Renewal of Agency Information Collection for No Child Left Behind Act Implementation; Request for Comments, 81639-81640 [2010-32695]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 248 / Tuesday, December 28, 2010 / Notices Authority The authority for this action is section 4(f) of the Endangered Species Act, 16 U.S.C. 1533(f). Dated: October 25, 2010. Mark J. Musaus, Acting Regional Director, Southeast Region. [FR Doc. 2010–32666 Filed 12–27–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs Renewal of Agency Information Collection for No Child Left Behind Act Implementation; Request for Comments Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice of submission to the Office of Management and Budget. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE or Bureau) is submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for renewal the collection of information for implementation of certain regulations implementing the No Child Left Behind Act. The information collection is currently authorized by OMB Control Number 1076–0163, which expires December 31, 2010. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before January 27, 2011. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments on the information collection to the Desk Officer for the Department of the Interior at the Office of Management and Budget, by facsimile to (202) 395–5806 or you may send an e-mail to: OIRA_DOCKET@ omb.eop.gov. Please send a copy of your comments to Brandi Sweet, Program Analyst, Bureau of Indian Education, Mail Stop 3623–MIB, 1849 C Street, NW., Washington, DC 20240; or by e-mail to Brandi.Sweet@bie.edu. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brandi Sweet (202) 208–5504. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: emcdonald on DSK2BSOYB1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: I. Abstract The BIE is seeking renewal of the approval for the information collection conducted under 25 CFR parts 30, 37, 39, 42, 44, and 47 under OMB Control Number 1076–0163. This information collection is necessary to implement Public Law 107–110, No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB). The NCLB requires all schools, including Bureaufunded schools, to ensure that all VerDate Mar<15>2010 22:37 Dec 27, 2010 Jkt 223001 children have a fair, equal, and significant opportunity to obtain a highquality education and reach, at a minimum, proficiency on challenging academic achievement standards and assessments. The BIE has promulgated several regulations implementing the NCLB Act. This OMB Control Number addresses the information collected under the following regulations. • 25 CFR part 30—Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP). Tribes/school boards may request an alternative to the established AYP definition or standards. Tribes/school boards may provide evidence that BIE made an error in identifying the school for improvement. Achievement, attendance and graduation rates are collected from schools to facilitate yearly calculation of AYP. • 25 CFR part 37—Geographic Boundaries. This part establishes procedures for confirming, establishing, or revising attendance areas for each Bureau-funded school. Tribes and school boards must submit certain information to BIE to propose a change in geographic boundaries. • 25 CFR part 39—Indian School Equalization Program (ISEP). This part provides for the uniform direct funding of Bureau-operated and tribally operated day schools, boarding schools, and dormitories. Auditors of schools, to ensure accountability in student counts and student transportation, must certify that they meet certain qualifications and have conducted a conflict of interest check. Schools must submit information to BIE to apply for funds in the event of an emergency or unforeseen contingency. • 25 CFR part 42—Student Rights. The purpose of this part is to govern student rights and due process procedures in disciplinary proceedings in all Bureau-funded schools. This part requires the school to provide notice of disciplinary charges, provide a copy of the hearing of record, and provide a student handbook. • 25 CFR part 44—Grants under the Tribally Controlled Schools Act. The purpose of this part is to establish who is eligible for a grant and requires tribes to submit information to BIE to retrocede a program to the Secretary. • 25 CFR part 47—Uniform Direct Funding and Support for Bureauoperated Schools. This part contains the requirements for developing local educational financial plans in order to receive direct funding from the Bureau. This part requires school supervisors to submit quarterly reports to school boards; submit a notice of appeal to the BIE for