Department of Education November 2009 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: E9-28574
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-30
Agency: Department of Education
On November 20, 2009, the Department of Education published a comment period notice in the Federal Register (Page 60246, Column 3) seeking public comment for an information collection entitled, ``Annual Performance Report for the State Grant for Assistive Technology Program''. The number of responses are corrected to 190,456 and the burden hours are corrected to 26,796. The Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, 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: E9-28533
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-30
Agency: Department of Education
On November 20, 2009, the Department of Education published a comment period notice in the Federal Register (Page 60247, Column 3) seeking public comment for an information collection entitled, ``Guidance on Title I, Part A''. The notice is hereby corrected, stating that requests for copies of the information collection submission for OMB review may be accessed from http://edicsweb.ed.gov, by selecting the ``Browse Pending Collections'' link and clicking on link number 4171. 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.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: E9-28254
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-25
Agency: Department of Education
The Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, 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: E9-28253
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-25
Agency: Department of Education
The Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, 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: E9-28252
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-25
Agency: Department of Education
The Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management invites comments on the submission for OMB review as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Student Assistance General Provisions; Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant Program; Federal Pell Grant Program; Academic Competitiveness Grant Program and National Science and Mathematics Access To Retain Talent Grant Program
Document Number: E9-28050
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-11-23
Agency: Department of Education
The Secretary is adopting as final, with changes, interim final regulations for the Academic Competitiveness (ACG) and National Science and Mathematics to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant) programs; Student Assistance General Provisions; Federal Pell Grant Program; and Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant Program. These final regulations are needed to implement provisions of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (HEA), as amended by the Ensuring Continued Access to Student Loans Act of 2008 (ECASLA) and the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008 (HEOA). The new statutory provisions became effective July 1, 2009.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests
Document Number: E9-27958
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-20
Agency: Department of Education
The Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, 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: E9-27902
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-20
Agency: Department of Education
The Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, 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: E9-27901
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-20
Agency: Department of Education
The Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management invites comments on the submission for OMB review as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Privacy Act of 1974; Computer Matching Program
Document Number: E9-27841
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-19
Agency: Department of Education
Section 473(b) of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA) (20 U.S.C. 1087mm(b)) requires the Secretary of Defense to provide the Secretary of Education with information to identify children whose parent or guardian was a member of the Armed Forces of the United States and died as a result of performing military service in Iraq or Afghanistan after September 11, 2001. Beginning with the 2009-2010 Award Year, a qualifying student may be eligible for a higher amount of Title IV, HEA program assistance. The qualifying student must have been age 24 or less at the time of the parent or guardian's death or, if older than 24, enrolled in an institution of higher education on a part-time or full-time basis at the time of the parent or guardian's death. Beginning July 1, 2010, students who are otherwise qualified children of deceased U.S. military who meet the requirements of section 420R of the HEA (20 U.S.C. 1070h) (effective July 1, 2010) may also be eligible for higher amounts of Title IV, HEA program assistance.
Race to the Top Fund
Document Number: E9-27426
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-11-18
Agency: Department of Education
The Secretary of Education (Secretary) announces priorities, requirements, definitions, and selection criteria for the Race to the Top Fund. The Secretary may use these priorities, requirements, definitions, and selection criteria in any year in which this program is in effect.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: E9-27601
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-17
Agency: Department of Education
The Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management invites comments on the submission for OMB review as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
State Fiscal Stabilization Fund Program
Document Number: E9-27517
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-17
Agency: Department of Education
Under the SFSF program, authorized in Title XIV of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA), Public Law No. 111-5, the U.S. Department of Education (Department) is awarding Education Stabilization funds in two phases. In Phase I, the Department awarded each State a portion of its SFSF Education Stabilization funds on the basis of the information included in its Application for Initial Funding. The Department is awarding the remainder of each State's allocation based on the information that the State will provide in its Phase II application.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests
Document Number: E9-27410
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-16
Agency: Department of Education
The Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, 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: E9-27409
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-16
Agency: Department of Education
The Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, 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 Special Education and Rehabilitative Services-Capacity Building Program for Traditionally Underserved Populations: Technical Assistance for American Indian Vocational Rehabilitation Services Projects
Document Number: E9-27197
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-12
Agency: Department of Education
The Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services proposes a priority under the Capacity Building program for Traditionally Underserved Populations to fund a grant that will establish a training and technical assistance center to support the projects funded under the American Indian Vocational Rehabilitation Services (AIVRS) program authorized under section 121 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended (Act). The purpose of this center is to improve the provision of vocational rehabilitation (VR) services to, and the employment outcomes of, American Indians with disabilities through the provision of training and technical assistance to projects funded under the AIVRS program. The Assistant Secretary may use this priority for competitions in fiscal year 2010 and later years.
State Fiscal Stabilization Fund Program
Document Number: E9-27161
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-11-12
Agency: Department of Education
The Secretary of Education (Secretary) establishes requirements, definitions, and approval criteria for the State Fiscal Stabilization Fund (Stabilization or SFSF) program. The Secretary may use one or more of these requirements, definitions, and approval criteria in awarding funds under this program in fiscal year (FY) 2010. These requirements, definitions, and approval criteria are based on the assurances regarding education reform that grantees are required to provide in exchange for receiving funds under the Stabilization program. We take this action to specify the data and information that grantees must collect and publicly report with respect to those assurances and to help ensure grantees' ability to collect and publicly report the required data and information.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: E9-26957
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-12
Agency: Department of Education
The Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, 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: E9-27115
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-10
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 (e.g.; 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 November 10, 2009. 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.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: E9-26951
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-09
Agency: Department of Education
The Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management invites comments on the submission for OMB review as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Statewide Longitudinal Data Systems Under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
Document Number: E9-26628
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-04
Agency: Department of Education
On July 29, 2009, we published in the Federal Register (74 FR 37872) a notice inviting applications to the Statewide Longitudinal Data Systems program competition under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. That notice established a November 19, 2009, deadline date for eligible applicants to apply for funding under this competition.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests
Document Number: E9-26624
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-04
Agency: Department of Education
The Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, 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: E9-26623
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-04
Agency: Department of Education
The Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, 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: E9-26621
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-04
Agency: Department of Education
The Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, 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: E9-26446
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-03
Agency: Department of Education
The Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, 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: E9-26438
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-03
Agency: Department of Education
The Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management invites comments on the submission for OMB review as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records-National Longitudinal Transition Study-2 (NLTS2)
Document Number: E9-26430
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-03
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended (Privacy Act), the U.S. Department of Education (Department) publishes this notice of a new system of records entitled ``National Longitudinal Transition Study-2 (NLTS2)'' (18-13-23).
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: E9-26387
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-03
Agency: Department of Education
The Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management invites comments on the submission for OMB review as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.