Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Study of Higher Education Articulation Agreements Covering the Early Care and Education Workforce, 56819-56820 [2017-25796]

Download as PDF daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 229 / Thursday, November 30, 2017 / Notices Title, Associated Form and OMB Number: OUSD—Policy Pulse Survey. OMB Control Number: 0704–XXXX. Type of Request: New collection. Number of Respondents: 153. Responses per Respondent: 2. Annual Responses: 306. Average Burden per Response: 15 minutes. Annual Burden Hours: 76.5. Needs and Uses: The information collection requirement is necessary to obtain and record responses from contractor personnel employed within the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy and its components. The survey results are analyzed by the Leadership and Organizational Development Office to assess the progress of the current human capital strategy and to address emerging human capital and training issues. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Frequency: Semi-annually. Respondent’s Obligation: Voluntary. OMB Desk Officer: Ms. Jasmeet Seehra. You may also submit comments and recommendations, identified by Docket ID number and title, by the following method: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name, Docket ID number and title for this Federal Register document. The general policy for comments and other submissions from members of the public is to make these submissions available for public viewing on the Internet at http:// www.regulations.gov as they are received without change, including any personal identifiers or contact information. DOD Clearance Officer: Mr. Frederick Licari. Written requests for copies of the information collection proposal should be sent to Mr. Licari at WHS/ESD Directives Division, 4800 Mark Center Drive, East Tower, Suite 03F09, Alexandria, VA 22350–3100. Dated: November 27, 2017. Aaron Siegel, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. 2017–25812 Filed 11–29–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:35 Nov 29, 2017 Jkt 244001 DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary [Docket ID: DOD–2017–OS–0033] Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request ACTION: 30-Day information collection notice. The Department of Defense has submitted to OMB for clearance, the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act. DATES: Consideration will be given to all comments received by January 2, 2018. ADDRESSES: Comments and recommendations on the proposed information collection should be Emailed to Ms. Jasmeet Seehra, DoD Desk Officer, at Oira_submission@ omb.eop.gov. Please identify the proposed information collection by DoD Desk Officer and the Docket ID number and title of the information collection. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Fred Licari, 571–372–0493, or whs.mcalex.esd.mbx.dd-dod-informationcollections@mail.mil. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title, Associated Form and OMB Number: Computer Aided Dispatch and Record Management System (CAD/ RMS); OMB Control Number 0704– 0522. Type of Request: Reinstatement. Number of Respondents: 693. Responses per Respondent: 1. Annual Responses: 693. Average Burden per Response: 20 minutes. Annual Burden Hours: 231. Needs and Uses: The information collection requirement is necessary to obtain information regarding incidents that occur at the Pentagon and other facilities under the jurisdiction of the Pentagon Force Protection Agency. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Frequency: On occasion. Respondent’s Obligation: Voluntary. OMB Desk Officer: Ms. Jasmeet Seehra. You may also submit comments and recommendations, identified by Docket ID number and title, by the following method: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name, Docket ID number and title for this Federal Register document. The general policy for comments and other submissions SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00030 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 56819 from members of the public is to make these submissions available for public viewing on the Internet at http:// www.regulations.gov as they are received without change, including any personal identifiers or contact information. DOD Clearance Officer: Mr. Frederick Licari. Written requests for copies of the information collection proposal should be sent to Mr. Licari at WHS/ESD Directives Division, 4800 Mark Center Drive, East Tower, Suite 03F09, Alexandria, VA 22350–3100. Dated: November 27, 2017. Aaron Siegel, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. 2017–25804 Filed 11–29–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION [Docket No. ED–2017–ICCD–0120] Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Study of Higher Education Articulation Agreements Covering the Early Care and Education Workforce Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development (OPEPD), Department of Education (ED). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing a new information collection. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before January 2, 2018. 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–0120. 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 216–32, Washington, DC 20202–4537. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\30NON1.SGM 30NON1 56820 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 229 / Thursday, November 30, 2017 / Notices For specific questions related to collection activities, please contact Erica Lee, 202– 260–1463. 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: Study of Higher Education Articulation Agreements Covering the Early Care and Education Workforce. OMB Control Number: 1875–NEW. Type of Review: A new information collection. Respondents/Affected Public: Individuals or Households. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 47. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 104. Abstract: The purpose of this study is to identify elements that states have in place to enable successful articulation as early care and education (ECE) workers progress from an associate’s degree to a bachelor’s degree and describe states’ successes and challenges in implementing the elements. Specifically, the study will use telephone interviews, focus groups, and review of extant documents to examine ECE articulation policies and their implementation in six focal states that have statewide articulation policies addressing degrees or coursework in early childhood education. daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:35 Nov 29, 2017 Jkt 244001 This analysis will rely on three types of data sources: • Telephone interviews. One-on-one phone interviews will be conducted with 76 individuals including: Faculty and college administrators from states’ two-year and four-year institutions of higher education; state higher education administrators; representatives from higher education governing bodies and ECE licensure bodies; and other individuals who are knowledgeable about development, implementation, and monitoring of ECE articulation policies and the ECE workforce. • Focus groups. Virtual focus groups will be held in each of the six states, including student focus groups (with 24 students total) and focus groups of institutional support staff (with 20 staff total). • Review of extant documents. These documents will include articulation policies, legislation, and governing body meeting notes. Dated: November 27, 2017. Stephanie Valentine, Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Office of the Chief Privacy Officer, Office of Management. [FR Doc. 2017–25796 Filed 11–29–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION [Docket No.: ED–2017–ICCD–0119] Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; E-Complaint Form Office of Management (OM), Department of Education (ED). 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 January 2, 2018. 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–0119. 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 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00031 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 216–32, Washington, DC 20202–4537. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For specific questions related to collection activities, please contact Kathleen Styles, 202–453–5587. 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: E-Complaint Form. OMB Control Number: 1880–0544. Type of Review: A revision of an existing information collection. Respondents/Affected Public: Individuals or Households. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 500. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 500. Abstract: The Family Policy Compliance Office (FPCO) is the office responsible for administering the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). The E-Complaint Form is used by parents and students to submit complaints requesting an investigation of alleged violations under FERPA. E:\FR\FM\30NON1.SGM 30NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 229 (Thursday, November 30, 2017)]
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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

