[Federal Register: June 11, 2001 (Volume 66, Number 112)]
[Page 31216]
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[CFDA No. 84.209A]

The Native Hawaiian Family-Based Education Centers Program

AGENCY: Department of Education.

ACTION: Notice inviting applications for new awards for Fiscal Year 
(FY) 2001.


    Purpose of Program: To expand the operation, throughout the 
Hawaiian Islands, of Family-Based Education Centers that include: (1) 
Parent-infant programs for prenatal through three-year-olds; (2) 
preschool programs for four- and five-year-olds; (3) continued research 
and development; and (4) a long-term follow-up and assessment program, 
which may include educational support services for Native Hawaiian 
language immersion programs or transition to English speaking programs.
    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: June 11, 2001.
    Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: July 26, 2001.
    Estimated Available Funds: $2.5 million.
    Estimated Range of Awards: $500,000 to $1.0 million.
    Estimated Number of Awards: 5.

    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 
points. The maximum points for each criterion is as follows:

(a) Significance--15 points.
(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, (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 
alternative format (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, or computer 
diskette) on request to the contact person listed.
    Individuals with disabilities may also obtain a copy of the 
application package in an alternative format on request to the contact 
person listed above. However, the Department is not able to reproduce 
in an alternative format the standard forms included in the application 

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    Program Authority: 20 U.S.C. 7907.

    Dated: June 5, 2001.
Thomas M. Corwin,
Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary 
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