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Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Student Support Services Annual Performance Report
Document Number: 2016-17979
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-29
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing a revision of an existing information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Survey on the Use of Funds Under Title II, Part A: Improving Teacher Quality State Grants-State-Level Activity Funds
Document Number: 2016-17895
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-29
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing a revision of an existing information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Impact Aid Program Application for Section 7002 Assistance
Document Number: 2016-17894
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-29
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing a revision of an existing information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; 2018 Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS 2018) Main Study Recruitment and Field Test
Document Number: 2016-17771
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-27
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing a reinstatement of a previously approved information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Program for International Student Assessment (PISA 2018) Recruitment and Field Test
Document Number: 2016-17661
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-27
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing a revision of an existing information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; National Teacher and Principal Survey of 2017-2018 (NTPS 2017-18) Preliminary Field Activities
Document Number: 2016-17629
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-26
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing a revision of an existing information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Middle Grades Longitudinal Study of 2017-18 (MGLS:2017) Operational Field Test (OFT) and Recruitment for Main Study Base-year
Document Number: 2016-17517
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-26
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing a revision of an existing information collection.
Final Priority-Training of Interpreters for Individuals Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing and Individuals Who Are Deaf-Blind Program
Document Number: 2016-17404
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-07-25
Agency: Department of Education
The Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services announces a final priority under the Training of Interpreters for Individuals Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing and Individuals Who Are Deaf-Blind program. The Assistant Secretary may use this priority for competitions in fiscal year 2016 and later years. We take this action to provide training and technical assistance to better prepare novice interpreters to become highly qualified nationally certified sign language interpreters.
Program Integrity and Improvement
Document Number: 2016-17068
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-07-25
Agency: Department of Education
The Secretary proposes to amend the State authorization sections of the Institutional Eligibility regulations issued under the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA). In addition, the Secretary proposes to amend the Student Assistance General Provisions regulations issued under the HEA, including the addition of a new section on required institutional disclosures for distance education and correspondence courses.
National Assessment Governing Board Quarterly Board Meeting
Document Number: 2016-17331
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-21
Agency: Department of Education
This notice sets forth the agenda for the August 4-6, 2016 Quarterly Board Meeting of the National Assessment Governing Board (hereafter referred to as Governing Board). This notice provides information to members of the public who may be interested in attending the meeting or providing written comments on the meeting. The notice of this meeting is required under Sec. 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA).
Final Priority and Requirements-Technical Assistance on State Data Collection Program-Targeted and Intensive Technical Assistance to States on the Analysis and Use of Formative and Summative Assessment Data To Support Implementation of States' Identified Measurable Result(s)
Document Number: 2016-17323
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-07-21
Agency: Department of Education
The Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services announces a priority and requirements under the Technical Assistance on State Data Collection program. The Assistant Secretary may use this priority for competitions in fiscal year (FY) 2016 and later years. We take this action to focus attention on an identified need to address national, State, and local assessment issues related to students with disabilities, including students with disabilities who are also English Learners (ELs).
National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity Meeting
Document Number: 2016-17233
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-21
Agency: Department of Education
This notice sets forth the agenda, date, time, dial-in procedures, and procedures to request to make oral comments for the August 23, 2016 meeting of the NACIQI. The notice of this meeting is required under Sec. 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) and Sec. 114(d)(1)(B) of the Higher Education Act (HEA) of 1965, as amended.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Upward Bound and Upward Bound Math Science Annual Performance Report
Document Number: 2016-17210
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-21
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing an extension of an existing information collection.
President's Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities
Document Number: 2016-16928
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-19
Agency: Department of Education
This notice sets forth the agenda for the July 22, 2016, meeting of the President's Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (PBA) and provides information to members of the public on submitting written comments and on the process as to how to request time to make oral comments at the meeting. The notice also describes the functions of the Board. Notice of the meeting is required by Sec. 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act and intended to notify the public of its opportunity to attend. This notice is being published less than 15 days due to ensuring five new Board members appointed by the President within the last two weeks were officially vetted in order to attend the meeting and establish quorum.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; 2017-2018 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Document Number: 2016-16930
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-18
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing a revision of an existing information collection.
Equity Assistance Centers (Formerly Desegregation Assistance Centers (DAC))
Document Number: 2016-16811
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-07-18
Agency: Department of Education
The Secretary amends the regulations that govern the Equity Assistance Centers (EAC) program, authorized under Title IV of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title IV), and removes the regulations that govern the State Educational Agency Desegregation (SEA Desegregation) program, authorized under Title IV. These regulations govern the application process for new EAC grant awards. These regulations update the definitions applicable to this program; remove the existing selection criteria; and provide the Secretary with flexibility to determine the number and composition of geographic regions for the EAC program.
Final Priority and Requirement-Equity Assistance Centers
Document Number: 2016-16810
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-07-18
Agency: Department of Education
The Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education (Assistant Secretary) announces a priority and a requirement under the Equity Assistance Centers (EAC) program. The Assistant Secretary may use this priority and this requirement for competitions in fiscal year 2016 and later years. We take this action to encourage applicants with a track record of success or demonstrated expertise in socioeconomic integration strategies that are effective for addressing problems occasioned by the desegregation of schools based on race, national origin, sex, or religion. We intend for the priority and the requirement to help ensure that grant recipients have the capacity to support responsible governmental agencies as they seek to increase socioeconomic diversity, to create successful plans for desegregation, and to address special educational problems occasioned by bringing together students from different social, economic, religious, and racial backgrounds.
