Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; High School Equivalency Program (HEP) Annual Performance Report, 44868-44869 [2018-19075]

Download as PDF 44868 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 171 / Tuesday, September 4, 2018 / Notices b. Corticosteroids-Immune Modulators: Atopic Dermatitis Subclass c. Corticosteroids-Immune Modulators: Adrenocorticotrophic Hormones (ACTH) Subclass 4. Newly Approved Drugs Review 5. Pertinent Utilization Management Issue 6. Panel Discussions and Vote Meeting Accessibility Meeting Accessibility: Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended, and 41 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 102–3.140 through 102–3.165, and the availability of space, this meeting is open to the public. Seating is limited and will be provided only to the first 220 people signing-in. All persons must sign-in legibly. Written Statements: Pursuant to 41 CFR 102–3.140, the public or interested organizations may submit written statements to the membership of the Panel about its mission and/or the agenda to be addressed in this public meeting. Written statements should be submitted to the Panel’s Designated Federal Officer (DFO). The DFO’s contact information can be obtained previously in this announcement. Written comments or statements must be received by the committee DFO at least five (5) business days prior to the meeting so that they may be made available to the Panel for its consideration prior to the meeting. The DFO will review all submitted written statements and provide copies to all the committee members. Dated: August 29, 2018. Shelly E. Finke, Alternate OSD Federal Register, Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. 2018–19109 Filed 8–31–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Navy Board of Advisors to the Presidents of the Naval Postgraduate School and the Naval War College; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting Board of Advisors to the Presidents of the Naval Postgraduate School and the Naval War College, Department of the Navy, Department of Defense. ACTION: Notice of Federal Advisory Committee meeting. sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: The Department of Defense is publishing this notice to announce that the following Federal Advisory SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:54 Aug 31, 2018 Jkt 244001 Committee meeting of the Board of Advisors to the Presidents of the Naval Postgraduate School and the Naval War College will take place. DATES: Open to the public October 17– 18, 2018. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at 3003 Washington Boulevard, Arlington, VA. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jacquelyn (Jaye) Panza, 831–656–2514 (Voice), 831–656–2789 (Facsimile), jpanza@nps.edu (Email). Mailing address is Naval Postgraduate School, 1 University Circle, Monterey, CA 93943– 5001. Website: https://my.nps.edu/web/ board-of-advisors/home. The most upto-date changes to the meeting agenda can be found on the website. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This meeting is being held under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) of 1972 (5 U.S.C., Appendix, as amended), the Government in the Sunshine Act of 1976 (5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended), and 41 CFR 102–3.140 and 102–3.150. Purpose of the Meeting: The Committee examines the effectiveness with which the Naval Postgraduate School and the Naval War College are accomplishing its missions. Agenda: Board of Advisors to the Presidents of the Naval Postgraduate School and the Naval War College Committee (the Committee) and its two subcommittees will be held. This meeting will be open to the public. For more information about the Committee, please visit http://my.nps.edu/web/ board-of-advisors. 1. October 17, 2018, 9:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.: The Naval Postgraduate School Board of Advisors subcommittee will meet to inquire into programs and curricula; instruction; administration; state of morale of the student body, faculty, and staff; fiscal affairs of Naval Postgraduate School and any other matters relating to the operations of the Naval Postgraduate School as the subcommittee considers pertinent. 2. October 17, 2018, 1:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.: General deliberations and inquiry by the Naval War College Board of Advisors subcommittee into Naval War College programs and mission priorities; re-accreditation review; administration; military construction; leader development continuum; defense planning guidance efforts; and any other matters relating to the operations of the Naval War College as the subcommittee considers pertinent. 3. October 18, 2018, 8:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m.: The Naval Postgraduate School and Naval War College subcommittees will provide out briefs from their meetings to the Committee PO 00000 Frm 00012 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 after which the Committee will discuss topics raised during the subcommittee sessions. The most up-to-date changes to the meeting agenda may be found on the website, https://my.nps.edu/web/ board-of-advisors/home. Meeting Accessibility: Meeting room is fully accessible to persons with disabilities in compliance with applicable disability rights laws. Written Statements: For access or information, or to send written statements for consideration at the meeting, contact Ms. Jaye Panza, Designated Federal Official, Naval Postgraduate School, at 1 University Circle, Monterey, CA 93943–5001 or by fax at 831–656–3238 by October 8, 2018. Dated: August 28, 2018. James Edward Mosimann, Lieutenant, Judge Advocate General’s Corps, U.S. Navy, Alternate Federal Register Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. 2018–19049 Filed 8–31–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3810–FF–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION [Docket No. ED–2018–ICCD–0067] Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; High School Equivalency Program (HEP) Annual Performance Report 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 a revision of an existing information collection. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before October 4, 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–0067. 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 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\04SEN1.SGM 04SEN1 sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 171 / Tuesday, September 4, 2018 / Notices Information Collection Clearance Division, U.S. Department of Education, 550 12th Street SW, PCP, Room 9088, Washington, DC 20202–0023. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For specific questions related to collection activities, please contact Lisa Gillette, 202–260–1426. 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: High School Equivalency Program (HEP) Annual Performance Report. OMB Control Number: 1810–0684. Type of Review: A revision of an existing information collection. Respondents/Affected Public: State, Local, and Tribal Governments. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 51. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 1,173. Abstract: The High School Equivalency Program (HEP) office staff collects information for the HEP Annual Performance Report (APR) in compliance with Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended, Title IV, Sec. 418A; 20 U.S.C. 1070d-2 (special programs for students whose families are engaged in migrant and seasonal farmwork), and the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), 2 CFR 200.238. CFR states that recipients of multi-year VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:54 Aug 31, 2018 Jkt 244001 discretionary grants must submit an APR demonstrating that that substantial progress has been made towards meeting the approved objectives. The HEP office staff requests to continue a customized APR that goes beyond the generic 524B APR to facilitate the collection of more standardized and comprehensive data to inform GPRA, to improve the overall quality of data collected, and to increase the quality of data that can be used to inform policy decisions. Dated: August 29, 2018. Stephanie Valentine, Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Office of the Chief Privacy Officer, Office of Management. [FR Doc. 2018–19075 Filed 8–31–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Office of Postsecondary Education; Call for Written Third-Party Comments U.S. Department of Education, Accreditation Group, Office of Postsecondary Education. ACTION: Call for written third-party comments. AGENCY: This notice provides information to members of the public on submitting written comments for accrediting agencies currently undergoing review for purposes of recognition by the U.S. Secretary of Education. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Herman Bounds, Director, Accreditation Group, Office of Postsecondary Education, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW, Room 270–01, Washington, DC 20202, telephone: (202) 453–7615, or email: herman.bounds@ed.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This solicitation of third-party comments concerning the performance of accrediting agencies under review by the Secretary of Education is required by § 496(n)(1)(A) of the Higher Education Act (HEA) of 1965, as amended. These accrediting agencies will be on the agenda for the Winter 2019 National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity meeting. The meeting date has not been determined, but will be announced in a separate Federal Register notice. Agencies Under Review and Evaluation: Below is a list of agencies currently undergoing review and evaluation by the Accreditation Group, including their current and requested scopes of recognition: PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 44869 Applications for Renewal of Recognition 1. Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training. Scope of Recognition: The accreditation throughout the United States of institutions of higher education that offer continuing education and vocational programs that confer certificates or occupational associate degrees, including those programs offered via distance education. 2. American Veterinary Medical Association, Council on Education. Scope of Recognition: The accreditation and preaccreditation (‘‘Provisional Accreditation’’) in the United States of programs leading to professional degrees (D.V.M. or D.M.D.) in veterinary medicine. 3. Council on Education for Public Health. Scope of Recognition: The accreditation within the United States of schools of public health and public health programs outside schools of public health, at the baccalaureate and graduate degree levels, including those offered via distance education. 4. Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges. Scope of Recognition: The accreditation and preaccreditation (‘‘Candidate for Accreditation’’) of community and other colleges with a primarily prebaccalaureate mission located in California, Hawaii, the United States territories of Guam and American Samoa, the Republic of Palau, the Federated States of Micronesia, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and the Republic of the Marshall Islands, which offer certificates, associate degrees, and the first baccalaureate degree by means of a substantive change review offered by institutions that are already accredited by the agency, and such programs offered via distance education and correspondence education at these colleges. This recognition also extends to the Committee on Substantive Change of the Commission, for decisions on substantive changes, and the Appeals Panel. Compliance Report 1. The Council on Chiropractic Education compliance report includes the following: finding identified in the May 25, 2017 letter from the senior Department official following the February 22, 2017 NACIQI meeting available at: https://opeweb.ed.gov/ aslweb/finalstaffreports.cfm, with respect to recognition requirements found at 34 CFR 602.20(a). Scope of Recognition: The accreditation of E:\FR\FM\04SEN1.SGM 04SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 171 (Tuesday, September 4, 2018)]
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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

