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

Office of Innovation and Improvement; Notice of Implementation of Constitution Day and Citizenship Day; Correction
Document Number: 05-10888
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-31
Agency: Department of Education
On May 24, 2005, we published in the Federal Register (70 FR 29727) a notice of implementation of Constitution Day and Citizenship Day under the Office of Innovation and Improvement. On page 29727, first column, under the heading FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT, the telephone number provided for Alex Stein is corrected to read (202) 205-9085 and the Internet address is corrected to read constitutionday@ed.gov. In the last sentence of the section, under the heading FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT, the words ``in section'' are removed. For Further Information Contact: Alex Stein, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., room 4W218, Washington, DC 20202- 2110. Telephone (202) 205-9085 or via Internet: constitutionday@ed.gov If you use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TTD), you may call the Federal Relay Service (FRS) at 1-800-877-8339. Individuals with disabilities may obtain this document in an alternative format (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, or computer diskette) on request by contacting the person listed above. Electronic Access to This Document: You may 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) on the Internet at the following site: http://www.ed.gov/news/fedregister. To use PDF you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader, which is available free at this site. If you have questions about using PDF, call the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO), toll free, at 1-888-293-6498; or in the Washington, DC, area at (202) 512-1530.
Individuals With Disabilities Education Act, as Amended by the Individuals With Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004 (IDEA)
Document Number: 05-10762
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-05-31
Agency: Department of Education
We published a notice in the Federal Register on April 1, 2005 (70 FR 16784), announcing plans to hold a series of public meetings to seek comments and suggestions about proposed regulations under 34 CFR parts 300 and 303 to implement programs under the recently amended IDEA. Under DATES, the day and date listed for the first meeting has been changed. The first meeting is listed as ``Monday, June 6, 2005 in San Antonio, TX''. This date is corrected to read ``Thursday, July 7, 2005 in San Antonio, TX'' for this location. This document also provides the information on specific sites for each of the currently planned public meetings.
Open Meeting of the President's Board of Advisors on Tribal Colleges and Universities
Document Number: 05-10743
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-31
Agency: Department of Education
This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of an upcoming open meeting of 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 investigate ways the federal government can help tribal colleges use long-term development, endowment building and planning to strengthen institutional viability through private sector funding support. In addition, the Board will review and make a first assessment of the annual reports submitted by federal departments and agencies to the WHITCU as required by Executive Order 13270. Other topics include further enhancing the Board's strategic plan including identifying ways to expand and complement federal education initiatives; employing new and emerging technologies; augmenting resources to ultimately impact the recruitment and retention of students and faculty; and, assisting in implementing the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 and meeting other high standards of educational achievement within the nation's tribal colleges and universities.
Federal Pell Grant, Federal Perkins Loan, Federal Work-Study, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, Federal Family Education Loan, and William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Programs
Document Number: 05-10584
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-26
Agency: Department of Education
The Secretary of Education announces the annual updates to the tables that will be used in the statutory ``Federal Need Analysis Methodology'' to determine a student's expected family contribution (EFC) for award year 2006-2007 under Part F of Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA). An EFC is the amount a student and his or her family may reasonably be expected to contribute toward the student's postsecondary educational costs for purposes of determining financial aid eligibility. The Part F Programs include the Federal Pell Grant, campus-based (Federal Perkins Loan, Federal Work- Study, and Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant Programs), Federal Family Education Loan, and William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Programs (Title IV, HEA Programs).
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests
Document Number: 05-10546
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-26
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: 05-10545
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-26
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: 05-10507
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-26
Agency: Department of Education
The Acting 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: 05-10506
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-26
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 Implementation of Constitution Day and Citizenship Day on September 17 of Each Year
Document Number: 05-10355
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-24
Agency: Department of Education
The Assistant Deputy Secretary for Innovation and Improvement announces that, pursuant to legislation passed by Congress, educational institutions receiving Federal funding are required to hold an educational program pertaining to the United States Constitution on September 17 of each year. This notice implements this provision as it applies to educational institutions receiving Federal funding from the Department.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 05-10290
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-24
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: 05-10254
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-23
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.
The Historically Black Colleges and Universities Capital Financing Advisory Board
Document Number: 05-10154
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-20
Agency: Department of Education
This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of an upcoming meeting of the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Capital Financing Advisory Board. The notice also describes the functions of the Board. Notice of this meeting is required by Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act and is intended to notify the public of their opportunity to attend.
Small, Rural School Achievement Program
Document Number: 05-10139
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-20
Agency: Department of Education
Under the Small, Rural School Achievement (SRSA) program, we award grants on a formula basis to eligible local educational agencies (LEAs) to address the unique needs of small, rural school districts. In this notice, we establish the deadline for submission of the fiscal year (FY) 2005 SRSA grant applications. As discussed in this notice, if an eligible LEA submitted an application for SRSA grant funds for a prior year, the LEA is considered to have met the FY 2005 application requirement based on its previously submitted application and does not have to submit a new application to the Department to receive its FY 2005 SRSA grant award. Application Deadline: June 17, 2005, 4:30 p.m. eastern time.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests
Document Number: 05-10087
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-20
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: 05-10086
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-20
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: 05-10085
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-20
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: 05-9966
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-19
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: 05-9965
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-19
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: 05-9769
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-17
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.
