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Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: E9-20476
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-08-25
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: E9-20444
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-08-25
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: E9-20121
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-08-21
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.
General and Non-Loan Programmatic Issues
Document Number: E9-18550
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-08-21
Agency: Department of Education
The Secretary proposes to implement various general and non- loan provisions that were added to the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA), by the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008 (HEOA) by amending the regulations for Institutional Eligibility Under the Higher Education Act of 1965, the Student Assistance General Provisions, the Federal Work-Study (FWS) Programs, the Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant Program, the Federal Pell Grant Program, and the Leveraging Educational Assistance Partnership Program (LEAP).
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests
Document Number: E9-19842
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-08-19
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: E9-19769
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-08-18
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: E9-19717
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-08-17
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.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests
Document Number: E9-19716
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-08-17
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: E9-19715
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-08-17
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.
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA); Title I, Part A of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as Amended (ESEA); Part B, Section 611 of the Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
Document Number: E9-19662
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-08-17
Agency: Department of Education
The U.S. Secretary of Education (Secretary) proposes to adjust the statutory caps on State administration under Title I, part A of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as amended (Title I, part A), and part B, section 611 of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) with respect to funds available for those programs under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA), Public Law 111-5. The proposed adjustments would allow State educational agencies (SEAs) to reserve State administrative funds from their fiscal year (FY) 2009 ARRA allocations under Title I, part A and section 611 of IDEA to help defray the costs of data collections that are specifically related to ARRA funding for these programs (including, for Title I, part A, data collection related to waivers). This notice only affects administrative costs for data collection under Title I, part A and IDEA section 611; for costs associated with other ARRA data collections, SEAs may use a portion of the State's Government Services grant under the State Fiscal Stabilization Funds or funds allowable for that purpose under individual programs.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: E9-19364
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-08-12
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.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: E9-19361
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-08-12
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.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests
Document Number: E9-19357
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-08-12
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.
Vocational Rehabilitation Service Projects for American Indians With Disabilities
Document Number: E9-19335
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-08-12
Agency: Department of Education
The Secretary amends the regulations for the American Indian Vocational Rehabilitation Services (AIVRS) program to permit a consortium of Indian Tribes to establish a separate legal entity to apply for a grant under this program. This change is needed to provide the flexibility required by the Department to make grants to Indian Tribes that choose to form a consortium and, rather than authorizing one of the Indian Tribes of the consortium to serve as the grantee, create a separate legal entity that serves as the grantee on behalf of the consortium and that is responsible for using the grant funds to provide services to all the Indian Tribes in the consortium.
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services Overview Information; Vocational Rehabilitation Services Projects for American Indians With Disabilities; Notice Reopening Fiscal Year (FY) 2009 Competition for the Vocational Rehabilitation Services Projects for American Indians With Disabilities Program
Document Number: E9-19333
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-08-12
Agency: Department of Education
On May 14, 2009, we published in the Federal Register (74 FR 22729) a notice inviting applications for new awards for fiscal year (FY) 2009 for the American Indian Vocational Rehabilitation Services (AIVRS) program. The application notice for the FY 2009 AIVRS program competition established a July 23, 2009, deadline date for eligible applicants to apply for funding under this program. Elsewhere in this issue of the Federal Register we have published interim final regulations that amend the regulatory definition of the term consortium under the AIVRS program. In order to apply this change to entities applying for a FY 2009 grant, through this notice, we are reopening the competition and establishing a new deadline for the submission of applications by those applicants affected by the change.
Arbitration Panel Decision Under the Randolph-Sheppard Act
Document Number: E9-19235
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-08-11
Agency: Department of Education
The Department of Education (Department) gives notice that on March 1, 2009, an arbitration panel rendered a decision in the matter of Bernard R. Werwie, Sr. v. Pennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation, Case No. R-S/07-9. This panel was convened by the Department under 20 U.S.C. 107d-1(a), after the Department received a complaint filed by the petitioner, Bernard R. Werwie, Sr.
National Assessment Governing Board; Meeting
Document Number: E9-18766
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-08-06
Agency: Department of Education
The National Assessment Governing Board published a document in the Federal Register of July 24, 2009, announcing the schedule and proposed agenda of a forthcoming meeting of the National Assessment Governing Board. The meeting agenda has been revised and this notice provides the correct dates and times for the revised meeting agenda.
Institutional Eligibility Under the Higher Education Act of 1965, as Amended, and the Secretary's Recognition of Accrediting Agencies
Document Number: E9-18368
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-08-06
Agency: Department of Education
The Secretary proposes to amend the regulations in 34 CFR part 600, governing institutional eligibility, and part 602, governing the Secretary's recognition of accrediting agencies. The Secretary is amending these regulations to implement changes to the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA), resulting from enactment of the Higher Education Reconciliation Act of 2005 (HERA), Public Law 109-171, and the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA), Public Law 110-315, and to clarify, improve, and update the current regulations.
