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Document Number: 2014-22322
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-18
Agency: Department of Education
The Secretary is publishing the following list of correspondence from the U.S. Department of Education (Department) to individuals during the previous quarter. 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.
Document Number: 2014-22320
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-18
Agency: Department of Education, Department of Health and Human Services
On August 18, 2014, the Departments of Education and Health and Human Services published in the Federal Register (79 FR 48874) a notice inviting applications for new awards for fiscal year 2014 for the Preschool Development GrantsExpansion Grants program. This notice corrects the Executive Summary Selection Criterion (A)(7)(b).
Document Number: 2014-22073
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-16
Agency: Department of Education
This document provides notice of the continuation of a computer matching program between the Department of Education and the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. The continuation is effective on the date described in paragraph 5 of this notice.
Document Number: 2014-22072
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-16
Agency: Department of Education
This notice sets forth the schedule and agenda of the meeting of the President's Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for African Americans. The notice also describes the functions of the Commission. Notice of the meeting is required by section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act and intended to notify the public of its opportunity to attend. Due to unexpected complications in delivering this notice to the Federal Register coupled with the requirement that the Commission hold two meetings per year and this is the only time a second meeting could be scheduled, this notice is being published late.
Document Number: 2014-22042
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-16
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.
Document Number: 2014-22031
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-16
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.
Document Number: 2014-22026
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-16
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.
Document Number: 2014-22025
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-16
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.
Document Number: 2014-22024
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-16
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.
Document Number: 2014-21850
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-15
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended (Privacy Act), the Department of Education (Department) publishes this notice of a new system of records entitled ``Study of Enhanced College Advising in Upward Bound'' (18-13-36). The National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance at the Department's Institute of Education Sciences awarded a contract in September 2012 to Abt Associates Inc. to conduct an impact evaluation of a strategy to enhance college advising within Upward Boundconsisting of a professional development program for Upward Bound staff that includes a set of tools and resources for staff and students. The system of records will contain records on approximately 136,000 Upward Bound students and 200 Upward Bound project staff and will be used to conduct the study.
Document Number: 2014-21792
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-12
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended (Privacy Act), 5 U.S.C. 552a, the Chief Operating Officer for Federal Student Aid (FSA) of the U.S. Department of Education (the Department) publishes this notice to revise the system of records entitled ``Common Services for Borrowers'' (CSB) system (18-11-16), originally published in the Federal Register on January 23, 2006 (71 FR 3503). The Department publishes this notice to revise the CSB system of records as a result of amendments to the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA), made by the Higher Education Reconciliation Act of 2005 (HERA), the College Cost Reduction and Access Act of 2007 (CCRAA), the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008 (HEOA), and the Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibility Act of 2009 (SAFRA). Because the following two systems of records have become duplicative of other systems of records and are no longer needed, the Department also deletes the title IV Program Files (18-11-05) system of records, originally published in the Federal Register on April 12, 1994 (59 FR 17351), republished on June 4, 1999 (64 FR 30106, 30163-66), and amended on December 27, 1999 (64 FR 72384, 72407), and the Student Financial Assistance Collection Files (18-11-07) system of records, originally published in the Federal Register on June 2, 1981 (46 FR 29596, 29649-29650), amended on December 9, 1983 (48 FR 55159), amended on June 18, 1984 (49 FR 24927), republished on June 4, 1999 (64 FR 30106, 30166-30169), and amended on December 27, 1999 (64 FR 72384, 72407).
Document Number: 2014-21671
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-11
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.
Document Number: 2014-21592
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-11
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.
Document Number: 2014-21535
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-10
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.
Document Number: 2014-21426
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-10
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.
Document Number: 2014-21185
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-09-08
Agency: Department of Education
The U.S. Secretary of Education (Secretary) proposes revising the final requirements for the School Improvement Grants (SIG) program, published in the Federal Register on October 28, 2010, authorized under section 1003(g) of title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as amended (ESEA), to implement language in the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2014, that allows local educational agencies (LEAs) to implement additional interventions, provides flexibility for rural LEAs, and extends the grant period from three to five years. Additionally, the proposed requirements make changes that reflect lessons learned from four years of SIG implementation.
Document Number: 2014-20942
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-04
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 to the current information collection.
Document Number: 2014-20977
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-09-03
Agency: Department of Education
We announce our intention to establish a negotiated rulemaking committee to prepare proposed regulations governing the Federal William D. Ford Direct Loan (Federal Direct Loan) Program authorized under Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA). The committee will include representatives of organizations or groups with interests that are significantly affected by the subject matter of the proposed regulations. We also announce two public hearings at which interested parties may suggest additional issues that should be considered for action by the negotiating committee. In addition, we announce that the Department will accept written comments regarding additional issues that should be considered for action by the negotiating committee.
Document Number: 2014-20892
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-03
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.
Document Number: 2014-20860
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-03
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.
Document Number: 2014-20801
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-03
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.
Document Number: 2014-20870
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-02
Agency: Department of Education
This notice sets forth the schedule and agenda of the ninth meeting of the President's Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanics. The notice also describes the functions of the Commission. Notice of the meeting is required by section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act and intended to notify the public of its opportunity to attend. Due to unexpected complications in securing adequate meeting space coupled with the immediate need to establish a plan of activities for the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics' 25th Anniversary scheduled to begin on or about September 2014, this notice is being published late.
