Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Application for New Grants Under the Indian Education Professional Development Plan (1894-0001), 15378-15379 [2018-07235]

Download as PDF daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES 15378 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 69 / Tuesday, April 10, 2018 / Notices the pool allowing for more recreational opportunities. The release schedule would be modified to create a more nature flow regime below the Dam. 15.4 feet of the existing unclaimed water conservation pool storage would be reallocated to the flood control pool. E. Original Operation Plan—Under this alternative, USACE–SPL would drop the target water surface elevation to the original elevation listed in the 1973 Water Control Manual. The release schedule would be returned to the release schedule from the 1973 Water Control Manual. 3. Scoping. Scoping is the NEPA process utilized for seeking public involvement in determining the range of alternatives and significant issues to be addressed in the EIS. USACE–SPL invites full public participation to promote open communication on the issues surrounding the proposed action. The public will be involved in the scoping and evaluation process through advertisements, notices, and other means. Project information will also be available on USACE–SPL’s website at http://www.spl.usace.army.mil/. All individuals, NGOs, affected Indian Tribes, and local, state, and Federal agencies that have an interest are urged to participate in the scoping process. Public scoping meetings will be held to present information to the public and to receive comments from the public. The meetings will be held in Lake Havasu and Phoenix. The date, time and exact location are to be determined. Notice of the public scoping meetings will be posted on the Los Angeles District Public Notice web page: http:// www.spl.usace.army.mil/Media/PublicNotices/. Comments will also be accepted via email (AlamoDamSPL@ usace.army.mil) or postal mail (Los Angeles District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, ATTN: CESPL–AMO, 915 Wilshire BLVD, Suite 930, Los Angeles, CA 90017). In addition to the two proposed public scoping meetings, the USACE–SPL scoping process for this action will include potential additional public scoping meeting(s) and workshop(s) (exact number TBD) with affected Federal, state, and local agencies. Public Scoping Meeting: The date, time and exact location are to be determined. Notice of the public scoping meetings will be posted on the Los Angeles District Public Notice web page: http://www.spl.usace.army.mil/ Media/Public-Notices/. 4. Potentially Significant Issues. The EIS will analyze the potential impacts on the human and natural environment resulting from the project. The scoping, public involvement, and interagency VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:56 Apr 09, 2018 Jkt 244001 coordination processes will help identify and define the range of potential significant issues that will be considered. Important resources and issues evaluated in the EIS could include, but are not limited to, the direct, indirect, and cumulative effects on fish and wildlife, recreation, land use, hydrology and hydraulics, property values, and induced flooding. USACE– SPL will also consider issues identified and comments made throughout scoping, public involvement, and interagency coordination. USACE–SPL expects to better define the issues of concern and the methods that will be used to evaluate those issues through the scoping process. 5. Environmental Consultation and Review. USACE–SPL is requesting that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Bureau of Recreation, U.S. Bureau of Land Management, Arizona Department of Game and Fish, and the Arizona State Park Department act as cooperating agencies on this EIS. In addition to the federal interests noted above for general development of the EIS, USFWS will assist in documenting existing conditions and assessing effects of project alternatives through the Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act consultation procedures. Consultation will be completed with USFWS concerning threatened and endangered species and their critical habitat per the Endangered Species Act. 6. The USACE–SPL will consult with the Arizona State Historic Preservation Officer (SHPO) and the appropriate Tribal Historic Preservation Officers (THPO), per the National Historic Preservation Act. 7. Availability. The DEIS is presently scheduled to be available for public review and comment by: May 2019. All comments received throughout the review process will become part of the administrative record for the proposed project and subject to public release. Dated: March 20, 2018. Kirk E. Gibbs, Colonel, U.S. Army, Commander and District Engineer. Notes • Text to be double-spaced. Use block format. • Place local billing code number at the top of the first page on all three copies. • Margins—one inch on top, bottom and right side; and one and one-half inches on the left side. • Pages must be numbered consecutively. • Text should be typed on one side only. • Use 81⁄2 by 11 inch bond paper or photocopy paper. PO 00000 Frm 00025 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 • Refer to 33 CFR 230, Appendix C for additional guidance. [FR Doc. 2018–07310 Filed 4–9–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3720–58–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION [Docket No. ED–2018–ICCD–0039] Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Application for New Grants Under the Indian Education Professional Development Plan (1894–0001) Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE), Department of Education (ED). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing an extension of an existing information collection. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before May 10, 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– 2018–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 216–44, Washington, DC 20202–4537. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For specific questions related to collection activities, please contact Angela Hernandez-Marshall, 202–205–1909. 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 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\10APN1.SGM 10APN1 daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 69 / Tuesday, April 10, 2018 / Notices 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: Application for New Grants Under the Indian Education Professional Development Plan (1894– 0001). OMB Control Number: 1810–0580. Type of Review: An extension of an existing information collection. Respondents/Affected Public: State, Local, and Tribal Governments. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 50. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 1,500. Abstract: The Office of Indian Education (OIE) of the Department of Education (ED) requests a revision of this previously approved information collection for the Indian Education Discretionary Grant Application authorized under Title VI, Part A, of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, as amended. The Professional Development (PD) (CFDA 84.299B) program is a competitive discretionary grant program. The grant applications submitted for this program are evaluated on the basis of how well an applicant addresses the selection criteria, and are used to determine applicant eligibility and amount of award for projects selected for funding. The Department will use the information collected through the application package to enable external reviewers to evaluate applications submitted for the PD grant competition. Eligible applicants submit the information to describe the project for which funding is requested. The information the applicant provides addresses the program selection criteria, in 34 CFR 263.6 and as required by statute under the ESEA amended section 6122. The application is evaluated through a peer review process and an application’s score is used to VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:56 Apr 09, 2018 Jkt 244001 determine its ranking and selection for funding. The information collected reflects the specific components of the selection criteria and program services that are to be provided. Tomakie Washington, Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Office of the Chief Privacy Officer, Office of Management. [FR Doc. 2018–07235 Filed 4–9–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION National Advisory Council on Indian Education (NACIE or Council); Meeting U.S. Department of Education, National Advisory Council on Indian Education (NACIE or Council). ACTION: Announcement of an open public meeting. AGENCY: This notice sets forth the schedule of an upcoming public meeting conducted by the National Advisory Council on Indian Education (NACIE). Notice of the meeting is required by section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act and intended to notify the public of its opportunity to attend. Due to unforeseen delays in ensuring the establishment of a quorum of the NACIE membership and in order to facilitate the coordination of schedules of OESE senior leadership and presenters, this notice is being published in less than 15 days prior to the date of the scheduled meeting. DATES: The NACIE meeting will be held on April 16–17, 2018; April 16, 2018– 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Saving Time, April 17, 2018–9:00 a.m.– 5:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Saving Time. ADDRESSES: Holiday Inn Capitol, 440 C Street SW, Washington, DC 20202. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Tina Hunter, Designated Federal Official, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20202. Telephone: 202–205–8527. Fax: 202–205–0310. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: NACIE’s Statutory Authority and Function: The National Advisory Council on Indian Education is authorized by section 7141 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. The Council is established within the Department of Education to advise the Secretary of Education on the funding and administration (including the development of regulations, and administrative policies and practices) of any program over which the Secretary SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00026 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 15379 has jurisdiction and includes Indian children or adults as participants or programs that may benefit Indian children or adults, including any program established under Title VII, Part A of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. The Council submits to the Congress, not later than June 30 of each year, a report on the activities of the Council that includes recommendations the Council considers appropriate for the improvement of Federal education programs that include Indian children or adults as participants or that may benefit Indian children or adults, and recommendations concerning the funding of any such program. One of the Council’s responsibilities is to develop and provide recommendations to the Secretary of Education on the funding and administration (including the development of regulations, and administrative policies and practices) of any program over which the Secretary has jurisdiction that can benefit Indian children or adults participating in any program which could benefit Indian children. Due to limited spacing, please RSVP for the meeting via email at oese@ed.gov no later than Thursday, April 15, 2018. Members of the public interested in submitting written comments may do so via email at oese@ed.gov no later than Thursday, April 15, 2018. Comments should pertain to the work of NACIE and/or the Office of Indian Education. Meeting Agenda: The purpose of the meeting is to convene the Council to conduct the following business: (1) Discuss the OIE Director Position; (2) Hear Department of Education program updates; (3) Hear an update on ESSA Implementation, and; (4) Conduct discussions and begin work on the development of the annual report to Congress. Access to Records of the Meeting: The Department will post the official report of the meeting on the OESE website at: http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ oese/index.html?src=oc 90 days after the meeting. Pursuant to the FACA, the public may also inspect the materials at the Office of Indian Education, United States Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20202, Monday–Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Saving Time or by emailing TribalConsultation@ ed.gov or by calling Terrie Nelson on (202) 401–0424 to schedule an appointment. Reasonable Accommodations: The hearing site is accessible to individuals with disabilities. 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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 69 (Tuesday, April 10, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 15378-15379]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-07235]


