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Office of Innovation and Improvement, Voluntary Public School Choice Program

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ACTION:

Notice announcing a technical assistance workshop.

SUMMARY:

This notice provides information about a technical assistance workshop the Department will be holding to assist eligible applicants interested in preparing grant applications for fiscal year (FY) 2007 new awards under the Voluntary Public School Choice (VPSC) program. Staff will present information about the purpose of the VPSC program, selection criteria, application content, submission procedures, and reporting requirements.

The notice inviting applications for new awards for FY 2007 for the VPSC program was published in the Federal Register on February 1, 2007 (72 FR 4700).

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Iris A. Lane, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20202-5970. Telephone: (202) 205-1999. E-mail: vpsc@ed.gov.

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, audio tape, or computer diskette) on request to the contact person listed in this section.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The technical assistance workshop will be conducted on Tuesday, March 6, 2007, from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Capitol, 550 C Street, SW., Washington, DC 20024. Hotel telephone: (202) 479-4000. This site is in Washington, DC, across the street from the U.S. Department of Education headquarters at 400 Maryland Avenue, SW. This site is accessible by Metro on the Blue, Orange, Green, and Yellow lines at the 7th Street and Maryland Avenue exit of the L'Enfant Plaza station. Please contact the U.S. Department of Education contact person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT if you have any questions about the details of the workshop.

Individuals interested in attending this workshop are encouraged to pre-register by e-mailing their name, organization, and contact information to vpsc@ed.gov. There is no registration fee for this workshop. We encourage attendance from those who will be responsible for submitting program applications or providing technical support for submission of program applications.

Assistance to Individuals With Disabilities Attending the Technical Assistance Workshop

The technical assistance workshop site is accessible to individuals with disabilities. If you need an auxiliary aid or service to participate in the workshop (e.g., interpreting service, assistive listening device, or materials in an alternative format), notify the contact persons listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATON CONTACT.

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Program Authority: 20 U.S.C. 7225-7225g.

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Dated: February 23, 2007.

Morgan S. Brown,

Assistant Deputy Secretary for Innovation and Improvement.

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[FR Doc. E7-3613 Filed 2-28-07; 8:45 am]

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