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1995 Federal Registers Archive

  • 1995-12-21 - NOTICE - Recognition of Accrediting Agencies, State Agencies for Approval of Public Postsecondary Vocational Education, and State Agencies for Approval of Nurse Education
  • 1995-12-21 - NOTICE - The Secretary invites currently ineligible institutions of higher education that filed a Fiscal Operations Report and Application to Participate (FISAP) (ED Form 646-1) in one or more of the ``campus-based programs'' for the 1996-97 award year to submit to the Secretary an ``Application for Institutional Participation'' and all documents required for an eligibility and certification determination. The campus-based programs are the Federal Perkins Loan Program, the Federal Work-Study Program, and the Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant Program and are authorized by Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended. The 1996-97 award year is July 1, 1996, through June 30, 1997.
  • 1995-12-19 - NOTICE - The Secretary announces that the 1995-96 Federal Perkins Loan and National Direct Student Loan Programs Directory of Designated Low-Income Schools (Directory) is now available. Under the Federal Perkins Loan and National Direct Student Loan programs, a borrower may have repayment of his or her loan deferred and a portion of his or her loan canceled if the borrower teaches full-time for a complete academic year in a selected elementary or secondary school having a high concentration of students from low-income families. In the 1995-96 Directory, the Secretary lists, on a State-by-State and Territory-by-Territory basis, the schools in which a borrower may teach during the 1995-96 school year to qualify for deferment and cancellation benefits.
  • 1995-12-01 - FINAL - The Secretary of Education amends provisions of the regulations governing the income contingent repayment plan under the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program regulations. The Secretary is amending these provisions to provide benefits to borrowers and protect the taxpayers' interests.
  • 1995-12-01 - FINAL - The Secretary of Education amends the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program regulations. The regulations apply to loans under the Federal Direct Stafford/Ford Loan (Direct Subsidized Loan) Program, the Federal Direct Unsubsidized Stafford/Ford Loan (Direct Unsubsidized Loan) Program, the Federal Direct PLUS Loan (Direct PLUS Loan) Program, and the Federal Direct Consolidation Loan (Direct Consolidation Loan) Program, collectively referred to as the Direct Loan Program. These regulations provide schools with more flexibility in performing origination functions, and clarify the date of loan origination. Further, these regulations set timelines for the submission of promissory notes, disbursement records, and origination records.
  • 1995-12-01 - FINAL - The Secretary amends the Student Assistance General Provisions (General Provisions) regulations. The General Provisions regulations govern elements common to all of the Federal Student Financial Aid Programs authorized by Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA) (hereafter Title IV Programs). These amendments modify the Secretary's Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program default reduction initiative and implement default prevention measures in the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program. These regulations also streamline the limitation, suspension, and termination (L, S, and T) actions against an institution and prevent an institution from evading the consequences of a high FFEL Program cohort default rate, Direct Loan Program cohort rate, or weighted average cohort rate.
  • 1995-12-01 - FINAL - The Secretary amends the regulations governing the Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program. The FFEL regulations govern the Federal Stafford Loan Program, the Federal Supplemental Loans for Students (Federal SLS) Program, the Federal PLUS Program, and the Federal Consolidation Loan Program, collectively referred to as the Federal Family Education Loan Program. The Federal Stafford Loan, the Federal SLS, the Federal PLUS and the Federal Consolidation Loan programs are hereinafter referred to as the Stafford, SLS, PLUS and Consolidation Loan programs. The Secretary is making changes to the FFEL Program regulations to conform the FFEL program regulations with regulations and policies in effect in the William D. Ford Federal Direct Student Loan Program, hereinafter referred to as the Direct Loan Program.
  • 1995-12-01 - FINAL - The Secretary amends the Student Assistance General Provisions regulations by adding a new Subpart J. These regulations govern the approval and administration of tests that may be used to determine a student's eligibility for assistance under the student financial assistance programs authorized under Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (Title IV, HEA programs), if that student does not have a high school diploma or its recognized equivalent. The regulations also provide for a passing score for each approved test. The regulations implement changes made to section 484(d) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (HEA), as amended by the Higher Education Amendments of 1992, Public Law 102-325.
