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Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Annual Performance Report and Certification of Financial Need for the Jacob K. Javits Fellowship Program
Document Number: 2013-27268
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-14
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing an extension of an existing information collection of a previously approved information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Student Assistance General Provisions-Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy
Document Number: 2013-27267
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-14
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing an extension of an existing information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Student Assistance General Provisions-Subpart E-Verification Student Aid Application Information
Document Number: 2013-27266
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-14
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing an extension of an existing information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Application for Approval To Participate in Federal Student Financial Aid Programs
Document Number: 2013-27265
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-14
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing an extension of an existing information collection.
Highly Qualified Teachers Clearance; Extension of Public Comment Period; Correction
Document Number: 2013-27008
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-12
Agency: Department of Education
On September 12, 2013, the U.S. Department of Education published a 60-day comment period notice in the Federal Register (Page 56222, Column 1) seeking public comment for an information collection entitled, ``Highly Qualified Teachers Clearance,'' ED-2013-ICCD-0121. The comment period for this information collection request has been extended to November 18, 2013 due to technical issues the public experienced in posting comments. This extension will allow the public sufficient time to submit their comments. The Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Privacy, Information and Records Management Services, Office of Management, hereby issues a correction notice as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records: National Title I Study of Implementation and Outcomes; Early Childhood Language Development
Document Number: 2013-26748
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-07
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 ``National Title I Study of Implementation and Outcomes: Early Childhood Language Development'' (18-13-28). The National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance at the Department's Institute of Education Sciences (IES) awarded a contract in September 2009 to Mathematica Policy Research to conduct the Title I study. The system of records will contain information on approximately 1,000 teachers, 5,000 students, and 5,000 parents from 100 Title I schools with prekindergarten programs in 11 school districts.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Federal Direct Stafford/Ford Loan and Federal Direct Subsidized/Unsubsidized Stafford/Ford Loan Master Promissory Note
Document Number: 2013-26710
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-07
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing an extension of an existing information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program Federal Direct PLUS Loan Master Promissory Note and Endorser Addendum
Document Number: 2013-26704
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-07
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing an extension of an existing information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Evaluating the Retired Mentors for Teachers Program
Document Number: 2013-26694
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-07
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing a new information collection.
Negotiated Rulemaking Committee, Notice of Change to Schedule of Committee Meetings-Title IV Federal Student Aid Programs, Gainful Employment in a Recognized Occupation
Document Number: 2013-26492
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-11-07
Agency: Department of Education
On June 12, 2013, we announced our intention to establish a negotiated rulemaking committee to prepare proposed regulations to establish standards for programs that prepare students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation. We also announced the schedule for committee meetings. Because of the Federal Government shutdown due to a lapse in appropriations, we are rescheduling the second session of committee meetings to November 18-20, 2013. In addition, the last day of the second session will end at 5:00 p.m. instead of at noon.
Final Priority; Rehabilitation Training: Rehabilitation Long-Term Training Program-Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling
Document Number: 2013-26500
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-11-05
Agency: Department of Education
The Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services announces a priority under the Rehabilitation Training: Rehabilitation Long-Term Training program. The Assistant Secretary may use this priority for competitions in fiscal year (FY) 2014 and later years. We take this action to focus on training in an area of national need. This priority is designed to ensure that consumers of State Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) services have access to qualified rehabilitation counselors who are prepared to adequately address their employment needs and goals. Therefore, the Department intends to fund comprehensive VR counseling programs that meet rigorous standards and provide scholars with a breadth of knowledge and training to meet the current challenges facing consumers and State VR agencies and related agencies.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Special Education-Individual Reporting on Regulatory Compliance Related to the Personnel Development Program's Service Obligation and the Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA)
Document Number: 2013-26407
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-05
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing a revision of an existing information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; A Study of Feedback in Teacher Evaluation Systems
Document Number: 2013-26396
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-05
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing a revision of a new information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Credit Enhancement for Charter School Facilities Program Performance Report
Document Number: 2013-26113
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-01
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing an extension of an existing information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; National Professional Development Program: Grantee Performance Report
Document Number: 2013-26112
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-01
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing an extension of an existing information collection.
