Opportunity to Comment on Data Collection by US ED
US Department of
Education has announced that the proposed EDFacts Information Collection
package for SY 2016-17, 2017-18, and 2018-19 is now available for review and
public comment. Copies may be accessed at the following link: https://www.regulations.gov/document?D=ED-2016-ICCD-0092-0001.
Select “Open Docket
Folder,” and scroll down to “Supporting Statements” and "Forms and
Instructions" (for Appendices) posted on August 24, 2016. The package is being revised in
order to support ESEA, as recently amended by ESSA. SY 2016-17 revisions
consist only of retired data groups and technical corrections. SY 2017-18 and
2018-19 revisions include the new and changed data requirements as well as
retired data groups. Comments in response to this notice must be submitted
electronically through www.regulations.gov. The public comment period
closes on October 24, 2016.
encouraged to review the proposed changes and submit comments for