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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

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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 achievement.

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.

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Dated: June 14, 2005.

Raymond Simon,

Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education.

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[FR Doc. 05-12101 Filed 6-17-05; 8:45 am]