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The Secretary announces that the 1997-98 Federal Perkins Loan and National Direct Student Loan Programs Directory of Designated Low-Income Schools (Directory) is now available. Under the Federal Perkins Loan and National Direct Student Loan programs, a b

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Summary: The Secretary announces that the 1997-98 Federal Perkins Loan and National Direct Student Loan Programs Directory of Designated Low-Income Schools (Directory) is now available. Under the Federal Perkins Loan and National Direct Student Loan programs, a borrower may have repayment of his or her loan deferred and a portion of his or her loan canceled if the borrower teaches full-time for a complete academic year in a designated elementary or secondary school having a high concentration of students from low-income families. In the 1997-98 Directory, the Secretary lists, on a State-by-State and Territory-by-Territory basis, the schools in which a borrower may teach during the 1997-98 school year to qualify for deferment and cancellation benefits.
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Office of Postsecondary Education; Availability of the Federal Perkins
Loan and National Direct Student Loan Programs Directory of Designated
Low-Income Schools for Teacher Cancellation Benefits for the 1997-98
School Year; Notice


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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

[CFDA No. 84.037]


Office of Postsecondary Education; Availability of the Federal
Perkins Loan and National Direct Student Loan Programs Directory of
Designated Low-Income Schools For Teacher Cancellation Benefits For the
1997-98 School Year

ACTION: Notice of availability of the Federal Perkins Loan and National
Direct Student Loan Programs Directory of Designated Low-Income Schools
for Teacher Cancellation Benefits for the 1997-98 School Year.

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SUMMARY: The Secretary announces that the 1997-98 Federal Perkins Loan
and National Direct Student Loan Programs Directory of Designated Low-
Income Schools (Directory) is now available. Under the Federal Perkins
Loan and National Direct Student Loan programs, a borrower may have
repayment of his or her loan deferred and a portion of his or her loan
canceled if the borrower teaches full-time for a complete academic year
in a designated elementary or secondary school having a high
concentration of students from low-income families. In the 1997-98
Directory, the Secretary lists, on a State-by-State and Territory-by-
Territory basis, the schools in which a borrower may teach during the
1997-98 school year to qualify for deferment and cancellation benefits.

DATES: The Directory is currently available.

ADDRESSES: Information concerning specific schools listed in the
Directory may be obtained from Sherraine Green, Systems Administration
Branch, Campus-Based Programs Systems Division, Office of Postsecondary
Education, U.S. Department of Education, 600 Independence Avenue, SW.,
(Regional Office Building 3, Room 4621), Washington, DC 20202-5447,
Telephone (202) 708-5182. Information concerning deferment and
cancellation of a National Direct or Federal Perkins loan may be
obtained from Sylvia Ross or Gail McLarnon, Program Specialists,
Campus-Based Loan Programs Section, Loans Branch, Policy Development
Division, Office of Postsecondary Education, U.S. Department of
Education, 600 Independence Avenue, SW., (Regional Office Building 3,
Room 3045), Washington, DC 20202-5447, 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.
Individuals with disabilities may obtain this document in an
alternate format (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, or computer
diskette) to the contact person listed in the preceding paragraph.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Directories 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, including
its regional offices.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Secretary selects the schools that
qualify the borrower for deferment and cancellation benefits under the
procedures contained in the Federal Perkins Loan program regulation in
34 CFR 674.53, 674.54 and 674.55.
The Secretary has determined that, for the 1997-98 academic year,
full-time teaching in the schools set forth in the 1997-98 Directory
qualifies a borrower for deferment and cancellation benefits.
The Secretary is providing 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 1997-98 academic year. The Office of
Postsecondary Education retains, on a permanent basis, copies of past
Directories.

Dated: January 14, 1998.
David A. Longanecker,
Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education.
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