Department of Education May 2010 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Race to the Top Fund Assessment Program
Document Number: 2010-12953
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-28
Agency: Overview Information, Department of Education
On April 9, 2010, the Department of Education published in the Federal Register (75 FR 18171) a notice inviting applications for new awards for FY 2010 (NIA) for the Race to the Top Fund Assessment Program. This notice makes two corrections to the April 9 NIA.
Teacher Incentive Fund
Document Number: 2010-12949
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-28
Agency: Department of Education
On May 21, 2010, the Department of Education published in the Federal Register (75 FR 28740) a notice inviting applications for new awards for FY 2010 (NIA) for the Teacher Incentive Fund. This notice makes a correction to the May 21 NIA.
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services; List of Correspondence
Document Number: 2010-12946
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-28
Agency: Department of Education
The Secretary is publishing the following list pursuant to section 607(f) of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Under section 607(f) of the 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 the IDEA or the regulations that implement the IDEA.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2010-12903
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-28
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.
Career and Technical Education Program-Promoting Rigorous Career and Technical Education Programs of Study
Document Number: 2010-12802
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-27
Agency: Department of Education
The Assistant Secretary for Vocational and Adult Education proposes priorities, requirements, and selection criteria for a program promoting rigorous career and technical education programs of study (POSs) through the use of ten key components based on the ``Program of Study Design Framework'' (Framework). We take this action to promote and improve State and local development and implementation of career and technical education (CTE) POSs that link secondary and postsecondary education, combine academic and career and technical education in a structured sequence of courses that progress from broad foundation skills to more occupationally specific courses (e.g., the States' Career Clusters, initially funded and launched by the Department (see http://www.careerclusters.org/index.php), and offer students the opportunities to earn postsecondary credits for courses taken in high school that lead to a postsecondary credential, certificate, or degree.
Federal Pell Grant, Federal Perkins Loan, Federal Work-Study, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan, and TEACH Grant Programs
Document Number: 2010-12799
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-27
Agency: Department of Education
The Secretary announces the annual updates to the tables that will be used in the statutory ``Federal Need Analysis Methodology'' to determine a student's expected family contribution (EFC) for award year 2011-2012 for the student financial aid programs authorized under title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA). An EFC is the amount a student and his or her family may reasonably be expected to contribute toward the student's postsecondary educational costs for purposes of determining financial aid eligibility. The Title IV programs include the Federal Pell Grant, Federal Perkins Loan, Federal Work-Study, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan, and the Teach Grant Programs (Title IV, HEA Programs).
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2010-12797
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-27
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.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests
Document Number: 2010-12796
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-27
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.
Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance: Hearing
Document Number: 2010-12732
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-27
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). 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.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2010-12655
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-26
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: 2010-12654
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-26
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, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, Federal Family Education Loan, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Federal Pell Grant, Leveraging Educational Assistance Partnership, William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan, Academic Competitiveness Grant, National Science and Mathematics Access To Retain Talent Grant, and Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education Programs
Document Number: 2010-12558
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-26
Agency: Department of Education
The Secretary announces deadline dates for the receipt of documents and other information from institutions and applicants for the Federal student aid programs authorized under Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended, for the 2009-2010 award year. The Federal student aid programs include the Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, Federal Family Education Loan, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Federal Pell Grant, Leveraging Educational Assistance Partnership, William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan, Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), and Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) programs.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2010-12578
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-25
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.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests
Document Number: 2010-12577
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-25
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.
Ready-to-Learn Television Program
Document Number: 2010-12308
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-21
Agency: Department of Education
On March 22, 2010, we published in the Federal Register (75 FR 13515) a notice inviting applications for new awards for FY 2010 for the Ready-to-Learn Television Program. We have extended the deadline for transmittal of applications and removed the paragraph on maximum award amount.
