Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Home-Living Programs and School Closure and Consolidation, 18055 [2014-07051]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 61 / Monday, March 31, 2014 / Notices an application, the successful applicant must then submit one- to two-page progress reports twice during the grant period summarizing events, accomplishments, problems and/or results in executing the project. A response is required to obtain a benefit. Type of Review: Extension without change of currently approved collection. Respondents: Indian tribes and tribal energy resource development organizations under 25 U.S.C. 3502. Number of Respondents: 26 per year, on average; 18 project participants each year, on average. Frequency of Response: Once per year for applications; 2 times per year for progress reports. Estimated Time per Response: 40 hours per application; 1.5 hours per progress report. Estimated Total Annual Hour Burden: 1,067 hours (1,040 for applications and 27 for progress reports). Estimated Total Annual Non-Hour Dollar Cost: $0. Dated: March 25, 2014. John Ashley, Acting Assistant Director for Information Resources. [FR Doc. 2014–07050 Filed 3–28–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–G1–P 20240; facsimile: (202) 208–3312; email: Juanita.Mendoza@bie.edu. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Juanita Mendoza, (202) 208–6123. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. I. Abstract III. Data OMB Control Number: 1076–0164. Title: Home-living Programs and School Closure and Consolidation. Brief Description of Collection: Submission of this information allows the Department of the Interior to ensure that minimum academic standards for the education of Indian children and criteria for dormitory situations in Bureau-operated schools and Indiancontrolled contract schools are met. Response is required to obtain a benefit. Type of Review: Extension without change of currently approved collection. Respondents: Indian tribes. Number of Respondents: There are 66 schools with residential programs, of which 28 are Bureau-operated and 38 are tribally operated. Thus, the collection of information must be cleared for 38 of the 66 residential schools. Total Number of Responses: 730 per year, on average. Frequency of Response: Annual or on occasion, depending on the activity. Estimated Time per Response: Ranges from 0.02 hours to 40 hours, depending on the activity. Estimated Total Annual Hour Burden: 1,344 hours. Estimated Total Annual Non-Hour Dollar Cost: $0. Public Law 107–110, the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act of January 8, 2001, requires all schools including Bureau-funded boarding/residential 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 NCLB Act, and implementing regulations at 25 CFR part 36, requires the Bureau to implement national standards for homeliving situations in all Bureau-funded residential schools. The Bureau must collect information from all Bureaufunded residential schools in order to assess each school’s progress in meeting the national standards. The Bureau is seeking renewal of the approval for this information collection to ensure that minimum academic standards for the education of Indian children and criteria for dormitory situations in Bureau-operated schools and Triballycontrolled contact and grant schools are met. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR II. Request for Comments Bureau of Indian Affairs The Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) requests your comments on this collection concerning: (a) The necessity of this information collection for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) The accuracy of the agency’s 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. Please note that an agency may not conduct or sponsor, and an individual need not respond to, a collection of information unless it displays 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. 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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Indian Affairs

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Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Home-Living Programs 
and School Closure and Consolidation

AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of request for comments.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the 
Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) is seeking comments on the renewal of 
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the collection of 
information for the Home-living Programs and School Closure and 
Consolidation. This information collection is currently authorized by 
OMB Control Number 1076-0164. This information collection expires June 
30, 2014.

DATES: Submit comments on or before May 30, 2014.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments on the information collection 
Juanita Mendoza, U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian 
Education, 1849 C Street NW., Washington, DC 20240; facsimile: (202) 
208-3312; email: Juanita.Mendoza@bie.edu.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Juanita Mendoza, (202) 208-6123.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Abstract

    Public Law 107-110, the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act of January 
8, 2001, requires all schools including Bureau-funded boarding/
residential 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 NCLB Act, and implementing regulations at 25 CFR 
part 36, requires the Bureau to implement national standards for home-
living situations in all Bureau-funded residential schools. The Bureau 
must collect information from all Bureau-funded residential schools in 
order to assess each school's progress in meeting the national 
standards. The Bureau is seeking renewal of the approval for this 
information collection to ensure that minimum academic standards for 
the education of Indian children and criteria for dormitory situations 
in Bureau-operated schools and Tribally-controlled contact and grant 
schools are met.

II. Request for Comments

    The Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) requests your comments on this 
collection concerning: (a) The necessity of this information collection 
for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including 
whether the information will have practical utility; (b) The accuracy 
of the agency's 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.
    Please note that an agency may not conduct or sponsor, and an 
individual need not respond to, a collection of information unless it 
displays 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. Before 
including your address, phone number, email address or other personal 
identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your 
entire comment--including your personal identifying information--may be 
made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your 
comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public 
review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so.

III. Data

    OMB Control Number: 1076-0164.
    Title: Home-living Programs and School Closure and Consolidation.
    Brief Description of Collection: Submission of this information 
allows the Department of the Interior to ensure that minimum academic 
standards for the education of Indian children and criteria for 
dormitory situations in Bureau-operated schools and Indian-controlled 
contract schools are met. Response is required to obtain a benefit.
    Type of Review: Extension without change of currently approved 
collection.
    Respondents: Indian tribes.
    Number of Respondents: There are 66 schools with residential 
programs, of which 28 are Bureau-operated and 38 are tribally operated. 
Thus, the collection of information must be cleared for 38 of the 66 
residential schools.
    Total Number of Responses: 730 per year, on average.
    Frequency of Response: Annual or on occasion, depending on the 
activity.
    Estimated Time per Response: Ranges from 0.02 hours to 40 hours, 
depending on the activity.
    Estimated Total Annual Hour Burden: 1,344 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Non-Hour Dollar Cost: $0.

    Dated: March 25, 2014.
John Ashley,
Acting Assistant Director for Information Resources.
[FR Doc. 2014-07051 Filed 3-28-14; 8:45 am]
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