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The Secretary of Education (the Secretary) announces that the 1998-99 Federal Perkins Loan and National Direct Student Loan Programs Directory of Designated Low-Income Schools (The Directory) is now available on the Department of Education's (the Departm

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RegPartsAffected: Citation : (R)674.53
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PageNumbers: 70756-70757
Summary: The Secretary of Education (the Secretary) announces that the 1998-99 Federal Perkins Loan and National Direct Student Loan Programs Directory of Designated Low-Income Schools (The Directory) is now available on the Department of Education's (the Department) Web site. 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 1998-99 Directory, the Secretary lists, on a State-by- State and Territory-by-Territory basis, the schools in which a borrower may teach during the 1998-99 school year to qualify for deferment and cancellation benefits.
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[Federal Register: December 22, 1998 (Volume 63, Number 245)]
[Notices]
[Page 70756-70757]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

[CFDA No.: 84.037]


Office of Postsecondary Education

Agency: Department of Education.

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 1998-99 School Year.

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Summary: The Secretary of Education (the Secretary) announces that the
1998-99 Federal Perkins Loan and National Direct Student Loan Programs
Directory of Designated Low-Income Schools (The Directory) is now
available on the Department of Education's (the Department) Web site.
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 1998-99 Directory, the Secretary lists, on a State-by-
State and Territory-by-Territory basis, the schools in which a borrower
may teach during the 1998-99 school year to qualify for deferment and
cancellation benefits.

Dates: The Directory is currently available at the Department's Web
site.

Addresses: Information concerning specific schools listed in the
Directory may be obtained from Chrisetta Nelson, Systems Administration
Branch, Campus-Based Programs Systems Division, Office of Student
Financial Assistance Programs, U.S. Department of Education, 400
Maryland Avenue, S.W., (Portals Building, Room 6200), Washington, D.C.
20202-5447, Telephone (202) 708-7738. Information concerning deferment
and cancellation of a National Director 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 Student Financial Assistance Programs, U.S.
Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, S.W., (Regional Office
Building 3, Room 3045), Washington, D.C. 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.

For Further Information Contact: Directories are also available in an
electronic format 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.
Individuals with disabilities may obtain this notice in an
alternate format (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, or computer
diskette) to the contact person listed in the preceding paragraph.

Supplementary Information: The Secretary selects schools that qualify a
borrower for deferment and cancellation benefits under the procedures
contained in the Federal Perkins Loan program

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regulation in 34 CFR 674.53, 674.54 and 674.55.
The Secretary has determined that, for the 1998-99 academic year,
full-time teaching in the schools set forth in the 1998-99 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 in an electronic
format only. Borrowers and other interested parties may check the
website or their lending institution, the appropriate State or
Territory Department of Education, regional office of the Department of
Education, or the Office of Student Financial Assistance Programs of
the Department of Education concerning the identity of qualifying
schools for the 1998-99 academic year. The Office of Student Financial
Assistance Programs retains, on a permanent basis, copies of past
Directories.

Electronic Access to the Notice

Anyone may view this notice, as well as all other Department of
Education documents published in the Federal Register, in text or
portable document format (pdf) on the World Wide Web at either of the
following sites:

http://ocfo.ed.gov/fedreg.htm
http://www.ed.gov/news.html

To use the pdf you must have the Adobe Acrobat Reader Program with
Search, which is available free at either of the previous sites. If you
have questions about using the pdf, call the U.S. Government Printing
Office toll free at 1-888-293-6498.

Dated: December 15, 1998.
Gerard A. Russomano,
Acting Chief Operating Officer, Office of Student Financial Assistance
Programs.
[FR Doc. 98-33829; Filed 12-21-98; 8:45 am]
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