Teacher Incentive Fund
Document Number: 2010-12218
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-05-21
Agency: Department of Education
The Secretary of Education (Secretary) establishes priorities, requirements, definitions, and selection criteria under the Teacher Incentive Fund (TIF) program. These priorities, requirements, definitions, and selection criteria will be used in two separate and distinct TIF grant competitions: The Main TIF competition, which will provide TIF funding to eligible entities to support their implementation of a performance-based compensation system (PBCS) in accordance with the priorities, the Main TIF competition requirements, the definitions, and the selection criteria established in this document; and the TIF Evaluation competition, which will provide, in accordance with the priorities, the Main TIF competition requirements, the definitions, and the selection criteria, as well as the Evaluation requirements established in this document, TIF funding to help pay the costs of implementing the eligible entity's PBCS in exchange for an agreement to participate in the national evaluation. The Secretary may use these TIF priorities, requirements, definitions, and selection criteria in fiscal year (FY) 2010 and subsequent years. We intend the priorities, requirements, definitions, and selection criteria announced in this document to help improve student achievement (as defined in this document) in high-need schools (as defined in this document) and provide incentives for effective teachers, principals, and other personnel (in those sites in which the grantee wishes to expand the PBCS to additional staff in its schools) in these schools to take on additional responsibilities and leadership roles.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2010-12086
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-20
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: 2010-12061
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-20
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.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests
Document Number: 2010-12060
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-19
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.
National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR); Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects and Centers Program; Rehabilitation Research and Training Centers (RRTCs); Employer Practices Related to Employment Outcomes Among Individuals With Disabilities
Document Number: 2010-11877
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-18
Agency: Department of Education
The Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services announces a priority for the Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects and Centers Program administered by NIDRR. Specifically, this notice announces a priority for an RRTC on Employer Practices Related to Employment Outcomes Among Individuals with Disabilities. The Assistant Secretary may use this priority for competitions in fiscal year (FY) 2010 and later years. We take this action to focus research attention on areas of national need. We intend this priority to improve rehabilitation services and outcomes for individuals with disabilities.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2010-11863
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-18
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: 2010-11826
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-18
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.
National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR)-Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects and Centers Program-Disability Rehabilitation Research Project (DRRP)-Center on Knowledge Translation (KT) for Employment Research (Center)
Document Number: 2010-11716
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-17
Agency: Department of Education
The Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services proposes a priority for the Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects and Centers Program administered by NIDRR. Specifically, this notice proposes a priority for a DRRP. The Assistant Secretary may use this priority for a competition in fiscal year (FY) 2010 and later years. We take this action to focus research attention on areas of national need. We intend this priority to improve rehabilitation services and outcomes for individuals with disabilities.
Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance: Meeting
Document Number: 2010-11698
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-17
Agency: Department of Education
This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of a forthcoming teleconference meeting of the Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance. Individuals who will need accommodations for a disability in order to attend the teleconference meeting (i.e., interpreting services, assistive listening devices, and/or materials in alternative format) should notify the Advisory Committee no later than Tuesday, June 1, 2010 by contacting Ms. Tracy Jones at (202) 219-2099 or via e-mail at tracy.deanna.jones@ed.gov. We will attempt to meet requests after this date, but cannot guarantee availability of the requested accommodation. The teleconference 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.
National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR)-Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects and Centers Program-Disability Rehabilitation Research Project (DRRP)-International Exchange of Knowledge and Experts in Disability and Rehabilitation Research
Document Number: 2010-11618
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-14
Agency: Department of Education
The Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services proposes a priority for the Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects and Centers Program administered by NIDRR. Specifically, this notice proposes a priority for a DRRP. The Assistant Secretary may use this priority for a competition in fiscal year (FY) 2010 and later years. We take this action to focus research attention on areas of national need. We intend this priority to improve rehabilitation services and outcomes for individuals with disabilities.
