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

Notice of Proposed Extension of Project Period and Waiver for the State and Federal Policy Forum for Program Improvement Center (CFDA No. 84.326F)
Document Number: 2010-18525
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-28
Agency: Department of Education
The Secretary proposes to waive the requirements in the Education Department General Administrative Regulations (EDGAR), in 34 CFR 75.250 and 75.261(a) and (c), respectively, that generally prohibit project periods exceeding five years and extensions of project periods involving the obligation of additional Federal funds. This extension of project period and waiver would enable the currently funded State and Federal Policy Forum for Program Improvement Center to receive funding from October 1, 2010 through September 30, 2011.
Notice of Proposed Extension of Project Period and Waiver for the National Center on Educational Outcomes at the University of Minnesota
Document Number: 2010-18524
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-28
Agency: Department of Education
The Secretary proposes to waive the requirements in the Education Department General Administrative Regulations (EDGAR), in 34 CFR 75.250 and 75.261(a) and (c), respectively, that generally prohibit project periods exceeding five years and extensions of project periods involving the obligation of additional Federal funds. This extension of project period and waiver would enable the currently funded National Center on Educational Outcomes at the University of Minnesota to receive funding from October 1, 2010 through September 30, 2011.
Notice of Proposed Extension of Project Period and Waiver for the National Secondary Transition Technical Assistance Center
Document Number: 2010-18520
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-28
Agency: Department of Education
The Secretary proposes to waive the requirements in the Education Department General Administrative Regulations (EDGAR), in 34 CFR 75.250 and 75.261(a) and (c), respectively, that generally prohibit project periods exceeding five years and extensions of project periods involving the obligation of additional Federal funds. This extension of project period and waiver would enable the currently funded National Secondary Transition Technical Assistance Center to receive funding from October 1, 2010 through September 30, 2011.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2010-18374
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-27
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 (Pub. L. 104-13).
Promoting Postbaccalaureate Opportunities for Hispanic Americans (PPOHA) Program
Document Number: 2010-18352
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-27
Agency: Department of Education
The Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education announces requirements under the PPOHA Program. The Assistant Secretary may use one or more of these requirements for competitions in fiscal year (FY) 2010 and later years. We take this action to establish appropriate requirements for the PPOHA Program. We have based these requirements on existing rules for the Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI) Program, authorized by title V of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA), because the PPOHA Program and the HSI Program are governed by some common provisions and support similar institutions.
National Assessment Governing Board; Meeting
Document Number: 2010-18204
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-26
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 July 27, 2010. 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.
Program Integrity: Gainful Employment
Document Number: 2010-17845
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2010-07-26
Agency: Department of Education
The Secretary proposes to amend the Student Assistance General Provisions to establish measures for determining whether certain postsecondary educational programs lead to gainful employment in recognized occupations, and the conditions under which these educational programs remain eligible for the student financial assistance programs authorized under title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA).
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2010-18083
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-23
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 (Pub. L. 104-13).
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests
Document Number: 2010-18082
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-23
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: 2010-17944
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-22
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.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2010-17943
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-22
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 (Pub. L. 104-13).
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests
Document Number: 2010-17941
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-22
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.
The Historically Black College and University Capital Financing Advisory Board
Document Number: 2010-17699
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-20
Agency: Department of Education
This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of an upcoming open meeting of the Historically Black College and University Capital Financing Advisory Board (Board). The 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 their opportunity to attend.
Foreign Institutions-Federal Student Aid Programs
Document Number: 2010-17313
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2010-07-20
Agency: Department of Education
The Secretary proposes to implement provisions related to the eligibility of foreign institutions for participation in the Federal student aid programs that were added to the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA), by the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008 (HEOA), as well as other provisions related to the eligibility of a foreign institution by amending the regulations for Institutional Eligibility Under the Higher Education Act of 1965, the Student Assistance General Provisions, and the Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program.
Waiver and Extension of Project Period
Document Number: 2010-17580
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-19
Agency: Department of Education
The Secretary waives the requirements in 34 CFR 75.261(c)(2) of the Education Department General Administrative Regulations (EDGAR), as they apply to projects funded under the DC School Choice Incentive Program (DC Choice program). This regulation generally prohibits any project period extensions involving the obligation of additional Federal funds. A waiver of this regulation would allow the one-year grant funded with fiscal year (FY) 2009 funds under the DC Choice Program to be continued beyond its original project period with FY 2010 funds. Additionally, this grantee will be able to receive additional Federal funds notwithstanding the limitation in 34 CFR 75.261(c)(2) that prohibits extension of a project period if it involves the obligation of additional Federal funds.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests
Document Number: 2010-17411
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-16
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.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests
Document Number: 2010-17410
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-16
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: 2010-17310
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-15
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 (Pub. L. 104-13).
