Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; 2017-18 National Teacher and Principal Survey (NTPS 2017-18), 9205 [2017-02279]

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[FR Doc. 2017–02295 Filed 2–2–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3810–FF–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES [Docket No.: ED–2017–ICCD–0007] Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; 2017–18 National Teacher and Principal Survey (NTPS 2017–18) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), Department of Education (ED). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:26 Feb 02, 2017 Jkt 241001 In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing a revision of an existing information collection. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before April 4, 2017. 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– 2017–ICCD–0007. 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 224–84, Washington, DC 20202–4537. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For specific questions related to collection activities, please contact NCES Information Collections at NCES.Information.Collections@ed.gov. 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 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00015 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 9205 that written comments received in response to this notice will be considered public records. Title of Collection: 2017–18 National Teacher and Principal Survey (NTPS 2017–18). OMB Control Number: 1850–0598. Type of Review: A revision of an existing information collection. Respondents/Affected Public: Individuals or Households. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 101,383. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 46,749. Abstract: The National Teacher and Principal Survey (NTPS), conducted biennially by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), is a system of related questionnaires that provides descriptive data on the context of elementary and secondary education. Redesigned from the Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS) with a focus on flexibility, timeliness, and integration with other ED data, the NTPS system allows for school, principal, and teacher characteristics to be analyzed in relation to one another. NTPS is an in-depth, nationally representative survey of first through twelfth grade public school teachers, principals, and schools. Kindergarten teachers in schools with at least a first grade are also surveyed. NTPS utilizes core content and a series of rotating modules to allow timely collection of important education trends as well as trend analysis. Topics covered include characteristics of teachers, principals, schools, teacher training opportunities, retention, retirement, hiring, and shortages. Preliminary activities for NTPS 2017– 18, namely: (a) Contacting and seeking research approvals from public school districts with an established research approval process (‘‘special contact districts’’), (b) notifying districts that their school(s) have been selected for NTPS 2017–18, and (c) notifying sampled schools of their selection for the survey and verifying their mailing addresses, were approved in November 2016 (OMB #1850–0598 v.16). This request is to conduct NTPS 2017–18, including all of its recruitment and data collection activities. Because of the overlap in time, this request also carries over the burden and materials for the approved preliminary activities. Dated: January 31, 2017. Kate Mullan, Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Office of the Chief Privacy Officer, Office of Management. 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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

[Docket No.: ED-2017-ICCD-0007]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; 2017-
18 National Teacher and Principal Survey (NTPS 2017-18)

AGENCY: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), Department of 
Education (ED).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is 
proposing a revision of an existing information collection.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
April 4, 2017.

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-2017-ICCD-
0007. 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 224-84, 
Washington, DC 20202-4537.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For specific questions related to 
collection activities, please contact NCES Information Collections at 
NCES.Information.Collections@ed.gov.

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: 2017-18 National Teacher and Principal Survey 
(NTPS 2017-18).
    OMB Control Number: 1850-0598.
    Type of Review: A revision of an existing information collection.
    Respondents/Affected Public: Individuals or Households.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 101,383.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 46,749.
    Abstract: The National Teacher and Principal Survey (NTPS), 
conducted biennially by the National Center for Education Statistics 
(NCES), is a system of related questionnaires that provides descriptive 
data on the context of elementary and secondary education. Redesigned 
from the Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS) with a focus on 
flexibility, timeliness, and integration with other ED data, the NTPS 
system allows for school, principal, and teacher characteristics to be 
analyzed in relation to one another. NTPS is an in-depth, nationally 
representative survey of first through twelfth grade public school 
teachers, principals, and schools. Kindergarten teachers in schools 
with at least a first grade are also surveyed. NTPS utilizes core 
content and a series of rotating modules to allow timely collection of 
important education trends as well as trend analysis. Topics covered 
include characteristics of teachers, principals, schools, teacher 
training opportunities, retention, retirement, hiring, and shortages. 
Preliminary activities for NTPS 2017-18, namely: (a) Contacting and 
seeking research approvals from public school districts with an 
established research approval process (``special contact districts''), 
(b) notifying districts that their school(s) have been selected for 
NTPS 2017-18, and (c) notifying sampled schools of their selection for 
the survey and verifying their mailing addresses, were approved in 
November 2016 (OMB #1850-0598 v.16). This request is to conduct NTPS 
2017-18, including all of its recruitment and data collection 
activities. Because of the overlap in time, this request also carries 
over the burden and materials for the approved preliminary activities.

    Dated: January 31, 2017.
Kate Mullan,
Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Office of 
the Chief Privacy Officer, Office of Management.
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