Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Formula Grant EASIE Electronic Application System for Indian Education, 11200-11201 [2016-04600]

Download as PDF mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 11200 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 42 / Thursday, March 3, 2016 / Notices downstream power stations resulting from the regulated flow from the Beaver Lake project. 2. Study Location: The Beaver Lake Civil Works project on the White River is situated in northwest Arkansas (Benton, Carroll, Madison, and Washington counties). The total area contained in the Beaver project, including both land and water surface, consists of 38,138 acres, including 1,432 acres in flowage easement. The region is characterized by plateaus, ridges, and valleys featuring oak-hickory forests with scattered shortleaf pine. When the lake is at the top of the conservation pool, the water area comprises 28,252 acres and 473 miles of shoreline within fee. The shoreline is irregular with topography ranging from steep bluffs to gentle slopes. 3. Study History: The Beaver Lake Master Plan was originally approved December 13, 1963. An updated Master Plan was approved in October 1969. There have been 23 supplements to this plan, all of which are incorporated into the current Master Plan, approved in April 1976. The Beaver Lake Shoreline Management Plan was first approved in October 1975 and revised to the currently approved plan in April 2008. Updates to these plans are necessary due to several factors, including updates in Corps policies/regulations, current and projected future demands on fixed resources, and increases in environmental and management issues that have created sustainability concerns. 4. Scoping/Public Involvement. Public meetings will be held at the following locations and times: Tuesday, March 15, 2016, 4–7 p.m., Hilton Garden Inn— Fayetteville, 1325 North Palak Drive, Fayetteville, AR; Wednesday March 16, 2016, 4–7 p.m., Best Western Inn of the Ozarks Conference Center, 207 W. Van Buren, Eureka Springs, AR; Thursday March 17, 2016, 4–7 p.m., Four Points by Sheraton Bentonville, 211 SE Walton Boulevard, Bentonville, AR. The Public Scoping process provides information about the study to the public, serves as a mechanism to solicit agency and public input on alternatives and issues of concern, and ensures full and open participation in Scoping and review of the Draft EA. Comments received as a result of this notice, public meetings, and news releases will be used to assist the preparers in identifying potential impacts to the quality of the human or natural environment. The Corps invites other Federal agencies, Native American Tribes, State and local agencies and officials, private organizations, and interested individuals to participate in VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:17 Mar 02, 2016 Jkt 238001 the Scoping process by forwarding written comments to (see ADDRESSES). Interested parties may also request to be included on the mailing list for public distribution of announcements and documents. 5. Issues/Alternatives: The EA will evaluate effects from a range of alternatives developed to address potential environmental concerns of the area. Anticipated issues to be addressed in the EA include impacts on: (1) Hydropower, (2) flooding, (3) recreation, (4) water supply, (5) fish and wildlife resources and habitats, and (6), other impacts identified by the public, agencies or USACE studies. Courtney W. Paul, Colonel, U.S. Army, District Engineer. [FR Doc. 2016–04736 Filed 3–2–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3720–58–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION [Docket No.: ED–2016–ICCD–0025] Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Formula Grant EASIE Electronic Application System for Indian Education Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE), 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 May 2, 2016. SUMMARY: To access and review all the documents related to the information collection listed in this notice, please use http://www.regulations.gov by searching the Docket ID number ED– 2016–ICCD–0025. Comments submitted in response to this notice should be submitted electronically through the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http:// www.regulations.gov by selecting the Docket ID number 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 2E–115, Washington, DC 20202–4537. ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00028 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 For specific questions related to collection activities, please contact Kimberly Smith, 202–453–6469. 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: Formula Grant EASIE Electronic Application System for Indian Education. OMB Control Number: 1810–0021. Type of Review: An extension of an existing information collection. Respondents/Affected Public: Individuals or Households. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 11,300. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 9,103. Abstract: The Indian Education Formula Grant (CFDA 84.060A) requires the annual submission of the application from the local educational agency and/or tribe. The amount of each applicant’s award is determined by formula, based upon the reported number of American Indian/Alaska Native students identified in the application, the state per pupil expenditure, and the total appropriation available. Applicants provide the data required for funding electronically, and the Office of Indian Education is able to apply electronic tools to facilitate the review and analysis leading to grant FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: E:\FR\FM\03MRN1.SGM 03MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 42 / Thursday, March 3, 2016 / Notices awards. The system has been named Formula Grant Electronic Application System for Indian Education (EASIE), and is located in the EDFacts System (ESS) Web site. Dated: February 26, 2016. Tomakie Washington, Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Office of the Chief Privacy Officer, Office of Management. [FR Doc. 2016–04600 Filed 3–2–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION [Docket No.: ED–2015–ICCD–0144] Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Annual Performance Report for Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs 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 a revision of an existing information collection. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before April 4, 2016. ADDRESSES: To access and review all the documents related to the information collection listed in this notice, please use http://www.regulations.gov by searching the Docket ID number ED– 2015–ICCD–0144. Comments submitted in response to this notice should be submitted electronically through the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http:// www.regulations.gov by selecting the Docket ID number 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 2E–103, Washington, DC 20202–4537. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For specific questions related to collection activities, please contact Nofertary Fofana, 202–453–7952. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department of Education (ED), in mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:17 Mar 02, 2016 Jkt 238001 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: Annual Performance Report for Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs. OMB Control Number: 1840–0777. Type of Review: A revision of an existing information collection. Respondents/Affected Public: State, Local, and Tribal Governments; Private Sector. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 127. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 1,270. Abstract: The Annual Performance Report for Partnership and State Projects for Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) is a required report that grant recipients must submit annually. The purpose of this information collection is for accountability. The data is used to report on progress in meeting the performance objectives of GEAR UP, program implementation, and student outcomes. The data collected includes budget data on Federal funds and match contributions, demographic data, and data regarding services provided to students. PO 00000 Frm 00029 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 11201 Dated: February 26, 2016. Kate Mullan, Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Office of the Chief Privacy Officer, Office of Management. [FR Doc. 2016–04608 Filed 3–2–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION [Docket No.: ED–2016–ICCD–0026] Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Financial Report for the Endowment Challenge Grant Program and Institutional Service Endowment Activities 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 a revision of an existing information collection. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before May 2, 2016. ADDRESSES: To access and review all the documents related to the information collection listed in this notice, please use http://www.regulations.gov by searching the Docket ID number ED– 2016–ICCD–0026. Comments submitted in response to this notice should be submitted electronically through the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http:// www.regulations.gov by selecting the Docket ID number 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 2E–103, Washington, DC 20202–4537. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For specific questions related to collection activities, please contact Christopher McCormick, 202–502–7580. 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 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\03MRN1.SGM 03MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 42 (Thursday, March 3, 2016)]
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[FR Doc No: 2016-04600]


