Department of Education August 6, 2020 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Applications for New Awards; Technical Assistance and Dissemination To Improve Services and Results for Children With Disabilities and Demonstration and Training Programs-The Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Paperwork Reduction Planning and Implementation Program
Document Number: 2020-17218
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-06
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 IDEA Paperwork Reduction Planning and Implementation Program, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number 84.326F, to assist States in identifying excessive paperwork and noninstructional time burdens on special education teachers, related services providers, and State and local administrators that do not assist in improving educational and functional results for children with disabilities. The funds will support developing and, if appropriate, implementing comprehensive plans to reduce the burden. This notice relates to the approved information collection under OMB control number 1820-0028.
Applications for New Awards; Independent Living Services for Older Individuals Who Are Blind-Independent Living Services for Older Individuals Who Are Blind Training and Technical Assistance
Document Number: 2020-17216
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-06
Agency: Department of Education
The Department of Education is issuing a notice inviting applications for fiscal year (FY) 2020 for the Independent Living Services for Older Individuals Who Are Blind ProgramIndependent Living Services for Older Individuals Who Are Blind (OIB) Training and Technical Assistance, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number 84.177Z. This notice relates to the approved information collection under OMB control number 1820-0018.
Final Priorities and Definitions-Independent Living Services for Older Individuals Who Are Blind-Training and Technical Assistance
Document Number: 2020-17215
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-08-06
Agency: Department of Education
The Department of Education (Department) announces priorities and definitions under the Independent Living Services for Older Individuals Who Are Blind (OIB) program, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number 84.177Z. The Department may use one or more of these priorities and definitions for competitions in fiscal year (FY) 2020 and later years. We take this action to focus Federal financial assistance on an identified national need. We intend the priorities and definitions to improve the administration, operation, and performance of the OIB program.
Final Priorities, Requirements, and Selection Criteria-Technical Assistance and Dissemination To Improve Services and Results for Children With Disabilities-The Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Paperwork Reduction Planning and Implementation Program
Document Number: 2020-17213
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-08-06
Agency: Department of Education
The Department of Education (Department) announces priorities, requirements, and selection criteria for the IDEA Paperwork Reduction Planning and Implementation Program, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number 84.326F. The Department may select as many as 15 States to receive support in planning for and implementing waivers of statutory requirements of, or regulatory requirements relating to, IDEA Part B to reduce excessive paperwork and noninstructional time burdens that do not assist in improving educational and functional results for children with disabilities. The Department may use these priorities, requirements, and selection criteria for competitions in fiscal year (FY) 2020 and later years. We take this action to focus attention on an identified national need to reduce paperwork burden associated with the requirements of IDEA Part B while preserving the rights of children with disabilities and promoting academic achievement.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; PLUS Adverse Credit Reconsideration Loan Counseling
Document Number: 2020-17172
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-06
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing a revision to an existing information collection.
Applications for New Awards; International Research and Studies Program-Research, Studies, and Surveys; and Specialized Instructional Materials
Document Number: 2020-17170
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-06
Agency: Department of Education
The Department of Education (Department) is issuing a notice inviting applications for fiscal year (FY) 2020 for the International Research and Studies (IRS) program, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number 84.017A. This notice relates to the approved information collection under OMB control number 1840-0795.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Implementation of Key Federal Policies in the Wake of the Coronavirus Pandemic
Document Number: 2020-17159
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-06
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing a new information collection request.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; CARES Act Maintenance of Effort (MOE)
Document Number: 2020-17157
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-06
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 new information collection
Notice of Waivers Granted Under Section 3511 of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act
Document Number: 2020-17154
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-06
Agency: Department of Education
In this notice, we announce waivers that the Department of Education (Department) granted, within the last 30 days, under the CARES Act.
Final Waivers and Extension of the Project Period for the National Center for Information and Technical Support for Postsecondary Students With Disabilities Grant Program
Document Number: 2020-17145
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-08-06
Agency: Department of Education
The Secretary waives 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 waivers and extension would enable the project under Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number 84.116D to receive funding for an additional period, not to exceed September 25, 2021.
Applications for New Awards; Child Care Access Means Parents in School Program
Document Number: 2020-17008
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-06
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 Child Care Access Means Parents in School (CCAMPIS) Program, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number 84.335A. This notice relates to the approved information collection under OMB control number 1840- 0737.
Applications for New Awards; Rehabilitation Training: Innovative Rehabilitation Training Program
Document Number: 2020-16959
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-06
Agency: Department of Education
The U.S. Department of Education (Department) is issuing a notice inviting applications (NIA) for fiscal year (FY) 2020 for the Innovative Rehabilitation Training program, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number 84.263D/E/F. These competitions fund time- limited training projects to develop, refine, implement, evaluate, and disseminate innovative methods of training vocational rehabilitation (VR) personnel and Client Assistance Program (CAP) personnel to support the work of the State VR agencies and the implementation of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended by the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (Rehabilitation Act). In the FY 2020 competitions, the Department is focusing on innovative rehabilitation training in the following areas: CAP (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). This notice relates to the approved information collection under OMB control number 1820-0018.
Final Priorities-Rehabilitation Training: Innovative Rehabilitation Training Program
Document Number: 2020-16958
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-08-06
Agency: Department of Education
The Department of Education (Department) announces priorities under the Innovative Rehabilitation Training program, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number 84.263D/E/F. The Department may use one or more of these priorities for competitions in fiscal year (FY) 2020 and later years. We take this action to focus Federal financial assistance on an identified national need to improve the knowledge and skills of vocational rehabilitation (VR) personnel in providing VR services to individuals with disabilities and improve the Client Assistance Program (CAP) personnel in advising, informing, and advocating on behalf of VR participants and applicants with disabilities.