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Request for Information Regarding First Amendment and Free Inquiry Related Grant Conditions

Request for Information Regarding First Amendment and Free Inquiry Related Grant Conditions


A Notice by the Education Department on 02/22/2023
Office of Postsecondary Education, U.S. Department of Education
Request for information.
The U.S. Department of Education (Department) is requesting information in the form of written comments that may include information, research, and other input from the public on how regulations adding material conditions relating to First Amendment freedoms and free inquiry to Department grants have affected or are reasonably expected to affect decisions surrounding First Amendment and free speech-related litigation in Federal and State court and institutional policies on freedom of speech. The Office of Postsecondary Education solicits these comments to inform its review of the current regulations and its implementation of applicable grant programs.
We must receive your comments on or before March 24, 2023.
Comments must be submitted via the Federal eRulemaking Portal at However, if you require an accommodation or cannot otherwise submit your comments via, please contact the program contact person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. The Department will not accept comments by fax or by email, or comments submitted after the comment period closes. To ensure that the Department does not receive duplicate copies, please submit your comments only once. Additionally, please include the Docket ID at the top of your comments.
Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to to submit your comments electronically. Information on sing, including instructions for accessing agency documents, submitting comments, and viewing the docket, is available on the site under “FAQ.”
This is a request for information (RFI) only. This RFI is not a request for proposals (RFP) or a promise to issue an RFP or a notice of proposed rulemaking. This RFI does not commit the Department to contract for any supply or service whatsoever. Further, we are not seeking proposals and will not accept unsolicited proposals. The Department will not pay for any information or administrative costs that you may incur in responding to this RFI. The documents and information submitted in response to this RFI become the property of the U.S. Government and will not be returned.
Ashley Clark, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Ave. SW, Room 2C185, Washington, DC 20202. Telephone: (202) 453-7977. Email:
If you are deaf, hard of hearing, or have a speech disability and wish to access telecommunications relay services, please dial 7-1-1.
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