a decision where agencies disagree over expenditures; make PO 00000 Frm 00080 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 81639 certain certifications in financial plans; and send the plan and documentation to the BIE or submit a notice of appeal. II. Request for Comments The BIE requests that you send your comments on this collection to the location listed in the ADDRESSES section. Your comments should address: (a) The necessity of the information collection for the proper performance of the agencies, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of our estimate of the burden (hours and cost) of the collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways we could enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways we could minimize the burden of the collection of the information on the respondents, such as through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Please note that an agency may not sponsor or conduct, and an individual need not respond to, a collection of information unless it has a valid OMB Control Number. It is our policy to make all comments available to the public for review at the location listed in the ADDRESSES section during the hours of 9 a.m.–5 p.m., Eastern Time, Monday through Friday except for legal holidays. Before including your address, phone number, e-mail address or other personally identifiable information, be advised that your entire comment—including your personally identifiable information— may be made public at any time. While you may request that we withhold your personally identifiable information, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. III. Data OMB Control Number: 1076–0163. Title: No Child Left Behind, 25 CFR 30, 37, 39, 42, 44, and 47. Brief Description of Collection: Pursuant to NCLB implementing regulations, Bureau-funded schools must provide certain information if they wish to use alternative AYP standards, change their geographic boundaries, obtain contingency funds, retrocede a program, or obtain direct funding from the Bureau through submission of a local educational financial plan. For these items, a response is required to obtain a benefit (continued supplementary program funding). In addition, all Bureau-funded schools must provide students with written notice of disciplinary charges, a copy of the hearing record, and student E:\FR\FM\28DEN1.SGM 28DEN1 81640 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 248 / Tuesday, December 28, 2010 / Notices handbook. These items are mandatory information collections. Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved collection. Respondents: Bureau-funded schools. Number of Respondents: 183. Total Number of Responses: 14,554. Frequency of Response: Quarterly, annually, or on occasion, depending on the item. Estimated Time per Response: Ranges from 1 hour to 480 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 27,355 hours. Dated: December 14, 2010. Alvin Foster, Acting Chief Information Officer—Indian Affairs. Cassidy Blythe Clinton Kelley Memorial Garden, and another improvement housing the Museum Store and Exhibit Center. With the donation of these lands and personal property, the Secretary hereby designates the site as a unit of the National Park System to be known as the ‘‘President William Jefferson Clinton Birthplace Home National Historic Site,’’ effective December 14, 2010, as a unit of the National Park System and subject to all laws, regulations, and policies pertaining to such units. Dated: December 17, 2010. Ken Salazar, Secretary of the Interior. [FR Doc. 2010–32550 Filed 12–27–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–51–P [FR Doc. 2010–32695 Filed 12–27–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–4J–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service National Park Service [NPS–SER–CAHA–1110–6213; 2310–0003– 422] [Account Number: 6365–SZM] Record of Decision President William Jefferson Clinton Birthplace Home National Historic Site National Park Service, Interior. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The Secretary of the Interior designates the site located at 117 South Hervey Street, Hope, Arkansas 71801, as the ‘‘President William Jefferson Clinton Birthplace Home National Historic Site.’’ FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Contact Nick Chevance, Midwest Regional Office, at (402) 661–1844. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 7002 of the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 (Pub. L. 111– 11) includes a specific provision relating to establishment of this unit of the National Park System as follows: SUMMARY: emcdonald on DSK2BSOYB1PROD with NOTICES Should the Secretary of the Interior acquire, by donation only from the Clinton Birthplace Foundation, Inc., fee simple, unencumbered title to the William Jefferson Clinton Birthplace Home site located at 117 South Hervey Street, Hope, Arkansas, 71801, and to any personal property related to that site, the Secretary shall designate the William Jefferson Clinton Birthplace Home site as a National Historic Site and unit of the National Park System, to be known as the ‘‘President William Jefferson Clinton Birthplace Home National Historic Site.’’ On December 14, 2010, the Clinton Birthplace Home Foundation, Inc. donated to the United States, the property known as 117 South Hervey Street, Hope, Arkansas 71801. The property includes President Clinton’s birthplace home and the personal property therein as well as the Virginia VerDate Mar<15>2010 22:37 Dec 27, 2010 Jkt 223001 National Park Service, Interior. Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision on the Final Environmental Impact Statement/Cape Hatteras National Seashore Off-Road Vehicle Management Plan. AGENCY: ACTION: Pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, 42 U.S.C. 4332(2)(C), and the Council on Environmental Quality regulations (40 CFR Parts 1500–1508), the Department of the Interior, National Park Service (NPS) has prepared and approved a Record of Decision (ROD) for the Final Environmental Impact Statement (Final EIS) for the Cape Hatteras National Seashore (Seashore) Off-Road Vehicle (ORV) Management Plan. The ROD documents the decision by the NPS to implement Alternative F: NPS Preferred Alternative (the ‘‘selected action’’). The selected action is necessary to regulate ORV use at the Seashore in a manner that is consistent with applicable law, and appropriately addresses resource protection (including protected, threatened, or endangered species), potential conflicts among the various Seashore users, and visitor safety. The selected action provides the basis for a proposed special regulation for ORV use at the Seashore. Section 4.10(b) of the NPS regulations in Title 36 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), which implements Executive Orders 11644 and 11989, prohibits ORV use except on routes and areas designated in a special regulation. The SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00081 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 ORV plan and special regulation are necessary to provide continued visitor access through the use of ORVs. The intended effects or objectives of this action are to: • Minimize impacts from ORV use to soils and topographic features, for example, dunes, ocean beach, wetlands, tidal flats, and other features; • Provide protection for threatened, endangered, and other protected species (e.g., state-listed species) and their habitats, and minimize impacts related to ORV and other uses as required by laws and policies, such as the Endangered Species Act, the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, and NPS laws and management policies; • Minimize impacts to native plant species from ORV use; • Minimize impacts to wildlife species and their habitats from ORV use; • Protect cultural resources such as shipwrecks, archeological sites, and cultural landscapes from impacts related to ORV use; • Ensure that ORV operators are informed about the rules and regulations regarding ORV use at the Seashore; • Manage ORV use to allow for a variety of visitor use experiences; • Minimize conflicts between ORV use and other uses; • Ensure that ORV management promotes the safety of all visitors; • Identify operational needs and costs to fully implement an ORV management plan; • Identify potential sources of funding necessary to implement an ORV management plan; • Provide consistent guidelines, according to site conditions, for ORV routes, ramps, and signage; • Identify criteria to designate ORV use areas and routes; • Establish ORV management practices and procedures that have the ability to adapt in response to changes in the Seashore’s dynamic physical and biological environment; • Establish a civic engagement component for ORV management; • Establish procedures for prompt and efficient public notification of beach access status, including any temporary ORV use restrictions, for such things as ramp maintenance, resource and public safety closures, storm events, etc; • Build stewardship through public awareness and understanding of NPS resource management and visitor use policies and responsibilities as they pertain to the Seashore and ORV management. 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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Indian Affairs