Charter Schools Program Grants to Non-State Educational Agencies for Planning, Program Design, and Implementation and for Dissemination
Document Number: E9-18609
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-08-05
Agency: Office of Innovation and Improvement, Department of Education
The Department of Education is correcting the notice inviting applications for new awards for FY 2009 for Charter Schools Program Grants to Non-State Educational Agencies for Planning, Program Design, and Implementation and for Dissemination that was published in the Federal Register on July 27, 2009 (74 FR 37020).
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records-Erma Byrd Scholarship Program (EBSP) System
Document Number: E9-18615
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-08-04
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended (Privacy Act), the Department of Education (Department) publishes this notice of a new system of records entitled ``Erma Byrd Scholarship Program (EBSP)'' system (18-12-08).
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: E9-18565
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-08-04
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: E9-18191
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-30
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.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests
Document Number: E9-18190
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-30
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: E9-18117
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-29
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: E9-18115
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-29
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.
Race to the Top Fund
Document Number: E9-17909
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-29
Agency: Department of Education
The Secretary of Education (Secretary) proposes 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.
State Fiscal Stabilization Fund Program
Document Number: E9-17906
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-29
Agency: Department of Education
The Secretary of Education (Secretary) proposes requirements, definitions, and approval criteria for the State Fiscal Stabilization Fund (Stabilization) 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. The requirements, definitions, and approval criteria proposed in this notice 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 report with respect to those assurances and to help ensure grantees' ability to collect and report the required data and information.
National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR)-Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects and Centers Program-Rehabilitation Research and Training Centers (RRTCs)-Enhancing the Health and Wellness of Individuals With Neuromuscular Diseases (CFDA 84.133B-10); Correction
Document Number: E9-17964
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-28
Agency: Department of Education
On July 21, 2009, we published in the Federal Register (74 FR 35855) a notice inviting applications for new awards for FY 2009 under Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects and Centers Program Rehabilitation Research and Training Centers (RRTCs)Enhancing the Health and Wellness of Individuals With Neuromuscular Diseases (CFDA 84.133B-10).
National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR)-Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects and Centers Program-Rehabilitation Research and Training Centers (RRTCs)-Enhancing the Health and Wellness of Individuals With Arthritis (CFDA 84.133B-9); Correction
Document Number: E9-17962
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-28
Agency: Department of Education
On July 21, 2009, we published in the Federal Register (74 FR 35851) a notice inviting applications for new awards for FY 2009 under Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects and Centers Program Rehabilitation Research and Training Centers (RRTCs)Enhancing the Health and Wellness of Individuals With Arthritis (CFDA 84.133B-9).
National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR)-Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects and Centers Program-Rehabilitation Research and Training Centers (RRTCs) and Rehabilitation Engineering Research Centers (RERCs)
Document Number: E9-17924
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-28
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 NIDRR. Specifically, this notice announces four priorities for RRTCs and three priorities for RERCs. The Assistant Secretary may use these priorities for competitions in fiscal year (FY) 2009 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.
Institutions and Lender Requirements Relating to Education Loans, Student Assistance General Provisions, Federal Perkins Loan Program, Federal Family Education Loan Program, and William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program
Document Number: E9-17119
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-07-28
Agency: Department of Education
The Secretary proposes to establish new regulations in 34 CFR part 601, Institutions and Lender Requirements Relating to Education Loans, to implement requirements relating to education loans that were added to the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA) by the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008 (HEOA). The Secretary also proposes to amend the regulations for Student Assistance General Provisions in part 668, the Federal Perkins Loan (Perkins Loan) Program in part 674, the Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program in part 682, and the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program in part 685 to implement certain provisions of the HEA that involve school-based loan issues and that were affected by the statutory changes made to the HEA by the HEOA.
Office of Innovation and Improvement;
Document Number: E9-17851
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-27
Agency: Department of Education
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests
Document Number: E9-17757
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-27
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.
National Assessment Governing Board; Meeting
Document Number: E9-17728
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-24
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. This notice is appearing in the Federal Register less than 15 days before the date of the meeting of the Board because of late additions to the closed meeting schedule. 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 July 31, 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.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests
Document Number: E9-17713
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-24
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.
Federal Perkins Loan Program, Federal Family Education Loan Program, and William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program
Document Number: E9-16952
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-07-23
Agency: Department of Education
The Secretary proposes to amend the Federal Perkins Loan (Perkins Loan) Program, Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program, and William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program regulations. These proposed regulations are needed to implement provisions of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (HEA), as amended by the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008 (HEOA).
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests
Document Number: E9-17392
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-22
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.