Notice Inviting Publishers To Submit Tests for a Determination of Suitability for Use in the National Reporting System for Adult Education, 43739 [2014-17796]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 144 / Monday, July 28, 2014 / Notices Dated: July 23, 2014. Melody Musgrove, Director, Office of Special Education Programs. [FR Doc. 2014–17708 Filed 7–25–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Notice Inviting Publishers To Submit Tests for a Determination of Suitability for Use in the National Reporting System for Adult Education Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education, Department of Education. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Deadline for transmittal of applications: October 1, 2014. SUMMARY: The Secretary of Education (1) invites publishers to submit tests for review and approval for use in the National Reporting System for Adult Education (NRS); and (2) announces the date by which publishers must submit these tests. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michelle Meier, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW., room 11162, Potomac Center Plaza, Washington, DC 20202–7240. Telephone: (202) 245–7890 or by email: Michelle.Meier@ed.gov. If you use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) or a text telephone (TTY), call the Federal Relay Service (FRS), toll free, at 1–800–877– 8339. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department’s regulations for Measuring Educational Gain in the National Reporting System for Adult Education, 34 CFR part 462 (NRS regulations), include the procedures for determining the suitability of tests for use in the NRS. Criteria the Secretary uses: In order for the Secretary to consider a test suitable for use in the NRS, the test must meet the criteria and requirements established in § 462.13. Submission Requirements: (a) In preparing your application, you must comply with the requirements in § 462.11. (b) In accordance with § 462.10, the deadline for transmittal of applications is October 1. (c) Whether you submit your application by mail (through the U.S. Postal Service or a commercial carrier) or deliver your application by hand or by courier service, you must mail or deliver three copies of your application, on or before the deadline date, to the following address: NRS Assessment mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES DATES: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:53 Jul 25, 2014 Jkt 232001 Review, c/o American Institutes for Research, 1000 Thomas Jefferson Street NW., Washington, DC 20007. (d) If you submit your application by mail or commercial carrier, you must show proof of mailing consisting of one of the following: (1) A legibly dated U.S. Postal Service postmark. (2) A legible mail receipt with the date of mailing stamped by the U.S. Postal Service. (3) A dated shipping label, invoice, or receipt from a commercial carrier. (4) Any other proof of mailing acceptable to the Secretary of Education. (e) If you mail your application through the U.S. Postal Service, we do not accept either of the following as proof of mailing: (1) A private metered postmark. (2) A mail receipt that is not dated by the U.S. Postal Service. (f) If your application is postmarked after the application deadline date, we will not consider your application. Note: The U.S. Postal Service does not uniformly provide a dated postmark. Before relying on this method, you should check with your local post office. (g) If you submit your application by hand delivery, you (or a courier service) must deliver three copies of the application by hand, on or before 4:30:00 p.m., Washington, DC time, on the application deadline date. Accessible Format: Individuals with disabilities can obtain this document in an accessible format (e.g., braille, large print, audiotape, or compact disc) on request to the contact person listed in this notice. Electronic Access to This Document: The official version of this document is the document published in the Federal Register. Free Internet access to the official edition of the Federal Register and the Code of Federal Regulations is available via the Federal Digital System at: www.gpo.gov/fdsys. At this site you can view this document, as well as all other documents of this Department published in the Federal Register, in text or Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF). To use PDF you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader, which is available free at the site. You may also access documents of the Department published in the Federal Register by using the article search feature at: www.federalregister.gov. Specifically, through the advanced search feature at this site, you can limit your search to documents published by the Department. PO 00000 Authority: 20 U.S.C. 9212. Frm 00034 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 43739 Dated: July 23, 2014. Johan E. Uvin, Acting Assistant Secretary for Career, Technical, and Adult Education. [FR Doc. 2014–17796 Filed 7–25–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION National Committee on Foreign Medical Education and Accreditation Office of Postsecondary Education, U.S. Department of Education, National Committee on Foreign Medical Education and Accreditation. ACTION: The purpose of this notice is to announce the upcoming meeting of the National Committee on Foreign Medical Education and Accreditation (NCFMEA). Parts of this meeting will be open to the public, and the public is invited to attend those portions. AGENCY: Meeting Date and Place: The public meeting will be held on Thursday, September 4, 2014, from 8:00 a.m. until approximately 12:30 p.m., at the U.S. Department of Education, Eighth Floor Conference Center, Office of Postsecondary Education, 1990 K Street NW., Washington, DC 20006. The Committee will meet in Executive Session in the afternoon from 1:30 p.m. until approximately 5:30 p.m. This session will not be open to the public. Function: The NCFMEA was established by the Secretary of Education under Section 102 of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended. The NCFMEA’s responsibilities are to: • Upon request of a foreign country, evaluate the standards of accreditation applied to medical schools in that country; and, • Determine the comparability of those standards to standards for accreditation applied to United States medical schools. Comparability of the applicable accreditation standards is an eligibility requirement for foreign medical schools to participate in the William D. Ford Federal Direct Student Loan Program, 20 U.S.C. 1087a et seq. Meeting Agenda: The NCFMEA will review the standards of accreditation applied to medical schools by several foreign countries to determine whether those standards are comparable to the standards of accreditation applied to medical schools in the United States and/or reports previously requested of countries by the NCFMEA. Discussion of the standards of accreditation will be held in sessions open to the public. E:\FR\FM\28JYN1.SGM 28JYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION


Notice Inviting Publishers To Submit Tests for a Determination of 
Suitability for Use in the National Reporting System for Adult 
Education

AGENCY: Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education, Department of 
Education.

ACTION: Notice.

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DATES: Deadline for transmittal of applications: October 1, 2014.
SUMMARY: The Secretary of Education (1) invites publishers to submit 
tests for review and approval for use in the National Reporting System 
for Adult Education (NRS); and (2) announces the date by which 
publishers must submit these tests.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michelle Meier, U.S. Department of 
Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW., room 11162, Potomac Center Plaza, 
Washington, DC 20202-7240. Telephone: (202) 245-7890 or by email: 
Michelle.Meier@ed.gov.
    If you use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) or a text 
telephone (TTY), call the Federal Relay Service (FRS), toll free, at 1-
800-877-8339.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department's regulations for Measuring 
Educational Gain in the National Reporting System for Adult Education, 
34 CFR part 462 (NRS regulations), include the procedures for 
determining the suitability of tests for use in the NRS.
    Criteria the Secretary uses: In order for the Secretary to consider 
a test suitable for use in the NRS, the test must meet the criteria and 
requirements established in Sec.  462.13.
    Submission Requirements:
    (a) In preparing your application, you must comply with the 
requirements in Sec.  462.11.
    (b) In accordance with Sec.  462.10, the deadline for transmittal 
of applications is October 1.
    (c) Whether you submit your application by mail (through the U.S. 
Postal Service or a commercial carrier) or deliver your application by 
hand or by courier service, you must mail or deliver three copies of 
your application, on or before the deadline date, to the following 
address: NRS Assessment Review, c/o American Institutes for Research, 
1000 Thomas Jefferson Street NW., Washington, DC 20007.
    (d) If you submit your application by mail or commercial carrier, 
you must show proof of mailing consisting of one of the following:
    (1) A legibly dated U.S. Postal Service postmark.
    (2) A legible mail receipt with the date of mailing stamped by the 
U.S. Postal Service.
    (3) A dated shipping label, invoice, or receipt from a commercial 
carrier.
    (4) Any other proof of mailing acceptable to the Secretary of 
Education.
    (e) If you mail your application through the U.S. Postal Service, 
we do not accept either of the following as proof of mailing:
    (1) A private metered postmark.
    (2) A mail receipt that is not dated by the U.S. Postal Service.
    (f) If your application is postmarked after the application 
deadline date, we will not consider your application.

    Note:  The U.S. Postal Service does not uniformly provide a 
dated postmark. Before relying on this method, you should check with 
your local post office.

    (g) If you submit your application by hand delivery, you (or a 
courier service) must deliver three copies of the application by hand, 
on or before 4:30:00 p.m., Washington, DC time, on the application 
deadline date.
    Accessible Format: Individuals with disabilities can obtain this 
document in an accessible format (e.g., braille, large print, 
audiotape, or compact disc) on request to the contact person listed in 
this notice.
    Electronic Access to This Document: The official version of this 
document is the document published in the Federal Register. Free 
Internet access to the official edition of the Federal Register and the 
Code of Federal Regulations is available via the Federal Digital System 
at: www.gpo.gov/fdsys. At this site you can view this document, as well 
as all other documents of this Department published in the Federal 
Register, in text or Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF). To use PDF 
you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader, which is available free at the 
site.
    You may also access documents of the Department published in the 
Federal Register by using the article search feature at: 
www.federalregister.gov. Specifically, through the advanced search 
feature at this site, you can limit your search to documents published 
by the Department.

    Authority:  20 U.S.C. 9212.

    Dated: July 23, 2014.
Johan E. Uvin,
Acting Assistant Secretary for Career, Technical, and Adult Education.
[FR Doc. 2014-17796 Filed 7-25-14; 8:45 am]
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