Publication Date: February 7, 2012

Posted Date: February 7, 2012

Subject: Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant Eligibility Regulations

FR Type: Notice

[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 25 (Tuesday, February 7, 2012)]
[Pages 6095-6096]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing office []
[FR Doc No: 2012-2647]



Notice of Submission for OMB Review

AGENCY: Department of Education.

ACTION: Comment Request.


SUMMARY: The Acting Director, FOIA Service Center, Privacy, Information 
and Records Management Services, Office of Management, invites comments 
on the submission for OMB review as required by the Paperwork Reduction 
Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13).

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
March 8, 2012.

ADDRESSES: Written comments should be addressed to the Office of 
Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Education Desk Officer, 
Office of Management and Budget, 725 17th Street NW., Room 10222, New 
Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503, be faxed to (202) 395-
5806 or emailed to with a cc: to Please note that written comments received in 
response to this notice will be considered public records.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act 
of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35) requires that the Office of Management 
and Budget (OMB) provide interested Federal agencies and the public an 
early opportunity to comment on information collection requests. The 
OMB is particularly interested in comments which: (1) Evaluate whether 
the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper 
performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the 
information will have practical utility; (2) Evaluate the accuracy of 
the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of 
information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions 
used; (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information 
to be collected; and (4) Minimize the burden of the collection of 
information on those who are to respond, including through the use of 
appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological 
collection techniques or other forms of information technology.

    Dated: February 1, 2012.
James Hyler,
Acting Director, FOIA Service Center, Privacy, Information and Records 
Management Services, Office of Management.

Federal Student Aid

    Type of Review: Extension.
    Title of Collection: Teacher Education Assistance for College and 
Higher Education (TEACH) Grant Eligibility Regulations.
    OMB Control Number: 1845-0084.
    Agency Form Number(s): N/A.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 233,276.
    Total Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 33,568.
    Abstract: The TEACH Grant program regulations are required to 
ensure accountability of the program participants, both institutions 
and student recipients, for proper program administration, to determine 
eligibility to receive program benefits and to prevent fraud and abuse 
of program funds. The regulations include both recordkeeping and 
reporting requirements. The reporting is made to the Department of when 
the institution applies to participate in the TEACH Grant program. The 
recordkeeping is held at the institution to document compliance with 
    Copies of the information collection submission for OMB review may be accessed from the Web site at or from the Department's Web site at, by selecting the "Browse Pending Collections'' link and by clicking on link number 4752. When you access the information collection, click on "Download Attachments" to view.
Written requests for information should be addressed to U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW., LBJ, Washington, DC 20202-4537. Requests may also be electronically mailed to the Internet address or faxed to (202) 401-0920. Please specify the complete title of the information collection and OMB Control Number when making your request.  Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information.

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[FR Doc. 2012-2647 Filed 2-6-12; 8:45 am]


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