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Department of Education

 

2014

ED: Gainful Employment in a Recognized Occupation Final Rules

October 31, 2014 | Office of Postsecondary Education, Department of Education
Action: Final regulations

The Secretary amends regulations on institutional eligibility under the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA), and the Student Assistance General Provisions to establish measures for determin ... More

ED: PLUS Loans and Adverse Credit Final Rules

October 23, 2014 | Office of Postsecondary Education, Department of Education.
Action: Final regulations

The Secretary amends the regulations governing the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program. These regulations strengthen and improve administration of the Federal Direct PLUS Loan Pr ... More

ED: Final Rules on the Violence Against Women Act

October 20, 2014 | Office of Postsecondary Education, Department of Education
Action: Final regulations

The Secretary amends the Student Assistance General Provisions regulations issued under the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended, to implement the changes made to the Clery Act by the Violence Aga ... More

ED: NPRM on Plus Loans and Creditworthiness of Borrowers

August 8, 2014 | Office of Postsecondary Education, Department of Education
Action: Notice of proposed rulemaking

The Secretary proposes to amend the regulations governing the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program. The Secretary is proposing to amend these regulations to strengthen and improve ... More

ED: Delay of State Authorization Implementation

June 24, 2014 | Office of Postsecondary Education, Department of Education.
Action: Final regulations; delay of implementation date.

Office of Postsecondary Education, Department of Education. Final regulations; delay of implementation date. The Department further delays, until July 1, 2015, the implementation date for certain Stat ... More

ED: NPRM on the Violence Against Women Act

June 20, 2014 | Office of Postsecondary Education, Department of Education
Action: Notice of proposed rulemaking

The Secretary proposes to amend the Student Assistance General Provisions regulations issued under the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended, to implement the changes made to the Clery Act by the V ... More

ED: NPRM on New Gainful Employment Rules

March 25, 2014 | Office of Postsecondary Education, Department of Education.
Action: Notice of proposed rulemaking

Office of Postsecondary Education, Department of Education. The Secretary proposes to amend the regulations on institutional eligibility under the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA), and t ... More

 

2013

ED: Negotiated Rulemaking on Gainful Employment in a Recognized Occupation

June 12, 2013 | Office of Postsecondary Education, Department of Education
Action: Intention to establish negotiated rulemaking committee

We announce our intention to establish a negotiated rulemaking   committee to prepare proposed regulations for the Federal Student Aid   programs authorized under title IV of the H ... More

 

2012

ED: Final Rules on Loan Repayment Options and Disability Discharges

November 1, 2012 | Office of Postsecondary Education, Department of Education
Action: Final regulations

The Secretary amends the Federal Perkins Loan (Perkins Loan) program, Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) program, and William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) program regulations. These fin ... More

ED: Updated Waivers and Modifications of Statutory and Regulatory Provisions Governing Federal Student Aid Programs

September 27, 2012 | Office of Postsecondary Education, Department of Education
Action: Updated waivers and modifications of statutory and regulatory provisions.

The Secretary is issuing updated waivers and modifications of   statutory and regulatory provisions governing the Federal student   financial aid programs under the authority of th ... More

ED: Proposed Rules on Federal Student Loans

July 17, 2012 | Office of Postsecondary Education, Department of Education
Action: Notice of proposed rulemaking

The Secretary proposes to amend the Federal Perkins Loan (Perkins Loan) program, Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) program, and William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) program regulations ... More

ED: Interim Final Rule Prohibiting Two Pell Grants in One Year

May 2, 2012 | Office of Postsecondary Education, Department of Education
Action: Interim final rule; request for comments.

The Secretary amends four sections of the Federal Pell Grant Program regulations to make them consistent with recent changes in the law that prohibit a student from receiving two consecutive Pell Gran ... More

ED: Notice of Hearings on Student Aid Fraud

May 1, 2012 | Office of Postsecondary Education, Department of Education
Action: Intent to establish negotiated rulemaking committee.

