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School breakfast and lunch programs. The Office of Management and Budget published, in the Jan. 11 Federal Register, revised compliance requirements for the National School Lunch Program and the National School Breakfast Program. The amendments to the "Compliance Supplement" of OMB circular A-102, "Uniform Requirements for Grants to State and Local Governments," which were issued in Dec. 1982, were effective on Jan. 11. Contact: Palmer Marcantonio, Financial Management Division, omb, Washington, D.C. 20503; (202) 395-3993.

Secretary's Discretionary Program for Mathematics, Science, Computer Learning, and Critical Foreign Languages. The Education Department proposed, in the Jan. 22 Federal Register, annual funding priorities for the Secretary's Discretionary Program for Mathematics, Science, Computer Learning, and Critical Foreign Languages. The proposed priorities are development of technology demonstration programs and teacher training projects in the areas of mathematics, science, and computer learning. Comments should be received on or before Feb. 21. Contact: Patricia Alexander, Office of the Secretary, ED,Room 4181, 400 Maryland Ave., S.W., Washington, D.C. 20202; (202) 472-1762.

Special education. The Education Department published, in the Dec. 12 Federal Register, final regulations under Part B of the Education of the Handicapped Act. The regulations relate to annual reports on children served in programs and to new authority for the Secretary who will be able to bypass the state educational agencies to provide services to private-school handicapped children. These regulations take effect 45 days after publication in the Federal Register. Contact: William Tyrrell, Office of Special Education Programs, ed, 400 Maryland Ave., S.W., Switzer Building, Room 3526, Washington, D.C. 20202; (202) 732-1025.

Special education. The Education Department published, in the Jan. 2 Federal Register, information and application deadlines for specific programs under the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services. The programs and their deadlines are postsecondary education programs for handicapped persons--demonstration projects, March 7; handicapped children's early-education programs--outreach project, March 7; and, handicapped children's early education program-early childhood state plan, March 7. Contact: Max Mueller, Director, Division of Personnel Preparation, Office of Special Education Program, ed, Maryland Ave., S.W., Switzer Building, Room 4628, D.C. 20202; (202) 732-1068.

Special education. The Education Department announced, in the Jan. 2 Federal Register, that it is accepting applications for new "personnel preparation projects" under the Training Personnel for the Education of the Handicapped Program--Special Projects. Applications must be received on or before March 21. Contact: Max Mueller, Director, Division of Personnel Preparation, Office of Special Education Programs, ed, 400 Maryland Ave., S.W., Switzer Building, Room 4628, Washington, D.C. 20202; (202) 732-1068.

Special education. The Education Department announced, in the Dec. 17 Federal Register, that it is accepting applications for new projects under the Services for Deaf-Blind Children and Youth Program. Applications must be received on or before March 1. Contact: Charles W. Freeman, Special Needs Section, Special Education Programs, ed, 400 Maryland Ave., S.W., Room 3511-M/S 2313, Washington, D.C. 20202; (202) 732-1165.

Student loans. The Education Department announced, in the Dec. 12 Federal Register, proposed amendments to the Student Assistance General Provisions Regulations for postsecondary institutions. Comments must be received on or before Feb. 11. Contact: Brian Kerrigan, Office of Student Financial Assistance, ed, 400 Maryland Ave., S.W., Room 4318, Regional Office Building No. 3, Washington, D.C. 20202; (202) 472-4300.

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