Department of Education March 2018 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Expanding Opportunity Through Quality Charter Schools Program: Technical Assistance To Support Monitoring, Evaluation, Data Collection, and Dissemination of Best Practices
Document Number: 2018-06244
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-29
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing an extension of an existing information collection.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2018-06280
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-28
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended (Privacy Act), the Department of Education (the Department) publishes this notice of a modified system of records entitled ``Title VI International Research and Studies Program (IRS)'' (18-12-04). IRS contains individually identifiable information provided by individuals to determine qualifications and eligibility for award benefits and to monitor achievements of award recipients. This information is used to demonstrate the effectiveness of the IRS.
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) Information to be Verified for the 2019-2020 Award Year
Document Number: 2018-06278
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-28
Agency: Department of Education
For each award year, the Secretary publishes in the Federal Register a notice announcing the FAFSA information that an institution and an applicant may be required to verify, as well as the acceptable documentation for verifying FAFSA information. This is the notice for the 2019-2020 award year.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Higher Education Hurricane and Wildfire Relief Program Application
Document Number: 2018-06028
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-26
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is requesting the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to conduct an emergency review of a new information collection.
Application for New Awards; Native American and Alaska Native Children in School Program
Document Number: 2018-05961
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-23
Agency: Department of Education
The Department of Education (Department) is issuing a notice inviting applications for fiscal year (FY) 2018 for the Native American and Native Alaska Children in School Program, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number 84.365C.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2018-05886
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-22
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 a modified system of records entitled ``Complaint Files and Log'' (18-08-01). The system contains information on individuals or groups of individuals who have made civil rights complaints to the Office for Civil Rights (OCR). The information maintained in the system will consist of one or more of the following: Names, addresses, and telephone numbers of complainants, complaint allegations, and results of investigations; correspondence related to the complaint; investigator and attorney memoranda; interview notes or transcriptions and witness statements; documents gathered during an investigation and charts, prepared exhibits, or other analytical materials prepared by OCR staff or by consultants retained by OCR. The information that will form the modified system of records will be collected through complaint investigation files. The information will be used to fulfill the requirement outlined in Federal law.
Applications for New Awards; Supporting Effective Educator Development Program
Document Number: 2018-05750
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-21
Agency: Department of Education
The Department of Education is issuing a notice inviting applications for fiscal year (FY) 2018 for the Supporting Effective Educator Development (SEED) program, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number 84.423A.
Application for New Awards; Expanding Opportunity Through Quality Charter Schools Program (CSP)-Grants for Credit Enhancement for Charter School Facilities
Document Number: 2018-05748
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-21
Agency: Department of Education
The Department of Education is issuing a notice inviting applications for fiscal year (FY) 2018 for CSPGrants for Credit Enhancement for Charter School Facilities (Credit Enhancement), Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number 84.354A.
Meeting of the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Capital Financing Advisory Board
Document Number: 2018-05535
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-19
Agency: Department of Education
This notice sets forth the agenda, time, and location of an upcoming open meeting of the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Capital Financing Advisory Board (Board). 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 the opportunity to attend.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Impact Evaluation of Departmentalized Instruction in Elementary Schools
Document Number: 2018-05258
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-15
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing a new information collection.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2018-05195
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-14
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended (Privacy Act), the Department of Education (the Department) publishes this notice of a new system of records entitled ``Impact Study of Feedback for Teachers based on Classroom Videos (18-13-40).'' This system contains individually identifying information provided by individuals and school districts who participate in the impact study. The information contained in the records maintained in this system will be used to conduct a rigorous study of the effectiveness of support to teachers based on their teaching practices within their classroom.
Applications for New Awards; Expanding Opportunity Through Quality Charter Schools Program (CSP)-Grants to Charter School Developers for the Opening of New Charter Schools and for the Replication and Expansion of High-Quality Charter Schools
Document Number: 2018-05061
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-13
Agency: Department of Education
On March 2, 2018, we published in the Federal Register a notice inviting applications for new awards for fiscal year (FY) 2018 for CSPGrants to Charter School Developers for the Opening of New Charter Schools and for the Replication and Expansion of High-Quality Charter Schools, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers 84.282B and 84.282E. This correction notice provides a link to the application submission instructions.