  • 1995-12-01 - FINAL - The Secretary amends the Student Assistance General Provisions. These amendments are necessary to implement the Student Right-to-Know Act, as amended by the Higher Education Amendments of 1991, and the Higher Education Technical Amendments of 1993. These final regulations require an institution that participates in any student financial assistance program under Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (title IV, HEA program) to disclose information about graduation or completion rates to current and prospective students. The final regulations also require an institution that participates in any title IV, HEA program and awards athletically-related student aid to provide certain types of data regarding the institution's student population, and the graduation or completion rates of categories of student-athletes, to potential student-athletes, and to the athletes' parents, coaches, and high school counselors.
  • 1995-11-29 - FINAL - The Secretary amends the Student Assistance General Provisions regulations. These amendments are necessary to implement a new requirement in the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA), added by the Improving America's Schools Act of 1994 (IASA), Pub. L. 103-382. The IASA provisions, titled the ``Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act'' (EADA), require certain co-educational institutions of higher education to prepare annually--and make available to students, potential students, and the public--a report on participation rates, financial support, and other information on men's and women's intercollegiate athletic programs. These regulations implement these new statutory requirements.
  • 1995-09-21 - NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULEMAKING (NPRM) - The Secretary proposes to amend the Student Assistance General Provisions (General Provisions) regulations. The General Provisions regulations govern elements common to all the Federal Student Financial Aid programs authorized by Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA) (hereafter Title IV Programs). These amendments would modify the Secretary's Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program default reduction initiative and implement default prevention measures in the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program. These regulations would streamline the Secretary's ability to take limitation, suspension, and termination (L,S, and T) action against an institution and would prevent an institution from evading the consequences of a high FFEL Program cohort default rate, Direct Loan Program cohort rate, or weighted average cohort rate.
  • 1995-09-21 - NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULEMAKING (NPRM) - The Secretary proposes to amend the regulations governing the Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program. The FFEL regulations govern the Federal Stafford Loan Program, the Federal Supplemental Loans for Students (Federal SLS) Program, the Federal PLUS Program, and the Federal Consolidation Loan Program, collectively referred to as the Federal Family Education Loan Program. The Federal Stafford Loan, the Federal SLS, the Federal PLUS and the Federal Consolidation Loan programs are hereinafter referred to as the Stafford, SLS, PLUS and Consolidation Loan programs. The Secretary is proposing to make changes to the FFEL Program regulations to reflect policies and procedures implemented in the William D. Ford Federal Direct Student Loan Program, hereinafter referred to as the Direct Loan Program.
  • 1995-09-21 - NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULEMAKING (NPRM) - The Secretary proposes to amend the Student Assistance General Provisions. These amendments are necessary to implement the Student Right-to-Know Act, as amended by the Higher Education Technical Amendments of 1991 and the Higher Education Technical Amendments of 1993. The proposed regulations would require an institution that participates in any student assistance program under Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (title IV, HEA program) to disclose information about graduation rates to current and prospective students. The proposed regulations would also require an institution that participates in any title IV, HEA program and awards athletically related student aid to provide certain types of data regarding the institution's student population, and the graduation rates of categories of student-athletes, to potential student-athletes and to the athletes' parents, coaches, and high school guidance counselors.
  • 1995-09-21 - NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULEMAKING (NPRM) - The Secretary proposes to amend the regulations governing the student financial assistance programs authorized under title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (title IV, HEA programs). These programs include the campus-based programs (Federal Perkins Loan, Federal Work-Study (FWS), and Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) programs), the Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) programs, the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan programs, the Federal Pell Grant Program, and the State Student Incentive Grant program. These proposed amendments, which eliminate unnecessary regulations and improve the existing regulations, are part of a planned series of regulatory reform and relief proposals for the title IV, HEA programs. The Secretary is proposing these changes in response to the President's Regulatory Reform Initiative. The Federal student financial assistance programs support the National Education Goals by enhancing opportunities for postsecondary education. The National Education Goals call for increasing the rate at which students graduate from high school and pursue high quality postsecondary education and for supporting life-long learning.
  • 1995-09-20 - NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULEMAKING (NPRM) - The Secretary of Education proposes to amend the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program regulations. The proposed regulations would apply to loans under the Federal Direct Stafford/Ford Loan (Direct Subsidized Loan) Program, the Federal Direct Unsubsidized Stafford/Ford Loan (Direct Unsubsidized Loan) Program, the Federal Direct PLUS Loan (Direct PLUS Loan) Program, and the Federal Direct Consolidation Loan (Direct Consolidation Loan) Program, collectively referred to as the Direct Loan Program. These proposed regulations would provide schools with more flexibility in performing origination functions, and clarify the date of loan origination. These proposed regulations also would set timelines for the submission of promissory notes, disbursement records, and origination records. Finally, the regulations being proposed would address the repayment plans available for the consolidation of a single Federal Family Education (FFEL) Loan Program loan into the Direct Loan Program.