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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

[Docket No.: ED-2016-ICCD-0025]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; 
Formula Grant EASIE Electronic Application System for Indian Education

AGENCY: Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE), 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 
May 2, 2016.

ADDRESSES: To access and review all the documents related to the 
information collection listed in this notice, please use http://www.regulations.gov by searching the Docket ID number ED-2016-ICCD-
0025. Comments submitted in response to this notice should be submitted 
electronically through the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http://www.regulations.gov by selecting the Docket ID number 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 2E-115, 
Washington, DC 20202-4537.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For specific questions related to 
collection activities, please contact Kimberly Smith, 202-453-6469.

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: Formula Grant EASIE Electronic Application 
System for Indian Education.
    OMB Control Number: 1810-0021.
    Type of Review: An extension of an existing information collection.
    Respondents/Affected Public: Individuals or Households.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 11,300.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 9,103.
    Abstract: The Indian Education Formula Grant (CFDA 84.060A) 
requires the annual submission of the application from the local 
educational agency and/or tribe. The amount of each applicant's award 
is determined by formula, based upon the reported number of American 
Indian/Alaska Native students identified in the application, the state 
per pupil expenditure, and the total appropriation available. 
Applicants provide the data required for funding electronically, and 
the Office of Indian Education is able to apply electronic tools to 
facilitate the review and analysis leading to grant

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awards. The system has been named Formula Grant Electronic Application 
System for Indian Education (EASIE), and is located in the EDFacts 
System (ESS) Web site.

     Dated: February 26, 2016.
Tomakie Washington,
Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Office of 
the Chief Privacy Officer, Office of Management.
[FR Doc. 2016-04600 Filed 3-2-16; 8:45 am]
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