Notice Inviting Publishers To Submit Tests for a Determination of Suitability for Use in the National Reporting System for Adult Education, 45482 [2019-18615]

Download as PDF 45482 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 168 / Thursday, August 29, 2019 / Notices (b) In accordance with 34 CFR 462.10, the deadline for transmittal of Notice Inviting Publishers To Submit applications in this fiscal year is Tests for a Determination of Suitability October 1, 2019. for Use in the National Reporting (c) Whether you submit your System for Adult Education application by mail (through the U.S. Postal Service or a commercial carrier) AGENCY: Office of Career, Technical, and or deliver your application by hand or Adult Education, Department of by courier service, you must mail or Education. deliver four copies of your application, ACTION: Notice. on or before the deadline date, to the following address: NRS Assessment SUMMARY: The Secretary of Education (1) Review, c/o American Institutes for invites publishers to submit tests for Research, 1000 Thomas Jefferson Street review and approval for use in the NW, Washington, DC 20007. National Reporting System for Adult (d) If you submit your application by Education (NRS); and (2) announces the mail or commercial carrier, you must date by which publishers must submit show proof of mailing consisting of one these tests. of the following: DATES: Deadline for transmittal of (1) A legibly dated U.S. Postal Service applications: October 1, 2019. postmark. ADDRESSES: Submit your application by (2) A legible mail receipt with the mail (through the U.S. Postal Service or date of mailing stamped by the U.S. a commercial carrier) or deliver your Postal Service. (3) A dated shipping label, invoice, or application by hand or by courier receipt from a commercial carrier. service to: NRS Assessment Review, c/ (4) Any other proof of mailing o American Institutes for Research, 1000 acceptable to the Secretary of Education. Thomas Jefferson Street NW, (e) If you mail your application Washington, DC 20007. through the U.S. Postal Service, we do FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John not accept either of the following as LeMaster, U.S. Department of proof of mailing: Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW, (1) A private metered postmark. Room 11152, Potomac Center Plaza, (2) A mail receipt that is not dated by Washington, DC 20202–7240. the U.S. Postal Service. Telephone: (202) 245–6218. Email: (f) We do not consider applications John.LeMaster@ed.gov. postmarked after the application If you use a telecommunications deadline date to be timely for the device for the deaf (TDD) or a text October 1, 2019, review cycle. If an telephone (TTY), call the Federal Relay application is postmarked after the Service (FRS), toll free, at 1–800–877– October 1, 2019, deadline date, the 8339. application will be considered timely SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The for the October 1, 2020, deadline date. Department’s regulations for Measuring Note: The U.S. Postal Service does not Educational Gain in the National uniformly provide a dated postmark. Reporting System for Adult Education, Before relying on this method, you 34 CFR part 462 (NRS regulations), should check with your local post include the procedures for determining office. the suitability of tests for use in the (g) If you submit your application by NRS. This notice relates to the approved hand delivery, you (or a courier service) information collection under OMB must deliver four copies of the control number 1830–0567. application by hand, on or before There is a review process that will 4:30:00 p.m., Eastern Time, on the begin on October 1, 2019. Only tests application deadline date. submitted by the due date will be (h) Electronic submission of reviewed in that review cycle. If a applications is not permitted. Accessible Format: Individuals with publisher submits a test after October 1, 2019, the test will not be reviewed until disabilities can obtain this document in an accessible format (e.g., braille, large the review cycle that begins on October print, audiotape, or compact disc) on 1, 2020. Criteria the Secretary Uses: In order request to the contact person listed for the Secretary to consider a test under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION suitable for use in the NRS, the test CONTACT. Electronic Access to This Document: must meet the criteria and requirements The official version of this document is established in 34 CFR 462.13. the document published in the Federal Submission Requirements: (a) In preparing your application, you Register. You may access the official must comply with the requirements in edition of the Federal Register and the 34 CFR 462.11. 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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 (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.

DATES: Deadline for transmittal of applications: October 1, 2019.

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. This notice 
relates to the approved information collection under OMB control number 
1830-0567.
    There is a review process that will begin on October 1, 2019. Only 
tests submitted by the due date will be reviewed in that review cycle. 
If a publisher submits a test after October 1, 2019, the test will not 
be reviewed until the review cycle that begins on October 1, 2020.
    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, 2019.
    (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, 2019, review 
cycle. If an application is postmarked after the October 1, 2019, 
deadline date, the application will be considered timely for the 
October 1, 2020, 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 at www.govinfo.gov. 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.

Scott Stump,
Assistant Secretary for Career, Technical, and Adult Education.
[FR Doc. 2019-18615 Filed 8-28-19; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4000-01-P