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

Assistance to States for the Education of Children With Disabilities and Preschool Grants for Children With Disabilities Program; Early Intervention Program for Infants and Toddlers With Disabilities
Document Number: 2017-13801
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-06-30
Agency: Department of Education
The Secretary of Education (Secretary) amends the regulations implementing Parts B and C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). These conforming changes are needed to implement statutory amendments made to the IDEA by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), enacted on December 10, 2015. These regulations remove and revise IDEA definitions based on changes made to the definitions in the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA), as amended by the ESSA, and also update several State eligibility requirements to reflect amendments to the IDEA made by the ESSA. They also update relevant cross-references in the IDEA regulations to sections of the ESEA to reflect changes made by the ESSA. These regulations also include several technical corrections to previously published IDEA Part B regulations.
Privacy Act of 1974; Matching Program
Document Number: 2017-13772
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-30
Agency: Department of Education
This document provides notice of the re-establishment of a computer matching program between the Department of Education (ED) and the Defense Manpower Data Center (DMDC) of the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD).
Applications for New Awards; International Research and Studies Program-Research, Studies, and Surveys
Document Number: 2017-13521
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-28
Agency: Department of Education
The Department of Education is issuing a notice inviting applications for new awards for fiscal year (FY) 2017 for the International Research and Studies Program, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number 84.017A.
2017-2018 Award Year Deadline Dates for Reports and Other Records Associated With the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), the Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant Program, the Federal Work-Study Programs, the Federal Perkins Loan Program, the Federal Pell Grant Program, the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program, the Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education Grant Program, and the Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grant Program
Document Number: 2017-13436
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-27
Agency: Department of Education
The Secretary announces deadline dates for the receipt of documents and other information from applicants and institutions participating in certain Federal student aid programs authorized under title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA), for the 2017-2018 award year. These programs, administered by the U.S. Department of Education (Department), provide financial assistance to students attending eligible postsecondary educational institutions to help them pay their educational costs. The Federal student aid programs (title IV, HEA programs) covered by this deadline date notice are the Pell Grant, Direct Loan, TEACH Grant, Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grant, and campus-based programs (FSEOG, FWS, and Perkins Loan programs). The campus-based programs are only covered by Table A of this deadline date notice.
Annual Notice of Interest Rates of Federal Student Loans Made Under the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program On or After July 1, 2013
Document Number: 2017-13432
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-27
Agency: Department of Education
The Acting Chief Operating Officer for Federal Student Aid announces the interest rates for loans made under the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program on or after July 1, 2017, but before July 1, 2018. Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 84.268.
Evaluation of Existing Regulations
Document Number: 2017-13157
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-06-22
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with Executive Order 13777, ``Enforcing the Regulatory Reform Agenda,'' the Department of Education (Department) is seeking input on regulations that may be appropriate for repeal, replacement, or modification.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Report of Dispute Resolution Under Part C of the Individuals With Disabilities Education Act
Document Number: 2017-13003
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-22
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; Comment Request; Report of Infants and Toddlers Receiving Early Intervention Services and of Program Settings Where Services Are Provided in Accordance With Part C, and Report on Infants and Toddlers
Document Number: 2017-13002
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-22
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; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Impact Evaluation of Parent Messaging Strategies on Student Attendance
Document Number: 2017-12945
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-21
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; Study of an Information Strategy To Increase Enrollment in Postsecondary Education
Document Number: 2017-12907
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-21
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; National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) 2018 and 2019 Item Library
Document Number: 2017-12861
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-20
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; PLUS Adverse Credit Reconsideration Loan Counseling
Document Number: 2017-12749
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-20
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing a revision of an existing information collection.
Student Assistance General Provisions, Federal Perkins Loan Program, Federal Family Education Loan Program, William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program, and Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education Grant Program
Document Number: 2017-12562
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-06-16
Agency: Department of Education
On November 1, 2016, the Department of Education published final regulations entitled Student Assistance General Provisions, Federal Perkins Loan Program, Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program, William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program, and Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education Grant Program (the final regulations) in the Federal Register. On May 24, 2017, the California Association of Private Postsecondary Schools (CAPPS) filed a Complaint and Prayer for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia (Court). In light of the existence and potential consequences of the pending litigation, the Department has concluded that justice requires it to postpone certain provisions of the final regulations pursuant to the Administrative Procedure Act (APA), pending judicial review. The provisions to be postponed are listed in detail in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this document.