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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

[Docket No. ED-2018-ICCD-0039]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the 
Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment 
Request; Application for New Grants Under the Indian Education 
Professional Development Plan (1894-0001)

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, ED is 
proposing an extension of an existing information collection.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
May 10, 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-2018-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 216-44, 
Washington, DC 20202-4537.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For specific questions related to 
collection activities, please contact Angela Hernandez-Marshall, 202-
205-1909.

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

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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: Application for New Grants Under the Indian 
Education Professional Development Plan (1894-0001).
    OMB Control Number: 1810-0580.
    Type of Review: An extension of an existing information collection.
    Respondents/Affected Public: State, Local, and Tribal Governments.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 50.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 1,500.
    Abstract: The Office of Indian Education (OIE) of the Department of 
Education (ED) requests a revision of this previously approved 
information collection for the Indian Education Discretionary Grant 
Application authorized under Title VI, Part A, of the Elementary and 
Secondary Education Act, as amended. The Professional Development (PD) 
(CFDA 84.299B) program is a competitive discretionary grant program. 
The grant applications submitted for this program are evaluated on the 
basis of how well an applicant addresses the selection criteria, and 
are used to determine applicant eligibility and amount of award for 
projects selected for funding. The Department will use the information 
collected through the application package to enable external reviewers 
to evaluate applications submitted for the PD grant competition. 
Eligible applicants submit the information to describe the project for 
which funding is requested. The information the applicant provides 
addresses the program selection criteria, in 34 CFR 263.6 and as 
required by statute under the ESEA amended section 6122. The 
application is evaluated through a peer review process and an 
application's score is used to determine its ranking and selection for 
funding. The information collected reflects the specific components of 
the selection criteria and program services that are to be provided.

Tomakie Washington,
Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Office of 
the Chief Privacy Officer, Office of Management.
[FR Doc. 2018-07235 Filed 4-9-18; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4000-01-P