Department of Education 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Mandatory Civil Rights Data Collection
Document Number: 2016-31727
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-30
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; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; National Professional Development Program: Grantee Performance Report
Document Number: 2016-31467
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-29
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; Credit Enhancement for Charter School Facilities Program Performance Report
Document Number: 2016-31466
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-29
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing a revision of an existing information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Loan Rehabilitation: Reasonable and Affordable Payments
Document Number: 2016-31441
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-29
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing a revision of an existing information collection.
Applications for New Awards; Magnet Schools Assistance Program; Correction
Document Number: 2016-31418
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-28
Agency: Department of Education
On December 13, 2016, we published in the Federal Register a notice inviting applications for new awards under the Magnet Schools Assistance Program. This document corrects the total number of points possible for the competitive preference priorities and the total amount of points possible for the competitive preference priorities and selection criteria. All other requirements and conditions stated in the notice inviting applications remain the same.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Application for Grants Under the Credit Enhancement for Charter School Facilities Program (1894-0001)
Document Number: 2016-31152
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-27
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; Upward Bound and Upward Bound Math Science Annual Performance Report
Document Number: 2016-30472
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-19
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.
Assistance to States for the Education of Children With Disabilities; Preschool Grants for Children With Disabilities
Document Number: 2016-30190
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-12-19
Agency: Department of Education
The Secretary amends the regulations under Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) governing the Assistance to States for the Education of Children with Disabilities program and the Preschool Grants for Children with Disabilities program. With the goal of promoting equity under IDEA, the regulations will establish a standard methodology States must use to determine whether significant disproportionality based on race and ethnicity is occurring in the State and in its local educational agencies (LEAs); clarify that States must address significant disproportionality in the incidence, duration, and type of disciplinary actions, including suspensions and expulsions, using the same statutory remedies required to address significant disproportionality in the identification and placement of children with disabilities; clarify requirements for the review and revision of policies, practices, and procedures when significant disproportionality is found; and require that LEAs identify and address the factors contributing to significant disproportionality as part of comprehensive coordinated early intervening services (comprehensive CEIS) and allow these services for children from age 3 through grade 12, with and without disabilities.
Program Integrity and Improvement
Document Number: 2016-29444
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-12-19
Agency: Department of Education
The Secretary amends the State authorization sections of the Institutional Eligibility regulations issued under the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA). In addition, the Secretary amends the Student Assistance General Provisions regulations issued under the HEA, including the addition of a new section on required institutional disclosures for distance education and correspondence courses.
National Assessment Governing Board Meeting
Document Number: 2016-30328
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-16
Agency: Department of Education
This notice sets forth the agenda for a teleconference meeting of the National Assessment Governing Board (hereafter referred to as Governing Board) to take action on the Governing Board's response to recommendations made by the National Academy of Sciences on an evaluation of the National Assessment of Educational Progress achievement levels. This notice provides information to members of the public who may be interested in listening to the teleconference or providing written comments on the report recommendations. Notice of this meeting is required under section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). Notice of this meeting is required by section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (Pub. L. 92-463; as amended, 5 U.S.C., App. 2) and is intended to notify the public of the meeting. This notice is being published less than 15 calendar days prior to the meeting in order to ensure there is a quorum of NAGB members at the meeting to make recommendations related to the National Academy of Sciences report.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Measuring Educational Gain in the National Reporting System for Adult Education
Document Number: 2016-30322
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-16
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; Rehabilitation Services Administration Grant Re-Allotment Form
Document Number: 2016-30321
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-16
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; Application and Employment Certification for Public Service Loan Forgiveness
Document Number: 2016-30270
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-15
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; Grant Application Form for Project Objectives and Performance Measures Information
Document Number: 2016-30106
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-15
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; Teacher Verification Form for Title II Scholarship Recipients
Document Number: 2016-30097
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-15
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 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; International Computer and Information Literacy Study (ICILS 2018) Field Test Questionnaires Change Request
Document Number: 2016-29925
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-14
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 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; NPEFS 2016-2018: Common Core of Data (CCD) National Public Education Financial Survey
Document Number: 2016-29924
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-14
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing a revision of an existing information collection.
