Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Annual Performance Reports for Title III and Title V Grantees, 2160-2161 [2014-00347]

Download as PDF 2160 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 8 / Monday, January 13, 2014 / Notices committees with respect to schools and students served by Teach Grant recipient schools. This report is required by Section 420P of the Higher Education Act, as amended by the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008. Stephanie Valentine, Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Privacy, Information and Records Management Services, Office of Management. [FR Doc. 2014–00291 Filed 1–10–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION [Docket No.: ED–2014–ICCD–0001] Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Education Resource Organizations Directory Office of Communication and Outreach (OCO) Department of Education (ED). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing a reinstatement of a previously approved information collection. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before March 14, 2014. ADDRESSES: Comments submitted in response to this notice should be submitted electronically through the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http:// www.regulations.gov by selecting Docket ID number ED–2014–ICCD–0001 or via postal mail, commercial delivery, or hand delivery. Please note that comments submitted by fax or email and those submitted after the comment period will not be accepted. Written requests for information or comments submitted by postal mail or delivery should be addressed to the Director of the Information Collection Clearance Division, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW., LBJ, Room 2E107, Washington, DC 20202–4537. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For questions related to collection activities or burden, please call Stephanie Valentine, 202–401–0526 or electronically mail ICDocketMgr@ ed.gov. Please do not send comments here. We will ONLY accept comments in this mailbox when the regulations.gov site is not available to the public for any reason. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department of Education (ED), in tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:40 Jan 10, 2014 Jkt 232001 accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA) (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)), provides the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed, revised, and continuing collections of information. This helps the Department assess the impact of its information collection requirements and minimize the public’s reporting burden. It also helps the public understand the Department’s information collection requirements and provide the requested data in the desired format. ED is soliciting comments on the proposed information collection request (ICR) that is described below. 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: Education Resource Organizations Directory. OMB Control Number: 1860–0508. Type of Review: A reinstatement of a previously approved information collection. Respondents/Affected Public: State, Local, or Tribal Governments. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 1,800. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 373. Abstract: Education Resource Organizations Directory (EROD) is an electronic directory of educational resource organizations and services available at the state, regional, and national level. The goal of this directory is to help individuals and organizations identify and contact organizational sources of information and assistance on a broad range of education-related topics. Users of the directory include diverse groups such as teachers, librarians, students, researchers, and parents. Dated: January 7, 2014. Stephanie Valentine, Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Privacy, Information and Records Management Services, Office of Management. [FR Doc. 2014–00292 Filed 1–10–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION [Docket No. ED–2013–ICCD–0138] Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Annual Performance Reports for Title III and Title V Grantees Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE), Department of Education (ED). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing an extension of an existing information collection. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before February 12, 2014. ADDRESSES: Comments submitted in response to this notice should be submitted electronically through the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http:// www.regulations.gov by selecting Docket ID number ED–2013–ICCD–0138 or via postal mail, commercial delivery, or hand delivery. Please note that comments submitted by fax or email and those submitted after the comment period will not be accepted. Written requests for information or comments submitted by postal mail or delivery should be addressed to the Director of the Information Collection Clearance Division, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW., LBJ, Room 2E103,Washington, DC 20202–4537. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For questions related to collection activities or burden, please call Kate Mullan, 202– 401–0563 or electronically mail ICDocketMgr@ed.gov. Please do not send comments here. We will ONLY accept comments in this mailbox when the regulations.gov site is not available to the public for any reason. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department of Education (ED), in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA) (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)), provides the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed, revised, and continuing collections of information. This helps the Department assess the impact of its information collection requirements and minimize the public’s reporting burden. It also helps the public understand the Department’s information collection requirements and provide the requested data in the desired format. ED is soliciting comments on the proposed information collection request (ICR) that SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\13JAN1.SGM 13JAN1 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 8 / Monday, January 13, 2014 / Notices is described below. 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: Annual Performance Reports for Title III and Title V Grantees. OMB Control Number: 1840–0766. Type of Review: Extension without change of an existing collection of information. Respondents/Affected Public: Private Sector. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 782. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 16,415. Abstract: Titles III and V of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA), provide discretionary and formula grant programs that make competitive awards to eligible institutions of Higher Education and organizations (Title III, Part E) to assist these institutions expand their capacity to serve minority and low-income students. Grantees annually submit a yearly performance report to demonstrate that substantial progress is being made towards meeting the objectives of their project. Dated: January 7, 2014. Stephanie Valentine, Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Privacy, Information and Records Management Services, Office of Management. [FR Doc. 2014–00347 Filed 1–10–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Applications for Eligibility Designation; Programs Under Parts A and F of Title III of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as Amended (HEA), and Programs Under Title V of the HEA Office of Postsecondary Education, Department of Education. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Overview Information: This notice applies to the following programs: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:40 Jan 10, 2014 Jkt 232001 1. Programs authorized under Part A, Title III of the HEA: Strengthening Institutions Program (Part A SIP), Predominantly Black Institutions (Part A PBI), Native American-Serving Nontribal Institutions (Part A NASNTI), and Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institutions (Part A AANAPISI). 2. Programs authorized under Part F, Title III of the HEA: Hispanic-Serving Institutions STEM and Articulation (Part F, Title III HSI STEM and Articulation), Predominantly Black Institutions (Part F PBI), and Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institutions (Part F AANAPISI). 3. Programs authorized under both Parts A and F in Title III of the HEA: Alaska Native and Native HawaiianServing Institutions (ANNH). 4. Programs authorized under Title V of the HEA: Developing HispanicServing Institutions (Title V HSI) and Promoting Postbaccalaureate Opportunities for Hispanic Americans (PPOHA). Notice inviting applications for designation as an eligible institution for Fiscal Year (FY) 2014. DATES: Application Available: January 13, 2014. Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: March 7, 2014. Special Note: There is now one deadline for applicants applying for designation as an eligible institution and the non-Federal cost share waiver. Full Text of Announcement I. Funding Opportunity Description Purpose of Programs: The Part A SIP, ANNH, Part A PBI, Part A NASNTI, and Part A AANAPISI programs are authorized under Title III, Part A, of the HEA. Part F, Title III HSI STEM and Articulation, Part F PBI, and Part F AANAPISI programs are authorized under Title III, Part F of the HEA. The Title V HSI and PPOHA programs are authorized under Title V of the HEA. Please note that certain programs in this notice have the same or a similar name as another program that falls under a different statutory authority. For this reason, we specify the statutory authority as part of the acronym for certain programs. Under the programs discussed above, institutions of higher education (‘‘IHEs’’ or ‘‘institutions’’) are eligible to apply for grants if they meet specific statutory and regulatory eligibility requirements. An IHE that submits an application and is designated as an eligible institution may also receive a waiver of certain non-Federal cost-share requirements PO 00000 Frm 00015 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 2161 under the Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants (FSEOG) program authorized by Part A, Title IV of the HEA; the Federal Work Study Program (FWS) program authorized by section 443 of Part C, Title IV of the HEA; the TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) program authorized by section 402D of Part A, Title IV of the HEA; and the Undergraduate International Studies and Foreign Language (UISFL) program authorized by section 604 of Part A, Title VI of the HEA. Qualified institutions may receive these waivers even if they do not receive a grant under the Title III or Title V Programs. Special Note: To qualify as an eligible institution under the grant programs listed in this notice, your institution must satisfy several criteria. For most of these programs, these criteria include those that relate to needy student enrollment and to average educational and general (E&G) expenditures for a specified base year. The most recent data available for E&G expenditures are for base year 2011–2012. In order to award FY 2014 grants in a timely manner, we will use these data to evaluate eligibility. Therefore, in completing your eligibility application, please use E&G expenditure data from the base year 2011–2012. If you are designated as an eligible institution and you do not receive a new award under one of the Title III or Title V Programs subject to this application process in FY 2014, your eligibility for the non-Federal cost-share waiver under the FSEOG, FWS, SSS, and UISFL programs is valid for five consecutive years. You will not need to reapply for eligibility until 2019, unless you wish to apply for a new Title III or Title V grant. All institutions interested in applying for a new grant under the Title III or Title V programs addressed in this notice or in requesting a waiver of the non-Federal cost share, must apply for eligibility designation in FY 2014. Under the HEA, any IHE interested in applying for a grant under any of these programs must first be designated as an eligible institution. (34 CFR 606.5 and 607.5). Eligible Applicants: The eligibility requirements for the programs authorized under Part A of Title III of the HEA are in Sections 312 and 317–320 of the HEA [20 U.S.C. 1058, 1059d–1059g] and in the Department’s implementing regulatons at 34 CFR 607.2 through 607.5. The regulations may be accessed at: www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/CFR-2001title34-vol3/xml/CFR-2001-title34-vol3part607.xml. The eligibility requirements for the programs authorized by Part F of Title III of the HEA are identified in Section E:\FR\FM\13JAN1.SGM 13JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 8 (Monday, January 13, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 2160-2161]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

