Department of Education September 2014 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; High School Reform Study
Document Number: 2014-23185
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-30
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.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and approval; Comment Request; Application for Grants Under the Student Support Services Program (1894-0001)
Document Number: 2014-23023
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-29
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.
National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity Meeting
Document Number: 2014-22725
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-24
Agency: Department of Education
This meeting notice is an update to the previous notice published in the Federal Register (79 FR 50888) on August 26, 2014, and sets forth the time and location for the December 11, 2014 meeting of the National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity (NACIQI). The notice of this meeting is required under Sec. 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) and Sec. 114(d)(1)(B) of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA).
Proposed Requirements-School Improvement Grants-Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965
Document Number: 2014-22690
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-09-24
Agency: Department of Education
On September 8, 2014, the Department of Education published in the Federal Register a notice of proposed requirements for the School Improvement Grants authorized under title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as amended. This notice corrects the Docket ID used to submit public comments that is listed in the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 section.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Third Party Perjury Form
Document Number: 2014-22606
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-24
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.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; PROGRAM IMPROVEMENT PLAN (PIP)
Document Number: 2014-22605
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-24
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.
List of Correspondence From July 1, 2013, Through September 30, 2013
Document Number: 2014-22322
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-18
Agency: Department of Education
The Secretary is publishing the following list of correspondence from the U.S. Department of Education (Department) to individuals during the previous quarter. The correspondence describes the Department's interpretations of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) or the regulations that implement the IDEA. This list and the letters or other documents described in this list, with personally identifiable information redacted, as appropriate, can be found at: http://www2.ed.gov/policy/speced/guid/idea/index.html.
Applications for New Awards; Preschool Development Grants-Expansion Grants; Correction
Document Number: 2014-22320
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-18
Agency: Department of Education, Department of Health and Human Services
On August 18, 2014, the Departments of Education and Health and Human Services published in the Federal Register (79 FR 48874) a notice inviting applications for new awards for fiscal year 2014 for the Preschool Development GrantsExpansion Grants program. This notice corrects the Executive Summary Selection Criterion (A)(7)(b).
Privacy Act of 1974; Computer Matching Program Between the U.S. Department of Education and the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Document Number: 2014-22073
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-16
Agency: Department of Education
This document provides notice of the continuation of a computer matching program between the Department of Education and the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. The continuation is effective on the date described in paragraph 5 of this notice.
President's Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for African Americans
Document Number: 2014-22072
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-16
Agency: Department of Education
This notice sets forth the schedule and agenda of the meeting of the President's Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for African Americans. The notice also describes the functions of the Commission. Notice of the meeting is required by section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act and intended to notify the public of its opportunity to attend. Due to unexpected complications in delivering this notice to the Federal Register coupled with the requirement that the Commission hold two meetings per year and this is the only time a second meeting could be scheduled, this notice is being published late.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and approval; Comment Request; Generic Application Package for Departmental Generic Grant Programs
Document Number: 2014-22042
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-16
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; Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) Regulatory Requirements
Document Number: 2014-22031
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-16
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; Annual Protection and Advocacy of Individual Rights (PAIR) Program Assurances
Document Number: 2014-22026
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-16
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; State and Local Educational Agency Record and Reporting Requirements Under Pat B of the Individuals With Disabilities Education Act
Document Number: 2014-22025
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-16
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; Charter School Facilities National Questionnaire
Document Number: 2014-22024
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-16
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.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records-Study of Enhanced College Advising in Upward Bound
Document Number: 2014-21850
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-15
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 ``Study of Enhanced College Advising in Upward Bound'' (18-13-36). The National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance at the Department's Institute of Education Sciences awarded a contract in September 2012 to Abt Associates Inc. to conduct an impact evaluation of a strategy to enhance college advising within Upward Boundconsisting of a professional development program for Upward Bound staff that includes a set of tools and resources for staff and students. The system of records will contain records on approximately 136,000 Upward Bound students and 200 Upward Bound project staff and will be used to conduct the study.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2014-21792
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-12
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended (Privacy Act), 5 U.S.C. 552a, the Chief Operating Officer for Federal Student Aid (FSA) of the U.S. Department of Education (the Department) publishes this notice to revise the system of records entitled ``Common Services for Borrowers'' (CSB) system (18-11-16), originally published in the Federal Register on January 23, 2006 (71 FR 3503). The Department publishes this notice to revise the CSB system of records as a result of amendments to the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA), made by the Higher Education Reconciliation Act of 2005 (HERA), the College Cost Reduction and Access Act of 2007 (CCRAA), the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008 (HEOA), and the Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibility Act of 2009 (SAFRA). Because the following two systems of records have become duplicative of other systems of records and are no longer needed, the Department also deletes the title IV Program Files (18-11-05) system of records, originally published in the Federal Register on April 12, 1994 (59 FR 17351), republished on June 4, 1999 (64 FR 30106, 30163-66), and amended on December 27, 1999 (64 FR 72384, 72407), and the Student Financial Assistance Collection Files (18-11-07) system of records, originally published in the Federal Register on June 2, 1981 (46 FR 29596, 29649-29650), amended on December 9, 1983 (48 FR 55159), amended on June 18, 1984 (49 FR 24927), republished on June 4, 1999 (64 FR 30106, 30166-30169), and amended on December 27, 1999 (64 FR 72384, 72407).
