Final Rule: Program Integrity Issues

Federal Register: October 29, 2010
Volume 75, Number 209
[Page 66831-66975]
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Program Integrity Issues

AGENCY: Office of Postsecondary Education, Department of Education.
ACTION: Final regulations.
SUMMARY: 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 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 in part 686, 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: These regulations are effective July 1, 2011 with the exception of the revision of subpart E of part 668, Verification and Updating of Student Aid Application Information. Revised subpart E of part 668 is effective July 1, 2012. The incorporation by reference of certain publications listed in the rule is approved by the Director of the Federal Register as of July 1, 2011.


Publication Date: 10/29/2010

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