Implementation of Title I/II Program Initiatives; Extension of Public Comment Period; Correction
Document Number: 2013-26111
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-01
Agency: Department of Education
On October 1, 2013, the U.S. Department of Education published a 30-day comment period notice in the Federal Register (Page 60266) seeking public comment for an information collection entitled, ``Implementation of Title I/II Program Initiatives,'' Docket ID ED- 2013-ICCD-0090. The comment period for this information collection request has been extended to November 8, 2013. The Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Privacy, Information and Records Management Services, Office of Management, hereby issues a correction notice as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Student Assistance General Provisions, Federal Perkins Loan Program, Federal Family Education Loan Program, and William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program
Document Number: 2013-25331
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-11-01
Agency: Department of Education
The Secretary amends the Student Assistance General Provisions, Federal Perkins Loan (Perkins Loan) Program, Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program, and William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program regulations. These final regulations will: Amend the FFEL and Direct Loan program regulations to reflect changes made to the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA), by the SAFRA Act included in the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010; incorporate statutory changes to interest rates and other recent statutory changes in the Direct Loan Program regulations; update, strengthen, and clarify various areas of the Student Assistance General Provisions, Perkins Loan, FFEL, and Direct Loan program regulations; and provide for greater consistency in the regulations governing the title IV, HEA student loan programs. These final regulations will ensure that the title IV, HEA Federal student aid programs operate as efficiently as possible.
Request for Information To Inform the Title III Technical Assistance Agenda and the Future Activities and Services of The National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition (NCELA)
Document Number: 2013-26008
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-10-31
Agency: Department of Education
On September 5, 2013, we published in the Federal Register an RFI that established a September 25, 2013, deadline for the submission of written comments. We are reopening the public comment period to give interested parties additional time to submit written comments.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Evaluation of a District Wide Implementation of a Professional Learning Community Initiative
Document Number: 2013-25801
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-10-31
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing a new information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; 2012/14 Beginning Postsecondary Students Longitudinal Study: (BPS:12/14)
Document Number: 2013-25786
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-10-30
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing a revision of an existing information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request: Survey of Principals of Rural Schools Receiving School Improvement Grants and Using the Transformation
Document Number: 2013-25784
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-10-30
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing a new information collection.
Open Forum on College Value and Affordability and College Ratings System
Document Number: 2013-25739
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-10-30
Agency: Department of Education
In August 2013, President Barack Obama outlined the Administration's plans and proposals for combating rising college costs and making college affordable for American families. As part of an effort to gather public input about these proposals, and in particular the development of a college ratings system, the Department has scheduled four open forums around the country. At each open forum, a senior Administration official will be present to introduce the themes and key questions about the college value and affordability agenda and to receive feedback about the development of a college ratings system. Forum participants are welcome to share their views on measuring value and affordability, and in particular on the metrics and weighting of the ratings system.
National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity (NACIQI)
Document Number: 2013-25736
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-10-30
Agency: Department of Education
This meeting notice is an update to the previous notice (78 FR 50401) published on August 19, 2013, and sets forth the time and location for the December 12-13, 2013, meeting of the National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity (NACIQI).
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Annual Performance Reports for Title III and Title V Grantees
Document Number: 2013-25694
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-10-30
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing an extension of an existing information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; High School Equivalency Program (HEP) Annual Performance Report
Document Number: 2013-25638
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-10-30
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing an extension of an existing information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Rehabilitation Services Administration Grant Re-Allotment Form
Document Number: 2013-25637
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-10-30
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing; an extension of an existing information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Student Assistance General Provisions-Subpart K-Cash Management
Document Number: 2013-25299
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-10-28
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing an extension of an existing information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Student Assistance General Provisions-Subpart K-Cash Management
Document Number: 2013-25208
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-10-25
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing a revision of an existing information collection.
Student Assistance General Provisions-Subpart K-Cash Management; Extension of Public Comment Period; Correction
Document Number: 2013-25154
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-10-25
Agency: Department of Education
On October 3, 2013 the U.S. Department of Education published a 30-day comment period notice in the Federal Register (Page 61346, Column 3 and Page 61347, Column 1 and 2) seeking public comment for an information collection entitled, ``Student Assistance General ProvisionsSubpart KCash Management''. ED is extending the comment period to November 18, 2013 due to the public's inability to access the collection at the beginning of the comment period. The Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Privacy, Information and Records Management Services, Office of Management, hereby issues a correction notice as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Foreign Schools Eligibility Criteria Apply To Participate in Title IV HEA Programs; Extension of Public Comment Period; Correction
Document Number: 2013-25153
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-10-25
Agency: Department of Education
On October 3, 2013 the U.S. Department of Education published a 30-day comment period notice in the Federal Register (Page 61348, Column 1) seeking public comment for an information collection entitled, ``Foreign Schools Eligibility Criteria Apply To Participate in Title IV HEA Programs''. ED is extending the comment period to November 18, 2013 due to the public's inability to access the collection at the beginning of the comment period. The Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Privacy, Information and Records Management Services, Office of Management, hereby issues a correction notice as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Student Assistance General Provisions
Document Number: 2013-25123
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-10-25
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing a revision of an existing information collection.
