Department of Education January 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as Amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act-Accountability and State Plans; Open Licensing Requirement for Competitive Grant Programs; Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
Document Number: 2017-02056
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-01-30
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the memorandum of January 20, 2017, from the Assistant to the President and Chief of Staff, entitled ``Regulatory Freeze Pending Review,'' published in the Federal Register on January 24, 2017, the Department delays the effective dates of the following regulations until March 21, 2017: Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as Amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act Accountability and State Plans (ESSA Accountability and State Plans), RIN 1810-AB27; Open Licensing Requirement for Competitive Grant Programs (Open Licensing), RIN 1894-AA07; and Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2017-01434
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-23
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended (Privacy Act), 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 ``Health Education Assistance Loan (HEAL) program'' (18-11-20). The Department publishes this notice to propose to revise programmatic routine use (18) (routine use (15) in the system of records notice published in the Federal Register on June 26, 2014 (79 FR 36299, 36301)) to include the Federal Register, and a Defaulted Borrowers Web site (should the Department elect to reestablish this or a similar Web site), as locations where the Department may publish the names of defaulted HEAL program borrowers (and any other fields the Department intends to publish, e.g., area of practice).
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Loan Discharge Application: Forgery
Document Number: 2017-01329
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-23
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing a new information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Study of Weighted Student Funding Systems
Document Number: 2017-01328
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-23
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 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; GEPA Section 427 Guidance for All Grant Applications
Document Number: 2017-01029
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-18
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; Evaluation of the Comprehensive Technical Assistance Centers
Document Number: 2017-00966
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-18
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 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; Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2017-18 Through 2019-20
Document Number: 2017-00944
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-18
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; EDFacts Data Collection School Years 2016-17, 2017-18, and 2018-19
Document Number: 2017-00666
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-13
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing a revision of an existing information collection.
National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity Meeting
Document Number: 2017-00306
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-10
Agency: Department of Education
This notice sets forth the agenda, time, and location for the February 22-24, 2017 meeting of the National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity (NACIQI), and provides information to members of the public on requesting to make oral comments and submitting written statements at the meeting. The notice of this meeting is required under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) and the Higher Education Act (HEA) of 1965, as amended.
Comprehensive Centers Program; CFDA Number: 84.283B
Document Number: 2017-00174
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-09
Agency: Department of Education
The Secretary proposes to waive the requirements in 34 CFR 75.250(a) and 75.261(c)(2) of the Education Department General Administrative Regulations (EDGAR). Respectively, these provisions generally prohibit project periods exceeding five years and project period extensions involving the obligation of additional Federal funds. The proposed waivers would enable the 22 grantees under the Comprehensive Centers program that received awards in the fiscal year (FY) 2012 grant competition to continue to receive Federal funding for up to 24 months beyond the five-year limitation contained in 34 CFR 75.250(a).
List of Correspondence From January 1, 2015 Through March 31, 2015 and April 1, 2015 Through June 30, 2015
Document Number: 2017-00172
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-09
Agency: Department of Education
The Secretary is publishing the following list of correspondence from the U.S. Department of Education (Department) received by individuals during the first and second quarters of 2015. 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: www2.ed.gov/policy/speced/ guid/idea/index.html.
Applications for New Awards; High School Equivalency Program
Document Number: 2017-00170
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-09
Agency: Department of Education
Applications for New Awards; College Assistance Migrant Program
Document Number: 2017-00168
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-09
Agency: Department of Education
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Formula Grant EASIE (Electronic Application System for Indian Education)
Document Number: 2017-00149
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-09
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; High School Equivalency Program (HEP) Annual Performance Report
Document Number: 2017-00146
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-09
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; Migrant Education Program Regulations and Certificate of Eligibility
Document Number: 2016-31933
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-05
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing a revision of an existing information collection.
Federal Perkins Loan, Federal Work-Study, and Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant Programs; 2017-2018 Award Year Deadline Dates
Document Number: 2016-31907
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-04
Agency: Department of Education
The Secretary announces the 2017-2018 award year deadline dates for the submission of requests and documents from postsecondary institutions for the Federal Perkins Loan, Federal Work-Study (FWS), and Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) programs (collectively, the ``campus-based programs'').
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: 2016-31777
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-03
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; Lender's Request for Payment of Interest and Special Allowance-LaRS
Document Number: 2016-31776
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-03
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing an extension of an existing information collection.
National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity
Document Number: 2016-31400
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-03
Agency: Department of Education
This notice lists the members of the National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity (NACIQI). This notice is required under Section 114(e)(1) of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA).