Department of Education April 2020 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Student Support Services Annual Performance Report
Document Number: 2020-08876
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-27
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 Access to Well-Rounded Courses Demonstration Grants
Document Number: 2020-08848
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-27
Agency: Department of Education
The Department of Education (Department) is issuing a notice inviting applications for fiscal year (FY) 2020 for the Expanding Access to Well-Rounded Courses Demonstration Grants program, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number 84.424D. This notice relates to the approved information collection under OMB control number 1894- 0006.
Proposed Waiver and Extension of the Project Period for a Grant That Provides Rehabilitation Short-Term Training to the Client Assistance Program (CAP)
Document Number: 2020-08172
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-04-27
Agency: Department of Education
The Secretary proposes to waive the requirements in the Education Department General Administrative Regulations that generally prohibit project periods exceeding five years and project period extensions involving the obligation of additional Federal funds. The proposed waiver and extension would enable the Rehabilitation Short- Term Training to the CAP under Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number 84.246K to receive funding for an additional performance period of one year, not to exceed September 30, 2021.
Proposed Priorities-Innovative Rehabilitation Training Program
Document Number: 2020-08070
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-04-27
Agency: Department of Education
The Assistant Secretary for the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services proposes priorities under the Innovative Rehabilitation Training program, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers 84.263D/E/F. The Assistant Secretary may use one or more of these priorities for competitions in fiscal year (FY) 2020 and later years. We take this action to improve employment outcomes and raise expectations for all people with disabilities. The program funds time- limited pilot innovative rehabilitation training projects to develop, refine, implement, evaluate, and disseminate innovative methods of training vocational rehabilitation (VR) personnel to support the work of the State VR agencies in the following topic areas: Client Assistance Program (84.263D); assisting and supporting individuals with disabilities pursuing self-employment, business ownership, and telecommuting (84.263E); and field-initiated projects in an area related to VR (84.263F).
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Impact Evaluation of Training in Multi-Tiered Systems of Support for Reading in Early Elementary School
Document Number: 2020-08749
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-24
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing a new information collection.
Proposed Priority and Definitions-State Personnel Development Grants
Document Number: 2020-08554
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-04-24
Agency: Department of Education
The Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) proposes a funding priority and definitions under the State Personnel Development Grants (SPDG) program, which assists States in reforming and improving their systems for personnel preparation and personnel development in order to improve results for children with disabilities. We take this action to focus attention on the need to improve results for children with disabilities by empowering personnel to select professional development activities to improve their ability to serve children with disabilities. The Department may use the proposed priority and definitions for competitions in fiscal year (FY) 2020 and later years.
Extension of the Application Deadline Date; Applications for New Awards; Office of Indian Education (OIE) Formula Grant to Local Educational Agencies
Document Number: 2020-08532
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-23
Agency: Department of Education
On February 7, 2020, we published in the Federal Register a notice of application deadline for the fiscal year (FY) 2020 OIE Formula Grants, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number 84.060. On March 2, 2020, we published in the Federal Register a notice correcting the original notice of application deadline to extend the deadline for Part I of the OIE Formula Grant application, and updated the program contact information. This notice extends the deadline date for transmittal of Part II of Electronic Application System for Indian Education (EASIE) applications until June 19, 2020 at 11:59 p.m.
Extension of the Application Deadline Date; Applications for New Awards; Migrant Education Program Consortium Incentive Grant Program
Document Number: 2020-08541
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-22
Agency: Department of Education
On February 25, 2020, the Department of Education (Department or we) published in the Federal Register (85 FR 10660) a notice inviting applications (NIA) for the fiscal year (FY) 2020 Migrant Education Program Consortium Incentive Grant (CIG) Program competition, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number 84.144F. The NIA established a deadline date of April 27, 2020, for the transmittal of applications. This notice extends the deadline date for transmittal of applications until May 27, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. and extends the date of intergovernmental review until July 27, 2020.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) 2021
Document Number: 2020-08425
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-21
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; Parent Information and Training Program-Technical Assistance for Parent Training and Information Centers
Document Number: 2020-08391
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-21
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) is issuing a notice inviting applications for new awards for fiscal year (FY) 2020 for Parent Information and Training Program-Technical Assistance for Parent Training and Information Centers, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number 84.235G. The national center under this competition is designed to provide technical assistance to, and coordination among, the State-level Parent Training and Information (PTI) centers that are funded under section 303(c) of the Rehabilitation Act, known as the Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) PTI centers, and to establish and maintain partnerships with the State-level PTI centers established pursuant to section 671 and 681(d) of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), known as the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP)-funded PTIs. This notice relates to the approved information collection under OMB control number 1820-0028.