  • 1995-09-20 - NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULEMAKING (NPRM) - The Secretary of Education proposes to amend provisions of the income contingent repayment plan under the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program regulations. The Secretary is amending these provisions to provide benefits to borrowers and protect the taxpayers' interests.
  • 1995-08-08 - NOTICE - The Secretary invites institutions of higher education that are not currently participating in the Quality Assurance (QA) Program under section 487A of the Higher Education Act to submit applications to participate beginning with the 1995-1996 award year.
  • 1995-08-02 - NOTICE - The Secretary gives notice to institutions of higher education of the deadline for an institution to apply for fiscal year 1996 funds--for use in the 1996-97 award year (July 1, 1996 through June 30, 1997)--under the Federal Perkins Loan, FWS, and FSEOG programs. Under these programs, the Secretary allocates funds to institutions for students who need financial aid to meet the costs of postsecondary education. An institution is not required to establish eligibility prior to applying for funds. However, the Secretary will not allocate funds under the Federal Perkins Loan, FWS, and FSEOG programs for the 1996-97 award year to any institution that is not currently eligible unless the institution files its institutional participation application and other documents required for an eligibility and certification determination by the closing date that will appear in a separate notice in the Federal Register. The Secretary further gives notice that an institution that had a Federal Perkins Loan fund or expended FWS or FSEOG funds during the 1994-1995 award year (July 1, 1994, through June 30, 1995) is required to submit a Fiscal Operations Report to the Secretary to report its program expenditures as of June 30, 1995. Applicants that did not participate in the Federal Perkins Loan Program, FWS Program, or FSEOG Program in the 1994-95 award year will be required to submit data for the application portion of the FISAP only. The Department is mailing only the application portion of the FISAP to first-time applicants. In addition, an institution must submit one original completed FISAP signature page and one original signed combined lobbying, debarment, and drug-free workplace certifications form (ED 80-0013 and referred to collectively as the ``compliance certifications'' form) for the 1996-97 award year. The Federal Perkins Loan, FWS, and FSEOG programs are authorized by parts E and C, and part A, subpart 2, respectively, of title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended.
  • 1995-08-02 - NOTICE - Institutions and borrowers participating in the Federal Perkins Loan and National Direct Student Loan Programs and other interested persons are advised that they may obtain information regarding the amendments to the National Direct Student Loan and Federal Perkins Loan Programs Directory of Designated Low-Income Schools for Teacher Cancellation Benefits for the l994-95 School Year (Directory). The amendments identify changes in the list of schools that qualify borrowers for teacher cancellation benefits under each of the loan programs.
  • 1995-07-21 - NOTICE - This notice reports the results of the April meeting of the Borrower Defenses Regulations Negotiated Rulemaking Advisory Committee and cancels all future scheduled meetings. Further, this notice explains the Department of Education's (Department's) interpretation of certain Direct Loan Program regulations relating to borrower defenses, which became effective July 1, 1995. Finally, this notice contains information about administrative procedures the Department will implement regarding borrower defenses.
  • 1995-06-30 - FINAL, CORRECTION - Federal Perkins Loan Program; Final regulations--Correction.
  • 1995-06-30 - FINAL, CORRECTION - The Secretary amends the following regulatory provisions to correct minor technical errors and to conform with self-implementing statutory provisions: the institutional eligibility regulations contained in Part 600, Subparts A and C; the allotment formula and funding procedures regulations contained in Part 667, Subpart B of the State Postsecondary Review Program regulations; the student eligibility regulations contained in Part 668, Subpart A of the Student Assistance General Provisions regulations; the standards for participation regulations contained in Part 668, Subpart B; the student consumer information regulations contained in Part 668, Subpart D; the verification regulations contained in Part 668, Subpart E; the fine, limitation, suspension, and termination proceedings regulations contained in Part 668, Subpart G; the cash management regulations contained in Part 668, Subpart K; and the Federal Perkins Loan Program regulations contained in Part 674, Subpart A.