Negotiated Rulemaking Committee; Public Hearings
Document Number: 2017-12555
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-06-16
Agency: Department of Education
We announce our intention to establish two negotiated rulemaking committees to prepare proposed regulations for the Federal Student Aid programs authorized under title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA). The committees 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 comment on the topics suggested by the Department and may suggest additional topics that should be considered for action by the negotiating committees. In addition, we announce that the Department will accept written comments on the topics suggested by the Department and suggestions for additional topics that should be considered for action by the negotiating committees.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery
Document Number: 2017-12522
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-16
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; Comment Request; Request for Title IV Reimbursement or Heightened Cash Monitoring 2 (HCM2)
Document Number: 2017-12283
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-14
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; Comment Request; Evaluation of the ESEA Title VI Indian Education LEA Grants Program
Document Number: 2017-12162
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-13
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing a new information collection.
Applications for New Awards; High School Career and Technical Education Teacher Pathway Initiative
Document Number: 2017-12132
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-13
Agency: Department of Education
The Department of Education is issuing a notice inviting applications for new awards for fiscal year (FY) 2017 for the High School Career and Technical Education Teacher Pathway Initiative, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number 84.051D.
Applications for New Awards; American History and Civics Education-Presidential and Congressional Academies for American History and Civics
Document Number: 2017-12024
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-09
Agency: Department of Education
The Department of Education is issuing a notice inviting applications for new awards for fiscal year (FY) 2017 for the Presidential and Congressional Academies for American History and Civics (Academies) Program, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number 84.422A.
Applications for New Awards; Technical Assistance and Dissemination To Improve Services and Results for Children With Disabilities-Technical Assistance Center on Positive Social, Emotional, and Behavioral Outcomes for Young Children With, and at Risk for, Developmental Delays or Disabilities
Document Number: 2017-11842
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-07
Agency: Department of Education
The Department of Education is issuing a notice inviting applications for new awards for fiscal year (FY) 2017 for Technical Assistance and Dissemination To Improve Services and Results for Children With DisabilitiesTechnical Assistance Center on Positive Social, Emotional, and Behavioral Outcomes for Young Children With, and at Risk for, Developmental Delays or Disabilities, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number 84.326B.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Impact Evaluation of Academic Language Intervention
Document Number: 2017-11813
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-07
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; Protection and Advocacy of Individual Rights (PAIR)
Document Number: 2017-11802
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-07
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; The College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) Annual Performance Report (APR)
Document Number: 2017-11801
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-07
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; Annual Client Assistance Program (CAP) Report
Document Number: 2017-11800
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-07
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; Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS 2019) Main Study Recruitment and Field Test
Document Number: 2017-11792
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-07
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; Health Education Assistance Loan (HEAL) Program: Lender's Application for Insurance Claim Form and Request for Collection Assistance Form
Document Number: 2017-11772
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-07
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing an extension of an existing information collection.
Closed Teleconference Meeting
Document Number: 2017-11726
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-07
Agency: Department of Education
This notice sets forth the agenda for a closed teleconference meeting of the National Assessment Governing Board (hereafter referred to as Governing Board) to review and take action on nominations for Governing Board vacancies, in accordance with the personnel appointment actions stipulated under Sec. 302(d) of Public Law 107-279. Due to the need to adhere to the Governing Board's established nominations cycle for Governing Board vacancies, this notice is being posted less than 15 days prior to the meeting.
List of Correspondence From January 1, 2016, Through March 31, 2016, and April 1, 2016, Through June 30, 2016
Document Number: 2017-11713
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-06
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 2016. 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.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Study of Weighted Student Funding and School-Based Systems (Study Instruments)
Document Number: 2017-11653
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-06
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; U.S. Department of Education Supplemental Information for the SF-424 Form
Document Number: 2017-11406
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-02
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing an extension of an existing information collection.
Applications for New Awards; Indian Education Discretionary Grants Programs-Native American Language (NAL@ED) Program
Document Number: 2017-11339
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-01
Agency: Department of Education
On May 4, 2017, we published in the Federal Register a notice inviting applications (NIA) for the NAL@ED fiscal year (FY) 2017 competition, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number 84.415B. In this notice, the Department changes the information in the NIA on the estimated available funds, estimated range of awards, estimated average size of awards, maximum award, and estimated number of awards. All other information in the NIA for this competition remains the same.