Department of Education: 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
GAO-10-427R: Feb 16, 2010
GAO reviewed the Department of Education's (DOE) new rule on student assistance programs. GAO found that (1) the final rule adopts regulations for the Academic Competitiveness and National Science and Mathematics to Retain Talent Grant programs; Student Assistance General Provisions; Federal Pell Grant Program; and Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education Grant Program. This rule implements provisions of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended by the Ensuring Continued Access to Student Loans Act of 2008 and the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008; (2) with the exception of the effective date, Education complied with the applicable requirements in promulgating the rule.