Applications for New Awards; Training and Information for Parents of Children With Disabilities-Parent Training and Information Centers and Parent Information and Training Program
Document Number: 2020-08390
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-21
Agency: Department of Education
The Department of Education (Department) is issuing a notice inviting applications for new awards for fiscal year (FY) 2020 for Training and Information for Parents of Children with Disabilities Parent Training and Information Centers, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number 84.328M, and Parent Information and Training program, CFDA number 84.235F. These centers will provide objective information, resources, and impartial training that support parents and youth in working in partnership with professionals to establish and meet high expectations for children and youth with disabilities. This notice relates to approved information collections under OMB control numbers 1820-0018 and 1820-0028.
Extension of the Application Deadline-Small, Rural School Achievement (SRSA) Program
Document Number: 2020-08193
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-20
Agency: Department of Education
On January 24, 2020, we published in the Federal Register a notice of application deadline for the fiscal year (FY) 2020 SRSA Program application cycle (SRSA notice), Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number 84.358A. The SRSA notice established a deadline date of April 17, 2020, for the transmittal of applications. This notice extends the FY 2020 application deadline for all eligible applicants to May 15, 2020.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Loan Discharge Applications (DL/FFEL/Perkins)
Document Number: 2020-08173
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-17
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; Grant Application Form for Project Objectives and Performance Measures Information
Document Number: 2020-08066
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-16
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing an extension of an existing information collection.
Extension of the Application Deadline Date; Applications for New Awards; Personnel Development To Improve Services and Results for Children With Disabilities-Leadership Development Programs: Increasing the Capacity of Leaders To Improve Systems Serving Children With Disabilities
Document Number: 2020-07944
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-15
Agency: Department of Education
On February 13, 2020, we published in the Federal Register a notice inviting applications (NIA) for the fiscal year (FY) 2020 Personnel Development to Improve Services and Results for Children with DisabilitiesLeadership Development Programs: Increasing the Capacity of Leaders to Improve Systems Serving Children with Disabilities competition, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number 84.325L. The NIA established a deadline date of April 13, 2020, for the transmittal of applications. This notice extends the deadline date for transmittal of applications until May 13, 2020, and extends the date of intergovernmental review until July 12, 2020.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Application and Employment Certification for Public Service Loan Forgiveness
Document Number: 2020-07932
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-15
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; Federal Family Educational Loan Program (FFEL)-Administrative Requirements for States, Not-For-Profit Lenders, and Eligible Lenders Trustees
Document Number: 2020-07894
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-15
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing an extension of an existing information collection.
Distance Education and Innovation; Correction
Document Number: 2020-07893
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-04-15
Agency: Department of Education
On April 2, 2020, the Department published in the Federal Register a notice of proposed rulemaking to amend the general, establishing eligibility, maintaining eligibility, and losing eligibility sections of the Institutional Eligibility regulations issued under the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA), related to distance education and innovation. In that document, the Secretary also proposes to amend the Student Assistance General Provisions regulations issued under the HEA. This document corrects the name, telephone number, and email address of the individual to whom postal mail, commercial delivery, or hand delivery should be addressed and to whom requests for further information should be directed.
Proposed Priorities, Requirements, Definition, and Selection Criteria-Education Innovation and Research- Teacher-Directed Professional Learning Experiences
Document Number: 2020-07753
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-04-13
Agency: Department of Education
The Assistant Secretary for the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education proposes priorities, requirements, definition, and selection criteria under the Education Innovation and Research (EIR) program, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers 84.411A/ B/C. The Assistant Secretary may use these priorities, requirements, definition, and selection criteria for competitions in fiscal year (FY) 2020 and later years. The Department proposes these priorities, requirements, definition, and selection criteria to support competitions under the EIR program for the purpose of developing, implementing, and evaluating teacher-directed professional learning projects designed to enhance instructional practice and improve achievement and attainment for high-need students. The Department believes that teacher-directed professional development provided through such projects may be more effective in improving instructional practice and student outcomes than the one-size-fits-all professional development activities often funded by school systems in response to districtwide improvement goals.
Applications for New Awards; Supporting Effective Educator Development Program
Document Number: 2020-07704
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-13
Agency: Department of Education
The Department of Education (Department) is issuing a notice inviting applications for fiscal year (FY) 2020 for the Supporting Effective Educator Development (SEED) program, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number 84.423A. This notice relates to the approved information collection under OMB control number 1894-0006.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; NCEE System Clearance for Design and Field Studies 2020-2023
Document Number: 2020-07676
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-13
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing a new information collection.
