Notice of Submission for OMB Review; Office of Postsecondary Education; Application for Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) College Savings Account Research Demonstration Project, 42489-42490 [2012-17662]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 139 / Thursday, July 19, 2012 / Notices Dated: July 11, 2012. Gwyn Jarrett, Project Manager. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Army; Corps of Engineers [FR Doc. 2012–17587 Filed 7–18–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3720–58–P Notice of Availability of the Draft Feasibility Study; Environmental Impact Statement for the Chatfield Reservoir Storage Reallocation, Littleton, CO DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Department of the Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, DoD. AGENCY: ACTION: Notice of availability. In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has prepared a Draft Feasibility Report/Environmental Impact Statement (FR/EIS) for the Chatfield Reservoir Storage Reallocation Study, Littleton, Colorado and by this notice is announcing the extension of the comment period. SUMMARY: The comment period has been extended for an additional 30 days and will end on September 6, 2012. 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For more information about the Chatfield Reservoir Storage Reallocation FR/EIS, please visit http://www.nwo. usace.army.mil/html/pd-p/Plan_ Formulation/GI/GI_Chatfield.html. emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:07 Jul 18, 2012 Jkt 226001 Notice of Submission for OMB Review; Office of Postsecondary Education; Application for Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) College Savings Account Research Demonstration Project GEAR UP is a discretionary grant program which encourages applicants to provide support and maintain a commitment to eligible lowincome students, including students with disabilities, to assist the students in obtaining a secondary school diploma and preparing for and succeeding in postsecondary education. This GEAR UP project is designed to determine the effectiveness of pairing federally supported college savings accounts with GEAR UP activities as part of an overall college access and success strategy. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before August 20, 2012. ADDRESSES: Written comments regarding burden and/or the collection activity requirements should be electronically mailed to ICDocketMgr@ed.gov or mailed to U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW., LBJ, Washington, DC 20202–4537. Copies of the proposed information collection request may be accessed from http://edicsweb.ed.gov, by selecting the ‘‘Browse Pending Collections’’ link and by clicking on link number 04894. When you access the information collection, click on ‘‘Download Attachments’’ to view. Written requests for information should be addressed to U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW., LBJ, Washington, DC 20202–4537. Requests may also be electronically mailed to ICDocketMgr@ed.gov or faxed to 202–401–0920. Please specify the complete title of the information collection and OMB Control Number when making your request. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877– 8339. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35) requires that Federal agencies provide interested SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 42489 parties an early opportunity to comment on information collection requests. The Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Privacy, Information and Records Management Services, Office of Management, publishes this notice containing proposed information collection requests at the beginning of the Departmental review of the information collection. The Department of Education is especially interested in public comment addressing the following issues: (1) Is this collection necessary to the proper functions of the Department; (2) will this information be processed and used in a timely manner; (3) is the estimate of burden accurate; (4) how might the Department enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (5) how might the Department minimize the burden of this collection on the respondents, including through the use of information technology. Please note that written comments received in response to this notice will be considered public records. Title of Collection: Application for Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) College Savings Account Research Demonstration Project. OMB Control Number: 1840–0821. Type of Review: Revision. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 571. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 30,590. Abstract: Current State GEAR UP grantees that received new awards in Fiscal Year (FY) 2011 or FY 2012, that select participating students beginning not later than seventh grade using the cohort approach and that have their cohort of students entering the ninth grade in the 2013–2014 or 2014–2015 academic year are eligible to apply for funding. The purpose of this revision is to introduce the GEAR UP college savings account research demonstration project. The burden increase associated with the collection results from a program change to run this one-time college savings account demonstration project. This collection will results in a change of 26 respondents and an increase of 130 burden hours. This collection is being submitted under the Streamlined Clearance Process for Discretionary Grant Information Collections (1894–0001). Therefore, the 30-day public comment period notice will be the only public comment notice published for this