Department of Education 2006 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests
Document Number: E6-6243
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-26
Agency: Department of Education
The Director, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management, 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: E6-6242
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-26
Agency: Department of Education
The Director, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management invites comments on the submission for OMB review as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Special Demonstration Programs-Model Demonstrations for Assistive Technology Reutilization
Document Number: 06-3943
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-26
Agency: Department of Education
The Assistant Secretary for the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) proposes priorities under the Special Demonstration Programs. The Assistant Secretary may use one or more of these priorities for competitions in fiscal year (FY) 2006 and in later years. The purpose of Proposed Priority 1 is to support projects that will develop models of statewide assistive technology (AT) device reutilization systems to meet the AT needs of individuals with disabilities. The purpose of Proposed Priority 2 is to support the establishment of a National Device Reutilization Coordination and Technical Assistance Center (Center) to assist grantees funded under Proposed Priority 1 with the establishment or expansion of their statewide AT device reutilization systems. This Center would disseminate information about promising practices and successful models for AT device reutilization systems, facilitate information exchange among grantees, and address AT device reutilization issues at the national level. While funding for projects under Proposed Priority 1 would be for a three-year period only, this Center would be funded for five years in order to conduct follow-up activities.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: E6-6061
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-24
Agency: Department of Education
The Director, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management 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: E6-5985
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-21
Agency: Department of Education
The IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management 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: E6-5936
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-20
Agency: Department of Education
The IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management invites comments on the submission for OMB review as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Notice Extending Full Application Deadline Date for the Early Reading First (ERF) Fiscal Year (FY) 2006 Competition
Document Number: E6-5782
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-18
Agency: Department of Education
On January 18, 2006, we published in the Federal Register (71 FR 2916) a notice inviting applications for the Early Reading First FY 2006 competition. The deadline date for eligible applicants to transmit their full applications for funding under this competition was May 8, 2006. Due to the reopening of the pre-application phase of the ERF FY 2006 competition, we now are extending the deadline date for full applications for the ERF FY 2006 competition to May 31, 2006 for all applicants invited to submit those applications. This notice also clarifies the requirements for the submission of full applications under this competition. The new deadline date for applicants invited to submit full applications is: Deadline for Transmittal of Full Applications: May 31, 2006 (by 4:30 p.m., Washington DC time). Full applications for grants under this competition must be submitted electronically using the Grants.gov Apply site (Grants.gov) unless you otherwise qualify for an exception to the electronic submission requirement. This includes applicants that previously submitted their pre-applications electronically through Grants.gov and applicants that previously submitted their pre-applications in paper format. For information (including dates and times) about how to submit your application, please refer to the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section in this notice. We do not consider a full application that does not comply with the extended full application deadline and submission requirements announced in this notice. Deadline for Intergovernmental Review: The deadline date for Intergovernmental Review under Executive Order 12372 is extended to July 31, 2006.
Magnet Schools Assistance Program
Document Number: E6-5438
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-12
Agency: Department of Education
The Assistant Deputy Secretary for Innovation and Improvement proposes a priority under the Magnet Schools Assistance Program (MSAP). The Assistant Deputy Secretary may use this priority for competitions in fiscal year (FY) 2007 and in later years. We intend this priority to encourage eligible applicants to focus on expanding their capacity to provide public school choice by using magnet schools to provide public school choice options to parents whose children attend schools that have been identified for school improvement, corrective action, or restructuring under Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as amended (ESEA).
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests
Document Number: E6-5352
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-12
Agency: Department of Education
The IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management, invites comments on the proposed information collection requests as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Interagency Committee on Disability Research (ICDR)
Document Number: E6-5331
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-11
Agency: Department of Education
This notice describes the schedule and agenda of a forthcoming meeting of the Interagency Committee on Disability Research (ICDR). Notice of this meeting is intended to inform members of the general public of their opportunity to attend the meeting and provide comment. During the public meeting and through the submission of written comments, we encourage individuals with disabilities, including persons who represent service providers, service provider organizations, disability and rehabilitation research and policy groups, and representatives of advocacy organizations with specialized knowledge and experience, to suggest specific ways to improve future research for individuals with disabilities. We are also interested in hearing from individuals concerning how well the existing Federal research programs are responding to the changing needs of individuals with disabilities. We are interested in comments covering a wide range of research areas. Your information will be used by the ICDR in its deliberations; however, we cannot respond individually to your comments. The meeting will be open and accessible to the general public.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: E6-5190
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-10
Agency: Department of Education
The IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management 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: E6-5153
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-10
Agency: Department of Education
The IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management invites comments on the submission for OMB review as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
National Board for Education Sciences; Meeting
Document Number: 06-3371
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-10
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 a disability (i.e., interpreting services, assistive listening devices, materials in alternative format) should notify Sonia Chessen at (202) 219-2195 by April 21, 2006. 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 Waivers for the Native American Vocational Technical Education Program (NAVTEP) and the Tribally Controlled Postsecondary Vocational and Technical Institutions Program (TCPVTIP) and Funding of Continuation Grants
Document Number: E6-4903
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-06
Agency: Department of Education
The Secretary proposes to waive the requirements in 34 CFR 75.250 of the Education Department General Administrative Regulations (EDGAR) that generally prohibit project periods exceeding five years and announces the proposed funding of continuation grants for current NAVTEP and TCPVTIP grantees. These waivers would enable the 30 current eligible grantees under NAVTEP and the two current eligible grantees under TCPVTIP to apply for and continue to receive Federal funding beyond the five-year limitation contained in 34 CFR 75.250.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: E6-4897
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-05
Agency: Department of Education
The IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management invites comments on the submission for OMB review as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
A National Dialogue: The Secretary of Education's Commission on the Future of Higher Education
Document Number: 06-3185
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-04
Agency: Department of Education
This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of an upcoming open meeting of A National Dialogue: The Secretary of Education's Commission on the Future of Higher Education, (Commission). The notice also describes the functions of the Commission. 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.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests
Document Number: E6-4667
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-31
Agency: Department of Education
The IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management, invites comments on the proposed information collection requests as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
National Assessment Governing Board; Meeting
Document Number: 06-3102
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-31
Agency: Department of Education
This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of a forthcoming closed teleconference meeting of the Executive 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.
