Department of Education February 2005 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests
Document Number: E5-790
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-28
Agency: Department of Education
The Leader, Information Management Case Services Team, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of the Chief Information Officer, invites comments on the proposed information collection requests as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 05-3715
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-28
Agency: Department of Education
The Leader, Information Management Case Services Team, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of the Chief Information Officer invites comments on the submission for OMB review as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Smaller Learning Communities Program
Document Number: E5-767
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-25
Agency: Department of Education
The Assistant Secretary for Vocational and Adult Education proposes a priority, requirements, definitions, and selection criteria under the Smaller Learning Communities (SLC) program. The Assistant Secretary will use the priority, requirements, definitions, and selection criteria for a competition using fiscal year (FY) 2004 funds and may use them in later years.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests
Document Number: E5-713
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-23
Agency: Department of Education
The Leader, Information Management Case Services Team, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of the Chief Information Officer, invites comments on the proposed information collection requests as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Federal Student Aid; Leveraging Educational Assistance Partnership and Special Leveraging Educational Assistance Partnership Programs
Document Number: 05-3456
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-23
Agency: Department of Education
This is a notice of the deadline dates for receipt of State applications for Award Year 2005-2006 funds under the Leveraging Educational Assistance Partnership (LEAP) and Special Leveraging Educational Assistance Partnership (SLEAP) programs. The LEAP and SLEAP programs, authorized under Title IV, Part A, Subpart 4 of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA), assist States in providing aid to students with substantial financial need to help them pay for their postsecondary education costs through matching formula grants to States. Under section 415C(a) of the HEA, a State must submit an application to participate in the LEAP and SLEAP programs through the State agency that administered its LEAP Program as of July 1, 1985, unless the Governor of the State has subsequently designated, and the Department has approved, a different State agency to administer the LEAP Program.
Overview Information; School Leadership Program; Notice Inviting Applications for New Awards for Fiscal Year (FY) 2005
Document Number: E5-694
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-22
Agency: Office of Innovation and Improvement, Department of Education
Regional Advisory Committees: Open Meetings
Document Number: 05-3439
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-22
Agency: Department of Education
This notice sets forth the schedule and agenda of the forthcoming public meetings of the Regional Advisory Committees (RACs). This notice contains a correction and supplement to the December 20, 2004 (Monday) notice [Vol. 69, No. 243] concerning meetings of the RACs originally scheduled for March 2005. The previous notice indicated that Meeting 3 of each of the ten RACs would be conducted online on several selected dates in march for the purposes of deliberating and finalizing the education needs assessment reports for their regions. The referenced online meetings have been canceled. Instead, the RACs will meet in person in Houston, TX on March 10 and 11, 2005 to deliberate and finalize their education needs assessment reports. The general public is welcome to attend. Individuals who want to attend the meetings must send their name and contact information to the RAC Support Office at The CNA Corporation, 4825 Mark Center Drive, Alexandria, VA 22311, or at http:/ /www.rac@cna.org, by no later than Monday, March 7, 2005. Space is limited and, therefore, individuals planning to attend are advised to pre-register. Registration will be accepted on a first-come, first- served basis up to the limits of the space available. For additional information relating to the role and responsibilities of the RACs, and activities carried out by each of the ten RACs, see the RAC Web site: http://www.rac-ed.org/. Notice of this meeting is required under section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act accommodation. The meeting site is accessible to individuals with disabilities. The purposes of the open meetings are to: (1) Provide members of the (10) Regional Advisory Committees an extended amount of time together to review and discuss the reports that they will submit to the Secretary of Education on March 28, 2005. (2) Provide an opportunity for the public to observe and listen to RAC discussions on the top challenges in each region for improving student achievement. (3) Provide an opportunity for the public to observe and listen to RAC discussions on the top challenges to implementing the requirements of the No Child Left Behind Act in each region. (4) Provide an opportunity for the public to observe and listen to RAC discussions on recommendations for the types of technical assistance that would help states, districts and schools successfully address the critical educational challenges identified by each of the RACs. (5) Provide an opportunity for the public to observe and listen to discussions and recommendations from each of the ten RACs on the priorities for federally funded technical assistance in their region.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: E5-663
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-18
Agency: Department of Education
The Leader, Information Management Case Services Team, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of the Chief Information Officer invites comments on the submission for OMB review as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Overview Information; Rehabilitation Training: Rehabilitation Long-Term TrainingVocational Rehabilitation Counseling
Document Number: E5-592
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-14
Agency: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, Department of Education
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: E5-589
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-14
Agency: Department of Education
The Leader, Information Management Case Services Team, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of the Chief Information Officer invites comments on the submission for OMB review as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
National Assessment Governing Board; Meeting
Document Number: 05-2784
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-14
Agency: Department of Education
The notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of a forthcoming meeting of the National Assessment Governing Board. This notice also describes the functions of the Board. Notice of this meeting is required under section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act. This document is intended to notify members of the general public of their opportunity to attend. Individuals who will need special accommodations in order to attend the meeting (i.e., interpreting services, assistive listening devices, materials in alternative format) should notify Munira Mwalimu at 202-357-6938 or at Munira.Mwalimu@ed.gov no later than February 25, 2005. We will attempt to meet requests after this date, but cannot guarantee availability of the requested accommodation. The meeting site is accessible to individuals with disabilities.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests
Document Number: E5-579
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-11
Agency: Department of Education
The Leader, Information Management Case Services Team, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of the Chief Information Officer, invites comments on the proposed information collection requests as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests
Document Number: E5-578
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-11
Agency: Department of Education
The Leader, Information Management Case Services Team, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of the Chief Information Officer, invites comments on the proposed information collection requests as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Tech-Prep Demonstration Program
Document Number: 05-2601
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-10
Agency: Department of Education
The Assistant Secretary for Vocational and Adult Education proposes requirements and selection criteria under the Tech-Prep Demonstration Program (TPDP), authorized by section 207 of the Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act of 1998 (Perkins III). The Assistant Secretary may use these requirements and selection criteria for a competition in fiscal year (FY) 2005 and later years. We take this action to clarify the Department's expectations regarding this program, so that TPDP-funded projects will help students, schools, and teachers in their efforts to improve student achievement, meet high standards for high school graduation, and increase enrollment and persistence rates in postsecondary education.
