Definitions and Selection Criteria That Apply to Direct Grant Programs
On July 31, 2017, the Department of Education (Department) issued a new rule in order to better align the Education Department General Administrative Regulations (EDGAR) with the definition of ``evidence-based'' in the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESEA). Through this document, we are adding a selection factor that was inadvertently omitted and removing an outdated definition.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
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 ``Secretary's Communications Control System'' (18-01-01), last published in full in the Federal Register on June 4, 1999 (64 FR 30106, 30108-30109) and subsequently amended on December 27, 1999 (64 FR 72405). This system of records is maintained to account for the correspondence received by the Secretary, Deputy Secretary, Senior Officers, or other officials of the Department for whom the Department controls responses.