Department of Education 2015 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Charter Schools Program (CSP) Grant Award Database
Document Number: 2015-03795
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-25
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.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Quarterly Cumulative Caseload Report
Document Number: 2015-03794
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-25
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.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; HBCU All Star Student Program
Document Number: 2015-03793
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-25
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 new information collection.
National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity Meeting
Document Number: 2015-03612
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-25
Agency: Department of Education
This notice sets forth the schedule for the March 23, 2015, virtual meeting of NACIQI, and provides information to members of the public on registering for the meeting, and for submitting written comments and requests to make oral comments. The notice of this virtual meeting is required under Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) and Section 114(d)(2)(B) of the Higher Education Act (HEA) of 1965, as amended, 20 U.S.C. 1011c.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and approval; Comment Request; Teacher Cancellation Low Income Directory
Document Number: 2015-03709
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-24
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.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Personal Authentication Service (PAS) for FSA ID
Document Number: 2015-03562
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-23
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 Priorities, Requirements, Selection Criterion, and Definitions-First in the World Program
Document Number: 2015-03502
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2015-02-23
Agency: Department of Education
The Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education proposes priorities, requirements, a selection criterion, and definitions under the First in the World (FITW) Program. The Assistant Secretary may use these priorities, requirements, selection criterion, and definitions for FITW competitions in fiscal year (FY) 2015 and later years. These priorities, requirements, selection criterion, and definitions would enable the Department to focus the FITW program on identified barriers to student success in postsecondary education and advance the program's purpose to build evidence for what works in postsecondary education through development, evaluation, and dissemination of innovative strategies to support students who are at risk of failure in persisting in and completing their postsecondary programs of study.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Assurance of Compliance-Civil Rights Certificate
Document Number: 2015-03288
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-18
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; Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education Grant Program (TEACH Grant Program) Agreement to Serve
Document Number: 2015-03281
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-18
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; Comprehensive Transition Programs for Students With Intellectual Disabilities Expenditure Report
Document Number: 2015-03185
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-18
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing an extension of an existing information collection.
Migrant Education Program (MEP) Consortium Incentive Grants Program; Correction
Document Number: 2015-03065
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-13
Agency: Department of Education
On February 5, 2015, we published a notice in the Federal Register (80 FR 6502) inviting applications for new awards for fiscal year (FY) 2015 for the MEP Consortium Incentive Grants program. This notice corrects the ``Deadline for Intergovernmental Review'' date.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Application Package for Grants Under the Minority Science & Engineering Improvement Program (MSEIP) (1894-0001)
Document Number: 2015-02963
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-13
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 Assessment Governing Board Quarterly Board Meeting
Document Number: 2015-02969
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-12
Agency: Department of Education
This notice sets forth the agenda for the March 5-7, 2015 Quarterly Meeting of the National Assessment Governing Board (hereafter referred to as Governing Board). This notice provides information to members of the public who may be interested in attending the meeting or providing written comments on the meeting. The notice of this meeting is required under Section 10(a)2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA).
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Magnet Schools Assistance Program (MSAP) Annual Performance Report (APR)
Document Number: 2015-02961
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-12
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; State Tribal Education Partnership (STEP)
Document Number: 2015-02816
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-11
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; Application for Grants Under the Strengthening Institutions Program (1894-0001)
Document Number: 2015-02737
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-11
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing a reinstatement of a previously approved information collection.
Proposed Waiver and Extension of the Project Period for the Native American Career and Technical Education Program
Document Number: 2015-02725
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-10
Agency: Department of Education
For the Native American Career and Technical Education Program (NACTEP), the Secretary proposes to: (1) Waive the requirements that generally prohibit project period extensions involving the obligation of additional Federal funds; and (2) extend the project periods for current NACTEP grantees for up to an additional 24 months. This proposed extension and waiver would enable the 31 current NACTEP grantees to request and continue to receive Federal funding annually for fiscal year (FY) 2016 and possibly through FY 2017.
Proposed Waiver and Extension of the Project Period for the Native Hawaiian Career and Technical Education Program
Document Number: 2015-02712
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2015-02-10
Agency: Department of Education
For the Native Hawaiian Career and Technical Education Program (NHCTEP), the Secretary proposes to waive the requirements that generally prohibit project period extensions involving the obligation of additional Federal funds and extend the project periods of the seven current NHCTEP grants for up to an additional 24 months. This proposed waiver and extension would allow the seven current NHCTEP grantees to seek continuation awards annually through fiscal year (FY) 2016 and possibly through FY 2017.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools Nominee Presentation Form
Document Number: 2015-02662
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-10
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing 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; Program for International Student Assessment 2012 (PISA:2012) Validation Study 2015 Field Test and Main Study
Document Number: 2015-02661
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-10
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.
