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[FR Doc. 2021–19762 Filed 9–13–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6353–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Reopening the Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Competition for Certain Eligible Applicants; National Comprehensive Center on Improving Literacy for Students With Disabilities Offices of Elementary and Secondary Education and Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, Department of Education. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: On July 13, 2021, the Department of Education (Department) published in the Federal Register a notice inviting applications (NIA) for the FY 2021 National Comprehensive Center on Improving Literacy for Students With Disabilities competition, Assistance Listing Number 84.283D. This notice reopens this competition to allow more time for the preparation and submission of applications by eligible applicants affected by the severe weather located in a federally declared disaster area as determined by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), which has been designated for Individual Assistance or Public Assistance under Presidential major disaster declarations DR–4611–LA and EM–3569–MS (‘‘affected applicants’’). SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\14SEN1.SGM 14SEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 175 / Tuesday, September 14, 2021 / Notices Deadline for Transmittal of Applications for Affected Applicants: September 13, 2021. ADDRESSES: For the addresses for obtaining and submitting an application, please refer to our Common Instructions for Applicants to Department of Education Discretionary Grant Programs, published in the Federal Register on February 13, 2019 (84 FR 3768) and available at www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-201902-13/pdf/2019-02206.pdf. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Tina Diamond, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW, Room 5142, Potomac Center Plaza, Washington, DC 20202–5076. Telephone: (202) 245–6723. Email: Christina.Diamond@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. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On July 13, 2021, we published in the Federal Register (86 FR 36722) the NIA for the National Comprehensive Center on Improving Literacy for Students With Disabilities. Under the NIA, applications were due on September 1, 2021. We are reopening this competition for affected applicants until September 13, 2021, to allow those applicants more time to prepare and submit their applications. Eligibility: The reopening of this competition applies to eligible applicants under the National Comprehensive Center on Improving Literacy for Students With Disabilities competition that are affected applicants. An eligible applicant for this competition is defined in the NIA. The federally declared disaster areas under these declarations are the jurisdictions identified by FEMA under declarations DR–4611–LA and EM–3569–MS in which assistance to individuals or public assistance has been authorized. To determine if you are an affected applicant, see the Emergency Declarations available at: www.fema.gov/disaster/4611, www.fema.gov/disaster/4611/ designated-areas, www.fema.gov/ disaster/3569, and www.fema.gov/ disaster/3569/designated-areas. Affected applicants that have already timely submitted applications under the FY 2021 National Comprehensive Center on Improving Literacy for Students With Disabilities competition may submit a new application, but they are not required to do so. If a new application is not submitted, the Department will use the application that tkelley on DSK125TN23PROD with NOTICES DATES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:55 Sep 13, 2021 Jkt 253001 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 be resubmitted to be considered for review. An affected applicant submitting an application as part of the reopened competition must provide supporting information (e.g., by including the applicant’s organization address) in its application that it is located in a jurisdiction that is part of one of the applicable federally declared disaster areas and must provide appropriate supporting documentation, if requested. We are not reopening the application period for all applicants. Thus, applications from applicants that are not affected applicants may not be submitted as part of this reopened period for submission of applications. Note: All information in the NIA remains the same, except for the deadline date for affected applicants. Program Authority: Section 203 of the Educational Technical Assistance Act of 2002 (20 U.S.C. 9602) and section 2244 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 6674). 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 PO 00000 Frm 00032 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 51129 your search to documents published by the Department. Katherine Neas, Acting Assistant Secretary for the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services. Ian Rosenblum, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and Programs Delegated the Authority to Perform the Functions and Duties of the Assistant Secretary, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education. [FR Doc. 2021–19876 Filed 9–10–21; 4:15 pm] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Reopening the Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 Competition for Certain Eligible Applicants; Education Research and Special Education Research Grant Programs Institute of Education Sciences, Department of Education. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: On June 10, 2021, we published in the Federal Register a notice inviting applications (NIA) for the FY 2022 Education Research and Special Education Research Grant Programs, Assistance Listing Numbers (ALNs) 84.305A, 84.305B, 84.305D, 84.305R, 84.305S, and 84.324X. The NIA established a deadline date of September 9, 2021, for the transmittal of applications for the Education Research, Research Training Programs in the Education Sciences, Research Grants Focused on Systematic Replication, and Research to Accelerate Pandemic Recovery in Special Education competitions, ALNs 84.305A, 84.305B, 84.305R, and 84.324X–2 (the ‘‘affected competitions’’). This notice reopens the affected competitions to allow more time for the preparation and submission of applications by eligible applicants that are affected by recent severe weather and located in a federally declared major disaster area designated for Individual Assistance or Public Assistance under Presidential major disaster declarations DR–4609–TN, DR– 4610–CA, DR–4611–LA, DR–4614–NJ, and DR–4615–NY (‘‘affected applicants’’). DATES: Deadline for Transmittal of Applications for Affected Applicants: September 30, 2021. ADDRESSES: For the addresses for obtaining and submitting an application, please refer to our Common Instructions for Applicants to Department of Education Discretionary Grant Programs, published in the Federal Register on February 13, 2019 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\14SEN1.SGM 14SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 175 (Tuesday, September 14, 2021)]
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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION


Reopening the Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Competition for Certain 
Eligible Applicants; National Comprehensive Center on Improving 
Literacy for Students With Disabilities

AGENCY: Offices of Elementary and Secondary Education and Special 
Education and Rehabilitative Services, Department of Education.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: On July 13, 2021, the Department of Education (Department) 
published in the Federal Register a notice inviting applications (NIA) 
for the FY 2021 National Comprehensive Center on Improving Literacy for 
Students With Disabilities competition, Assistance Listing Number 
84.283D. This notice reopens this competition to allow more time for 
the preparation and submission of applications by eligible applicants 
affected by the severe weather located in a federally declared disaster 
area as determined by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), 
which has been designated for Individual Assistance or Public 
Assistance under Presidential major disaster declarations DR-4611-LA 
and EM-3569-MS (``affected applicants'').

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DATES: Deadline for Transmittal of Applications for Affected 
Applicants: September 13, 2021.

ADDRESSES: For the addresses for obtaining and submitting an 
application, please refer to our Common Instructions for Applicants to 
Department of Education Discretionary Grant Programs, published in the 
Federal Register on February 13, 2019 (84 FR 3768) and available at 
www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2019-02-13/pdf/2019-02206.pdf.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Tina Diamond, U.S. Department of 
Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW, Room 5142, Potomac Center Plaza, 
Washington, DC 20202-5076. Telephone: (202) 245-6723. 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 July 13, 2021, we published in the 
Federal Register (86 FR 36722) the NIA for the National Comprehensive 
Center on Improving Literacy for Students With Disabilities. Under the 
NIA, applications were due on September 1, 2021. We are reopening this 
competition for affected applicants until September 13, 2021, to allow 
those applicants more time to prepare and submit their applications.
    Eligibility: The reopening of this competition applies to eligible 
applicants under the National Comprehensive Center on Improving 
Literacy for Students With Disabilities competition that are affected 
applicants. An eligible applicant for this competition is defined in 
the NIA. The federally declared disaster areas under these declarations 
are the jurisdictions identified by FEMA under declarations DR-4611-LA 
and EM-3569-MS in which assistance to individuals or public assistance 
has been authorized. To determine if you are an affected applicant, see 
the Emergency Declarations available at: www.fema.gov/disaster/4611, 
www.fema.gov/disaster/4611/designated-areas, www.fema.gov/disaster/3569, and www.fema.gov/disaster/3569/designated-areas.
    Affected applicants that have already timely submitted applications 
under the FY 2021 National Comprehensive Center on Improving Literacy 
for Students With Disabilities competition may submit a new 
application, but they 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 be resubmitted to be considered for review. An affected applicant 
submitting an application as part of the reopened competition must 
provide supporting information (e.g., by including the applicant's 
organization address) in its application that it is located in a 
jurisdiction that is part of one of the applicable federally declared 
disaster areas and must provide appropriate supporting documentation, 
if requested.
    We are not reopening the application period for all applicants. 
Thus, applications from applicants that are not affected applicants may 
not be submitted as part of this reopened period for submission of 
applications.
    Note: All information in the NIA remains the same, except for the 
deadline date for affected applicants.
    Program Authority: Section 203 of the Educational Technical 
Assistance Act of 2002 (20 U.S.C. 9602) and section 2244 of the 
Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 6674).
    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.

Katherine Neas,
Acting Assistant Secretary for the Office of Special Education and 
Rehabilitative Services.
Ian Rosenblum,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and Programs Delegated the 
Authority to Perform the Functions and Duties of the Assistant 
Secretary, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education.
[FR Doc. 2021-19876 Filed 9-10-21; 4:15 pm]
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