We announce our intention to establish a negotiated rulemaking committee to prepare proposed regulations for the Federal Student Aid Programs authorized by the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended ... More

 

2011

ED: Final Rules Under FERPA for State Longitudinal Databases

December 2, 2011 | Office of Management, Department of Education

TheSecretary of Education (Secretary) amends the regulations implementing section 444 of the General Education Provisions Act (GEPA), which is commonly referred to as the Family Educational Rights and ... More

ED: Invitation to Participate in Experimental Sites Initiative

October 27, 2011 | Office of Postsecondary Education, Department of Education
Action: Notice

The Secretary invites postsecondary educational institutions (institutions) that participate in the student assistance programs authorized under Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as a ... More

ED: New Gainful Employment Programs Proposed Rule

September 27, 2011 | Office of Postsecondary Education, Department of Education
Action: Notice of proposed rulemaking

The Secretary proposes to amend the regulations for Institutional Eligibility under the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA), to streamline the application and approval process for new educa ... More

ED: Deadline for Reporting 2010-11 Gainful Employment Data

August 5, 2011 | Federal Student Aid, Department of Education.
Action: Notice of deadline date.

The Secretary announces the deadline date for the receipt of information from institutions for programs that prepare students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation that are eligible to par ... More

ED: Gainful Employment Debt Measures Final Rules

June 13, 2011 | Office of Postsecondary Education, Department of Education
Action: Final regulations

The Secretary amends the Student Assistance General Provisions regulations to improve disclosure of relevant information and to establish minimal measures for determining whether certain postsecondary ... More

ED: May 2011 Dates for Hearings Leading to Negotiated Rulemaking

May 5, 2011 | Office of Postsecondary Education, Department of Education.
Action: Intent to establish negotiated rulemaking committees.

We announce our intention to establish one or more negotiated rulemaking committees to propose regulations under the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA). The committees will include represe ... More

ED: Program Integrity Rules Corrections

April 13, 2011 | Office of Postsecondary Education, Department of Education.
Action: Final regulations; correction.

On October 29, 2010, the Department of Education published in the Federal Register (75 FR 66832) final regulations for improving integrity in the programs authorized under title IV of the Higher Educa ... More

ED: FIPSE Invites Applications for FY11 Grants

March 22, 2011 | Office of PostsecondaryEducation, Department of Education.
Action: Notice.

Purpose of Program: The Comprehensive Program supports innovative grants and cooperative agreements to improve postsecondary education. It supports reforms, innovations, and significant improvements o ... More

 

2010

ED: Applications Open for Strengthening Institutions Program

December 8, 2010 | Office of Postsecondary Education
Action: Notice inviting applications for designation as an eligible institution

Strengthening Institutions Program (SIP), American Indian Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities (TCCU), Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian-Serving Institutions (ANNH), Asian American and Native ... More

ED: Foreign Institutions Participating in Federal Student Aid Final Rule

November 1, 2010 | Office of Postsecondary Education, Department of Education
Action: Final regulations

The Secretary amends the regulations for Institutional Eligibility Under the Higher Education Act of 1965, the Student Assistance General Provisions, the Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program, ... More

ED: Gainful Employment New Programs Final Rules

October 29, 2010 | Office of Postsecondary Education, Department of Education
Action: Final regulations

The Secretary amends the regulations for Institutional Eligibility Under the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA), to establish aprocess under which an institution applies for approval to of ... More

ED: Program Integrity Final Rules

October 29, 2010 | Office of Postsecondary Education, Department of Education
Action: Final regulations

The Secretary is improving integrity in the programs authorized under title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA), by amending the regulations for Institutional Eligibility Under th ... More

ED: TRIO, GEARUP, Other Access Programs Final Rules

October 26, 2010 | Office of Postsecondary Education and Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, Department of Education.
Action: Final regulations

The Secretary amends the regulations, and establishes new regulations, for the High School Equivalency Program and College Assistance Migrant Program (HEP and CAMP); the Federal TRIO programs (TRIO pr ... More

ED: Financial Aid Proposed Rules for Foreign Institutions

July 20, 2010 | Office of Postsecondary Education, Department of Education
Action: Notice of proposed rulemaking

The Secretary proposes to implement provisions related to the eligibility of foreign institutions for participation in the Federal student aid programs that were added to the Higher Education Act of 1 ... More