Proposed Priority-Promise Zones
Document Number: 2013-25006
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-10-25
Agency: Department of Education
The Secretary of Education (Secretary) proposes a priority that the Department of Education (Department) may use for any appropriate discretionary grant program in fiscal year (FY) 2014 and future years. We take this action to focus Federal financial assistance on expanding the number of Department programs and projects that support activities in designated Promise Zones. This action will permit all offices in the Department to use this priority, as appropriate, in any discretionary grant competition.
Title V Developing Hispanic-Serving Institutions Application-1894-0001; Extension of Public Comment Period; Correction
Document Number: 2013-25002
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-10-24
Agency: Department of Education
On October 2, 2013 the U.S. Department of Education published a 30-day comment period notice in the Federal Register (Page 60865, Column 2) seeking public comment for an information collection entitled, ``Title V Developing Hispanic-Serving Institutions Application1894-0001''. ED is extending the comment period to November 18, 2013 due to the public's inability to access the collection at the beginning of the comment period. The Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Privacy, Information and Records Management Services, Office of Management, hereby issues a correction notice as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program Repayment Plan Selection Form; Extension of Public Comment Period; Correction
Document Number: 2013-25001
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-10-24
Agency: Department of Education
On October 3, 2013 the U.S. Department of Education published a 30-day comment period notice in the Federal Register (Page 61347, Column 2) seeking public comment for an information collection entitled, ``William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program Repayment Plan Selection Form''. ED is extending the comment period to November 18, 2013 due to the public's inability to access the collection at the beginning of the comment period. The Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Privacy, Information and Records Management Services, Office of Management, hereby issues a correction notice as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2013-2016; Extension of Public Comment Period; Correction
Document Number: 2013-24808
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-10-23
Agency: Department of Education
On October 2, 2013, the U.S. Department of Education published a 30-day comment period notice in the Federal Register (Page 60864, Column 2) seeking public comment for an information collection entitled, ``Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2013-2016''. The comment period for this information collection request has been extended to November 14, 2013. The Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Privacy, Information and Records Management Services, Office of Management, hereby issues a correction notice as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records-Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) Records System
Document Number: 2013-24688
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-10-22
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 ``The Office of Hearings & Appeals (OHA) Records System'' (18-05-19).
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; 2014-2015 Federal Student Aid Application
Document Number: 2013-24672
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-10-22
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing a revision of an existing information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Targeted Teacher Shortage Areas Nationwide Listing
Document Number: 2013-24594
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-10-22
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing an extension of an existing information collection of a previously approved information collection.
Notice of Proposed Collection Requests; Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-24593
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-10-22
Agency: Department of Education
On October 3, 2013, the U.S. Department of Education published a 30-day comment period notice in the Federal Register (Page 61348, Column 1) seeking public comment for an information collection entitled, ``Foreign Schools Eligibility Criteria Apply to Participate in Title IV HEA Programs.'' The OMB control was incorrect. The correct OMB control number is 1845-0105. The Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Privacy, Information and Records Management Services, Office of Management, hereby issues a correction notice as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program Repayment Plan Selection Form
Document Number: 2013-24187
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-10-03
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing an extension of an existing information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Foreign Schools Eligibility Criteria Apply To Participate in Title IV HEA Programs
Document Number: 2013-24186
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-10-03
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing an extension of an existing information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Student Assistance General Provisions-Subpart K-Cash Management
Document Number: 2013-24185
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-10-03
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing an extension of an existing information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2013-2016
Document Number: 2013-24041
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-10-02
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing a revision of an existing information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Title V Developing Hispanic-Serving Institutions Application-1894-0001
Document Number: 2013-24036
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-10-02
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing a reinstatement of a previously approved information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Special Education-Personnel Preparation To Improve Services and Results for Children with Disabilities
Document Number: 2013-23923
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-10-01
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing an extension of an existing information collection.
Race to the Top-District
Document Number: 2013-23908
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-10-01
Agency: Department of Education
The Secretary is extending the application deadline in the FY 2013 Race to the TopDistrict competition for certain local educational agencies (LEAs). The Secretary takes this action to allow more time for the preparation and submission of applications by potential applicants adversely affected by flooding in certain counties in Colorado. The extension is intended to help these potential applicants compete fairly with other applicants in this competition.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Implementation of Title I/II Program Initiatives
Document Number: 2013-23799
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-10-01
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing a new information collection.