Applications for New Awards; Arts in Education National Program
Document Number: 2015-02596
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-10
Agency: Department of Education
Final Requirements-School Improvement Grants-Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965
Document Number: 2015-02570
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-02-09
Agency: Department of Education
The Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education adopts final requirements for the School Improvement Grants (SIG) program, authorized under section 1003(g) of title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as amended (ESEA). These final requirements make changes to the current SIG program requirements and 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 final requirements make changes that reflect lessons learned from four years of SIG implementation.
National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity
Document Number: 2015-02562
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-09
Agency: Department of Education
This notice invites the public to submit written comments concerning the NACIQI Policy Recommendations Report dated January 2, 2015, under Section 114(d)(2)(B) of the Higher Education Act (HEA) of 1965, as amended, 20 U.S.C. Sec. 1011c(d)(2)(B). Submission of Written Comments Regarding the Committee's Policy Recommendations: The Committee published its draft policy recommendations at http://www2.ed.gov/about/bdscomm/list/naciqi-dir/ 2014-fall/naciqi-draft-recomendations-report-01012015.pdf. on January 23, 2015, and invites written comments. Comments must be received by February 28, 2015, in the ThirdPartyComments@ed.gov mailbox and include the subject line ``Written Comments: Policy Recommendations 2014''. The email must include the name(s), title, organization/ affiliation, mailing address, email address, and telephone number, of the person(s) making the comment. Comments should be submitted as a Microsoft Word document or in a medium compatible with Microsoft Word (not a PDF file) that is attached to an electronic mail message (email) or provided in the body of an email message. Please do not send material directly to the NACIQI members.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Application Package for Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (GAANN) Program (1890-0001)
Document Number: 2015-02394
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-06
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; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Student Assistance General Provision-Subpart I-Immigration Status Confirmation
Document Number: 2015-02393
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-06
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; Campus Safety and Security Survey
Document Number: 2015-02392
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-06
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.
Vocational Rehabilitation Services Projects for American Indians With Disabilities
Document Number: 2015-02306
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-02-05
Agency: Department of Education
The Secretary amends the definition of ``reservation'' under the regulations governing the American Indian Vocational Rehabilitation Services (AIVRS) program to conform to the Department's current interpretation and practices. ``Reservation'' means Federal or State Indian reservations; public domain Indian allotments; former Indian reservations in Oklahoma; land held by incorporated Native groups, regional corporations, and village corporations under the provisions of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act; and defined areas of land recognized by a State or the Federal Government where there is a concentration of tribal members and on which the tribal government is providing structured activities and services.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP)
Document Number: 2015-02046
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-03
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.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records-Study of Teacher Preparation Experiences and Early Teacher Effectiveness
Document Number: 2015-01932
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-02
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 an altered system of records entitled ``Study of Teacher Preparation Experiences and Early Teacher Effectiveness'' (18-13-29) (formerly, ``Study of Promising Features of Teacher Preparation Programs''). The National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance at the Department's Institute of Education Sciences (IES) awarded a contract in September 2011 to Abt Associates to conduct a rigorous study of the effect on student learning of teachers who have various experiences in their teacher preparation programs (e.g., intensive clinical practice). The original system of records notice for this study was published in the Federal Register on June 28, 2012 (77 FR 38611). This altered system of records notice reflects changes to the study's design based on the infeasibility of efficiently identifying a sufficient number of teachers eligible for an impact study design.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Lender's Application Process (LAP)
Document Number: 2015-01706
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-01-30
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; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; National Blue Ribbon Schools Program
Document Number: 2015-01550
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-01-28
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; Program for International Student Assessment 2015 (PISA: 2015) Main Study
Document Number: 2015-01487
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-01-28
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing a revision of an existing information collection.
Corrections to Points Awarded for Competitive Preference Priorities and Updated Links to Two Studies; Student Support Services Program
Document Number: 2015-01464
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-01-27
Agency: Department of Education
On December 18, 2014, we published a notice in the Federal Register (79 FR 75722) inviting applications for new awards for fiscal year (FY) 2015 for the SSS Program. The U.S. Department of Education (Department) is providing corrections to the point allocation information for Competitive Preference Priority (CPP) 1(a)Influencing the Development of Non-Cognitive Factors; CPP 1(b)Strategies to Influence the Development of Non-Cognitive Factors Supported by Moderate Evidence of Effectiveness; and CPP 2(a)Providing Individualized Counseling for Personal, Career, and Academic Matters. In addition, the Department is providing updated links to two studies associated with the CPPs.
