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

Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests
Document Number: 05-17298
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-31
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: 05-17297
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-31
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.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 05-17240
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-30
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended (Privacy Act), 5 United States Code (U.S.C.) 552a, the Department of Education (Department) publishes this notice of a new system of records entitled ``The Graduate Fellowship Programs Participants Study (18-17- 01).'' This system will contain information about graduate students who received financial support between the years 1997-1999 through one or more of the following fellowship programs sponsored by the Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE): the Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship Program (FLAS), the Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship Program (DDRA), the Jacob K. Javits Fellowship Program (Javits), and the Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need Fellowship Program (GAANN). It will include names; social security numbers; addresses; demographic information such as race/ ethnicity, age, educational background, degree and enrollment information; fellowship funding and financial support; employment; and responses to survey questions. The Department seeks comment on this new system of records described in this notice, in accordance with the requirements of the Privacy Act.
President's Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities
Document Number: 05-17138
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-29
Agency: Department of Education
This notice sets forth the schedule and agenda of the meeting of the President's Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities. This 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 its opportunity to attend.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests
Document Number: 05-17071
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-29
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: 05-17069
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-29
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 Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research-Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects and Centers Program-Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects
Document Number: 05-17047
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-29
Agency: Department of Education
The Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services announces a 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). This priority may be used for competitions in fiscal year (FY) 2006 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.
State Charter School Facilities Incentive Program
Document Number: 05-17049
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-08-26
Agency: Department of Education
The Secretary issues these proposed regulations to administer the State Charter School Facilities Incentive program. Under this program, the Department of Education (``Department'') provides competitive grants to States to help charter schools meet their need for facilities.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 05-16826
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-24
Agency: Department of Education
The Leader, Regulatory Information Management Group, Office of the Chief Information Officer invites comments on the submission for OMB review as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
National Board of Education Sciences; Meeting
Document Number: 05-16770
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-24
Agency: Department of Education
This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of a forthcoming meeting of the National Board for Education Sciences. Notice of this meeting is required under Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act. This document is intended to notify the general public of their opportunity to attend the meeting. Individuals who will need accommodations for disability (i.e., interpreting services, assistive listening devices, materials in alternative format) should notify Mary Grace Lucier at (202) 219-2253 by August 26. 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.
Jacob K. Javits Gifted and Talented Program-National Research and Development Center
Document Number: 05-16722
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-23
Agency: Department of Education
The Director waives the requirements in Education Department General Administrative Regulations (EDGAR), in 34 CFR 75.250 and 75.261(c)(2), respectively, that generally prohibit project periods exceeding five years and project period extensions involving the obligation of additional Federal funds. This extension of project period and waiver will enable the current Jacob K. Javits Gifted and Talented ProgramNational Research and Development Center (Center) to be funded for an additional 12-month Federal funding period from October 1, 2005, until September 30, 2006, a period exceeding the original project period of five years. This extension will avoid any lapse in research and related activities conducted by the Center while IES is conducting a competition for a new award under this program during fiscal year 2006.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests
Document Number: 05-16510
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-22
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: 05-16394
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-18
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 proposed information collection requests as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests
Document Number: 05-16252
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-17
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 proposed information collection requests as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests
Document Number: 05-16206
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-16
Agency: Department of Education
The Acting Director, 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: 05-16205
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-16
Agency: Department of Education
The Acting Director, 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: 05-16204
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-16
Agency: Department of Education
The Acting Director, 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: 05-16100
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-15
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.
Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance: Hearing
Document Number: 05-16094
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-15
Agency: Department of Education
This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of a forthcoming hearing of the Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance. Individuals who will need accommodations for a disability in order to attend the hearing (i.e. interpreting services, assistive listening devices, and/or materials in alternative format) should notify the Advisory Committee no later than Wednesday, August 31, 2005 by contacting Ms. Hope Gray at (202) 219-2099 or via e-mail at Hope.Gray@ed.gov. We will attempt to meet requests after this date, but cannot guarantee availability of the requested accommodation. The symposium site is accessible to individuals with disabilities. This notice also describes the functions of the Advisory Committee. Notice of this hearing is required under Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act. This document is intended to notify the general public. Date and Time: Thursday, September 8, 2005, beginning at 8:30 a.m. and ending at approximately 5 p.m.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests
Document Number: 05-16023
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-12
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: 05-15912
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-11
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: 05-15872
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-11
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: 05-15811
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-10
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: 05-15810
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-10
Agency: Department of Education
On August 5, 2005, the Department of Education published a notice in the Federal Register (Page 45372, Column 2) for the information collection, ``Program for International Student Assessment (PISA).'' Because of a 60-day comment period waiver by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), the 60-day comment period is hereby corrected to 30 days. Interested persons are invited to submit their comments by September 9, 2005. 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.
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as Amended
Document Number: 05-15785
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-10
Agency: Department of Education
On July 26, 2005, we published in the Federal Register (70 FR 43132) a notice announcing plans to hold a public meeting to seek comments and suggestions about the Rehabilitation Services Administration's (RSA's) monitoring process. On page 43132, third column, under ADDRESSES, the location of the meeting is corrected to read, ``The meeting will be held at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Rd., NW., Washington, DC 20008.''
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 05-15716
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-09
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: 05-15595
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-08
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.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records-Impact Evaluation of Teacher Preparation Models
Document Number: 05-15535
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-05
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended (Privacy Act), the Department of Education (Department) publishes this notice of a new system of records entitled Impact Evaluation of Teacher Preparation Models (18-13-10). The system contains information about teachers from selected teacher preparation programs and their students. The selected teacher preparation programs are a sample of 10 programs with low entrance requirements5 of which also have minimal course requirements and 5 of which also have substantial course requirements. To identify the 10 programs, the contractor selected from 165 programs in 12 states with low entrance selectivity requirements. The study sample consists of teachers in districts and schools where there is both an alternatively certified teacher and a traditionally certified teacher with similar amounts of prior teaching experience who teach in the same grade. A pair of new teachers in the same grade was formed at each of 80 schools included in the study, with 1 teacher having taken the traditional route and 1 the alternative route to certification. The system includes the teachers' social security numbers; the teachers' demographic informationsuch as race/ethnicity, age, and educational background; information from two classroom observations; and the results of the teachers' standardized test scores (e.g., existing SAT or ACT scores) as well as their students' standardized test scores. The Department seeks comment on this new system of records described in this notice, in accordance with the requirements of the Privacy Act.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests
Document Number: 05-15483
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-05
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.
Arbitration Panel Decision Under the Randolph-Sheppard Act
Document Number: 05-15284
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-03
Agency: Department of Education
The Department gives notice that on November 9, 2004, an arbitration panel rendered a decision in the matter of Arland Stratton v. Illinois Department of Human Services, Office of Rehabilitation Services (Docket No. R-S/03-1). This panel was convened by the U.S. Department of Education, under 20 U.S.C. 107d-1(a), after the Department received a complaint filed by the petitioner, Arland Stratton.
Training of Interpreters for Individuals Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing and Individuals Who Are Deaf-Blind
Document Number: 05-15252
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-03
Agency: Department of Education
The Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services announces three priorities and definitions under the Training of Interpreters for Individuals Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing and Individuals Who Are Deaf-Blind program. The Assistant Secretary may use these priorities and definitions for competitions in fiscal year (FY) 2005 and later years. We take this action to focus on training and education as an identified area of national and regional need. We intend for the priorities to improve the quality of interpreters in the field by providing quality educational opportunities with consumer involvement throughout the process and with a specific focus on interpreters working with consumers of vocational rehabilitation (VR) services.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 05-15194
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-02
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.