Document Number: 2014-20771
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-02
Agency: Department of Education
On August 27, 2014 the U.S. Department of Education published a 60-day comment period notice in the Federal Register Pages 51144, Column 2 and 3; Page 51145, Column 1, 2 and 3 and Page 51146, Column 1 seeking public comment for an information collection entitled, ``2015- 2016 Federal Student Aid Application''. ED is requesting a correction to the Docket ID Number ED-2014-ICCD-0125. Docket ID should read as ED- 2014-ICCD-0126. The Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Privacy, Information and Records Management Services, Office of Management, hereby issues a correction notice as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Document Number: 2014-20706
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-02
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.
Document Number: 2014-20406
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-28
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.
Document Number: 2014-20405
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-27
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. Department of Education as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public to take this opportunity to comment on the ``Master Generic Plan for Customer Surveys and Focus Groups'' for approval under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) (44 U.S.C. 3501 et. seq.). This collection was developed as part of a Federal Government-wide effort to streamline the process for seeking feedback from the public on service delivery. This notice announces our intent to submit this collection to OMB for approval and solicits comments on specific aspects for the proposed information collection. A copy of the supporting statement is available at www.regulations.gov (see Docket ID ED-2014-ICCD-0088).
Document Number: 2014-20354
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-27
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.
Document Number: 2014-20293
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-27
Agency: Department of Education
On August 19, 2014, the U.S. Department of Education published a 60-day comment period notice in the Federal Register (Page 49069, Column 1) seeking public comment for an information collection entitled, ``Generic Application Package for Departmental Generic Grant Programs.'' This notice was published in error. The comment period for this information collection request ends on September 2, 2014. On July 3, 2014, the U.S. Department of Education published a 60- day comment period notice in the Federal Register (Page 38017, Column 1) seeking public comment for an information collection entitled, ``Generic Application Package for Discretionary Grant Program.'' The abstract omitted a section of the CFR where selected criteria are also covered under generic applications. The abstract is corrected as follows. The Department is requesting an extension of the approval for the Generic Application Package that numerous ED discretionary grant programs use to provide to applicants the forms and information needed to apply for new grants under those grant program competitions. The Department will use this Generic Application package for discretionary grant programs that: (1) Use the standard ED or Federal-wide grant applications forms that have been cleared separately through OMB under the terms of this generic clearance as approved by OMB and (2) use selection criteria from the Education Department General Administrative Regulations (EDGAR); selection criteria that reflect statutory or regulatory provisions that have been developed under 34 CFR 75.209, or a combination of EDGAR, statutory or regulatory criteria or other provisions, as authorized under 34 CFR 75.200 and 75.209. The use of the standard ED grant application forms and the use of EDGAR and/or criteria developed under Sec. Sec. 75.200 and 75.209 promotes the standardization and streamlining of ED discretionary grant application packages. The Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Privacy, Information and Records Management Services, Office of Management, hereby issues a correction notice as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Document Number: 2014-20275
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-27
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.
Document Number: 2014-20191
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-26
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.
Document Number: 2014-20190
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-26
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing an extension of an existing information collection.
Document Number: 2014-20189
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-26
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing an extension of an existing information collection.
Document Number: 2014-20188
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-26
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing an extension of an existing information collection.
Document Number: 2014-19653
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-26
Agency: Department of Education
This notice sets forth the agenda for the December 11, 2014, meeting of the National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity (NACIQI), and provides information to members of the public on submitting written comments and on requesting to make oral comments at the meeting. The notice of this meeting is required under Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) and Section 114(d)(1)(B) of the Higher Education Act (HEA) of 1965, as amended.
Document Number: 2014-19633
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-19
Agency: Department of Education
At this time, the Secretary of Education invites interested parties to submit nomination(s) for individuals to serve on the National Committee on Foreign Medical Education and Accreditation (NCFMEA).
Document Number: 2014-19630
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-19
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.
Document Number: 2014-19629
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-19
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.
Document Number: 2014-19588
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-08-19
Agency: Department of Education
The Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services announces a priority under the Rehabilitation Training program to establish a Job-Driven Vocational Rehabilitation Technical Assistance Center (JDVRTAC). The Assistant Secretary may use this priority for competitions in fiscal year (FY) 2014 and later years. We take this action to focus on training in an area of national need. Specifically, this priority responds to the Presidential Memorandum to Federal agencies directing them to take action to address job-driven training for the Nation's workers. The JDVRTAC will provide technical assistance (TA) to State vocational rehabilitation (VR) agencies to help them develop for individuals with disabilities training and employment opportunities that meet the needs of today's employers.
Document Number: 2014-19564
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-18
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing a reinstatement of a previously approved information collection.
Document Number: 2014-19446
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-18
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 new information collection.
Document Number: 2014-19445
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-18
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing an extension of an existing information collection.
Document Number: 2014-19444
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-18
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing an extension of an existing information collection.
Document Number: 2014-19443
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-18
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing an extension of an existing information collection.
Document Number: 2014-19437
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-18
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing an extension of an existing information collection.
Document Number: 2014-19435
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-18
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing an extension of an existing information collection.
Document Number: 2014-19427
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-18
Agency: Department of Education, Department of Health and Human Services
Document Number: 2014-19426
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-18
Agency: Department of Education, Department of Health and Human Services
Document Number: 2014-19436
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-15
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing an extension of an existing information collection.