Applications for New Awards; Education Innovation and Research (EIR) Program-Mid-phase Grants
Document Number: 2020-07556
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-10
Agency: Department of Education
The Department of Education (Department) is issuing a notice inviting applications for fiscal year (FY) 2020 for the EIR program Mid-phase Grants, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number 84.411B (Mid-phase Grants). This notice relates to the approved information collection under OMB control number 1894-0006.
Extension of the Application Deadline Date; Applications for New Awards; Expanding Opportunity Through Quality Charter Schools Program (CSP)-Grants to State Entities (CSP State Entities)
Document Number: 2020-07460
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-09
Agency: Department of Education
On January 27, 2020, we published in the Federal Register a notice inviting applications (NIA) for the fiscal year (FY) 2020 CSP State Entities competition, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number 84.282A. The NIA established a deadline date of April 13, 2020 for the transmittal of applications. This notice extends the deadline date for transmittal of applications until May 15, 2020, and extends the deadline for intergovernmental review until July 14, 2020.
Proposed Priorities, Requirements, and Definitions-Rehabilitation Training: Vocational Rehabilitation Technical Assistance Center-Quality Management; and Vocational Rehabilitation Technical Assistance Center-Quality Employment
Document Number: 2020-07402
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-04-09
Agency: Department of Education
The Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services proposes priorities, requirements, and definitions to fund a Vocational Rehabilitation Technical Assistance Center for Quality Management (VRTAC-QM) and a Vocational Rehabilitation Technical Assistance Center for Quality Employment (VRTAC-QE), Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers 84.264J and 84.264K. The Assistant Secretary may use these priorities, requirements, and definitions for competitions in fiscal year (FY) 2020 and later years. We take this action to focus Federal financial assistance on identified national needs and to improve employment outcomes under the Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) program and raise expectations for all people with disabilities. We intend the VRTAC-QM to provide training and technical assistance to State VR agencies that will better enable VR personnel to manage available resources, improve effective service delivery, and increase the number and quality of employment outcomes for individuals with disabilities. We intend the VRTAC-QE to provide training and technical assistance to State VR agencies that will better enable VR personnel, especially VR counselors, to implement innovative and effective VR and employment strategies and practices to increase the number and quality of employment outcomes for individuals with disabilities.
Applications for New Awards; Teacher and School Leader Incentive Program
Document Number: 2020-07026
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-03
Agency: Department of Education
The Department of Education (Department) is issuing a notice inviting applications for fiscal year (FY) 2020 for the Teacher and School Leader Incentive Program (TSL), Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number 84.374A. This notice relates to the approved information collection under OMB control number 1894-0006.
Applications for New Awards; Comprehensive Literacy State Development Program
Document Number: 2020-07014
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-03
Agency: Department of Education
The Department of Education (Department) is issuing a notice inviting applications for new awards for fiscal year (FY) 2020 for the Comprehensive Literacy State Development (CLSD) program, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number 84.371C. This notice relates to the approved information collection under OMB control number 1894- 0006.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Consolidation Loan Rebate Fee Report
Document Number: 2020-06991
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-03
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; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and approval; Comment Request; William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program-150% Limitation
Document Number: 2020-06950
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-03
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; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Loan Rehabilitation: Reasonable and Affordable Payments
Document Number: 2020-06899
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-02
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; EZ-Audit: Electronic Submission of Financial Statements and Compliance Audits
Document Number: 2020-06893
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-02
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing a revision of an existing information collection.
Proposed Waiver and Extension of the Project Periods for Television Access Grants
Document Number: 2020-06752
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-04-02
Agency: Department of Education
The Secretary proposes to waive the requirements in the Education Department General Administrative Regulations that generally prohibit project periods exceeding five years and project period extensions involving the obligation of additional Federal funds. The proposed waiver and extension would enable five projects under Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number 84.327C to receive funding for an additional period, not to exceed September 30, 2021.
Distance Education and Innovation
Document Number: 2020-05700
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-04-02
Agency: Department of Education
The Secretary proposes to amend the general, establishing eligibility, maintaining eligibility, and losing eligibility sections of the Institutional Eligibility regulations issued under the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA), related to distance education and innovation. In addition, the Secretary proposes to amend the Student Assistance General Provisions regulations issued under the HEA.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Migrant Education Program Regulations and Certificate of Eligibility
Document Number: 2020-06778
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-01
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing an extension of an existing information collection.