[Docket No. ED-2018-ICCD-0067]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the 
Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment 
Request; High School Equivalency Program (HEP) Annual Performance 
Report

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 a revision of an existing information collection.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
October 4, 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-
0067. 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

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Information Collection Clearance Division, U.S. Department of 
Education, 550 12th Street SW, PCP, Room 9088, Washington, DC 20202-
0023.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For specific questions related to 
collection activities, please contact Lisa Gillette, 202-260-1426.

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: High School Equivalency Program (HEP) Annual 
Performance Report.
    OMB Control Number: 1810-0684.
    Type of Review: A revision of an existing information collection.
    Respondents/Affected Public: State, Local, and Tribal Governments.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 51.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 1,173.
    Abstract: The High School Equivalency Program (HEP) office staff 
collects information for the HEP Annual Performance Report (APR) in 
compliance with Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended, Title IV, 
Sec. 418A; 20 U.S.C. 1070d-2 (special programs for students whose 
families are engaged in migrant and seasonal farmwork), and the Code of 
Federal Regulations (CFR), 2 CFR 200.238. CFR states that recipients of 
multi-year discretionary grants must submit an APR demonstrating that 
that substantial progress has been made towards meeting the approved 
objectives. The HEP office staff requests to continue a customized APR 
that goes beyond the generic 524B APR to facilitate the collection of 
more standardized and comprehensive data to inform GPRA, to improve the 
overall quality of data collected, and to increase the quality of data 
that can be used to inform policy decisions.

    Dated: August 29, 2018.
Stephanie Valentine,
Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Office of 
the Chief Privacy Officer, Office of Management.
[FR Doc. 2018-19075 Filed 8-31-18; 8:45 am]
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