Department of Education March 2019 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FIPSE) Performance Report
Document Number: 2019-06144
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-29
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; Financial Report for the Endowment Challenge Grant Program and Institutional Service Endowment Activities
Document Number: 2019-06107
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-29
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing an extension of an existing information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Consolidated Annual Report (CAR) for the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006
Document Number: 2019-06067
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-29
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing a revision of an existing information collection.
Proposed Priorities for the Institute of Education Sciences and Request for Comment
Document Number: 2019-05970
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-28
Agency: Department of Education
The Director of the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) proposes priorities to guide IES' work and provides a 60-day period for members of the public to review and comment on them. When the Director submits the priorities to the National Board for Education Sciences (the Board) for its approval, all comments received in response to this notice will be provided as well.
Applications for New Awards; College Assistance Migrant Program
Document Number: 2019-05883
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-27
Agency: Department of Education
On February 8, 2019, we published in the Federal Register (FR) a notice inviting applications (NIA) for fiscal year (FY) 2019 for the College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP), Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number 84.149A. This notice corrects the national target pertaining to a performance measure that applies to this program.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; National Teacher and Principal Survey of 2020-2021 (NTPS 2020-21) Preliminary Field Activities
Document Number: 2019-05767
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-27
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; Transition and Postsecondary Programs for Students With Intellectual Disabilities (TPSID) Evaluation Protocol
Document Number: 2019-05638
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-25
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing a revision of an existing information collection.
Negotiated Rulemaking Committee; Location of Negotiations and Subcommittee Meetings-Accreditation and Innovation
Document Number: 2019-05625
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-03-22
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). We also announced the schedule for the committee and the three topic-based subcommittee meetings. In this notification, we announce changes to the meeting times for the third session of the Accreditation and Innovation Committee's negotiated rulemaking and the addition of a fourth session of negotiations.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) 2019 and 2020 Long-Term Trend (LTT) Update Emergency Clearance
Document Number: 2019-05403
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-21
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 revised information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Foreign Graduate Medical School Consumer Information Reporting Form
Document Number: 2019-05281
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-20
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; Loan Cancellation in the Federal Perkins Loan Program
Document Number: 2019-05280
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-20
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; Student Aid Internet Gateway (SAIG) Enrollment Document
Document Number: 2019-05279
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-20
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; Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2019-20 through 2021-22
Document Number: 2019-05241
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-20
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; High School and Beyond 2020 (HS&B:20) Base-Year Full-Scale Study Recruitment and Field Test
Document Number: 2019-05117
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-19
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: 2019-04887
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-03-19
Agency: Department of Education
Consistent with the decisions of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, this document memorializes that selected provisions of these final regulations took effect. Due to more recently-effective amendments, the Department must also correct affected amendatory instructions to ensure their incorporation into the CFR.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Migrant Student Information Exchange (MSIX)
Document Number: 2019-04979
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-18
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; Comment Request; eZ-Audit: Electronic Submission of Financial Statements and Compliance Audits
Document Number: 2019-04616
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-13
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; Application Package for Strengthening Historically Black Graduate Institutions (HBGI)
Document Number: 2019-04546
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-13
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing an extension of an existing information collection.
Application Deadline for Fiscal Year 2019; Small, Rural School Achievement Program
Document Number: 2019-04519
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-12
Agency: Department of Education
Under the Small, Rural School Achievement (SRSA) program, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CDFA) number 84.358A, the U.S. Department of Education (Department) awards grants on a formula basis to eligible local educational agencies (LEAs) to address the unique needs of rural school districts. In this notice, we establish the deadline and describe the submission requirements and procedures for fiscal year (FY) 2019 SRSA grant applications. All LEAs eligible for FY 2019 SRSA funds must submit an application electronically via Grants.gov by the deadline in this notice.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Supporting Excellence in Adult Education
Document Number: 2019-04392
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-12
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing a new information collection.
Tests Determined To Be Suitable for Use in the National Reporting System for Adult Education
Document Number: 2019-04152
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-07
Agency: Department of Education
The Secretary announces tests, test forms, and delivery formats that the Secretary determines to be suitable for use in the National Reporting System for Adult Education (NRS). This notice relates to the approved information collections under OMB control numbers 1830-0027 and 1830-0567.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; NCES System Clearance for Cognitive, Pilot, and Field Test Studies 2019-2022
Document Number: 2019-04098
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-07
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing an extension of an existing information collection.