  • 1995-06-27 - NOTICE - The Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education announces the interest rates for variable rate loans made under the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program for the period July 1, 1995, through June 30, 1996.
  • 1995-05-31 - NOTICE - The Secretary of Education announces the annual update to the tables used in the need analysis methodology that an institution of higher education must use in calculating expected family contributions for the 1996-97 award year under the Federal Pell Grant, campus-based (Federal Perkins Loan, Federal Work-Study, and Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant), Federal Family Education Loan and William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan programs. The Secretary takes this action under the authority of Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA).
  • 1995-02-17 - NOTICE - The Secretary of Education invites applications from schools to participate in the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program for the 1996-1997 academic year, which is the academic year beginning July 1, 1996. This notice relates to the Federal Direct Stafford/Ford Loan Program, the Federal Direct Unsubsidized Stafford/Ford Loan Program, and the Federal Direct PLUS Program, collectively referred to as the Direct Loan Program. On December 29, 1994, the Department of Education published a notice in the Federal Register (59 FR 67579) inviting schools to apply to participate in the third year of the Direct Loan Program. That notice included the Secretary's application and selection procedures. However, the version of the application form included with the notice did not contain an expiration date issued by the Office of Management and Budget. The form contained in the appendix to this notice contains this date. Any school wishing to apply to participate in the Direct Loan Program after the date of publication of this notice must use the application form included as an appendix to this notice. If a school has already submitted an application to the Secretary using the form published on December 29, 1994, the school does not have to reapply. Along with the revised application form, the Secretary is republishing the application and selection process for the convenience of schools.
  • 1995-02-09 - NOTICE - This notice provides an update of the HHS poverty guidelines to account for last (calendar) year's increase in prices as measured by the Consumer Price Index.
  • 1995-02-03 - NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULEMAKING (NPRM) - The Secretary proposes to amend the Student Assistance General Provisions regulations. These amendments are necessary to implement a new requirement in the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA), recently added by the Improving America's Schools Act of 1994 (IASA). The IASA provision, titled the ``Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act (EADA),'' requires certain coeducational institutions of higher education to prepare--and make available to students, potential students, and the public--a report on participation rates, financial support, and other information on men's and women's intercollegiate athletic programs. These proposed regulations would implement this new statutory requirement. The statute requires that the Secretary issue final regulations implementing the EADA not later than 180 days following enactment. Thus, the statute requires that final regulations be issued by April 18, 1995.
  • 1995-02-03 - NOTICE - The Secretary gives notice to institutions of higher education of the deadline for an institution to submit a written request for a waiver of the requirement that an institution shall use at least 5 percent of its total FWS Federal funds granted for the 1994-95 award year (July 1, 1994 through June 30, 1995) to compensate students employed in community service jobs.
  • 1995-01-31 - NOTICE - The Secretary gives notice to institutions of higher education of the deadline for an eligible institution to apply for participation in the Work-Colleges program and to apply for funding under that program for the 1995-96 award year (July 1, 1995 through June 30, 1996) by submitting to the Secretary an ``Institutional Application and Agreement for Participation in the Work-Colleges Program.'' The Work-Colleges program along with the Federal Work-Study program and the Job Location and Development program are known collectively as the Federal Work-Study programs. The Work-Colleges program is authorized by part C of title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA).
  • 1995-01-30 - NOTICE - The Secretary announces that the 1994-95 National Direct and Federal Perkins Student Loan Programs Directory of Designated Low-Income Schools (Directory) is now available. Under the National Direct and Federal Perkins Student Loan programs, a borrower may have repayment of his or her loan deferred and a portion of his or her loan canceled if the borrower teaches full-time for a complete academic year in a selected elementary or secondary school having a high concentration of students from low-income families. In the 1994-95 Directory, the Secretary lists, on a State-by-State and Territory-by-Territory basis, the schools in which a borrower may teach during the 1994-95 school year to qualify for deferment and cancellation benefits.
  • 1995-01-18 - NOTICE - The Secretary gives notice to institutions of higher education of the deadline for an institution to submit a written request for a waiver of the allocation reduction being applied to its Federal Perkins Loan, FWS, or FSEOG allocation for the 1995-96 award year (July 1, 1995 through June 30, 1996) because the institution returned more than 10 percent of its allocation for that program for the 1993-94 award year (July 1, 1993 through June 30, 1994).
 
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