Office of Postsecondary Education, Teacher and Student Development Programs Service
The Department expects to hold a competition for new grants under the Demonstration Program in FY 2008. This notice provides information about a one-day technical assistance workshop to assist institutions of higher education interested in preparing grant applications for FY 2008 new awards under the Demonstration Program. Program and Department staff will present information to potential applicants about the purpose of the Demonstration Program, the grant competition highlights, the peer review process, and the Grants.gov Web site, as well as suggestions for writing a quality grant proposal. Although the Department has not yet announced an application deadline date in the Federal Register for the FY 2008 competition, the Department is holding this workshop to give potential applicants guidance for preparing applications for the competition we expect to conduct in FY 2008. Specific requirements for the FY 2008 competition will be published in a separate notice, a notice inviting applications for the Demonstration Program. This notice announces the technical assistance workshop only.
Migrant Education Coordination Program-Migrant Student Information Exchange (MSIX) State Data Quality Grants
The Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education proposes to establish requirements for Migrant Student Information Exchange (MSIX) State Data Quality grants funded under section 1308(b) of Title I, Part C of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA), as amended by the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. Subject to the availability of funds in any fiscal year, the Department would use the requirements to make annual grant awards by formula, beginning in FY 2008, to provide additional resources to State educational agencies (SEAs) in order to assist them and their local operating agencies (LOAs) in implementing the interstate exchange of migrant children's records electronically through the Migrant Student Information Exchange (MSIX).
Notice of Final Priority, Definitions, Requirements, and Selection Criteria
The Assistant Deputy Secretary for Safe and Drug-Free Schools announces a priority, definitions, requirements, and selection criteria under the Models of Exemplary, Effective, and Promising Alcohol or Other Drug Abuse Prevention Programs on College Campuses grant competition. The Assistant Deputy Secretary may use the priority, definitions, requirements, and selection criteria for competitions in fiscal year (FY) 2008 and later years.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
The IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management invites comments on the submission for OMB review as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.