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Institutions and borrowers participating in the Federal Perkins Loan and National Direct Student Loan Programs and other interested persons are advised that they may obtain information regarding the amendments to the Federal Perkins Loan and National Dir

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Summary: Institutions and borrowers participating in the Federal Perkins Loan and National Direct Student Loan Programs and other interested persons are advised that they may obtain information regarding the amendments to the Federal Perkins Loan and National Direct Student Loan Programs Directory of Designated Low-Income Schools for Teacher Cancellation Benefits for the 1995-96 School Year (Directory). The amendments identify changes in the list of schools that qualify borrowers for teacher cancellation benefits under each of the loan programs.
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[Federal Register: July 15, 1996 (Volume 61, Number 136)]
[Notices]
[Page 36863-36864]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

Office of Postsecondary Education; Availability of the Amendments
to the Federal Perkins Loan and National Direct Student Programs Loan
Directory of Designated Low-Income Schools for Teacher Cancellation
Benefits for the 1995-96 School Year

AGENCY: Department of Education.

ACTION: Notice of availability of the amendments to the 1995-96 Federal
Perkins Loan and National Direct Student Loan Programs Directory of
Designated Low-Income Schools.

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SUMMARY: Institutions and borrowers participating in the Federal
Perkins Loan and National Direct Student Loan Programs and other
interested persons are advised that they may obtain information
regarding the amendments to the Federal Perkins Loan and National
Direct Student Loan Programs Directory of Designated Low-Income Schools
for Teacher Cancellation Benefits for the 1995-96 School Year
(Directory). The amendments identify changes in the list of schools
that qualify borrowers for teacher cancellation benefits under each of
the loan programs.

DATES: The amendments to the Directory are currently available.

ADDRESSES: Information concerning specific schools listed in the
amendments to the Directory may be obtained from Systems Administration
Branch, Campus-Based Programs System Division, Office of Postsecondary
Education, U.S. Department of Education, 600 Independence Avenue, S.W.,
(Room 4621, ROB-3), Washington, D.C. 20202-5453, Telephone (202) 708-
6730.
Information concerning deferment and/or cancellation of a National
Direct Student Loan or Federal Perkins Loan may be obtained from Susan
M. Morgan, Section Chief, Campus-Based Loan Programs Section, Loans
Branch, Policy Development Division, Office of Postsecondary Education,
U.S. Department of Education, 600 Independence Avenue, S.W., (Room
3053, ROB-3), Washington, D.C. 20202-5345, Telephone (202) 708-8242.
Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may
call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339
between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m., Eastern Time, Monday through Friday.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The amendments to the Directory are
available at (1) each institution of higher education participating in
the Federal Perkins Loan Program, (2) each of the fifty-seven (57)
State and Territory Departments of Education, (3) each of the major
Federal Perkins Loan billing services, and (4) the U.S. Department of
Education.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Secretary of Education published a
notice in the Federal Register on December 19, 1995, indicating that
the Directory was available. The Secretary has revised the Directory
due to the opening and closing of schools, school name changes, and the
need for other corrections. These revisions are listed in the
amendments to the Directory.
The procedures for selecting the schools that qualify borrowers for
cancellation benefits are described in the Federal Perkins Loan Program
regulations at 34 CFR 674.53 and 674.54. The Secretary has determined
that for the 1995-96 academic year full-time teaching in the schools
set forth in the Directory and the amendments to the Directory
qualifies a borrower for cancellation benefits.
The Secretary is providing the amendments to the Directory to each
institution participating in the Federal Perkins Loan Program.
Borrowers and other interested parties may check with their lending
institutions, the appropriate State or Territory Department of
Education, regional offices of the Department of Education, or the
Office of Postsecondary Education of the Department of Education
concerning the identity of qualifying schools for the 1995-96 academic
year.
The Office of Postsecondary Education retains, on a permanent
basis,

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copies of all published Directories and amendments.

(Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number 84.037; National
Defense/Direct and Federal Perkins Student Loan Cancellations)

Dated: July 8, 1996.
David A. Longanecker,
Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education.
[FR Doc. 96-17872 Filed 7-12-96; 8:45 am]
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