Publication Date: June 12, 2019

Posted Date: June 12, 2019

Subject: Student Assistance General Provisions, the Secretary's Recognition of Accrediting Agencies, the Secretary's Recognition Procedures for State Agencies

FR Type: Notice

Secretary's Recognition of Accrediting Agencies, the Secretary's Recognition Procedures for State Agencies in PDF Format, 1.29MB, 89 Pages

[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 113 (Wednesday, June 12, 2019)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Pages 27404-27492]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-12371]

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Vol. 84

Wednesday,

No. 113

June 12, 2019

Part II

Department of Education

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34 CFR Parts 600, 602, 603, et al.

Student Assistance General Provisions, the Secretary's Recognition of Accrediting Agencies, the Secretary's Recognition Procedures for State Agencies; Proposed Rule

Federal Register / Vol. 84 , No. 113 / Wednesday, June 12, 2019 / Proposed Rules

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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

34 CFR Parts 600, 602, 603, 654, 668, and 674

RIN 1840-AD36, 1840-AD37
[Docket ID ED-2018-OPE-0076]

Student Assistance General Provisions, the Secretary's Recognition of Accrediting Agencies, the Secretary's Recognition Procedures for State Agencies

AGENCY: Office of Postsecondary Education, Department of Education.

ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking.

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SUMMARY: The Secretary proposes to amend the regulations governing the recognition of accrediting agencies, certain student assistance general provisions, and institutional eligibility, as well as make various technical corrections.

DATES: We must receive your comments on or before July 12, 2019.

ADDRESSES: Submit your comments through the Federal eRulemaking Portal or via postal mail, commercial delivery, or hand delivery. We will not accept comments submitted by fax or by email or those submitted after the comment period. To ensure that we do not receive duplicate copies, please submit your comments only once. In addition, please include the Docket ID at the top of your comments.

If you are submitting comments electronically, we strongly encourage you to submit any comments or attachments in Microsoft Word format. If you must submit a comment in Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF), we strongly encourage you to convert the PDF to print-to-PDF format or to use some other commonly used searchable text format.

Please do not submit the PDF in a scanned format. Using a print-to-PDF format allows the Department to electronically search and copy certain portions of your submissions.

Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to www.regulations.gov to submit your comments electronically. Information on using regulations.gov, including instructions for accessing agency documents, submitting comments, and viewing the docket, is available on the site under "Help."

Postal Mail, Commercial Delivery, or Hand Delivery: The Department strongly encourages commenters to submit their comments electronically. However, if you mail or deliver your comments about the proposed regulations, address them to Mr. Jean-Didier Gaina, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Ave. SW, Mail Stop 294-20, Washington, DC 20202.

Privacy Note: The Department's policy is to make comments received from members of the public available for public viewing on the Federal eRulemaking Portal at www.regulations.gov. Therefore, commenters should include in their comments only information that they wish to make publicly available.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information related to recognition of accrediting agencies, Herman Bounds at herman.bounds@ed.gov or by phone at (202) 453-7615 or Elizabeth Daggett at elizabeth.daggett@ed.gov.

For further information related to state authorization, Scott Filter at scott.filter@ed.gov or (202) 453-7249 or Sophia McArdle at sophia.mcardle@ed.gov or (202) 453-6318.

For all other information related to this NPRM, Barbara Hoblitzell at barbara.hoblitzell@ed.gov or (202) 453-7583 or Annmarie Weisman at annmarie.weisman@ed.gov or by phone at (202) 453-6712. If you use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) or a text telephone (TTY), call the Federal Relay Service (FRS), toll-free, at (800) 877-8339.

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Secretary's Recognition of Accrediting Agencies, the Secretary's Recognition Procedures for State Agencies in PDF Format, 1.29MB, 89 Pages

   

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