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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.
Office of Innovation and Improvement (OII); Notice Reopening the Ready to Teach Program Fiscal Year (FY) 2005 Competition
Document Number: 05-8614
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-29
Agency: Department of Education
On February 24, 2005, we published in the Federal Register (70 FR 9053) a notice inviting applications for the Ready to Teach program's FY 2005 competition. The original notice for this FY 2005 competition established an April 20, 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 Ready to Teach program FY 2005 competition. The new application deadline date for the competition is May 6, 2005. Dates: Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: May 6, 2005 (applications must be received at the Grants.gov/Apply Web site by 4:30 p.m., Washington, DC time).
Smaller Learning Communities Program
Document Number: 05-8514
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-28
Agency: Department of Education
The Assistant Secretary for Vocational and Adult Education announces a priority, requirements, definitions, and selection criteria under the Smaller Learning Communities (SLC) program. The Assistant Secretary will use this priority, requirements, definitions, and selection criteria for a competition using fiscal year (FY) 2004 funds and may use them in later years. We intend the priority, requirements, definitions, and selection criteria to further the purpose of the SLC program, which is to promote academic achievement through the creation or expansion of small, safe, and successful learning environments in large public high schools.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 05-8433
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-27
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: 05-8356
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-27
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 May 2, 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: 05-8301
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-26
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: 05-8300
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-26
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 submission for OMB review as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Notice of Proposed Extension of Project Period and Waiver for the Spinal Cord Injury Model Systems Centers (SCIMS)
Document Number: 05-8229
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-25
Agency: Department of Education
The Secretary proposes to waive 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 would enable the current SCIMS (a total of 16), which provide assistance to establish innovative projects for the delivery, demonstration, and evaluation of comprehensive medical, vocational, and other rehabilitation services to meet the wide range of needs of individuals with Spinal Cord Injury (SCI), to receive additional Federal funding from September 1, 2005, until December 1, 2006, a period exceeding the original project period of five years.
National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research-Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects and Centers Program-Rehabilitation Engineering Research Centers
Document Number: 05-8101
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-25
Agency: Department of Education
The Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services announces three funding priorities for the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research's (NIDRR) Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects and Centers Program, Rehabilitation Engineering Research Centers (RERC) program. Each of these priorities may be used 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 these priorities to improve rehabilitation services and outcomes for individuals with disabilities.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests
Document Number: 05-8058
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-22
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.
Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools-Grants for School-Based Student Drug-Testing Programs
Document Number: 05-8039
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-21
Agency: Department of Education
The Assistant Deputy Secretary for Safe and Drug-Free Schools proposes eligibility and application requirements, priorities, and selection criteria under Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities National Programs for the School-Based Student Drug-Testing Programs. The Assistant Deputy Secretary may use these requirements, priorities, and selection criteria for competitions in fiscal year 2005 and later years. We take this action to focus Federal financial assistance on an identified national need. We intend for these priorities to increase the use of drug testing as a means to deter student drug use.
Office of Vocational and Adult Education (OVAE)-Tech-Prep Demonstration Program
Document Number: 05-8038
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-21
Agency: Department of Education
On April 14, 2005, we published in the Federal Register (70 FR 19741) a notice inviting applications for new awards under OVAE's Tech- Prep Demonstration Program (TPDP). On page 19743, second column, the Deadline for Transmittal of Applications is corrected to read ``May 24, 2005.''
National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research-Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects and Centers Program-Rehabilitation Research and Training Centers
Document Number: 05-7593
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-18
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, Rehabilitation Research and Training Centers (RRTC) program. 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.
Teaching American History
Document Number: 05-7598
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-15
Agency: Department of Education
The Assistant Deputy Secretary for Innovation and Improvement announces selection criteria and other application requirements for the Teaching American History program. We may use these selection criteria and other application requirements for competitions in fiscal year (FY) 2005 and later years. We take this action to provide more specificity with regard to the range of awards and the number of awards a local educational agency (LEA) may receive in each competition. We intend these selection criteria and other application requirements to provide a description of the goals and objectives of the Teaching American History program so that applicants will describe clear and specific means by which they will achieve those goals and objectives.
Institute of Education Sciences; Notice Inviting Applications for Grants To Support Statewide Longitudinal Data Systems For Fiscal Year (FY) 2005
Document Number: 05-7591
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-15
Agency: Department of Education
The Director of the Institute of Education Sciences (Institute) announces a competition for grants to support statewide longitudinal data systems. The Director takes this action under the Educational Technical Assistance Act of 2002 (Act), Title II of Pub. L. 107-279. The intent of these grants is to support the design, development, and implementation of statewide longitudinal data systems.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 05-7557
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-15
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.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 05-7540
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-15
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.
Emergency Response and Crisis Management Grant Program
Document Number: 05-7531
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-14
Agency: Department of Education
We propose a priority and other application requirements under the Emergency Response and Crisis Management Grant program. We may use this priority and the application requirements for competitions in Fiscal Year (FY) 2005 and in later years. We take this action to focus Federal financial assistance on supporting grants to local educational agencies (LEAs) in improving and strengthening emergency response and crisis management plans that address the four phases of crisis planning: Prevention/Mitigation, Preparedness, Response, and Recovery.
Tech-Prep Demonstration Program
Document Number: 05-7526
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-14
Agency: Department of Education
The Assistant Secretary for Vocational and Adult Education announces requirements and selection criteria under the Tech-Prep Demonstration Program (TPDP). The Assistant Secretary may use these requirements and selection criteria for competitions 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.
Student Assistance General Provisions, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, Federal Family Education Loan, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Federal Pell Grant, Leveraging Educational Assistance Partnership, and William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Programs
Document Number: 05-7438
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-13
Agency: Department of Education
The Secretary announces deadline dates for the receipt of documents and other information from institutions and applicants for the Federal student aid programs authorized under Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended, for the 2004-2005 award year. The Federal student aid programs include the Federal Perkins Loan, Federal Work-Study, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, Federal Family Education Loan, William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan, Federal Pell Grant, and Leveraging Educational Assistance Partnership programs. These programs, administered by the U.S. Department of Education (Department), provide financial assistance to students attending eligible postsecondary educational institutions to help them pay their educational costs.