide the requestor with an 
accessible format that may include Rich Text Format (RTF) or text 
format (txt), a thumb drive, an MP3 file, braille, large print, 
audiotape, or compact disc, or other accessible format.
    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.

Tiwanda Burse,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Management & Planning, Office of 
Postsecondary Education, Delegated authority to perform functions and 
duties of the Assistant Secretary for the Office of Postsecondary 
Education.
[FR Doc. 2021-04487 Filed 3-3-21; 8:45 am]
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