Department of Education June 12, 2020 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Governor's Emergency Education Relief Fund Application; Correction
Document Number: 2020-12760
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-12
Agency: Department of Education
On May 27, 2020, the U.S. Department of Education published a 60-day comment period notice in the Federal Register with FR DOC# 2020- 11352 (Page 31756, Column 2 and 3; Page 31757, Column 1) seeking public comment for an information collection entitled, ``Governor's Emergency Education Relief Fund Application.'' The Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours of 26 is wrong, and the correct number is 130. The PRA Coordinator, Strategic Collections and Clearance Governance and Strategy Division, Office of Chief Data Officer, hereby issues a correction notice as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Draft Reading Assessment Framework for the 2025 National Assessment of Educational Progress
Document Number: 2020-12693
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-12
Agency: Department of Education
The National Assessment Governing Board (Governing Board) is soliciting public comment for guidance in updating the Assessment Framework for the 2025 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) in Reading. The Governing Board is authorized to formulate policy guidelines for NAEP. Section 302(e)(1)(c) of Public Law 107-279 s specifies that the Governing Board determines the content to be assessed for each NAEP Assessment. Each NAEP subject area assessment is guided by a framework that defines the scope of the domain to be measured by delineating the knowledge and skills to be tested at each grade and subject, the format of the assessment, and the achievement level definitionsguiding assessments that are valid, reliable, and reflective of widely accepted professional standards. The NAEP Reading Assessment Framework was last revised in 2004. It is anticipated that the current update of the NAEP Reading Assessment Framework will be presented for approval at the National Assessment Governing Board quarterly meeting on November 19-21, 2020. Public and private parties and organizations are invited to provide written comments and recommendations on the draft framework. This notice sets forth the review schedule and provides information for accessing additional materials that will be informative and useful for this review.