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

Applications for New Awards; Expanding Opportunity Through Quality Charter Schools Program (CSP)-Grants to State Entities
Document Number: 2018-28284
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-28
Agency: Department of Education
The Department of Education is issuing a notice inviting applications for fiscal year (FY) 2019 for CSPGrants to State Entities, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number 84.282A.
Proposed Definitions and Requirements-Alaska Native Education Program
Document Number: 2018-28130
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-12-27
Agency: Department of Education
The Assistant Secretary for the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education proposes definitions and requirements under the Alaska Native Education (ANE) program, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number 84.356A. These definitions and requirements would clarify the eligibility requirements for the program, based upon changes that the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) made to the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA).
Proposed 2020 Update to the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) and Request for Comment
Document Number: 2018-27933
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-27
Agency: Department of Education
The Secretary of Education announces proposed updates to the CIP for 2020 and provides a 60-day period for members of the public to review and comment on the changes.
National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity
Document Number: 2018-27932
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-26
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).
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; FSA Payment Vehicle Account (PVA) Program Pilot Institutions
Document Number: 2018-27813
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-26
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing a new information collection.
Negotiated Rulemaking Committee; Location of Negotiations and Subcommittee Meetings-Accreditation and Innovation
Document Number: 2018-27761
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-12-26
Agency: Department of Education
On October 15, 2018, we announced our intention to establish a negotiated rulemaking committee to prepare proposed regulations for the Federal Student Aid programs authorized under title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA). In this notice, we announce the locations of each committee and subcommittee meeting.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Recent Graduates Employment and Earnings Survey (RGEES) Standards and Survey Form
Document Number: 2018-27662
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-21
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; Expanding Opportunity Through Quality Charter Schools Program (CSP)-Grants to Charter Management Organizations for the Replication and Expansion of High-Quality Charter Schools
Document Number: 2018-27554
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-20
Agency: Department of Education
On November 30, 2018, we published in the Federal Register a notice inviting applications (NIA) for new awards for fiscal year (FY) 2019 for CSPGrants to Charter Management Organizations for the Replication and Expansion of High-Quality Charter Schools (Grants to Charter Management Organizations), Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number 84.282M. This notice corrects the instructions for responding to the application requirements listed in the NIA to state that an applicant must respond to requirement (d) in a stand- alone section of the application or in an appendix.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Assessing Evidence of Effectiveness in Adult Education
Document Number: 2018-27343
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-18
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing a new information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Streamlined Clearance Process for Discretionary Grants
Document Number: 2018-27233
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-17
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; William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program General Forbearance Request
Document Number: 2018-27212
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-17
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: 2018-27144
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-14
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 ``Text Ed: A Study of Text Messaging to Improve College Enrollment Rates among Disadvantaged Adults (18-13-41).'' This system contains individually identifying information voluntarily provided by grantees under the Department of Education's (Department') Educational Opportunity Centers (EOC) program which were selected to participate in the study and adult participants who receive services from those grantees. The EOC program is one of the Department's TRIO programs and primarily focuses on disadvantaged adults. The information in this system will be used to conduct a rigorous study of the effectiveness of customized text messages as an enhancement to EOC services, examining whether the messages lead to increased college enrollment and Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) completion rates among adults receiving support from EOCs.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Guaranty Agencies Security Self-Assessment and Attestation
Document Number: 2018-27127
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-14
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 (NACIQI)
Document Number: 2018-26879
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-12
Agency: Department of Education
Per the authorizing legislation for the NACIQI, the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education (Secretary) is seeking nominations for individuals to serve on the NACIQI.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS 2021) Field Test Recruitment
Document Number: 2018-26859
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-12
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing a reinstatement of a previously approved information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; State Charter School Facilities Incentive Grants Program (1894-0001)
Document Number: 2018-26783
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-11
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing a reinstatement of a previously approved information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Federal Student Aid (FSA) Feedback System
Document Number: 2018-26542
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-07
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing an extension of an existing information collection.
2018-2019 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 (FSEOG), the Federal Work-Study (FWS) Programs, the Federal Pell Grant (Pell Grant) Program, the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program, the Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant Program, and the Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grant Program
Document Number: 2018-26313
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-04
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 2018-2019 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 (FSEOG and FWS) programs.
Privacy Act of 1974; Matching Program
Document Number: 2018-26312
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-04
Agency: Department of Education
This provides notice of the re-establishment of the matching program between the U.S. Department of Education (Department or ED) (recipient agency) and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) (source agency). The purpose of the matching program is to assist the Department with verification of a veteran's status during the processing of applications for financial assistance under title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA).
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; National Longitudinal Transition Study 2012 Phase II
Document Number: 2018-26197
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-03
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; Study of State Implementation of the Unsafe School Choice Option
Document Number: 2018-26163
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-03
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing a new information collection.