Notice Inviting Publishers To Submit Tests for a Determination of Suitability for Use in the National Reporting System for Adult Education, 45116 [2018-19251]

Download as PDF 45116 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 172 / Wednesday, September 5, 2018 / Notices 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: The Secretary of Education invites publishers to submit tests for review and approval for use in the National Reporting System for Adult Education (NRS), and announces the date by which publishers must submit these tests. DATES: Deadline for transmittal of applications: October 1, 2018. ADDRESSES: 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 to: NRS Assessment Review, c/ o American Institutes for Research, 1000 Thomas Jefferson Street NW, Washington, DC 20007. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John LeMaster, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW, Room 11152, Potomac Center Plaza, Washington, DC 20202–7240. Telephone: (202) 245–6218. Email: John.LeMaster@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. SUMMARY: 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. There is a review process that will begin on October 1, 2018. Only tests submitted by the due date will be reviewed in that review cycle. If a publisher submits a test after October 1, 2018, the test will not be reviewed until the review cycle that begins on October 1, 2019. 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 34 CFR 462.13. Submission Requirements: (a) In preparing your application, you must comply with the requirements in 34 CFR 462.11. (b) In accordance with 34 CFR 462.10, the deadline for transmittal of daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:04 Sep 04, 2018 Jkt 244001 applications in this fiscal year is October 1, 2018. (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 four 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) We do not consider applications postmarked after the application deadline date to be timely for the October 1, 2018, review cycle. If an application is postmarked after the October 1, 2018, deadline date, the application will be considered timely for the October 1, 2019, deadline date. 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 four copies of the application by hand, on or before 4:30:00 p.m., Eastern Time, on the application deadline date. (h) Electronic submission of applications is not permitted. 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 under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. Electronic Access to This Document: The official version of this document is the document published in the Federal Register. You may access the official edition of the Federal Register and the Code of Federal Regulations via the Federal Digital System at: www.gpo.gov/ fdsys. 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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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SUMMARY: The Secretary of Education invites publishers to submit tests 
for review and approval for use in the National Reporting System for 
Adult Education (NRS), and announces the date by which publishers must 
submit these tests.

DATES: Deadline for transmittal of applications: October 1, 2018.

ADDRESSES: 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 to: NRS Assessment Review, c/o American Institutes 
for Research, 1000 Thomas Jefferson Street NW, Washington, DC 20007.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John LeMaster, U.S. Department of 
Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW, Room 11152, Potomac Center Plaza, 
Washington, DC 20202-7240. Telephone: (202) 245-6218. Email: 
[email protected].
    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.
    There is a review process that will begin on October 1, 2018. Only 
tests submitted by the due date will be reviewed in that review cycle. 
If a publisher submits a test after October 1, 2018, the test will not 
be reviewed until the review cycle that begins on October 1, 2019.
    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 34 CFR 462.13.
    Submission Requirements:
    (a) In preparing your application, you must comply with the 
requirements in 34 CFR 462.11.
    (b) In accordance with 34 CFR 462.10, the deadline for transmittal 
of applications in this fiscal year is October 1, 2018.
    (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 four 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) We do not consider applications postmarked after the 
application deadline date to be timely for the October 1, 2018, review 
cycle. If an application is postmarked after the October 1, 2018, 
deadline date, the application will be considered timely for the 
October 1, 2019, deadline date.

    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 four copies of the application by hand, 
on or before 4:30:00 p.m., Eastern Time, on the application deadline 
date.
    (h) Electronic submission of applications is not permitted.
    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 
under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT.
    Electronic Access to This Document: The official version of this 
document is the document published in the Federal Register. You may 
access the official edition of the Federal Register and the Code of 
Federal Regulations 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 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: 29 U.S.C. 3292.

    Dated: August 30, 2018.
Scott Stump,
Assistant Secretary for Career, Technical, and Adult Education.
[FR Doc. 2018-19251 Filed 9-4-18; 8:45 am]
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