Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, Cascades Job Corps College and Career Academy Pilot Evaluation, New Collection, 25055-25056 [2018-11718]

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AGENCY: The Department of Labor (DOL), as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a preclearance consultation program to provide the general public and federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA95). This program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:46 May 30, 2018 Jkt 241001 Colorado Springs, CO. Hunt Valley, MD. Frm 00090 investigation for which a determination has not yet been issued. Location Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Impact date Sergeant Bluff, IA. El Paso, TX. clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents is properly assessed. A copy of the proposed Information Collection Request (ICR) can be obtained by contacting the office listed in the addressee section of this notice. DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the office listed in the addressee’s section below on or before July 30, 2018. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by either one of the following methods: Email: ChiefEvaluationOffice@ dol.gov; Mail or Courier: Jessica Lohmann, Chief Evaluation Office, OASP, U.S. Department of Labor, Room S–2312, 200 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20210. Instructions: Please submit one copy of your comments by only one method. All submissions received must include the agency name and OMB Control Number identified above for this information collection. Comments, including any personal information provided, become a matter of public record. They will also be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval of the information collection request. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Contact Jessica Lohmann by email at ChiefEvaluationOffice@dol.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background: The Chief Evaluation Office (CEO), U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), is proposing a data collection activity as part of the Cascades Job Corps College and Career Academy Pilot Evaluation. The goal of the evaluation is to determine the effectiveness of the Pilot program in improving employment and educational outcomes for youth ages 21 and under. The impact study will randomly assign individuals to receive program services or to a group that cannot access these services but can participate in other similar programs. The impact study will compare the PO 00000 Impact date Topeka, KS. workers is covered by an earlier petition that is the subject of an ongoing TA–W No. 25055 employment and educational outcomes of the groups to determine the effectiveness of the Pilot program. The evaluation also includes an implementation study that will describe the services participants receive through the Pilot program as well as provide operational lessons. Data collection efforts previously approved for the Cascades Job Corps College and Career Academy Pilot Evaluation under OMB Control Number 1290–0012 include: A baseline survey of sample members in the evaluation, discussion guides for the implementation study, and tracking contacts to sample members in the evaluation to request address updates. These collection activities will continue under the previously approved request. This Federal Register Notice provides the opportunity to comment on a proposed new information collection activity for the Cascades Job Corps College and Career Academy Pilot Evaluation: A follow-up survey of sample members in the Cascades Job Corps College and Career Academy Pilot Evaluation conducted approximately eighteen months after random assignment. The purposes of the study are to understand and document the impacts of the Pilot on students’: (1) Training and related service receipt; (2) educational attainment, including receipt of credentials; (3) employment status; (4) socio-emotional skills; (5) public benefits receipt; and (6) opinions on the education and training services received. II. Desired Focus of Comments: DOL is soliciting comments concerning the above data collection for the Cascades Job Corps College and Career Academy Pilot Evaluation. 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Current Actions: At this time, DOL is requesting clearance for the follow-up survey of sample members in the Cascades Job Corps College and Career Academy Pilot Evaluation. functions of the agency related to employer services, including whether the information will have practical utility; • Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the ICR to survey and fieldwork respondents, including the validity of the study approach and assumptions used; • Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and Type of Review: New information collection request. Title: Cascades Job Corps College and Career Academy Pilot Evaluation. OMB Number: OMB Control Number 1290–0NEW. Affected Public: Participants applying for the Cascades Job Corps College and Career Academy. ESTIMATED BURDEN HOURS Total number of respondents Type of instrument Annual number of respondents Average burden hours per response Number of responses per respondent Total burden hours Annual burden hours Follow-up survey ...................................... a 800 b 267 1 .58 464 155 Total .................................................. ........................ 267 ........................ ........................ ........................ 155 a Assumes a sample of 1,000 with an 80 percent response rate. b Data collection will take place over 36 months. Dated: May 24, 2018. Molly Irwin, Chief Evaluation Officer, U.S. Department of Labor. NATIONAL CREDIT UNION ADMINISTRATION [Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 44.002] [FR Doc. 2018–11718 Filed 5–30–18; 8:45 am] Community Development Revolving Loan Fund BILLING CODE 4510–HX–P Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO). 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[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-11718]


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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR


Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB 
Review; Comment Request, Cascades Job Corps College and Career Academy 
Pilot Evaluation, New Collection

AGENCY: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Policy, Chief Evaluation 
Office, Department of Labor.