information collection. E:\FR\FM\19JYN1.SGM 19JYN1 42490 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 139 / Thursday, July 19, 2012 / Notices Dated: July 16, 2012. Darrin A. King, Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Privacy, Information and Records Management Services, Office of Management. [FR Doc. 2012–17662 Filed 7–18–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance: Meeting Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance, Education ACTION: Notice of open teleconference meeting. AGENCY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of a forthcoming open teleconference meeting of the Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance. This notice also describes the functions of the Advisory Committee. Notice of this meeting is required under Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act. This document is intended to notify the general public of their opportunity to attend. DATES: Date and Time: Monday, August 6, 2012, beginning at 2:00 p.m. and ending at approximately 3:00 p.m. (EST). SUMMARY: Office of the Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance, Capitol Place, 80 F Street NW., Room 412, Washington, DC 20202–7582. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. William J. Goggin, Executive Director, Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance, Capitol Place, 80 F Street NW., Suite 413, Washington, DC 20202–7582, (202) 219–2099. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance is established under Section 491 of the Higher Education Act of 1965 as amended by Public Law 100–50 (20 U.S.C. 1098). The Advisory Committee serves as an independent source of advice and counsel to the Congress and the Secretary of Education on student financial aid policy. Since its inception, the congressional mandate requires the Advisory Committee to conduct objective, nonpartisan, and independent analyses on important aspects of the student assistance programs under Title IV of the Higher Education Act. In addition, Congress expanded the Advisory Committee’s mission in the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008 to include several important areas: access, Title IV modernization, early emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES ADDRESSES: VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:07 Jul 18, 2012 Jkt 226001 information and needs assessment and review and analysis of regulations. Specifically, the Advisory Committee is to review, monitor and evaluate the Department of Education’s progress in these areas and report recommended improvements to Congress and the Secretary. The Advisory Committee has scheduled this teleconference for the sole purpose of electing officers to serve a one-year term beginning October 1, 2012. Space for the teleconference meeting is limited and you are encouraged to register early if you plan to attend. You may register by sending an email to the following email address: tracy.deanna.jones@ed.gov. Please include your name, title, affiliation, complete address (including internet and email, if available), and telephone and fax numbers. If you are unable to register electronically, you may fax your registration information to the Advisory Committee staff office at (202) 219– 3032. You may also contact the Advisory Committee staff directly at (202) 219–2099. The registration deadline is Thursday, August 2, 2012. Individuals who will need accommodations for a disability in order to attend the teleconference meeting (i.e., interpreting services, assistive listening devices, and/or materials in alternative format) should notify the Advisory Committee no later than Wednesday, August 1, 2012 by contacting Ms. Tracy Jones at (202) 219– 2099 or via email at tracy.deanna.jones@ed.gov. We will attempt to meet requests after this date, but cannot guarantee availability of the requested accommodation. The teleconference site is accessible to individuals with disabilities. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TTY) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FRS) toll free at 1–800– 877–8339. Records are kept for Advisory Committee proceedings, and are available for inspection at the Office of the Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance, Capitol Place, 80 F Street NW., Suite 413, Washington, DC from the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. Information regarding the Advisory Committee is available on the Committee’s Web site, www.ed.gov/ ACSFA. PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 Dated: July 11, 2012. William J. Goggin, Executive Director, Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance. [FR Doc. 2012–17543 Filed 7–18–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Notice of Commission Staff Attendance The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission hereby gives notice that members of the Commission’s staff may attend the following meetings and/or teleconferences related to the transmission planning activities of the Southwest Power Pool, Inc. (SPP): SPP Strategic Planning Committee July 19, 2012, 8:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. The above-referenced meeting will be held at: Marriot Country Club Plaza, 4445 Main Street, Kansas City, MO 64111. The above-referenced meeting and teleconference are open to stakeholders. Further information may be found at www.spp.org. The discussions at the meetings and teleconferences described above may address matters at issue in the following proceedings: Docket No. ER09–35–001, Tallgrass Transmission, LLC Docket No. ER09–36–001, Prairie Wind Transmission, LLC Docket No. ER09–548–001, ITC Great Plains, LLC Docket No. ER11–4105–000, Southwest Power Pool, Inc. Docket No. EL11–34–001, Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator, Inc. Docket No. ER12–1179–000, Southwest Power Pool, Inc. Docket No. ER12–1415–000, Southwest Power Pool, Inc. Docket No. ER12–1460–000, Southwest Power Pool, Inc. Docket No. ER12–1610–000, Southwest Power Pool, Inc. Docket No. ER12–1772–000, Southwest Power Pool, Inc. For more information, contact Luciano Lima, Office of Energy Markets Regulation, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission at (202) 502–6210 or luciano.lima@ferc.gov. Dated: July 13, 2012. