FR Doc E9-3407[Federal Register: February 18, 2009 (Volume 74, Number 31)]
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Office of Innovation and Improvement; Overview Information:
Charter School Programs; Notice reopening fiscal year (FY) 2009
competition for Charter School Programs

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 84.282A.

SUMMARY: On December 15, 2008, we published in the Federal Register (73
FR 76014) a notice inviting applications for new awards for FY 2009 for
the Charter School Programs (CSP). The original notice for the FY 2009
CSP competition established a January 29, 2009, deadline date for
eligible applicants to apply for funding under this program. For this
competition, applicants are required to submit their applications
electronically through the Governmentwide site
( experienced a substantial increase in
application submissions that resulted in system slowness on the
deadline date. For this reason we are reopening and establishing new
deadline dates for the FY 2009 competition for CSP. Applicants must
refer to the notice inviting applications for new awards that was
published in the Federal Register on December 15, 2009 (73 FR 76014)
for all other requirements concerning this reopened competition. The
new deadline dates are:
    Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: February 25, 2009.
    Applications for grants under this competition must be submitted
electronically using the Apply site ( For
information (including dates and times) about how to submit your
application electronically, please refer to section IV. 6. Other
Submission Requirements in the December 15, 2008, notice (73 FR 76016).

    Note: For all applicants submitting a new application in
accordance with this notice, please note that you must use the
current application package posted on That is, will reject any submission from the earlier application
package, which was available on through the original
application deadline of January 29, 2009.

    Deadline for Intergovernmental Review: April 27, 2009.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Leslie Hankerson or Jeanne Siegel,
U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., room 4W249,
Washington, DC 20202-5970. Telephone: (202) 205-8524 or (202) 205-5482,
or by e-mail: or
    If you use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD), call the
Federal Relay Service (FRS), toll free, at 1-800-877-8339.
    Individuals with disabilities can obtain a copy of the application
package in an accessible format (e.g., braille, large print, audiotape,
or computer diskette) by contacting either program contact person
listed in this section.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Any eligible applicant may apply for funding
under this program by the deadline date established in this notice.
Eligible applicants that submitted their applications for the CSP FY
2009 competition to the Department before the competition's original
deadline date of January 29, 2009, 4:30:00 p.m., Washington, DC time,
are not required to resubmit their applications or re-apply in order to
be considered for FY 2009 awards under this program. We encourage
eligible applicants to submit their applications as soon as possible to
avoid any problems with submitting electronic applications on the
deadline date. The deadline for submission of applications will not be
extended any further.
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    Note: The official version of this document is the document
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    Delegation of Authority: The Secretary of Education has delegated
authority to Margo Anderson, Associate Assistant Deputy Secretary for
Innovation and Improvement to perform the functions of the Assistant
Deputy Secretary for Innovation and Improvement.

    Dated: February 12, 2009.
Margo Anderson,
Associate Assistant Deputy Secretary for Innovation and Improvement.
 [FR Doc. E9-3407 Filed 2-17-09; 8:45 am]