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Student Assistance General Provisions; Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant Program; Federal Pell Grant Program; Academic Competitiveness Grant Program and National Science and Mathematics Access To Retain Talent Grant Program

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Office of Postsecondary Education, Department of Education.


Interim final rule; correction.


The Department of Education is correcting an interim final regulation that was published in the Federal Register on May 1, 2009. These interim final regulations implemented provisions of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (HEA), as amended by the Ensuring Continued Access to Student Loans Act of 2008 (ECASLA) and the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008 (HEOA), related to the Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG) and National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant) Programs.


Effective July 1, 2009.

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Sophia McArdle, Office of Postsecondary Education, U.S. Department of Education, 1990 K Street, NW., Room 8019, Washington, DC 20006-8544. Telephone: (202) 219-7078.

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Delegation of Authority: The Secretary of Education has delegated authority to Daniel T. Madzelan, Director, Forecasting and Policy Analysis for the Office of Postsecondary Education, to perform the functions of the Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education.

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In FR Doc.

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1. On page 20224, in the second column, in § 691.63, in amendment 19, instruction G is corrected to read as follows: “Revising paragraph (c)(3).”

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2. On page 20224, in the second column, the regulatory text of § 691.63 is corrected by setting out the revised paragraph (c)(3) as follows:

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Calculation of a grant for a payment period.
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(3) Multiplying his or her ACG or National SMART Grant annual award determined under paragraph (c)(2) of this section by the following fraction as applicable: or

In a program using semesters or trimesters—

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In a program using quarters—

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Dated: June 24, 2009.

Daniel T. Madzelan,

Director, Forecasting and Policy Analysis.

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[FR Doc. E9-15369 Filed 6-29-09; 8:45 am]