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests
Document Number: 2010-17144
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-14
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: 2010-17039
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-13
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 (Pub. L. 104-13).
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2010-16942
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-13
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 (Pub. L. 104-13).
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: 2010-16937
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-12
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 a DRRP to serve as the Center on Knowledge Translation (KT) for Employment Research (Center). 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.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2010-16926
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-12
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended (Privacy Act), the Department of Education (Department) publishes this notice proposing to revise the system of records notice for the Hotline Complaint Files of the Inspector General (18-10-04), 64 FR 30157-59 (June 4, 1999). The Department proposes to amend this system of records notice by: (1) Adding that a purpose of the system is to report on complaints and allegations related to American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) funds to the Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board (RATB) as established by the ARRA (Pub. L. 111- 5); (2) adding a new routine use to allow the disclosure of ARRA- related complaints and allegations to the RATB; (3) adding a new routine use to allow for disclosure of information in connection with response and remedial efforts in the event of a data breach in accordance with Office of Management and Budget (OMB) requirements in M-07-16 (May 22, 2007); (4) revising the routine use ``Disclosure to Public and Private Sources in Connection with the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA)'' to allow the disclosure of information to an educational institution or a school that is or was a party to an agreement with the Secretary of Education pursuant to the HEA; and (5)
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests
Document Number: 2010-16874
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-12
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.
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: 2010-16689
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-08
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 a DRRP entitled International Exchange of Knowledge and Experts in Disability and Rehabilitation Research. 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: 2010-16681
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-08
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 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.
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: 2010-16673
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-08
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 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.
Charter Schools Program (CSP) Grants for Replication and Expansion of High-Quality Charter Schools
Document Number: 2010-16670
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-08
Agency: Department of Education
On May 24, 2010, we published in the Federal Register (75 FR 28789) a notice inviting applications for new awards for FY 2010 for the Charter Schools Program Grants for Replication and Expansion of High-Quality Charter Schools. That notice specified that applications must be submitted by July 7, 2010. We are extending the deadline for the transmittal of applications to July 14, 2010 and the deadline for intergovernmental review to September 14, 2010.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests
Document Number: 2010-16655
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-08
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: 2010-16654
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-08
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: 2010-16653
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-08
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 (Pub. L. 104-13).
Notice Inviting Comments on Priorities To Be Proposed to the National Board for Education Sciences of the Institute of Education Sciences
Document Number: 2010-16527
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-07
Agency: Department of Education
The Director of the Institute of Education Sciences (Institute) has developed priorities to guide the work of the Institute. The National Board for Education Sciences (Board) must approve the priorities, but before proposing the priorities to the Board, the Director must seek public comment on the priorities. The public comments will be provided to the Board prior to its action on the priorities.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2010-16478
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-07
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 (Pub. L. 104-13).
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2010-16474
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-07
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 (Pub. L. 104-13).
SAFRA Act Payments to Loan Servicers for Job Retention
Document Number: 2010-16372
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-07
Agency: Department of Education
The U.S. Secretary of Education (Secretary) establishes requirements to implement section 458(a)(7) of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA), as added by section 2212(b)(1) of the SAFRA Act, title II of the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 (SAFRA). Under this provision of the law, the Secretary provides payments to student loan servicers in Federal fiscal year (FY) 2010 and FY 2011 for retaining jobs at locations in the United States where such servicers were operating under title IV, part B of the HEA (the Federal Family Education Loan Program) on January 1, 2010.
Federal Perkins Loan Program: Federal Family Education Loan Program and William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program
Document Number: 2010-16360
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-07
Agency: Department of Education
The Secretary announces the requirements, definitions, eligibility criteria, and procedures for the implementation of the Civil Legal Assistance Attorney Student Loan Repayment Program, authorized under section 428L of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA), 20 USC 1078-12. Under this program, civil legal assistance attorneys who meet certain qualifications may have a portion of their Federal Perkins Loan (Perkins Loan), Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL), and William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) program loans repaid by the Secretary based on qualifying full-time employment for at least three years.
Predominantly Black Institutions Formula Grant Program
Document Number: 2010-16376
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-06
Agency: Department of Education
On June 21, 2010, we published in the Federal Register (75 FR 34994) a notice inviting applications for new awards for FY 2010 for the Predominantly Black Institutions Formula Grant Program (PBI Notice). The PBI Notice incorrectly indicated that this program was subject to intergovernmental review under Executive Order 12372 and 34 CFR part 79, and established deadlines for the completion of intergovernmental review.
Office of Postsecondary Education
Document Number: 2010-16366
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-06
Agency: Department of Education