FR Doc 05-12101
[Federal Register: June 20, 2005 (Volume 70, Number 117)]
[Page 35415-35416]
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Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, Department of 
Education; Comprehensive Centers; Notice Inviting Applications for New 
Awards for Fiscal Year (FY) 2005; Correction

SUMMARY: On June 3, 2005, the Department published in the Federal 
Register (70 FR 32583) a notice inviting applications for new awards 
for FY 2005 to establish and operate Comprehensive Centers under Title 
II of the Educational Technical Assistance Act of 2002 (TA Act).
    On page 32589, third column, the additional requirement under the 
heading ``6. Advisory Board'' is corrected to read as follows:
    6. Advisory Board. Each application must propose, as part of its 
technical assistance plan, establishing an advisory board to advise the 
proposed comprehensive center on: (a) The activities of the center 
relating to its allocation of resources to and within each State in a 
manner that reflects the need for assistance in accordance with section 
203(d) of Title II of the TA Act; (b) strategies for monitoring and 
addressing the educational needs of the region, on an ongoing basis; 
(c) maintaining a high standard of quality in the performance of the 
center's activities; and (d) carrying out the center's duties in a 
manner that promotes progress toward improving student academic 
    The plan must (1) detail the composition of the board by name and 
affiliation in accordance with the requirements described in section 
203 of the TA Act and in the application instructions found in the 
application package, and (2) include a letter of commitment from each 
proposed board member. In the alternative to submitting a plan that 
meets the requirements in (1) and (2) in the previous sentence, an 
applicant may include, in its plan, a statement of commitment that it 
will comply with section 203(g) of the TA Act as well as a narrative 
statement of how the board will operate.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Enid Simmons, Office of School Support 
and Technology Programs, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, 
400 Maryland Avenue, SW., room 3E307, Washington, DC 20202-6135. 
Telephone: (202) 708-9499 or via the Internet:
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    Dated: June 14, 2005.
Raymond Simon,
Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education.
[FR Doc. 05-12101 Filed 6-17-05; 8:45 am]