Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; School Survey on Crime and Safety (SSOCS) 2018 and 2020, 14884 [2017-05806]

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[FR Doc. 2017–05765 Filed 3–22–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:13 Mar 22, 2017 Jkt 241001 DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION [Docket No.: ED–2017–ICCD–0039] Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; School Survey on Crime and Safety (SSOCS) 2018 and 2020 Department of Education (ED), National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: 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 May 22, 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–0039. 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 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00020 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 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: School Survey on Crime and Safety (SSOCS) 2018 and 2020. OMB Control Number: 1850–0761. Type of Review: A revision of an existing information collection. Respondents/Affected Public: Individuals or Households. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 7,692. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 2,974. Abstract: The School Survey on Crime and Safety (SSOCS) is a nationally representative survey of elementary and secondary school principals that serves as the primary source of school-level data on crime and safety in public schools. SSOCS is the only recurring federal survey collecting detailed information on the incidence, frequency, seriousness, and nature of violence affecting students and school personnel from the school’s perspective. Data are also collected on frequency and types of disciplinary actions taken for select offenses; perceptions of other disciplinary problems, such as bullying, verbal abuse and disorder in the classroom; the presence and role of school security staff; parent and community involvement; staff training; mental health services available to students; and, school policies and programs concerning crime and safety. Prior administrations of SSOCS were conducted in 2000, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, and 2016. This request is to conduct the 2018 and 2020 administrations of SSOCS. Dated: March 20, 2017. Kate Mullan, Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Office of the Chief Privacy Officer, Office of Management. [FR Doc. 2017–05806 Filed 3–22–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P E:\FR\FM\23MRN1.SGM 23MRN1

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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

[Docket No.: ED-2017-ICCD-0039]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; School 
Survey on Crime and Safety (SSOCS) 2018 and 2020

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

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 
May 22, 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-
0039. 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: School Survey on Crime and Safety (SSOCS) 2018 
and 2020.
    OMB Control Number: 1850-0761.
    Type of Review: A revision of an existing information collection.
    Respondents/Affected Public: Individuals or Households.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 7,692.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 2,974.
    Abstract: The School Survey on Crime and Safety (SSOCS) is a 
nationally representative survey of elementary and secondary school 
principals that serves as the primary source of school-level data on 
crime and safety in public schools. SSOCS is the only recurring federal 
survey collecting detailed information on the incidence, frequency, 
seriousness, and nature of violence affecting students and school 
personnel from the school's perspective. Data are also collected on 
frequency and types of disciplinary actions taken for select offenses; 
perceptions of other disciplinary problems, such as bullying, verbal 
abuse and disorder in the classroom; the presence and role of school 
security staff; parent and community involvement; staff training; 
mental health services available to students; and, school policies and 
programs concerning crime and safety. Prior administrations of SSOCS 
were conducted in 2000, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, and 2016. This request 
is to conduct the 2018 and 2020 administrations of SSOCS.

    Dated: March 20, 2017.
Kate Mullan,
Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Office of 
the Chief Privacy Officer, Office of Management.
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