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2012–17585 Filed 7–18–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P E:\FR\FM\19JYN1.SGM 19JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 139 (Thursday, July 19, 2012)]
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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION


Notice of Submission for OMB Review; Office of Postsecondary 
Education; Application for Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for 
Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) College Savings Account Research 
Demonstration Project

SUMMARY: GEAR UP is a discretionary grant program which encourages 
applicants to provide support and maintain a commitment to eligible 
low-income students, including students with disabilities, to assist 
the students in obtaining a secondary school diploma and preparing for 
and succeeding in postsecondary education. This GEAR UP project is 
designed to determine the effectiveness of pairing federally supported 
college savings accounts with GEAR UP activities as part of an overall 
college access and success strategy.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
August 20, 2012.

ADDRESSES: Written comments regarding burden and/or the collection 
activity requirements should be electronically mailed to 
ICDocketMgr@ed.gov or mailed to U.S. Department of Education, 400 
Maryland Avenue SW., LBJ, Washington, DC 20202-4537. Copies of the 
proposed information collection request may be accessed from http://edicsweb.ed.gov, by selecting the ``Browse Pending Collections'' link 
and by clicking on link number 04894. When you access the information 
collection, click on ``Download Attachments'' to view. Written requests 
for information should be addressed to U.S. Department of Education, 
400 Maryland Avenue SW., LBJ, Washington, DC 20202-4537. Requests may 
also be electronically mailed to ICDocketMgr@ed.gov or faxed to 202-
401-0920. Please specify the complete title of the information 
collection and OMB Control Number when making your request.
    Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) 
may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-
8339.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act 
of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35) requires that Federal agencies provide 
interested parties an early opportunity to comment on information 
collection requests. The Director, Information Collection Clearance 
Division, Privacy, Information and Records Management Services, Office 
of Management, publishes this notice containing proposed information 
collection requests at the beginning of the Departmental review of the 
information collection. The Department of Education is especially 
interested in public comment addressing the following issues: (1) Is 
this collection necessary to the proper functions of the Department; 
(2) will this information be processed and used in a timely manner; (3) 
is the estimate of burden accurate; (4) how might the Department 
enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be 
collected; and (5) how might the Department minimize the burden of this 
collection on the respondents, including through the use of information 
technology. Please note that written comments received in response to 
this notice will be considered public records.
    Title of Collection: Application for Gaining Early Awareness and 
Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) College Savings Account 
Research Demonstration Project.
    OMB Control Number: 1840-0821.
    Type of Review: Revision.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 571.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 30,590.
    Abstract: Current State GEAR UP grantees that received new awards 
in Fiscal Year (FY) 2011 or FY 2012, that select participating students 
beginning not later than seventh grade using the cohort approach and 
that have their cohort of students entering the ninth grade in the 
2013-2014 or 2014-2015 academic year are eligible to apply for funding. 
The purpose of this revision is to introduce the GEAR UP college 
savings account research demonstration project. The burden increase 
associated with the collection results from a program change to run 
this one-time college savings account demonstration project. This 
collection will results in a change of 26 respondents and an increase 
of 130 burden hours.
    This collection is being submitted under the Streamlined Clearance 
Process for Discretionary Grant Information Collections (1894-0001). 
Therefore, the 30-day public comment period notice will be the only 
public comment notice published for this information collection.


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    Dated: July 16, 2012.
Darrin A. King,
Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Privacy, 
Information and Records Management Services, Office of Management.
[FR Doc. 2012-17662 Filed 7-18-12; 8:45 am]
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