Federal Preemption and State Regulation of the Department of Education's Federal Student Loan Programs and Federal Student Loan Servicers
Document Number: 2018-04924
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-03-12
Agency: Department of Education
Recently, several States have enacted regulatory regimes that impose new regulatory requirements on servicers of loans under the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program (Direct Loan Program). States also impose disclosure requirements on loan servicers with respect to loans made under title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA). Finally, State regulations impact Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program servicing. The Department believes such regulation is preempted by Federal law. The Department issues this notice to clarify further the Federal interests in this area.
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: 2018-04856
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-12
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; Expanding Opportunity Through Quality Charter Schools Program (CSP)-Grants to State Entities
Document Number: 2018-04821
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-09
Agency: Department of Education
The Department of Education is issuing a notice inviting applications for fiscal year (FY) 2018 for CSPGrants to State Entities, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number 84.282A.
Arbitration Panel Decisions Under the Randolph-Sheppard Act
Document Number: 2018-04692
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-08
Agency: Department of Education
This notice lists arbitration panel decisions under the Randolph-Sheppard Act issued in July, August, and September 2017. The full text of all decisions is available on the Department's website and by request.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Pell Grant Reporting Under the Common Origination and Disbursement (COD) System
Document Number: 2018-04639
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-08
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; Experimental Sites Initiative Reporting Tool 2017
Document Number: 2018-04580
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-07
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing an additional 30 day public comment period for a new information collection.
Innovation for Teacher Quality; Troops-to-Teachers Program
Document Number: 2018-04437
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-03-05
Agency: Department of Education
The Department of Education (Department) is rescinding its Troops-to-Teachers (TTT) regulations because that program has been transferred to the Department of Defense (DoD) and is no longer administered or managed by the Department. Therefore, the associated regulations are outdated and unnecessary.
Applications for New Awards; Lead of a Career and Technical Education Network: Research Networks Focused on Critical Problems of Education Policy and Practice Program
Document Number: 2018-04327
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-02
Agency: Department of Education
On January 22, 2018, we published in the Federal Register a notice to fund the Lead of a Career and Technical Education Network under the Research Networks Focused on Critical Problems of Education Policy and Practice Program, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance number 84.305N. This correction notice modifies the original notice to provide information on a grantee's authority to award subgrants to institutions of higher education, public and private non-profit organizations, and agencies identified in an approved application.
Applications for New Awards; Expanding Opportunity Through Quality Charter Schools Program (CSP)-Grants to Charter School Developers for the Opening of New Charter Schools and for the Replication and Expansion of High-Quality Charter Schools
Document Number: 2018-04294
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-02
Agency: Department of Education
The Department of Education is issuing a notice inviting applications for new awards for fiscal year (FY) 2018 for CSPGrants to Charter School Developers for the Opening of New Charter Schools and for the Replication and Expansion of High-Quality Charter Schools, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers 84.282B and 84.282E.
Secretary's Final Supplemental Priorities and Definitions for Discretionary Grant Programs
Document Number: 2018-04291
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-02
Agency: Department of Education
In order to support and strengthen the work that educators do every day in collaboration with parents, advocates, and community members, the Secretary issues 11 priorities and related definitions for use in currently authorized discretionary grant programs or programs that may be authorized in the future. The Secretary may choose to use an entire priority for a grant program or a particular competition or use one or more of the priority's component parts. These priorities and definitions replace the supplemental priorities published in the Federal Register on December 10, 2014 and September 14, 2016. However, if a notice inviting applications (NIA) published before the applicability date of this notice of final priorities and definitions included priorities from the December 10, 2014 or September 14, 2016 notices, the included priorities would be in effect for the duration of the applicable competition.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Reaffirmation Agreement
Document Number: 2018-04166
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-01
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing a revision of an existing information collection.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2018-04141
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-01
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended (Privacy Act), the U.S. Department of Education (Department) modifies the system of records entitled ``Student Aid internet Gateway (SAIG), Participation Management System'' (18-11-10). The SAIG, Participation Management System, is a system of records containing contact information that individuals affiliated with an authorized entity provide to create an account to request electronic access to the Department's Federal Student Aid (FSA) systems or to the system of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for purposes of administering or assisting in administering programs authorized under title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA).