Department of Education August 6, 2012 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Proposed Priority; Technical Assistance To Improve State Data Capacity-National Technical Assistance Center To Improve State Capacity To Accurately Collect and Report IDEA Data
Document Number: 2012-19162
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2012-08-06
Agency: Department of Education
The Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services proposes a funding priority under the Technical Assistance (TA) on State Data Capacity program. The Assistant Secretary may use this proposed priority for competitions in fiscal year (FY) 2012 and later years. We take this action to focus attention on an identified national need to provide TA to improve the capacity of States to meet the data collection requirements of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).
Tests Determined To Be Suitable for Use in the National Reporting System for Adult Education
Document Number: 2012-19143
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-08-06
Agency: Department of Education
The Secretary annually announces tests, test forms, and delivery formats that the Secretary determines to be suitable for use in the National Reporting System for Adult Education (NRS).
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests; Institute of Education Sciences; Impact Evaluation of Teacher and Leader Evaluation Systems
Document Number: 2012-19136
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-08-06
Agency: Department of Education
This study provides important implementation and impact information on the kinds of performance evaluation systems currently discussed in federal policy.