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Download as PDF 30578 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 102 / Wednesday, May 28, 2014 / Notices Yard, Washington DC. Visitors enters the NAVSEA Visitor Control Center. Once the visitor is called to the counter by the Visitor Control Technician (VCT), fills in the next available line on NAVSEA 5500/1. The VCT ask the visitor if he or she has a clearance, if the visitor states, yes, then the VCT ask for their SSN. The visitor has the option to either provide it on a piece of paper or verbally communicate it to the VCT. If the visitor writes their SSN down on a piece of paper, the visitor is given the piece of paper back. If visitor states no, the visitor will need to show the VTC a pictured ID. Dated: May 22, 2014. Aaron Siegel, Alternate OSD Federal Register, Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. 2014–12300 Filed 5–27–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION [Docket No. ED–2014–ICCD–0046] Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and approval; Comment Request; 2015–16 National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS:16) 16 Field Test Institutions and Enrollment Lists Institute of Education Sciences/ National Center for Education Statistics (IES), 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 revision of an existing information collection. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before June 27, 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–0046 or via postal mail, commercial delivery, or hand delivery. If the regulations.gov site is not available to the public for any reason, ED will temporarily accept comments at ICDocketMgr@ed.gov. Please note that comments submitted by fax or email and those submitted after the comment period will not be accepted; ED will ONLY accept comments during the comment period in this mailbox when the regulations.gov site is not available. Written requests for information or comments submitted by postal mail or delivery should be emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:58 May 27, 2014 Jkt 232001 addressed to the Director of the Information Collection Clearance Division, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW, LBJ, Mailstop L–OM–2–2E319, Room 2E105, Washington, DC 20202. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For specific questions related to collection activities, please contact Kashka Kubdzela, 202–502–7411. 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 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: 2015–16 National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS:16) 16 Field Test Institutions and Enrollment Lists. OMB Control Number: 1850–0666. Type of Review: A revision of an existing information collection. Respondents/Affected Public: Individuals or households, Private Sector. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 794. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 724. Abstract: The National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS), a nationally representative study of how students and their families finance postsecondary education, was first implemented by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) in 1987 and has been fielded every 3 to 4 years PO 00000 Frm 00040 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 since. The next major data collection will occur in 2016 with a field test collection in 2015. 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Dated: May 22, 2014. Stephanie Valentine, Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Privacy, Information and Records Management Services, Office of Management. [FR Doc. 2014–12240 Filed 5–27–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Applications for New Awards; Promoting Postbaccalaureate Opportunities for Hispanic Americans Program Office of Postsecondary Education, Department of Education. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Overview Information: Promoting Postbaccalaureate Opportunities for Hispanic Americans (PPOHA) Program. Notice inviting applications for new awards for fiscal year (FY) 2014. Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 84.031M. Applications Available: May 28, 2014. Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: June 27, 2014. Deadline for Intergovernmental Review: August 26, 2014. DATES: Full Text of Announcement I. 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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

[Docket No. ED-2014-ICCD-0046]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the 
Office of Management and Budget for Review and approval; Comment 
Request; 2015-16 National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS:16) 16 
Field Test Institutions and Enrollment Lists

AGENCY: Institute of Education Sciences/National Center for Education 
Statistics (IES), 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 a revision of an existing 
information collection.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
June 27, 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-
0046 or via postal mail, commercial delivery, or hand delivery. If the 
regulations.gov site is not available to the public for any reason, ED 
will temporarily accept comments at ICDocketMgr@ed.gov. Please note 
that comments submitted by fax or email and those submitted after the 
comment period will not be accepted; ED will ONLY accept comments 
during the comment period in this mailbox when the regulations.gov site 
is not available. 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, Mailstop L-OM-2-
2E319, Room 2E105, Washington, DC 20202.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For specific questions related to 
collection activities, please contact Kashka Kubdzela, 202-502-7411.

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 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: 2015-16 National Postsecondary Student Aid 
Study (NPSAS:16) 16 Field Test Institutions and Enrollment Lists.
    OMB Control Number: 1850-0666.
    Type of Review: A revision of an existing information collection.
    Respondents/Affected Public: Individuals or households, Private 
Sector.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 794.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 724.
    Abstract: The National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS), a 
nationally representative study of how students and their families 
finance postsecondary education, was first implemented by the National 
Center for Education Statistics (NCES) in 1987 and has been fielded 
every 3 to 4 years since. The next major data collection will occur in 
2016 with a field test collection in 2015. This submission is for the 
ninth cycle in the series, NPSAS:16, which will also serve as the base 
year study for the 2016 Baccalaureate and Beyond Longitudinal Study 
(B&B) which provides data on the various paths of recent college 
graduates into employment and additional education. The NPSAS:16 field 
test sample will include about 300 institutions (full-scale sample 
about 1,680) and about 4,500 students (120,000 full-scale). Institution 
contacting for the field test will begin in September 2014 and student 
data collection will be conducted January through May 2015 (full-scale 
institution contacting will begin in October 2015 and student data will 
be collected January through June 2016). A separate package to request 
clearance for student data collection (interviews and institution 
record data) will be submitted in the fall 2014. This submission 
includes contacting materials and collection of enrollment lists from 
institutions selected to participate in the field test.

    Dated: May 22, 2014.
Stephanie Valentine,
Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Privacy, 
Information and Records Management Services, Office of Management.
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