[Docket No. ED-2013-ICCD-0138]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the 
Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment 
Request; Annual Performance Reports for Title III and Title V Grantees

AGENCY: Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE), Department of 
Education (ED).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 
U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing an extension of an 
existing information collection.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
February 12, 2014.

ADDRESSES: Comments submitted in response to this notice should be 
submitted electronically through the Federal eRulemaking Portal at 
http://www.regulations.gov by selecting Docket ID number ED-2013-ICCD-
0138 or via postal mail, commercial delivery, or hand delivery. Please 
note that comments submitted by fax or email and those submitted after 
the comment period will not be accepted. Written requests for 
information or comments submitted by postal mail or delivery should be 
addressed to the Director of the Information Collection Clearance 
Division, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW., LBJ, 
Room 2E103,Washington, DC 20202-4537.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For questions related to collection 
activities or burden, please call Kate Mullan, 202-401-0563 or 
electronically mail ICDocketMgr@ed.gov. Please do not send comments 
here. We will ONLY accept comments in this mailbox when the 
regulations.gov site is not available to the public for any reason.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department of Education (ED), in 
accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA) (44 U.S.C. 
3506(c)(2)(A)), provides the general public and Federal agencies with 
an opportunity to comment on proposed, revised, and continuing 
collections of information. This helps the Department assess the impact 
of its information collection requirements and minimize the public's 
reporting burden. It also helps the public understand the Department's 
information collection requirements and provide the requested data in 
the desired format. ED is soliciting comments on the proposed 
information collection request (ICR) that

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is described below. 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: Annual Performance Reports for Title III and 
Title V Grantees.
    OMB Control Number: 1840-0766.
    Type of Review: Extension without change of an existing collection 
of information.
    Respondents/Affected Public: Private Sector.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 782.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 16,415.
    Abstract: Titles III and V of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as 
amended (HEA), provide discretionary and formula grant programs that 
make competitive awards to eligible institutions of Higher Education 
and organizations (Title III, Part E) to assist these institutions 
expand their capacity to serve minority and low-income students. 
Grantees annually submit a yearly performance report to demonstrate 
that substantial progress is being made towards meeting the objectives 
of their project.

    Dated: January 7, 2014.
Stephanie Valentine,
Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Privacy, 
Information and Records Management Services, Office of Management.
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