Renewal of Agency Information Collection for No Child Left Behind 
Act Implementation; Request for Comments

AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of submission to the Office of Management and Budget.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the 
Bureau of Indian Education (BIE or Bureau) is submitting to the Office 
of Management and Budget (OMB) for renewal the collection of 
information for implementation of certain regulations implementing the 
No Child Left Behind Act. The information collection is currently 
authorized by OMB Control Number 1076-0163, which expires December 31, 
2010.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
January 27, 2011.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments on the information collection to the 
Desk Officer for the Department of the Interior at the Office of 
Management and Budget, by facsimile to (202) 395-5806 or you may send 
an e-mail to: OIRA--DOCKET@ omb.eop.gov. Please send a copy of your 
comments to Brandi Sweet, Program Analyst, Bureau of Indian Education, 
Mail Stop 3623-MIB, 1849 C Street, NW., Washington, DC 20240; or by e-
mail to Brandi.Sweet@bie.edu.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brandi Sweet (202) 208-5504.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Abstract

    The BIE is seeking renewal of the approval for the information 
collection conducted under 25 CFR parts 30, 37, 39, 42, 44, and 47 
under OMB Control Number 1076-0163. This information collection is 
necessary to implement Public Law 107-110, No Child Left Behind Act of 
2001 (NCLB). The NCLB requires all schools, including Bureau-funded 
schools, to ensure that all children have a fair, equal, and 
significant opportunity to obtain a high-quality education and reach, 
at a minimum, proficiency on challenging academic achievement standards 
and assessments. The BIE has promulgated several regulations 
implementing the NCLB Act. This OMB Control Number addresses the 
information collected under the following regulations.
     25 CFR part 30--Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP). Tribes/
school boards may request an alternative to the established AYP 
definition or standards. Tribes/school boards may provide evidence that 
BIE made an error in identifying the school for improvement. 
Achievement, attendance and graduation rates are collected from schools 
to facilitate yearly calculation of AYP.
     25 CFR part 37--Geographic Boundaries. This part 
establishes procedures for confirming, establishing, or revising 
attendance areas for each Bureau-funded school. Tribes and school 
boards must submit certain information to BIE to propose a change in 
geographic boundaries.
     25 CFR part 39--Indian School Equalization Program (ISEP). 
This part provides for the uniform direct funding of Bureau-operated 
and tribally operated day schools, boarding schools, and dormitories. 
Auditors of schools, to ensure accountability in student counts and 
student transportation, must certify that they meet certain 
qualifications and have conducted a conflict of interest check. Schools 
must submit information to BIE to apply for funds in the event of an 
emergency or unforeseen contingency.
     25 CFR part 42--Student Rights. The purpose of this part 
is to govern student rights and due process procedures in disciplinary 
proceedings in all Bureau-funded schools. This part requires the school 
to provide notice of disciplinary charges, provide a copy of the 
hearing of record, and provide a student handbook.
     25 CFR part 44--Grants under the Tribally Controlled 
Schools Act. The purpose of this part is to establish who is eligible 
for a grant and requires tribes to submit information to BIE to 
retrocede a program to the Secretary.
     25 CFR part 47--Uniform Direct Funding and Support for 
Bureau-operated Schools. This part contains the requirements for 
developing local educational financial plans in order to receive direct 
funding from the Bureau. This part requires school supervisors to 
submit quarterly reports to school boards; submit a notice of appeal to 
the BIE for a decision where agencies disagree over expenditures; make 
certain certifications in financial plans; and send the plan and 
documentation to the BIE or submit a notice of appeal.

II. Request for Comments

    The BIE requests that you send your comments on this collection to 
the location listed in the ADDRESSES section. Your comments should 
address: (a) The necessity of the information collection for the proper 
performance of the agencies, including whether the information will 
have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of our estimate of the burden 
(hours and cost) of the collection of information, including the 
validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways we could 
enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be 
collected; and (d) ways we could minimize the burden of the collection 
of the information on the respondents, such as through the use of 
automated collection techniques or other forms of information 
technology.
    Please note that an agency may not sponsor or conduct, and an 
individual need not respond to, a collection of information unless it 
has a valid OMB Control Number.
    It is our policy to make all comments available to the public for 
review at the location listed in the ADDRESSES section during the hours 
of 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Eastern Time, Monday through Friday except for legal 
holidays. Before including your address, phone number, e-mail address 
or other personally identifiable information, be advised that your 
entire comment--including your personally identifiable information--may 
be made public at any time. While you may request that we withhold your 
personally identifiable information, we cannot guarantee that we will 
be able to do so.

III. Data

    OMB Control Number: 1076-0163.
    Title: No Child Left Behind, 25 CFR 30, 37, 39, 42, 44, and 47.
    Brief Description of Collection: Pursuant to NCLB implementing 
regulations, Bureau-funded schools must provide certain information if 
they wish to use alternative AYP standards, change their geographic 
boundaries, obtain contingency funds, retrocede a program, or obtain 
direct funding from the Bureau through submission of a local 
educational financial plan. For these items, a response is required to 
obtain a benefit (continued supplementary program funding). In 
addition, all Bureau-funded schools must provide students with written 
notice of disciplinary charges, a copy of the hearing record, and 
student

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handbook. These items are mandatory information collections.
    Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved 
collection.
    Respondents: Bureau-funded schools.
    Number of Respondents: 183.
    Total Number of Responses: 14,554.
    Frequency of Response: Quarterly, annually, or on occasion, 
depending on the item.
    Estimated Time per Response: Ranges from 1 hour to 480 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden: 27,355 hours.

    Dated: December 14, 2010.
Alvin Foster,
Acting Chief Information Officer--Indian Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2010-32695 Filed 12-27-10; 8:45 am]
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