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Negotiated Rulemaking for Higher Education 2011 -- Team I, Teacher Preparation Issues

On April 1, 2016, the supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) was published in the Federal Register to allow the Department to collect more public comments specifically on distance education as it relates to teacher preparation. This page also provides a link for providing public comment. All public comment must be submitted by May 2, 2016 at 12:00 a.m. EST.

Note: The official version of this document is the document published in the Federal Register.

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (Unofficial Version) - November 25, 2014: The official version of this document is the document published in the Federal Register. This document has been sent to the Office of the Federal Register but has not yet been scheduled for publication. download files MS Word

Federal Register Notice dated October 26, 2011: Negotiated Rulemaking Committee, Negotiator Nominations and Schedule of Committee Meetings-Teacher Preparation and TEACH Grant Programs | download files PDF

Electronic Announcement regarding Federal Register Notice dated October 26, 2011

Session One: January 18-19, 2012

Session Two: February 27-29, 2012

  • Agenda: download files MS Word (45K) | PDF (282K)
  • Meeting Summary: download files MS Word (69K) | PDF (284K)
  • Issue Summaries: download files PDF (579K)
  • Draft Language – Regulations, Part 686: download files PDF (121K)
  • Draft Language – Regulations, Part 612: download files PDF (185K)
  • Draft Institutional Report Card: download files PDF (178K) | With tracked changes: download files PDF (222K)
  • Draft State Report Card: download files PDF (220K) | With tracked changes: download files PDF (350K)

Session Three: April 3-5, 2012

  • Agenda: download files MS Word (49K) | PDF (286K)
  • Meeting Summary: download files MS Word (67K) | PDF (277K)
  • Issue Summaries: download files MS Word (182K) | PDF (580K)
  • Amendatory Language: download files MS Word (35K) | PDF (195K)
  • Draft Language – Regulations, Part 612: download files MS Word (87K) | PDF (199K) | With Tracked Changes: download files MS Word (123K)
  • Draft Language – Regulations, Part 686: download files MS Word (33K) | PDF (161K) | With Tracked Changes: download files MS Word (137K)

Update

We have formally submitted a supplemental Notice of Proposed Rule Making to the Office of Management and Budget for review that will allow us to collect more public comments specifically on distance education as it relates to teacher preparation. Following the Office of Management and Budget review, we will publish the supplemental NPRM in the Federal Register for public comment.

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