Department of Education January 2007 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-1460
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-01-31
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: E7-1459
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-01-31
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.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests
Document Number: E7-1458
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-01-31
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.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests
Document Number: E7-1457
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-01-31
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.
Office of Postsecondary Education; Notice of Intent To Establish Negotiated Rulemaking Committees Under Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as Amended
Document Number: 07-413
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-01-30
Agency: Department of Education
The Secretary of Education (Secretary) announces the establishment of two negotiated rulemaking committees: one will develop proposed regulations related to accreditation topics and the other will develop proposed regulations related to other programmatic, institutional eligibility, and general provisions topics under Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA). In addition, the Secretary provides additional information on the negotiating committee that will address topics related to the Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG) and the National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant) programs.
Announcing OMB Approval of Information Collections
Document Number: E7-1354
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-01-29
Agency: Department of Education
The Department of Education (Department) announces that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has approved certain collections of information, listed in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION below, following the Department's submission of requests for approvals under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA) (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). This notice describes the information collections that have been approved or re-approved, their OMB control numbers, and their current expiration dates.
Strengthening Institutions Program
Document Number: E7-1352
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-01-29
Agency: Department of Education
The Secretary intends to use the grant slate developed for the Strengthening Institutions Program in Fiscal Year (FY) 2006 to make new grant awards in FY 2007. The Secretary takes this action because a significant number of high-quality applications remain on last year's grant slate. The actual level of funding for the FY 2007 program, if any, depends on final Congressional action.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-1344
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-01-29
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: E7-1343
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-01-29
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.
Technical Assistance on Data Collection-Technical Assistance Center for Data Collection, Analysis, and Use for Accountability in Special Education and Early Intervention
Document Number: E7-1233
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-01-26
Agency: Department of Education
The Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services proposes a funding priority and eligibility requirements under the Technical Assistance on State Data Collection program. The Assistant Secretary may use the priority and eligibility requirements for competitions in fiscal year (FY) 2007 and later years. We take this action to focus attention on an identified national need to provide technical assistance to improve the capacity of States to meet data collection requirements relating to their State academic assessment systems.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-1216
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-01-26
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: E7-1214
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-01-26
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: E7-1213
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-01-26
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.
State-Administered Programs
Document Number: E7-1177
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-01-25
Agency: Department of Education
The Secretary amends the regulations in 34 CFR part 76 governing State reporting requirements. These final regulations require States to submit their performance reports, financial reports, and any other required reports, in the manner prescribed by the Secretary, including through electronic submission, if the Secretary has obtained approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA). Failure to submit such reports in the manner prescribed by the Secretary constitutes a failure, under section 454 of the General Education Provisions Act, 20 U.S.C. 1234c, to comply substantially with a requirement of law applicable to the funds made available under the program for which the reports are submitted. If the Secretary chooses to require submission of information electronically, the Secretary may establish a transition period during which a State would not be required to submit such information electronically in the format prescribed by the Secretary, if the State meets certain requirements.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests
Document Number: E7-1085
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-01-25
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.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests
Document Number: E7-1084
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-01-25
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.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests
Document Number: E7-968
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-01-24
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.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests
Document Number: E7-967
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-01-24
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.
Office of Innovation and Improvement, Transition to Teaching Program
Document Number: E7-940
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-01-23
Agency: Department of Education
This notice provides information about a technical assistance workshop the Department will be holding to assist eligible applicants interested in preparing grant applications for fiscal year (FY) 2007 new awards under the Transition to Teaching (TTT) program. Staff will present information about the purpose of the TTT program, selection criteria, application content, submission procedures, and reporting requirements. The notice inviting applications for new awards for FY 2007 for the TTT program was published in the Federal Register on January 8, 2007 (72 FR 753).
Office of Innovation and Improvement, Teaching American History Program
Document Number: E7-939
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-01-23
Agency: Department of Education
This notice provides information about a technical assistance workshop the Department will be holding to assist eligible applicants interested in preparing grant applications for fiscal year (FY) 2007 new awards under the Teaching American History (TAH) program. Staff will present information about the purpose of the TAH program, selection criteria, application content, submission procedures, and reporting requirements. The notice inviting applications for new awards for FY 2007 for the TAH program was published in the Federal Register on January 8, 2007 (72 FR 748).
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-918
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-01-23
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: E7-917
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-01-23
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.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-807
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-01-22
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: E7-806
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-01-22
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.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 07-232
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-01-22
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: E7-611
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-01-18
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 of Data by State Educational Agencies
Document Number: E7-201
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-01-10
Agency: Department of Education
The Secretary announces dates for the submission by State educational agencies (SEAs) of expenditure and revenue data and average daily attendance statistics on ED Form 2447 (the National Public Education Financial Survey (NPEFS)) for FY 2006. The Secretary sets these dates to ensure that data are available to serve as the basis for timely distribution of Federal funds. The U.S. Bureau of the Census (Bureau of the Census) is the data collection agent for the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). The data will be published by NCES and will be used by the Secretary in the calculation of allocations for FY 2008 appropriated funds.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-77
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-01-09
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: E7-76
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-01-09
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.
Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools; Grant Competition To Prevent High-Risk Drinking or Violent Behavior Among College Students
Document Number: E7-105
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-01-09
Agency: Department of Education
We correct the Deadline dates in the notice published on December 22, 2006 (71 FR 77004).
National Board for Education Sciences; Meeting
Document Number: 07-16
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-01-09
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 open portion of the meeting. Individuals who will need accommodations for a disability in order to attend the meeting (i.e., interpreting services, assistive listening devices, materials in alternative format) should notify Mary Grace Lucier at 202/219-2253 (or Mary.Grace.Lucier@ed.gov) by January 12. 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. Dates: January 23 and 24, 2007. Time: January 23, 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. January 24, 9-9:15 a.m., open; 9:15 to 10 a.m., closed; 10 a.m.-2 p.m., open. Location: Washington Court Hotel, 525 New Jersey Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20001, (room to be announced).
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests
Document Number: E6-22610
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-01-05
Agency: Department of Education
On December 19, 2006, the Department of Education published a notice in the Federal Register (Page 75952, Column 3) for the information collection, ``Impact Evaluation of Upward Bound's Increased Focus on Higher-Risk StudentsBaseline Data Collection Protocols''. This notice hereby corrects the number of responses to 10,890. The Acting Leader, Information Policy and Standards Team, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management, hereby issues a correction notice as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: E6-22498
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-01-03
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: E6-22490
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-01-03
Agency: Department of Education
On December 21, 2006, the Department of Education published a notice in the Federal Register (Page 76641, Column 2) for the information collection, ``Social and Character Development Research Program National Evaluation.'' This notice hereby corrects the burden hours to 8,081 and the annual responses to 15,859. The IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management, hereby issues a correction notice as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.