FR Doc 05-8614
[Federal Register: April 29, 2005 (Volume 70, Number 82)]
[Page 22300]
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Office of Innovation and Improvement (OII); Notice Reopening the 
Ready to Teach Program Fiscal Year (FY) 2005 Competition

    Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 84.286A and 
    Summary: On February 24, 2005, we published in the Federal Register 
(70 FR 9053) a notice inviting applications for the Ready to Teach 
program's FY 2005 competition. The original notice for this FY 2005 
competition established an April 20, 2005, deadline date for eligible 
applicants to apply for funding under this program.
    In order to afford as many eligible applicants as possible an 
opportunity to receive funding under this program, we are reopening the 
Ready to Teach program FY 2005 competition. The new application 
deadline date for the competition is May 6, 2005.
    Dates: Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: May 6, 2005 
(applications must be received at the Web site by 4:30 
p.m., Washington, DC time).

    Note: Applications for grants under the Ready to Teach program 
must be submitted electronically using the site. Through 
this site, you will be able to download a copy of the application 
package, complete it offline, and then upload and submit your 
application. You may not e-mail an electronic copy of a grant 
application to us. For information about how to submit your 
application electronically, please refer to Section IV. 6. Other 
Submission Requirements in the February 24, 2005, notice (70 FR 
9056). We have not extended the deadline for submitting a statement 
that an applicant qualifies for an exception to the electronic 
submission requirement.

    Deadline for Intergovernmental Review: The deadline date for 
Intergovernmental Review under Executive Order 12732 is extended to 
June 6, 2005.
    For Further Information Contact: Sharon J. Harris-Morgan, U.S. 
Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., room 4W250, 
Washington, DC 20202-5980. Telephone: (202) 205-5880 or by e-mail:
    If you use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD), you may 
call the Federal Relay Service (FRS) at 1-800-877-8339.
    Individuals with disabilities may obtain this document in an 
alternative format (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, or computer 
diskette) on request to the program contact person listed in this 
    Supplementary Information: Any eligible applicant may apply for 
funding under this program by the deadline date in this notice. 
Eligible applicants that submitted their applications in a timely 
manner for the Ready to Teach program FY 2005 competition to the 
Department on or prior to the competition's original deadline date of 
April 20, 2005, are not required to re-submit their applications or re-
apply in order to be considered for FY 2005 awards under this program. 
We encourage eligible applicants to submit their applications as soon 
as possible to avoid any problems with filing electronic applications 
on the last day. The deadline for submission of applications will not 
be extended any further.
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    Dated: April 26, 2005.
Nina Shokraii Rees,
Assistant Deputy Secretary for Innovation and Improvement.
[FR Doc. 05-8614 Filed 4-28-05; 8:45 am]