Applications for New Awards; Magnet Schools Assistance Program
Document Number: 2016-29907
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-13
Agency: Department of Education
Tests Determined To Be Suitable for Use in the National Reporting System for Adult Education
Document Number: 2016-29899
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-13
Agency: Department of Education
The Secretary 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). The Secretary also clarifies that, to provide for the transition from the performance accountability system for the Adult Education and Family Literacy Act (AEFLA) program under the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (WIA) to the performance accountability system for AEFLA as reauthorized by the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), this announcement will remain effective until June 30, 2019.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; International Early Learning Study (IELS) 2018 Field Test Recruitment
Document Number: 2016-29749
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-13
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 new information collection.
Title I-Improving the Academic Achievement of the Disadvantaged-Academic Assessments
Document Number: 2016-29128
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-12-08
Agency: Department of Education
The Secretary amends the regulations implementing academic assessment requirements under title I, part A of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA) to implement changes to the ESEA by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) enacted on December 10, 2015.
Every Student Succeeds-Innovative Assessment Demonstration Authority
Document Number: 2016-29126
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-12-08
Agency: Department of Education
The Secretary issues final regulations under title I, part B of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA) to implement changes made to the ESEA by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) enacted on December 10, 2015, including the ability of the Secretary to provide demonstration authority to a State educational agency (SEA) to pilot an innovative assessment and use it for accountability and reporting purposes under title I, part A of the ESEA before scaling such an assessment statewide.
Privacy Act of 1974, as Amended; Computer Matching Program Between the U.S. Department of Education and the Department of Veterans Affairs
Document Number: 2016-29364
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-07
Agency: Department of Education
This document provides notice of the computer matching program between the U.S. Department of Education (ED) and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The computer matching program will begin on the effective date specified in paragraph 5.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Middle Grades Longitudinal Study of 2017-18 (MGLS: 2017) Operational Field Test (OFT) and Recruitment for Main Study Base-Year Study
Document Number: 2016-29327
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-07
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 revision of an existing information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; State Longitudinal Data System (SLDS) Survey 2017-2019
Document Number: 2016-29263
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-07
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.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Targeted Teacher Shortage Areas
Document Number: 2016-29167
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-06
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 revision of an existing information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Developing Hispanic-Serving Institutions Program Application
Document Number: 2016-29164
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-06
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; Comment Request; William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program-150% Limitation
Document Number: 2016-29003
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-02
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.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Student Assistance General Provisions-Subpart J-Approval of Independently Administered Tests
Document Number: 2016-29002
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-02
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; Grants to Charter Management Organizations for Replication and Expansion of High-Quality Charter Schools Program
Document Number: 2016-28847
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-01
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.
National Advisory Council on Indian Education Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2016-28713
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-29
Agency: Department of Education
This notice sets forth the schedule of an upcoming closed meeting of NACIE. Notice of the meeting is required by Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act. In order to ensure there are sufficient members in attendance to meet the quorum requirement, this notice is being published in less than 15 calendar days prior to the scheduled meeting dates.
Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as Amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act-Accountability and State Plans
Document Number: 2016-27985
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-11-29
Agency: Department of Education
The Secretary amends the regulations implementing programs under title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA) to implement changes to the ESEA by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) enacted on December 10, 2015. The Secretary also updates the current ESEA general regulations to include requirements for the submission of State plans under ESEA programs, including optional consolidated State plans.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Child Care Access Means Parents in School Application Package
Document Number: 2016-28503
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-28
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 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; Application for Approval To Participate in Federal Student Financial Aid Programs
Document Number: 2016-28349
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-25
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing 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; 2018 Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS 2018) Main Study Recruitment and Field Test-Questionnaires Change Request
Document Number: 2016-28204
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-23
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 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; Gainful Employment Disclosure Template
Document Number: 2016-28200
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-23
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 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; Student Assistance General Provisions-Subpart E-Verification Student Aid Application Information
Document Number: 2016-28113
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-22
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing a revision of an existing information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Annual Performance Reports for Title III, Title V, and Title VII Grantees
Document Number: 2016-28066
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-22
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; ED School Climate Surveys (EDSCLS) National Benchmark Study 2017 Partial Cancellation Change Request
Document Number: 2016-28023
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-22
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 reinstatement of a previously approved information collection.