[Docket No. ED-2017-ICCD-0120]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the 
Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment 
Request; Study of Higher Education Articulation Agreements Covering the 
Early Care and Education Workforce

AGENCY: Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development (OPEPD), 
Department of Education (ED).

ACTION: Notice.

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

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
January 2, 2018.

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-
0120. 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 216-32, 
Washington, DC 20202-4537.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For specific questions related to 
collection activities, please contact Erica Lee, 202-260-1463.

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: Study of Higher Education Articulation 
Agreements Covering the Early Care and Education Workforce.
    OMB Control Number: 1875-NEW.
    Type of Review: A new information collection.
    Respondents/Affected Public: Individuals or Households.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 47.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 104.
    Abstract: The purpose of this study is to identify elements that 
states have in place to enable successful articulation as early care 
and education (ECE) workers progress from an associate's degree to a 
bachelor's degree and describe states' successes and challenges in 
implementing the elements. Specifically, the study will use telephone 
interviews, focus groups, and review of extant documents to examine ECE 
articulation policies and their implementation in six focal states that 
have statewide articulation policies addressing degrees or coursework 
in early childhood education.
    This analysis will rely on three types of data sources:
     Telephone interviews. One-on-one phone interviews will be 
conducted with 76 individuals including: Faculty and college 
administrators from states' two-year and four-year institutions of 
higher education; state higher education administrators; 
representatives from higher education governing bodies and ECE 
licensure bodies; and other individuals who are knowledgeable about 
development, implementation, and monitoring of ECE articulation 
policies and the ECE workforce.
     Focus groups. Virtual focus groups will be held in each of 
the six states, including student focus groups (with 24 students total) 
and focus groups of institutional support staff (with 20 staff total).
     Review of extant documents. These documents will include 
articulation policies, legislation, and governing body meeting notes.

    Dated: November 27, 2017.
Stephanie Valentine,
Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Office of 
the Chief Privacy Officer, Office of Management.
[FR Doc. 2017-25796 Filed 11-29-17; 8:45 am]
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