National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR)-Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects and Centers Program-Rehabilitation Research and Training Centers (RRTCs)-Effective Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) Service Delivery Practices
Document Number: 2010-11616
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-14
Agency: Department of Education
The Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services proposes a priority for the Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects and Centers Program administered by NIDRR. Specifically, this notice proposes a priority for an RRTC on Effective Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) Service Delivery Practices. The Assistant Secretary may use this priority for competitions in fiscal year (FY) 2010 and later years. We take this action to focus research attention on areas of national need. We intend this priority to improve rehabilitation services and outcomes for individuals with disabilities.
Capacity Building Program for Traditionally Underserved Populations-Technical Assistance for American Indian Vocational Rehabilitation Services Projects
Document Number: 2010-11606
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-14
Agency: Department of Education
The Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services announces 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 Assistant Secretary may use this priority for competitions in fiscal year 2010 and later years. We take this action 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.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2010-11481
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-13
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.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests
Document Number: 2010-11478
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-13
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.
International Education Programs Service-Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad Program
Document Number: 2010-11402
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-13
Agency: Department of Education
The Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education proposes two priorities for the Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad Program administered by the International Education Programs Service. The Assistant Secretary may use these priorities for competitions in fiscal year (FY) 2011 and later years.
National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR)-Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects and Centers Program-Rehabilitation Research and Training Centers (RRTCs)-Center on Employment Policy and Measurement
Document Number: 2010-11357
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-13
Agency: Department of Education
The Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services proposes a priority for the Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects and Centers Program administered by NIDRR. Specifically, this notice proposes a priority for an RRTC on Employment Policy and Measurement. The Assistant Secretary may use this priority for competitions in fiscal year (FY) 2010 and later years. We take this action to focus research attention on areas of national need. We intend this priority to improve rehabilitation services and outcomes for individuals with disabilities.
Federal Student Aid; Leveraging Educational Assistance Partnership, Special Leveraging Educational Assistance Partnership, and Grants for Access and Persistence Programs
Document Number: 2010-11354
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-13
Agency: Department of Education
This notice provides the deadline dates for receipt of State applications for Award Year 2010-2011 funds under the Leveraging Educational Assistance Partnership (LEAP), Special Leveraging Educational Assistance Partnership (SLEAP), and Grants for Access and Persistence (GAP) programs.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2010-11331
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-13
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.
Investing in Innovation Fund
Document Number: 2010-11451
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-12
Agency: Department of Education
The Assistant Deputy Secretary for Innovation and Improvement extends, for certain prospective eligible applicants described elsewhere in this notice, the deadline date for transmittal of applications for new awards for fiscal year (FY) 2010 under the Investing in Innovation Fund. The Assistant Deputy Secretary takes this action to allow more time for the preparation and submission of applications by prospective eligible applicants affected by the severe storms, flooding, straight-line winds, and tornadoes beginning on April 30, 2010, and continuing, in Tennessee. The extension of the application deadline date for this competition is intended to help affected eligible applicants compete fairly with other eligible applicants under this competition.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests
Document Number: 2010-11353
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-12
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.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests
Document Number: 2010-11335
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-12
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.
Notice Extending the Deadline Date for Transmittal of Applications and the Deadline Date for Intergovernmental Review for the Migrant Education Program (MEP) Consortium Incentive Grants Program for Fiscal Year (FY) 2010
Document Number: 2010-10870
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-07
Agency: Department of Education
On April 1, 2010, we published in the Federal Register (75 FR 16446) a notice inviting applications for new awards for FY 2010 for the MEP Consortium Incentive Grants program. That notice specified a deadline date of May 7, 2010, for the submission of applications. Since publication, however, we have learned that certain State educational agencies need additional time to receive approval from their State legislatures to apply for the grant. Therefore, in order to give applicants adequate time to receive that approval to apply and to submit their application packages, we are changing the deadline for the submission of applications to June 4, 2010. As a result of this extension of the deadline for submissions of applications, we are also extending the deadline for intergovernmental review to August 4, 2010. Applicants must refer to the April 1, 2010 Application Notice for all other requirements concerning this program.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2010-10714
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-06
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.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests
Document Number: 2010-10713
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-06
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.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests
Document Number: 2010-10712
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-06
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.