[Federal Register: October 20, 2000 (Volume 65, Number 204)]
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[CFDA No. 84.210A]

The Native Hawaiian Gifted and Talented Program

AGENCY: Department of Education.

ACTION: Notice inviting applications for new awards for fiscal year 
(FY) 2001.


    Purpose of Program: To support a program for gifted and talented 
education that is designed to (1) address the special needs of Native 
Hawaiian elementary and secondary school students who are gifted and 
talented students; and (2) provide those support services to families 
of such students that are needed to enable such students to benefit 
from the program.
    Eligible Applicants: Native Hawaiian educational organizations or 
educational entities with experience in developing or operating Native 
Hawaiian programs or programs of instruction conducted in the Native 
Hawaiian language.
    Applications Available: October 20, 2000.
    Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: December 4, 2000.
    Estimated Available Funds: $1.5 million to $2.1 million.

    Note: The amount of funds, if any, available under this 
competition is conditioned upon FY 2001 funds being appropriated for 
these purposes.

    Estimated Range of Awards: $750,000 to $2.1 million.
    Estimated Number of Awards: 1

    Note: These estimates are projections for the guidance of 
potential applicants. The Department is not bound by any estimates 
in this notice.

    Project Period: Up to 36 months.
    Applicable Regulations: The Education Department General 
Administrative Regulations (EDGAR) in 34 CFR Parts 74, 75, 77, 79, 80, 
81, 82, 86, 97, 98, and 99.
    Selection Criteria: The Secretary will use the following selection 
criteria in 34 CFR 75.210 to evaluate applications under this 
competition. (The specific selection criteria and factors that will be 
used in evaluating applications are detailed in the application 
package.) The maximum score for all of the selection criteria is 100 
    The maximum points for each criterion is as follows:
    (a) Significance--15 points.

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    (b) Quality of Project Design--35 points.
    (c) Quality of Project Personnel--10 points.
    (d) Adequacy of Resources--5 points.
    (e) Quality of Management Plan--15 points.
    (f) Quality of Project Evaluation--20 points.
    For Applications and Information Contact: Mrs. Lynn Thomas, 
Telephone: (202) 260-1541, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland 
Avenue, SW, FOB6, Room 3C124, Mail Stop 6140, Washington, DC 20202. The 
e-mail address for

Mrs. Thomas is: lynn.thomas@ed.gov

    Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) 
may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-
    Individuals with disabilities may obtain this document in an 
alternate format (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, or computer 
diskette) on request to the contact person listed above.
    Individuals with disabilities may also obtain a copy of the 
application package in an alternate format on request to the contact 
person listed above. However, the Department is not able to reproduce 
in an alternate format the standard forms included in the application 

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    Program Authority:  20 USC 7907.

    Dated: October 19, 2000.
Michael Cohen,
Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education.
[FR Doc. 00-27160 Filed 10-19-00; 8:45 am]