Proposed Priority and Requirements-Technical Assistance on State Data Collection-National Technical Assistance Center To Improve State Capacity To Collect, Report, Analyze, and Use Accurate IDEA Part B Data
Document Number: 2019-04035
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-03-06
Agency: Department of Education
The mission of the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) is to improve early childhood, educational, and employment outcomes and raise expectations for all people with disabilities, their families, their communities, and the Nation. As such, the Department of Education (Department) proposes a priority and requirements under the Technical Assistance on State Data Collection program. The Department may use this priority and these requirements for competitions in fiscal year (FY) 2019 and later years. We take this action to focus attention on an identified national need to provide technical assistance (TA) to improve the capacity of States to meet the data collection requirements under Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). This Center would support States in collecting, reporting, and determining how to best analyze and use their data to establish and meet high expectations for each child with a disability and would customize its TA to meet each State's specific needs.
Proposed Priority and Requirements-Technical Assistance on State Data Collection-National Technical Assistance Center To Improve State Capacity To Collect, Report, Analyze, and Use Accurate Early Childhood IDEA Data
Document Number: 2019-04034
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-03-06
Agency: Department of Education
The mission of the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) is to improve early childhood, educational, and employment outcomes and raise expectations for all people with disabilities, their families, their communities, and the Nation. As such, the Department of Education (Department) proposes a funding priority and requirements under the Technical Assistance on State Data Collection program. The Department may use this priority for competitions in fiscal year (FY) 2019 and later years. We take this action to focus attention on an identified national need to provide technical assistance (TA) to improve the capacity of States to meet the data collection requirements under Parts C and B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). This Center would support States in collecting, reporting, and determining how to best analyze and use their data to establish and meet high expectations for each child with a disability and would customize its TA to meet each State's specific needs.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; E-Complaint Form (FERPA) and PPRA E-Complaint Form
Document Number: 2019-03972
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-06
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; Federal Student Aid (FSA) Feedback System
Document Number: 2019-03814
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-04
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing an extension of an existing information collection.
Request for Comments: Performance of Accrediting Agencies
Document Number: 2019-03733
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-04
Agency: Department of Education
This notice provides information to members of the public on submitting written comments for accrediting agencies currently undergoing review for purposes of recognition by the U.S. Secretary of Education.
Program Regulations Superseded by Reauthorizations of the Perkins Act
Document Number: 2019-03661
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-03-04
Agency: Department of Education
The Secretary removes outdated and superseded regulations for eight programs in the State Vocational and Applied Technology Education Programs and National Discretionary Programs of Vocational Education as authorized under the Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Applied Technology Act of 1990 (Perkins II). The eight programs are: The Career, Technical and Applied Technology Education ProgramsGeneral Provisions, the Indian Vocational Education Program, the Native Hawaiian Vocational Education Program, the State Vocational and Applied Technology Education Program, the State-Administered Tech-Prep Education Program, the Tribally Controlled Postsecondary Vocational Institutions Program, the Vocational Education Research Program, and the National Center or Centers for Research in Vocational Education (the eight programs). These program regulations are outdated with the exception of certain regulations under the Indian Vocational Education Program.
Proposed 2020 Update to the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) and Request for Comment
Document Number: 2019-03701
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-01
Agency: Department of Education
On December 27, 2018, the Department published in the Federal Register a request for public comment on the proposed updates to the Classification of Instructional Programs. That notice provided a 60-day comment period from December 27, 2018, through February 25, 2019. The Department is reopening the public comment period until March 26, 2019.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; FSA Payment Vehicle Account (PVA) Program Pilot Institutions
Document Number: 2019-03670
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-01
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing a new information collection.
Programs and Activities Authorized by the Adult Education and Family Literacy Act (Title II of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act)
Document Number: 2019-03660
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-03-01
Agency: Department of Education
On August 19, 2016, the Department of Education (Department) established regulations to implement changes to the Adult Education and Family Literacy Act (AEFLA) resulting from the enactment of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA or the Act). The 2016 final regulations clarified provisions in AEFLA and also identified for removal regulations no longer applicable to the AEFLA program. The preamble discussed our intent to remove certain regulations. However, language necessary to remove those regulations from the Code of Federal Regulations was inadvertently omitted from the 2016 final rule. Through this document we are now removing those regulations.