National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity: Notice of Membership
Document Number: 2015-01400
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-01-27
Agency: Department of Education
The NACIQI is established under Section 114 of the HEA, and is composed of 18 members appointed (A) On the basis of the individuals' experience, integrity, impartiality, and good judgment; (B) From among individuals who are representatives of, or knowledgeable concerning, education and training beyond secondary education, representing all sectors and types of institutions of higher education; and, (C) On the basis of the individuals' technical qualifications, professional standing, and demonstrated knowledge in the fields of accreditation and administration of higher education. The NACIQI meets at least twice a year and provides recommendations to the Secretary of Education pertaining to: The establishment and enforcement of the standards of accrediting agencies or associations under subpart 2 of part H of Title IV, HEA. The recognition of specific accrediting agencies or associations. The preparation and publication of the list of nationally recognized accrediting agencies and associations. The eligibility and certification process for institutions of higher education under Title IV of the HEA. The relationship between (1) accreditation of institutions of higher education and the certification and eligibility of such institutions, and (2) State licensing responsibilities with respect to such institutions. Any other advisory functions relating to accreditation and institutional eligibility that the Secretary may prescribe by regulation.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education Grant Eligibility Regulations
Document Number: 2015-01344
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-01-27
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing an extension of an existing information collection.
Submission of Data by State Educational Agencies; Submission Dates for State Revenue and Expenditure Reports for Fiscal Year (FY) 2014, Revisions to Those Reports, and Revisions to Prior Fiscal Year Reports
Document Number: 2015-01201
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-01-23
Agency: Department of Education
The Secretary announces dates for State educational agencies(SEAs)to submit expenditure and revenue data and average daily attendance statistics on ED Form 2447 (the National Public Education Financial Survey (NPEFS)) for fiscal year (FY) 2014, revisions to those reports, and revisions to prior fiscal year reports. The Secretary sets these dates to ensure that data are available to serve as the basis for timely distribution of Federal funds. The U.S. Census Bureau is the data collection agent for this request of the Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). The data will be published by NCES and will be used by the Secretary in the calculation of allocations for FY 2016 appropriated funds.
President's Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities
Document Number: 2015-01119
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-01-23
Agency: Department of Education
This notice sets forth the agenda for the February 4, 2015, meeting of the President's Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (PBA) and provides information to members of the public on submitting written comments and on the process as to how to request time to make oral comments at the meeting. The notice also describes the functions of the Board. Notice of the meeting is required by Sec. 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act and intended to notify the public of its opportunity to attend.
National Board for Education Sciences; Open Meeting
Document Number: 2015-01090
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-01-23
Agency: Department of Education
This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of an upcoming meeting of the National Board for Education Sciences (NBES). The notice also describes the functions of the Committee. 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 the meeting.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; High School Longitudinal Study of 2009 (HSLS:09) Second Follow-up Field Test and Main Study Panel Maintenance 2015
Document Number: 2015-00917
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-01-22
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; Comment Request; Reaffirmation Agreement
Document Number: 2015-00788
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-01-21
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing a new information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge: Descriptive Study of Tiered Quality Rating and Improvement Systems in Nine Round 1 States
Document Number: 2015-00688
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-01-20
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.
Direct Grant Programs and Definitions That Apply to Department Regulations
Document Number: 2015-00463
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-01-20
Agency: Department of Education
On August 13, 2013, the Department of Education (the Department) published final regulations in the Federal Register to amend the Education Department General Administrative Regulations (EDGAR). On October 22, 2014, the Department published a notice of proposed rulemaking to make additional amendments to EDGAR. In this document, the Department amends EDGAR to add a definition of ``What Works Clearinghouse Evidence Standards'' (WWC Evidence Standards) in our regulations to standardize references to this term. In addition, the Department amends the definition of ``large sample'' in our regulation. We also make technical edits to our regulations to improve the consistency and clarity of the regulations. Finally, we redesignate a section of our regulations and include in that redesignated section an additional provision that allows the Secretary to give special consideration to projects supported by evidence of promise.
Applications for New Awards; State Personnel Development Grants (SPDG) Program
Document Number: 2015-00605
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-01-16
Agency: Department of Education
On December 15, 2014, we published in the Federal Register a notice inviting applications for new awards under the SPDG competition. That notice established a January 29, 2015, deadline for the submission of applications, and a deadline of March 30, 2015, for intergovernmental review. We are extending both deadlines by fifteen (15) days. Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 84.323A. Dates: Applications Available: December 15, 2014. Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: February 13, 2015. Deadline for Intergovernmental Review: April 14, 2015.
William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program
Document Number: 2015-00462
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-01-14
Agency: Department of Education
The U.S. Department of Education (Department) is establishing the date for early implementation of the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program regulations that update the standard for determining if a potential parent or student borrower has an adverse credit history for purposes of eligibility for a Direct PLUS Loan (PLUS loan). These regulations also require parents and students who have an adverse credit history, but who are approved for a PLUS loan on the basis that extenuating circumstances exist or by obtaining an endorser for the PLUS loan, to receive loan counseling before receiving the PLUS loan.