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

Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services; National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research-Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects and Centers Program-Rehabilitation Engineering Research Centers (RERCs)-Accessible Medical Instrumentation (CFDA No. 84.133E-6); and Workplace Accommodations (CFDA No. 84.133E-7)
Document Number: E7-3439
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-28
Agency: Department of Education
On February 14, 2007, we published in the Federal Register (72 FR 7325 and 7328) two notices inviting applications (NIAs) for new awards for FY 2007 for the RERC for Accessible Medical Instrumentation and the RERC for Workplace Accommodations competitions. Each of the NIAs contained an incorrect date for the deadline of transmittal of applications. In the NIA for the RERC for Accessible Medical Instruction (CFDA No. 84.133E-6), on pages 7325 and 7326, first columns, ``Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: April 30, 2007'' is corrected to read ``Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: April 16, 2007.'' In the NIA for the RERC for Workplace Accommodations (CFDA No. 84.133E-7), on pages 7328 and 7329, third columns, ``Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: April 30, 2007'' is corrected to read ``Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: April 16, 2007.''
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests
Document Number: E7-3395
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-28
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: E7-3392
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-28
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.
Safe Schools/Healthy Students
Document Number: E7-3404
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-27
Agency: Department of Education
The Departments of Education (ED), Health and Human Services (HHS), and Justice (DOJ) issue this notice to propose priorities, requirements, selection criteria, and definitions for the Safe Schools/ Healthy Students (SS/HS) Initiative. We propose this action to focus Federal financial assistance on safe, disciplined, and drug-free learning environments and healthy childhood development. We intend the priorities to support the implementation and enhancement of integrated, comprehensive community-wide plans that create safe and drug-free schools and promote healthy childhood development. The Assistant Deputy Secretary may use these proposed priorities, requirements, selection criteria, and definitions for competitions in fiscal year (FY) 2007 and later years.
Ohio Department of Health; Written Findings and Decision of the Secretary and Compliance Agreement Under the Infants and Toddlers With Disabilities Program-Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
Document Number: E7-3400
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-27
Agency: Department of Education
Section 457 of the General Education Provisions Act (GEPA) authorizes the U.S. Department of Education (Department) to enter into a compliance agreement with a recipient that is failing to comply substantially with Federal program requirements. In order to enter into a compliance agreement, the Department must determine, in written findings, that the recipient cannot comply with the applicable program requirements until a future date and that a compliance agreement is a viable means of bringing about such compliance. On November 8, 2006, the Department entered into a compliance agreement with the Ohio Department of Health (ODH). Under section 457(b)(2) of GEPA, the written findings and decision and compliance agreement must be published in the Federal Register.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests
Document Number: E7-3109
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-23
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: E7-2999
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-22
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.
Improving Literacy through School Libraries Program
Document Number: E7-2822
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-16
Agency: Department of Education
The Deputy Secretary of Education announces a priority under the Improving Literacy Through School Libraries Program. The Deputy Secretary may use this priority for competitions in fiscal year (FY) 2007 and later years. We take this action to allow for the best use of Federal funding to improve school library media centers in low-income communities. We intend for this priority to help strengthen the connection between school libraries and the instructional programs in these schools and districts.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests
Document Number: E7-2782
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-16
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: E7-2781
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-16
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: E7-2779
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-16
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: E7-2718
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-16
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: E7-2717
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-16
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 Demonstration Projects-Improving the Postsecondary and Employment Outcomes of Youth With Disabilities
Document Number: E7-2685
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-15
Agency: Department of Education
The Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) proposes a priority and definitions under the Special Demonstrations Program administered by the Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA). The Assistant Secretary may use the priority and definitions for competitions in fiscal year (FY) 2007 and later years. We take this action to focus Federal financial assistance on an identified area of national need. We intend the priority to improve the post-school and employment outcomes of youth with disabilities.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests
Document Number: E7-2535
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-14
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 Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research-Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects and Centers Program-Disability Rehabilitation Research Projects (DRRPs) and Rehabilitation Engineering Research Centers (RERCs)
Document Number: E7-2349
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-14
Agency: Department of Education
The Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services announces certain funding priorities for the Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects and Centers Program administered by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR). Specifically, this notice announces four final priorities for DRRPs and seven priorities for RERCs. The Assistant Secretary may use these priorities for competitions in fiscal year (FY) 2007 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. Effective Date: These priorities are effective March 16, 2007.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-2435
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-13
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.
Minority Science and Engineering Improvement Program
Document Number: E7-2364
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-12
Agency: Department of Education
The Secretary intends to use the grant slate developed for the Minority Science and Engineering Improvement 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 slate, and limited funding is available for new grant awards in FY 2007.
Office of Postsecondary Education; Overview Information; International Research and Studies Program
Document Number: E7-2361
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-12
Agency: Department of Education
We correct the Applications Available and Deadline for Transmittal of Applications dates in the notice published on January 24, 2007 (72 FR 3123).
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-2240
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-12
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 Assessment Governing Board; Meeting
Document Number: 07-603
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-12
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 February 23, 2007. 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: E7-2138
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-09
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.
Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities Advisory Committee
Document Number: 07-579
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-09
Agency: Department of Education
This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of an upcoming open meeting of The Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities Advisory Committee. The notice also describes the functions of the Committee. 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. Date: Tuesday, February 20, 2007 and Wednesday, February 21, 2007. Time: February 20, 2007: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.; February 21, 2007: 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests
Document Number: E7-2062
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-08
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.
Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance: Hearing
Document Number: 07-531
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-07
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 (The Advisory Committee). 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 Monday, February 26, 2007, 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.
President's Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities
Document Number: 07-469
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-05
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. Date: Monday, February 26, 2007. Time: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Location: University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, 1200 North University Drive, Childress Hall, Board Room, Pine Bluff, AR 71601, Phone: 870-575-8471, Fax: 870-575-4645.