Publication Date: October 26, 2012

Posted Date: October 26, 2012

Subject: Federal Student Aid; Student Assistance General Provisions--Student Right-to-Know

FR Type: Notice


[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 208 (Friday, October 26, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Page 65373]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-26392]

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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

Notice of Submission for OMB Review; Federal Student Aid; Student 
Assistance General Provisions--Student Right-to-Know

SUMMARY: Section 485 of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended 
(HEA) authorizes the administration of the Student Right-to-Know (SRK) 
regulations. The implementing regulations are in 34 CFR 668.41 and 
668.45 and relate to the retention, placement and post-graduate study 
by students at an institution.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
November 26, 2012.

ADDRESSES: Comments submitted in response to this notice should be 
submitted electronically through the Federal eRulemaking Portal at 
http://www.regulations.gov by selecting Docket ID number ED-2012-ICCD-
0042 or via postal mail, commercial delivery, or hand delivery. Please 
note that comments submitted by fax or email and those submitted after 
the comment period will not be accepted. Written requests for 
information or comments submitted by postal mail or delivery should be 
addressed to the Director of the Information Collection Clearance 
Division, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW., LBJ, 
Room 2E117, Washington, DC 20202-4537.
    Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) 
may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-
8339.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act 
of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35) requires that Federal agencies provide 
interested parties an early opportunity to comment on information 
collection requests. The Director, Information Collection Clearance 
Division, Privacy, Information and Records Management Services, Office 
of Management, publishes this notice containing proposed information 
collection requests at the beginning of the Departmental review of the 
information collection. The Department of Education is especially 
interested in public comment addressing the following issues: (1) Is 
this collection necessary to the proper functions of the Department; 
(2) will this information be processed and used in a timely manner; (3) 
is the estimate of burden accurate; (4) how might the Department 
enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be 
collected; and (5) how might the Department minimize the burden of this 
collection on the respondents, including through the use of information 
technology. Please note that written comments received in response to 
this notice will be considered public records.
    Title of Collection: Student Assistance General Provisions--Student 
Right-to-Know.
    OMB Control Number: 1845-0004.
    Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved 
collection.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 25,068.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 16,244.
    Abstract: Pursuant to the HEA and in accordance with 34 CFR 668.41 
and 668.45, eligible participating postsecondary institutions are 
required to provide this SRK information to all enrolled students, 
prospective students prior to their enrolling or entering into a 
financial obligation with the school as well as to the institution's 
employees. This information pertains to the completion, graduation and 
post-graduate study rates for students at a given institution. This 
information must be made through publications, mailings and electronic 
media. The SRK information is made available so that students and 
prospective students at that institution to complete a course of study 
as well as education opportunities upon graduation.

    Dated: October 19, 2012.
Darrin A. King,
Director, Information Collection Clearance Division Privacy, 
Information and Records Management Services Office of Management.
[FR Doc. 2012-26392 Filed 10-25-12; 8:45 am]
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