ACTION: Notice of information collection; request for comment.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Labor (DOL), as part of its continuing 
effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a 
preclearance consultation program to provide the general public and 
federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or 
continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork 
Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA95). This program helps to ensure that 
requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden 
(time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are 
clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on 
respondents is properly assessed. A copy of the proposed Information 
Collection Request (ICR) can be obtained by contacting the office 
listed in the addressee section of this notice.

DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the office listed in the 
addressee's section below on or before July 30, 2018.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by either one of the following 
methods:
    Email: [email protected]; Mail or Courier: Jessica 
Lohmann, Chief Evaluation Office, OASP, U.S. Department of Labor, Room 
S-2312, 200 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20210. Instructions: 
Please submit one copy of your comments by only one method. All 
submissions received must include the agency name and OMB Control 
Number identified above for this information collection. Comments, 
including any personal information provided, become a matter of public 
record. They will also be summarized and/or included in the request for 
OMB approval of the information collection request.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Contact Jessica Lohmann by email at 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    I. Background: The Chief Evaluation Office (CEO), U.S. Department 
of Labor (DOL), is proposing a data collection activity as part of the 
Cascades Job Corps College and Career Academy Pilot Evaluation. The 
goal of the evaluation is to determine the effectiveness of the Pilot 
program in improving employment and educational outcomes for youth ages 
21 and under. The impact study will randomly assign individuals to 
receive program services or to a group that cannot access these 
services but can participate in other similar programs. The impact 
study will compare the employment and educational outcomes of the 
groups to determine the effectiveness of the Pilot program. The 
evaluation also includes an implementation study that will describe the 
services participants receive through the Pilot program as well as 
provide operational lessons.
    Data collection efforts previously approved for the Cascades Job 
Corps College and Career Academy Pilot Evaluation under OMB Control 
Number 1290-0012 include: A baseline survey of sample members in the 
evaluation, discussion guides for the implementation study, and 
tracking contacts to sample members in the evaluation to request 
address updates. These collection activities will continue under the 
previously approved request.
    This Federal Register Notice provides the opportunity to comment on 
a proposed new information collection activity for the Cascades Job 
Corps College and Career Academy Pilot Evaluation: A follow-up survey 
of sample members in the Cascades Job Corps College and Career Academy 
Pilot Evaluation conducted approximately eighteen months after random 
assignment. The purposes of the study are to understand and document 
the impacts of the Pilot on students': (1) Training and related service 
receipt; (2) educational attainment, including receipt of credentials; 
(3) employment status; (4) socio-emotional skills; (5) public benefits 
receipt; and (6) opinions on the education and training services 
received.
    II. Desired Focus of Comments: DOL is soliciting comments 
concerning the above data collection for the Cascades Job Corps College 
and Career Academy Pilot Evaluation. DOL is particularly interested in 
comments that do the following:
     Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is 
necessary for the proper performance of the

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functions of the agency related to employer services, including whether 
the information will have practical utility;
     Evaluate the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the 
burden of the ICR to survey and fieldwork respondents, including the 
validity of the study approach and assumptions used;
     Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and
     Minimize the burden of the information collection on 
respondents, including the use of appropriate automated, electronic, 
mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms 
of information technology (e.g., permitting electronic submission of 
responses).
    III. Current Actions: At this time, DOL is requesting clearance for 
the follow-up survey of sample members in the Cascades Job Corps 
College and Career Academy Pilot Evaluation.
    Type of Review: New information collection request.
    Title: Cascades Job Corps College and Career Academy Pilot 
Evaluation.
    OMB Number: OMB Control Number 1290-0NEW.
    Affected Public: Participants applying for the Cascades Job Corps 
College and Career Academy.

                                                                 Estimated Burden Hours
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                                                           Total  number  Annual  number     Number of        Average
                   Type of instrument                           of              of         responses per   burden  hours   Total  burden  Annual  burden
                                                            respondents     respondents     respondent     per  response       hours           hours
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Follow-up survey........................................         \a\ 800         \b\ 267               1             .58             464             155
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    Total...............................................  ..............             267  ..............  ..............  ..............             155
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\a\ Assumes a sample of 1,000 with an 80 percent response rate.
\b\ Data collection will take place over 36 months.


    Dated: May 24, 2018.
Molly Irwin,
Chief Evaluation Officer, U.S. Department of Labor.
[FR Doc. 2018-11718 Filed 5-30-18; 8:45 am]
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