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ED: Program Integrity Proposed Rules

Federal Register, June 18, 2010, Page 34805-34890

Agency

Office of Postsecondary Education, Department of Education

Action

Notice of proposed rulemaking

Summary

The Secretary proposes to improve 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 the HEA, the Secretary's Recognition of Accrediting Agencies, the Secretary's Recognition Procedures for State Agencies, the Student Assistance General Provisions, the Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program, the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program, the Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant Program, the Federal Pell Grant Program, and the Academic Competitiveness Grant (AGC) and National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National Smart Grant) Programs.

Dates

We must receive your comments on or before August 2, 2010.

Addresses

Submit your comments through the Federal eRulemaking Portal or via postal mail, commercial delivery, or hand delivery. We will not accept comments by fax or by e-mail. Please submit your comments only one time, in order to ensure that we do not receive duplicate copies. In addition, please include the Docket ID at the top of your comments. Federal eRulemaking Portal. Go to http://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 ``How To Use This Site.'' Postal Mail, Commercial Delivery, or Hand Delivery. If you mail or deliver your comments about these proposed regulations, address them to Jessica Finkel, U.S. Department of Education, 1990 K Street, NW., room 8031, Washington, DC 20006-8502.

Further Information

For information related to gainful employment in a recognized occupation, John Kolotos. Telephone: (202) 502-7762 or via the Internet at: John.Kolotos@ed.gov. For information related to the provisions related to the definition of credit hour, Marianna Deeken or Fred Sellers. Telephone: (206) 615-2583 or via the Internet at Marianna.Deeken@ed.gov. Telephone: (202) 502-7502 or via the Internet at: Fred.Sellers@ed.gov. For information related to provisions on State authorization, Fred Sellers. Telephone: (202) 502-7502 or via the Internet at: Fred.Sellers@ed.gov. For information related to the provisions on retaking coursework, Vanessa Freeman. Telephone: (202) 502-7523 or via the Internet at: Vanessa.Freeman@ed.gov. For information related to the provisions for written agreements between institutions, Carney McCullough. Telephone: (202) 502-7639 or via the Internet at: Carney.McCullough@ed.gov. For information on the provisions related to incentive compensation, Marty Guthrie. Telephone: (202) 219-7031 or via the Internet at: Marty.Guthrie@ed.gov. For information related to the provisions on ability to benefit, Dan Klock. Telephone: (202) 377-4026 or via the Internet at Dan.Klock@ed.gov. For information related to the provisions on misrepresentation, Vanessa Freeman. Telephone: (202) 502-7523 or via the Internet at: Vanessa.Freeman@ed.gov. For information related to the provisions on satisfactory academic progress, Marianna Deeken. Telephone: (206) 615-2583 or via the Internet at: Marianna.Deeken@ed.gov. For information related to the provisions on high school diplomas and verification of information on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), Jacquelyn Butler. Telephone: (202) 502-7890, or via the Internet at: Jacquelyn.Butler@ed.gov. For information related to the return of title IV, HEA funds calculation provisions for term-based modules or taking attendance, Jessica Finkel. Telephone: (202) 502-7647, or via the Internet at: Jessica.Finkel@ed.gov. For information related to the provisions on timeliness and method of disbursement, John Kolotos. Telephone: (202) 502-7762, or via the Internet at: John.Kolotos@ed.gov. If you use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD), call the Federal Relay Service (FRS), toll free, at 1-800-877-8339. Individuals with disabilities can obtain this document in an accessible format (e.g., braille, large print, audiotape, or computer diskette) on request to one of the contact persons listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT.

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