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Third Party Servicer Data Collection
Document Number: 2014-21671
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-11
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.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Case Studies of the Implementation of Kindergarten Entry Assessments
Document Number: 2014-21592
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-11
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.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Annual Performance Report for the State Grant for Assistive Technology Program
Document Number: 2014-21535
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-10
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; Studies of Rural Education Achievement Program (REAP) Grantees
Document Number: 2014-21426
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-10
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.
Proposed Requirements-School Improvement Grants-Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965
Document Number: 2014-21185
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-09-08
Agency: Department of Education
The U.S. Secretary of Education (Secretary) proposes revising the final requirements for the School Improvement Grants (SIG) program, published in the Federal Register on October 28, 2010, authorized under section 1003(g) of title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as amended (ESEA), to implement language in the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2014, that allows local educational agencies (LEAs) to implement additional interventions, provides flexibility for rural LEAs, and extends the grant period from three to five years. Additionally, the proposed requirements make changes that reflect lessons learned from four years of SIG implementation.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Federal Family Educational Loan Program (FFEL) Administrative Requirements for States, Not-For-Profit Lenders, and Eligible Lender Trustees
Document Number: 2014-20942
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-04
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 to the current information collection.
Negotiated Rulemaking Committee; Public Hearings
Document Number: 2014-20977
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-09-03
Agency: Department of Education
We announce our intention to establish a negotiated rulemaking committee to prepare proposed regulations governing the Federal William D. Ford Direct Loan (Federal Direct Loan) Program authorized under Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA). The committee will include representatives of organizations or groups with interests that are significantly affected by the subject matter of the proposed regulations. We also announce two public hearings at which interested parties may suggest additional issues that should be considered for action by the negotiating committee. In addition, we announce that the Department will accept written comments regarding additional issues that should be considered for action by the negotiating committee.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Middle Grades Longitudinal Study of 2016-2017 (MGLS:2017) 2015 Field Test
Document Number: 2014-20892
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-03
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing 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; An Impact Evaluation of the Teacher Incentive Fund (TIF)
Document Number: 2014-20860
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-03
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing 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; Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS 2016) Field Test and Recruitment for Main Study
Document Number: 2014-20801
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-03
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing a reinstatement of a previously approved information collection.
President's Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanics Meeting
Document Number: 2014-20870
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-02
Agency: Department of Education
This notice sets forth the schedule and agenda of the ninth meeting of the President's Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanics. The notice also describes the functions of the Commission. Notice of the meeting is required by section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act and intended to notify the public of its opportunity to attend. Due to unexpected complications in securing adequate meeting space coupled with the immediate need to establish a plan of activities for the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics' 25th Anniversary scheduled to begin on or about September 2014, this notice is being published late.
2015-2016 Federal Student Aid Application; Docket ID Number; Correction
Document Number: 2014-20771
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-02
Agency: Department of Education
On August 27, 2014 the U.S. Department of Education published a 60-day comment period notice in the Federal Register Pages 51144, Column 2 and 3; Page 51145, Column 1, 2 and 3 and Page 51146, Column 1 seeking public comment for an information collection entitled, ``2015- 2016 Federal Student Aid Application''. ED is requesting a correction to the Docket ID Number ED-2014-ICCD-0125. Docket ID should read as ED- 2014-ICCD-0126. 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; Consolidated State Application
Document Number: 2014-20706
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-02
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing an extension of an existing information collection.