Office of Innovation and Improvement (OII); Notice Reopening the Star Schools Program Fiscal Year (FY) 2005 Competition
Document Number: 05-9728
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-16
Agency: Department of Education
On March 8, 2005, we published in the Federal Register (70 FR 11202) a notice inviting applications for the Star Schools program's FY 2005 competition. The original notice for this FY 2005 competition established a May 9, 2005, deadline date for eligible applicants to apply for funding under this program. In order to afford as many eligible applicants as possible an opportunity to receive funding under this program, we are reopening the Star Schools program FY 2005 competition. The new application deadline date for the competition is May 20, 2005.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests
Document Number: 05-9681
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-16
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.
School Dropout Prevention Program
Document Number: 05-9618
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-13
Agency: Department of Education
The Assistant Secretary for Vocational and Adult Education proposes priorities, requirements, definitions, and selection criteria under the School Dropout Prevention (SDP) program. The Assistant Secretary may use one or more of these priorities, requirements, definitions, and selection criteria for competitions in fiscal year (FY) 2005 and later years. We intend the priorities, requirements, definitions, and selection criteria to strengthen the quality of applications and provide greater understanding of the Department's intent regarding the direction of this program.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 05-9559
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-13
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: 05-9522
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-12
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: 05-9521
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-12
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: 05-9334
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-11
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.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 05-9260
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-10
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.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 05-9259
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-10
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: 05-9258
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-10
Agency: Department of Education
On April 26, 2005, the Department of Education published a notice in the Federal Register (Page 21403, Column 2) for the information collection, ``The Professional Development Impact Study Full Study Data Collection Instruments''. The Type of Review is hereby corrected to Revision. Under Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden, the number of responses is corrected to 1,224 and the burden hours is corrected to 754. The Leader, Information Management Case Services Team, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of the Chief Information Officer, hereby issues a correction notice as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Notice of Open Meeting and Partially Closed Meetings; Correction
Document Number: 05-9210
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-09
Agency: Department of Education
The National Assessment Governing Board published a document in the Federal Register of April 27, 2005 (FR Doc. 05-8356) announcing the convening of its open and partially closed meetings of May 19-21, 2005. The document needs to be revised to reflect the extension of one of the closed meeting sessions as follows:
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 05-9153
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-09
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.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 05-9152
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-09
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.
Institute of Education Sciences; Notice Inviting Applications for Grants To Support Education Research for Fiscal Year (FY) 2006
Document Number: 05-9131
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-06
Agency: Department of Education
The Director of the Institute of Education Sciences (Institute) announces 20 FY 2006 competitions for grants to support education research. The Director takes this action under the Education Sciences Reform Act of 2002, Title I of Public Law 107-279. The intent of these grants is to provide national leadership in expanding fundamental knowledge and understanding of education from early childhood education through postsecondary and adult education.
National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research-Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects and Centers Program-Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects
Document Number: 05-9000
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-05
Agency: Department of Education
The Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services proposes one funding priority for the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research's (NIDRR) Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects and Centers Program, Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects (DRRP). The Assistant Secretary may use this priority for competitions in fiscal year (FY) 2005 and later years. We take this action to focus research attention on areas of national need. We intend this priority to improve rehabilitation services and outcomes for individuals with disabilities.
National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research
Document Number: 05-8997
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-05
Agency: Department of Education
The Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services announces two knowledge dissemination and utilization (KDU) priorities under the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects (DRRP) program. The Assistant Secretary may use these priorities for competitions in fiscal year (FY) 2005 and later years. We take this action to focus attention on an identified national need. We intend these priorities to improve rehabilitation outcomes for individuals with disabilities.
Meeting of the National Advisory Council on Indian Education
Document Number: 05-8917
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-04
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: The purpose of the meeting will be to discuss the development of the annual report to Congress, NACIE activity plan and subcommittee reports. The Council will also receive a briefing on the National Indian Education Conference, including a discussion on strategies gained from the conference for implementing the No Child Left Behind Act in a manner that is consistent with tribal traditions, language and culture. Date and Time: May 23, 2005; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: American Indian Center, 1630 W. Wilson Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60640.
Office of Vocational and Adult Education, Department of Education; Notice of Proposed Changes to Requirements
Document Number: 05-8890
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-04
Agency: Department of Education
The Assistant Secretary for Vocational and Adult Education proposes to change certain requirements governing the Community Technology Centers (CTC) program that were established in 2004 and used for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2004 CTC competition. Specifically, the Assistant Secretary proposes to remove the following two requirements: (1) Novice and non-novice applicants in CTC competitions must be ranked and funded separately, and (2) at least 75 percent of the funds must be set aside for non-novice applicants and up to 25 percent of the funds must be set aside for novice applicants. The Assistant Secretary intends to make awards in FY 2005 from the list of unfunded applicants from the FY 2004 CTC competition.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 05-8739
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-03
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.