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ED/OPE RIN: 1840-AD44 Publication ID: Fall 2019 
Title: TEACH Grants 
Abstract:

The Department is proposing to amend, through negotiated rulemaking, the regulations relating to the Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant. Our goal is to simplify and clarify program requirements, minimize inadvertent grant-to-loan conversions, and improve outcomes for TEACH Grant recipients.

 
Agency: Department of Education(ED)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: Other 
CFR Citation: 34 CFR 686   
Legal Authority: 20 U.S.C. 1070g, et seq.   
Legal Deadline:  None

Statement of Need:

Our goal is to simplify and clarify program requirements, minimize inadvertent grant-to-loan conversions, and improve outcomes for TEACH Grant recipients.

Summary of the Legal Basis:

The Department has the authority to establish a negotiated rulemaking committee with the purpose of creating, amending or rescinding regulations in the Code of Federal Regulations. 

Alternatives:

These are identified through the negotiated rulemaking process and presented in the notice of proposed rulemaking.

Anticipated Costs and Benefits:

These are identified through the negotiated rulemaking process and presented in the notice of proposed rulemaking.

Risks:

These are identified through the negotiated rulemaking process and presented in the notice of proposed rulemaking.

Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
Notice of Intention to Commence Negotiated Rulemaking  07/31/2018  83 FR 36814   
NPRM  11/00/2019 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Undetermined  Government Levels Affected: Federal, Local, State 
Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: Yes 
Public Comment URL: www.regulations.gov  
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Sophia McArdle
Department of Education
Office of Postsecondary Education
400 Maryland Avenue SW,
Washington, DC 20202
Phone:202 453-6318