Department of Education March 24, 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Federal Perkins Loan Program Regulations
Document Number: 2016-06589
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-24
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 revision of an existing information collection.
Equity Assistance Centers (Formerly Desegregation Assistance Centers)
Document Number: 2016-06439
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-03-24
Agency: Department of Education
The Secretary proposes to revise the regulations that govern the Equity Assistance Centers (EAC) program, authorized under Title IV of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and to remove the regulations that govern the State Educational Agency Desegregation (SEA) program, authorized under Title IV of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Once final and effective, these amended EAC regulations would govern the application process for new EAC grant awards. The proposed regulations would update the definitions applicable to this program; remove the existing selection criteria; and provide the Secretary with flexibility to determine the number and composition of geographic regions for the program. Additionally, the proposed regulations would remove the regulations for the SEA program, which is no longer funded.