[Federal Register: April 14, 1999 (Volume 64, Number 71)]
[Page 18546]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]



Office of Elementary and Secondary Education--Safe and Drug-Free 
Schools and Communities National Programs; Federal Activities Grant 
Program--Middle School Drug Prevention and School Safety Program 
Coordinators; Notice Inviting Applications for New Awards for Fiscal 
Year 1999

    Purpose of Program: The National Programs portion of the Safe and 
Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act (SDFSCA) supports the development 
of programs that (1) provide models or proven effective practices that 
will assist schools and communities around the Nation to improve their 
programs funded under the State Grants portion of the SDFSCA; and (2) 
develop, implement, evaluate, and disseminate new or improved 
approaches to creating safe and orderly learning environments in 
    Eligible Applicants: Local educational agencies.
    Applications Available: April 14, 1999.
    Deadline for Receipt of Applications: June 1, 1999.

    Note: All applications must be received on or before the 
deadline date. Applications received after that time will not be 
eligible for funding. Postmarked dates will not be accepted. 
Applications by mail should be sent to U.S. Department of Education, 
Application Control Center, Attention: CFDA #84.184K, Washington, 
D.C. 20202-4725.

    Deadline for Intergovernmental Review: July 28, 1999.
    Available Funds: $31,650,000.
    Estimated Range of Awards: $55,000-$275,000.
    Estimated Average Size of Awards: $106,000.
    Estimated Number of Awards: 300.

    Note: The Department is not bound by any estimates in this 

    Project Period: Up to 36 months.

Applicable Regulations

    (a) The Education Department General Administrative Regulations 
(EDGAR) in 34 CFR parts 74, 75, 77, 79, 80, 81, 82, 98, and 99; and
    (b) The notice of final priority and selection criteria for FY 1999 
published elsewhere in this issue of the Federal Register.
    For Applications or Information Contact: Ethel Jackson at the Safe 
and Drug-Free Schools Program, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW, Room 3E314, 
Washington, DC 20202-6123. Telephone: (202) 260-3954. By FAX: (202) 
260-7767. Internet: http://www.ed.gov/offices/OESE/SDSF.
    Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) 
may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339 
between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m., Eastern time, Monday through Friday.
    Individuals with disabilities may obtain this document in an 
alternative format (e.g. Braille, large print, audio tape, or computer 
diskette) upon request to the contact person listed above. Individuals 
with disabilities may obtain a copy of the application package in an 
alternative format, also by contacting that person. However, the 
Department is not able to reproduce in an alternative format the 
standard forms included in the application package.

Electronic Access to This Document

    Anyone may view this document, as well as all other Department of 
Education documents published in the Federal Register, in text or 
portable document format (pdf) on the World Wide Web at either of the 
following sites:

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    To use the pdf you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader Program with 
Search, which is available free at either of the previous sites. If you 
have questions about using the pdf, call the U.S. Government Printing 
Office at (202) 512-1530 or, toll free at 1-888-293-6498.
    Individuals may also view these documents in text copy on the 
electronic bulletin board of the Department. Telephone: (202) 219-1511, 
or toll free, 1-800-222-4922. The documents are located under Option 
G--Files/Announcements, Bulletins, and Press Releases.

    Note: The official version of this document is the document 
published in the Federal Register.

    Program Authority: 20 U.S.C. 7131.

(Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance Number 84.184K, Safe and 
Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act National Programs--Federal 
Activities Grants Program)
Judith Johnson,
Acting/Assistant Secretary, Office of Elementary and Secondary 
[FR Doc. 99-9342 Filed 4-13-99; 8:45 am]