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Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests
Document Number: 2010-19813
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-11
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: 2010-19811
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-11
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: 2010-19808
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-11
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).
Equity and Excellence Commission
Document Number: 2010-19800
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-11
Agency: Department of Education
The U.S. Secretary of Education (Secretary) announces the establishment of the Equity and Excellence Commission (Equity Commission or Commission). The Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (Pub. L. 92-463, as amended; 5 U.S.C.A., Appendix 2) shall govern the Equity Commission.
Equity and Excellence Commission
Document Number: 2010-19798
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-11
Agency: Department of Education
The Secretary of Education (Secretary) invites interested parties to submit nominations for individuals to serve on the Equity and Excellence Commission.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests
Document Number: 2010-19749
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-11
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: 2010-19733
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-10
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).
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests; Comment Request
Document Number: 2010-19732
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-10
Agency: Department of Education
On August 5, 2010, the Department of Education published a comment period notice in the Federal Register (Page 47282, Column 3) for the information collection, ``Application for Grants under the Talent Search Program.'' This notice hereby corrects the 60-day notice to a 30-day notice.
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services-Special Demonstration Programs-Model Demonstration Project To Improve Outcomes for Individuals Receiving Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) Served by State Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) Agencies
Document Number: 2010-19609
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-09
Agency: Department of Education
The Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services establishes a priority under the Special Demonstration Programs to fund a project to identify, develop, and implement a model demonstration project to improve outcomes for individuals receiving Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) served by State vocational rehabilitation (VR) agencies. The Assistant Secretary may use this priority for competitions in fiscal year (FY) 2010 and later years. We take this action to improve employment outcomes for SSDI beneficiaries receiving services from State VR agencies.
Career and Technical Education Program-Promoting Rigorous Career and Technical Education Programs of Study
Document Number: 2010-19487
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-06
Agency: Department of Education
The Assistant Secretary for Vocational and Adult Education announces a final priority, requirements, and selection criteria for the Promoting Rigorous Career and Technical Education Programs of Study program. The Assistant Secretary may use this priority and these requirements and selection criteria for a competition using fiscal year (FY) 2009 funds and competitions in later years. We take this action to promote and improve State and local development and implementation of rigorous career and technical education (CTE) programs of study (POSs).
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests
Document Number: 2010-19325
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-05
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: 2010-19317
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-05
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: 2010-19301
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-05
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.
Secretary's Priorities for Discretionary Grant Programs
Document Number: 2010-19296
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-05
Agency: Department of Education
The Secretary of Education proposes priorities that the Department of Education (Department) may use for any appropriate discretionary grant program in fiscal year (FY) 2011 and future years. We take this action to focus Federal financial assistance on expanding the number of programs and projects Department-wide that support activities in areas of greatest educational need. We are establishing these priorities on a Department-wide basis. This action will permit all offices in the Department to use, as appropriate for particular discretionary grant programs, one or more of these priorities in any discretionary grant competition. We also propose definitions of key terms used in these proposed priorities.
National Assessment Governing Board; Meeting
Document Number: 2010-19107
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-04
Agency: Department of Education
The National Assessment Governing Board published a document in the Federal Register of July 26, 2010, announcing the schedule and proposed agenda of a forthcoming meeting of the National Assessment Governing Board. The meeting agenda has been revised to reflect the addition of another full Board closed session on Friday, August 6, 2010.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2010-18857
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-02
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 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.