Electronic Submission of Grant Applications Through Grants.Gov and e-Application
Document Number: 05-2600
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-10
Agency: Office of the Chief Financial Officer, Department of Education
The Chief Financial Officer of the Department of Education (Department) announces new policies and procedural requirements for the electronic submission of grant applications through the governmentwide grants application site, Grants.gov, and the Department's grants application site, e-Application.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 05-2584
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-10
Agency: Department of Education
The Leader, Information Management Case Services Team, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of the Chief Information Officer invites comments on the submission for OMB review as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests
Document Number: 05-2583
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-10
Agency: Department of Education
The Leader, Information Management Case Services Team, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of the Chief Information Officer, invites comments on the proposed information collection requests as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research; Grant Program
Document Number: E5-535
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-09
Agency: Department of Education
The National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) is recruiting peer reviewers to serve on standing review panels for its Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Grants Program.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: E5-528
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-09
Agency: Department of Education
The Leader, Information Management Case Services Team, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of the Chief Information Officer invites comments on the submission for OMB review as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests
Document Number: E5-497
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-08
Agency: Department of Education
The Leader, Information Management Case Services Team, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of the Chief Information Officer, invites comments on the proposed information collection requests as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Meeting of the National Advisory Council on Indian Education
Document Number: 05-2281
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-07
Agency: Department of Education
This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of an upcoming meeting of the National Advisory Council on Indian Education (the Council) and is intended to notify the general public of their opportunity to attend. This notice also describes the functions of the Council. Notice of the Council's meetings is required under Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act and by the Council's charter. Agenda: During the meeting, NACIE members will receive an Ethics briefing from the Office of the General Counsel's Ethics Division, will discuss the upcoming reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), and will be briefed by OGC and an outside expert on the legislative history of various laws impacting Indian education. Date and Time: February 17, 2005; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: The Department of Education, Bernard Auditorium, FOB-6, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20202. Note: Attendees will be required to show picture identification to enter the building.
Comprehensive School Reform Quality Initiatives
Document Number: E5-438
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-04
Agency: Department of Education
The Assistant Secretary announces priorities under the Comprehensive School Reform (CSR) Quality Initiatives program. The Assistant Secretary may use one or more of these priorities for competitions for fiscal year (FY) 2004 and subsequent years' funds. These priorities focus on schools that are in need of improvement, corrective action, or restructuring and on student groups that have been traditionally underserved, such as students with disabilities, limited English proficient students, and students in rural areas.
Meeting of the President's Board of Advisors on Tribal Colleges and Universities
Document Number: 05-2280
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-04
Agency: Department of Education
This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of an upcoming meeting of the President's Board of Advisors on Tribal Colleges and Universities (the Board) and is intended to notify the general public of their opportunity to attend. This notice also describes the functions of the Board. Notice of the Board's meetings is required under Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act and by the Board's charter. Agenda: The purpose of the meeting will be to further enhance the Board's strategic plan including identifying ways to strengthen institutional viability; explore private-sector funding support; expand and complement Federal education initiatives; employ new and emerging technologies; augment resources to ultimately impact the recruitment and retention of students and faculty; and, assist in implementing the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 and meet other high standards of educational achievement within the nation's tribal colleges and universities. Dates and Time: February 16, 2005, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and February 17, 2005, 9 a.m. to 12 noon. Location: Residence Inn WashingtonCapitol, 333 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20024.
National Assessment Governing Board; Meeting
Document Number: 05-2109
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-04
Agency: Department of Education
This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of a forthcoming teleconference meeting of the Assessment Development Committee of the National Assessment Governing Board. This notice also describes the functions of the Board. Notice of this meeting is required under section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act. This document is intended to notify members of the general public of their opportunity to attend. Individuals who will need special accommodations in order to attend the meeting (i.e.; interpreting services, assistive listening devices, materials in alternative format) should notify Munira Mwalimu at 202-357-6938 or at Munira.Mwalimu@ed.gov no later than February 10, 2004. We will attempt to meet requests after this date, but cannot guarantee availability of the requested accommodation. The meeting site is accessible to individuals with disabilities. Date: February 14, 2005. Time: 3 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Location: National Assessment Governing Board, 800 North Capitol Street, NW., Suite 825, Washington, DC 20002.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 05-2081
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-03
Agency: Department of Education
The Leader, Information Management Case Services Team, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of the Chief Information Officer invites comments on the submission for OMB review as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests
Document Number: 05-2080
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-03
Agency: Department of Education
The Leader, Information Management Case Services Team, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of the Chief Information Officer, invites comments on the proposed information collection requests as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: E5-399
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-02
Agency: Department of Education
The Leader, Information Management Case Services Team, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of the Chief Information Officer invites comments on the submission for OMB review as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: E5-398
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-02
Agency: Department of Education
The Leader, Information Management Case Services Team, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of the Chief Information Officer invites comments on the submission for OMB review as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.