Applications for New Awards; Equity Assistance Centers
Document Number: 2016-16809
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-18
Agency: Department of Education
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Cash Management Contract URL Collection
Document Number: 2016-16737
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-15
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing a new information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Student Aid Internet Gateway (SAIG) Enrollment Document
Document Number: 2016-16645
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-14
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing an extension of an existing information collection.
Reopening; Application Deadline for Fiscal Year 2015; Performance Partnership Pilots
Document Number: 2016-16454
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-12
Agency: Department of Education
On April 26, 2016, we published in the Federal Register (81 FR 24573) a notice inviting applications (NIA) for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 Performance Partnership Pilots (P3) competition. The NIA established a deadline date of June 27, 2016, for the transmittal of applications. This notice reopens the competition until July 19, 2016.
Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as Amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act-Innovative Assessment Demonstration Authority
Document Number: 2016-16125
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-07-11
Agency: Department of Education
The Secretary proposes new regulations under title I, part B of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA) to implement changes made to the ESEA by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) enacted on December 10, 2015, including the ability of the Secretary to provide demonstration authority to a State educational agency (SEA) to pilot an innovative assessment and use it for accountability and reporting purposes under title I, part A of the ESEA before scaling such an assessment statewide.
Title I-Improving the Academic Achievement of the Disadvantaged-Academic Assessments
Document Number: 2016-16124
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-07-11
Agency: Department of Education
The Secretary proposes to amend the regulations governing programs administered under title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as amended (ESEA). The proposed regulations would implement recent changes to the assessment requirements of title I of the ESEA made by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). Unless otherwise specified, references to the ESEA mean the ESEA, as amended by the ESSA.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Program for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC) 2017 National Supplement
Document Number: 2016-16224
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-08
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing a reinstatement of a previously approved information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Study of the Title III Native American and Alaska Native Children in School (NAM) Program
Document Number: 2016-16223
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-08
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing a new information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Native American Career and Technical Education Program (NACTEP) Performance Reports
Document Number: 2016-16218
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-08
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing an extension of an existing information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Magnet Schools Assistance Program Application for Grants (1894-0001)
Document Number: 2016-16217
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-08
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing an extension of an existing information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; IES Research Training Program Surveys
Document Number: 2016-16180
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-08
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing a revision of an existing information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Educational Opportunity Centers Program (EOC) Annual Performance Report
Document Number: 2016-15312
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-06-29
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing a reinstatement of a previously approved information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Form for Maintenance-of Effort Waiver Requests Under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as Amended
Document Number: 2016-15315
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-06-28
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing a revision of an existing information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; HEAL Program: Physician's Certification of Borrower's Total and Permanent Disability
Document Number: 2016-15234
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-06-27
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing an extension of an existing information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Application for Borrower Defense to Loan Repayment Form
Document Number: 2016-15107
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-06-27
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing a new information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-2019
Document Number: 2016-14937
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-06-24
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing a revision of an existing information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and approval; Comment Request; Preschool Development Grants-Preschool Pay for Success Feasibility Pilot
Document Number: 2016-14904
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-06-24
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing a new information collection.
Applications for New Awards; Promoting Student Resilience
Document Number: 2016-14907
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-06-23
Agency: Department of Education
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Direct Loan, FFEL, Perkins and TEACH Grant Total and Permanent Disability Discharge Application and Related Forms
Document Number: 2016-14826
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-06-22
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing a revision of an existing information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; FFEL/Direct Loan/Perkins Military Service Deferment/Post-Active Duty Student Deferment Request
Document Number: 2016-14732
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-06-22
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing an extension of an existing information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program Annual Performance Report
Document Number: 2016-14731
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-06-22
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing a revision of an existing information collection.
List of Correspondence From October 1, 2014, Through December 31, 2014
Document Number: 2016-14720
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-06-22
Agency: Department of Education
The Secretary is publishing the following list of correspondence from the U.S. Department of Education (Department) received by individuals during the fourth quarter of 2014. The correspondence describes the Department's interpretations of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) or the regulations that implement the IDEA. This list and the letters or other documents described in this list, with personally identifiable information redacted, as appropriate, can be found at: http://www2.ed.gov/policy/ speced/guid/idea/index.html.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS 2019) Pilot Test Recruitment
Document Number: 2016-14563
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-06-21
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing a revision of an existing information collection.
Proposed Priorities, Requirements, Definitions, and Selection Criteria-Striving Readers Comprehensive Literacy Program
Document Number: 2016-14529
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-06-20
Agency: Department of Education
The Assistant Secretary for the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (Assistant Secretary) proposes priorities, requirements, definitions, and selection criteria under the Striving Readers Comprehensive Literacy (SRCL) program. These proposed priorities, requirements, definitions, and selection criteria would replace the priorities, requirements, definitions, and selection criteria in the SRCL notice inviting applications for new awards for Fiscal Year (FY) 2011, published in the Federal Register on March 10, 2011 (76 FR 13143). The Assistant Secretary may use these priorities, requirements, definitions, and selection criteria for competitions in FY 2016 and later years. We take this action to address an area of national need by providing competitive grant awards to State educational agencies (SEAs) to advance literacy skills, including pre-literacy skills, reading, and writing, for children from birth through grade 12, including English learners and children with disabilities.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Part D Discretionary Grant Application-Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (1894-0001)
Document Number: 2016-14488
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-06-20
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing an extension of an existing information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Native Hawaiian Career and Technical Education Grant Application (NHCTEP) (1894-0001)
Document Number: 2016-14386
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-06-17
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing an extension of an existing information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act State Plan
Document Number: 2016-14385
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-06-17
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing an extension of an existing information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Guaranty Agency Financial Report
Document Number: 2016-14372
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-06-17
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing an extension of an existing information collection.