President's Board of Advisors on Tribal Colleges and Universities; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 06-3077
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-30
Agency: Department of Education
This notice sets forth the schedule and agenda of the meeting of the President's Board of Advisors on Tribal 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.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: E6-4562
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-29
Agency: Department of Education
The IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management 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: E6-4561
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-29
Agency: Department of Education
The IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management 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: E6-4560
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-29
Agency: Department of Education
The IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management 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: E6-4559
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-29
Agency: Department of Education
The IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management 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: E6-4525
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-29
Agency: Department of Education
The IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management 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: E6-4524
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-29
Agency: Department of Education
The IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management 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: E6-4523
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-29
Agency: Department of Education
The IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management 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: E6-4520
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-29
Agency: Department of Education
The IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management, 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: E6-4396
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-27
Agency: Department of Education
This is a notice of the deadline dates for receipt of State applications for Award Year 2006-2007 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.
Federal Perkins Loan, Federal Work-Study, and Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant programs
Document Number: 06-2940
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-27
Agency: Department of Education
The Secretary announces the 2006-2007 award year deadline dates for the submission of requests and documents from postsecondary institutions for the campus-based programs.
Parental Information and Resource Centers; Final Priorities and Eligibility Requirements
Document Number: 06-2935
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-27
Agency: Department of Education
The Assistant Deputy Secretary for Innovation and Improvement announces priorities and eligibility requirements under the Parental Information and Resource Centers (PIRC) program. The Assistant Deputy Secretary may use one or more of these priorities for and apply these eligibility requirements to competitions in fiscal year (FY) 2006 and later years. We intend these priorities and requirements to help ensure that funded projects will effectively address the purposes of the PIRC program.
Equal Access to Public School Facilities for the Boy Scouts of America and Other Designated Youth Groups
Document Number: 06-2890
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-03-24
Agency: Department of Education
The Secretary adds a new part to title 34 of the Code of Federal Regulations and amends 34 CFR parts 75 and 76 to implement the provisions of the Boy Scouts of America Equal Access Act (Act). This Act directs the Secretary of Education, through the Office for Civil Rights (OCR), to ensure compliance with this new law. The regulations address equal access to public school facilities by the Boy Scouts of America and other designated youth groups.
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services; List of Correspondence
Document Number: E6-4215
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-23
Agency: Department of Education
The Secretary is publishing the following list pursuant to section 607(f) of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, as amended by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004 (IDEA). Under section 607(d) of IDEA, the Secretary is required, on a quarterly basis, to publish in the Federal Register a list of correspondence from the U.S. Department of Education (Department) received by individuals during the previous quarter that describes the interpretations of the Department of IDEA or the regulations that implement IDEA.
Institute of Education Sciences; Notice Inviting Applications for Grants To Support Education Research for Fiscal Year (FY) 2007
Document Number: 06-2781
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-22
Agency: Department of Education
The Director of the Institute of Education Sciences (Institute) announces the Institute's FY 2007 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.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: E6-4005
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-21
Agency: Department of Education
The IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management 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: E6-3906
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-17
Agency: Department of Education
The IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management, invites comments on the proposed information collection requests as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
A National Dialogue: The Secretary of Education's Commission on the Future of Higher Education
Document Number: 06-2459
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-15
Agency: Department of Education
This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of an upcoming open meeting of A National Dialogue: The Secretary of Education's Commission on the Future of Higher Education, (Commission). The notice also describes the functions of the Commission. 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.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: E6-3577
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-14
Agency: Department of Education
The IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management 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: E6-3576
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-14
Agency: Department of Education
The IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management 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: 06-2405
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-14
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 Tuesday, March 28, 2006, 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 hearing 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.
Notice Reopening the Advanced Placement (AP) Test Fee Fiscal Year (FY) 2006 Competition
Document Number: E6-3523
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-13
Agency: Department of Education
On January 19, 2006, we published in the Federal Register (71 FR 3062) a notice inviting applications for the AP Test Fee FY 2006 competition. The original notice for this FY 2006 competition established a February 21, 2006 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 AP Test Fee FY 2006 competition. The new application deadline date for the competition is April 12, 2006.