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Download as PDF 350 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 16 / Thursday, January 24, 2019 / Notices amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 integrity and performance system (currently referred to as the Federal Awardee Performance and Integrity Information System (FAPIIS)), accessible through the System for Award Management. You may review and comment on any information about yourself that a Federal agency previously entered and that is currently in FAPIIS. Please note that, if the total value of your currently active grants, cooperative agreements, and procurement contracts from the Federal Government exceeds $10,000,000, the reporting requirements in 2 CFR part 200, Appendix XII, require you to report certain integrity information to FAPIIS semiannually. Please review the requirements in 2 CFR part 200, Appendix XII, if this grant plus all the other Federal funds you receive exceed $10,000,000. VI. Award Administration Information 1. 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Performance Measures: Under the Government Performance and Results Act of 1993, the following measure will be used by the Department to evaluate the success of the GPA short-term program: The percentage of GPA shortterm project participants who disseminated information about or materials from their group project abroad through more than one outreach activity within six months of returning to their home institution. The following measure will be used by the Department to evaluate the success of the GPA longterm program: The percentage of GPA long-term project participants who increased their reading, writing, and/or listening/speaking foreign language scores by one proficiency level. The efficiency of the GPA long-term program will be measured by considering the cost per GPA participant who increased his/her foreign language score in reading, writing, and/or listening/ speaking by at least one proficiency level. The information provided by grantees in their performance reports submitted via the International Resource Information System (IRIS) will be the source of data for this measure. Reporting screens for institutions can be viewed at: http://iris.ed.gov/iris/pdfs/ gpa_director.pdf and http://iris.ed.gov/ iris/pdfs/gpa_participant.pdf. VII. Other Information Accessible Format: Individuals with disabilities can obtain this document PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 and a copy of the application package in an accessible format (e.g., braille, large print, audiotape, or compact disc) on request to the program contact person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. Electronic Access to This Document: The official version of this document is the document published in the Federal Register. You may access the official edition of the Federal Register and the Code of Federal Regulations at www.govinfo.gov. At this site you can view this document, as well as all other documents of this Department published in the Federal Register, in text or portable document format (PDF). To use PDF you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader, which is available free at the site. You may also access documents of the Department published in the Federal Register by using the article search feature at: www.federalregister.gov. Specifically, through the advanced search feature at this site, you can limit your search to documents published by the Department. Dated: January 18, 2019. Diane Auer Jones, Principal Deputy Under Secretary Delegated to Perform the Duties of Under Secretary and Assistant Secretary for the Office of Postsecondary Education. [FR Doc. 2019–00107 Filed 1–23–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION [Docket No. ED–2018–ICCD–0119] Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Private School Universe Survey (PSS) 2019–20 and 2021–22 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 February 25, 2019. 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–0119. Comments submitted in response to this notice should be submitted electronically through the SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\24JAN1.SGM 24JAN1 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 16 / Thursday, January 24, 2019 / Notices Federal eRulemaking Portal at http:// www.regulations.gov by selecting the Docket ID number or via postal mail, commercial delivery, or hand delivery. If the regulations.gov site is not available to the public for any reason, ED will temporarily accept comments at ICDocketMgr@ed.gov. Please include the docket ID number and the title of the information collection request when requesting documents or submitting comments. 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, 550 12th Street SW, PCP, Room 9086, Washington, DC 20202–0023. For specific questions related to collection activities, please contact Kashka Kubzdela, 202–245–7377 or email NCES.Information.Collections@ed.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 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: Private School Universe Survey (PSS) 2019–20 and 2021–22. OMB Control Number: 1850–0641. amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:44 Jan 23, 2019 Jkt 247001 Type of Review: A revision of an existing information collection. Respondents/Affected Public: Individuals or Households. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 32,677. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 6,577. Abstract: The Private School Universe Survey (PSS) is conducted by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) to collect basic information from the universe of private elementary and secondary schools in the United States. The PSS is designed to gather biennial data on the total number of private schools, teachers, and students, along with a variety of related data, including: Religious orientation; grade-levels taught and size of school; length of school year and of school day; total student enrollment by gender (K–12); number of high school graduates; whether a school is single-sexed or coeducational; number of teachers employed; program emphasis; and existence and type of its kindergarten program. The PSS includes all schools that are not supported primarily by public funds, that provide classroom instruction for one or more of grades K–12 or comparable ungraded levels, and that have one or more teachers. No substantive changes have been made to the survey or its procedures since its last approved 2017–18 administration (OMB #1850–0641 v.8). The PSS is also used to create a universe list of private schools for use as a sampling frame for NCES surveys of private schools. This request is to conduct the 2019–20 and 2021–22 PSS data collections, and the 2021–22 PSS list frame building operations. Dated: January 18, 2019. Stephanie Valentine, Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Program, Information Management Branch, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2019–00106 Filed 1–23–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Federal Perkins Loan, Federal WorkStudy, and Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant Programs; 2019–20 Award Year Deadline Dates Federal Student Aid, Department of Education. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Secretary announces the 2019–20 award year deadline dates for the submission of requests and SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 351 documents from postsecondary institutions for the Federal Perkins Loan (Perkins Loan), Federal Work-Study (FWS), and Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) programs (collectively, the ‘‘CampusBased programs’’), Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers 84.038, 84.033, and 84.007, respectively. DATES: The deadline dates for each program are specified in the chart in the DEADLINE DATES section of this notice. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephanie Gross, Campus-Based Programs, U.S. Department of Education, Federal Student Aid, 830 First Street NE, Union Center Plaza, Room 64F2, Washington, DC 20202– 5453. Telephone: (202) 377–4363. Email: stephanie.gross@ed.gov. If you use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) or a text telephone (TTY), call the Federal Relay Service, toll free, at 1–800–877–8339. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The authority to award new Federal Perkins Loans to students has expired. Institutions that continue to service their Perkins Loans (or contract with a third-party servicer for servicing) are required to report all Perkins Loan activity on the institution’s Fiscal Operations Report and Application to Participate (FISAP). The FWS program encourages the part-time employment of needy undergraduate and graduate students to help pay for their education and to involve the students in community service activities. The FSEOG program encourages institutions to provide grants to exceptionally needy undergraduate students to help pay for their education. The Perkins Loan, FWS, and FSEOG programs are authorized by parts E and C, and part A, subpart 3, respectively, of Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended. Throughout the year, in its ‘‘Electronic Announcements,’’ the Department will continue to provide additional information for the individual deadline dates listed in the table under the DEADLINE DATES section of this notice. You will also find the information on the Information for Financial Aid Professionals (IFAP) website at: www.ifap.ed.gov. Deadline Dates: The following table provides the 2019–20 award year deadline dates for the submission of applications, reports, waiver requests, and other documents for the CampusBased programs. Institutions must meet the established deadline dates to ensure E:\FR\FM\24JAN1.SGM 24JAN1

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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

[Docket No. ED-2018-ICCD-0119]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the 
Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment 
Request; Private School Universe Survey (PSS) 2019-20 and 2021-22

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 
February 25, 2019.

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-
0119. Comments submitted in response to this notice should be submitted 
electronically through the

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Federal eRulemaking Portal at http://www.regulations.gov by selecting 
the Docket ID number or via postal mail, commercial delivery, or hand 
delivery. If the regulations.gov site is not available to the public 
for any reason, ED will temporarily accept comments at 
ICDocketMgr@ed.gov. Please include the docket ID number and the title 
of the information collection request when requesting documents or 
submitting comments. 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, 550 12th Street SW, PCP, Room 9086, Washington, DC 20202-
0023.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For specific questions related to 
collection activities, please contact Kashka Kubzdela, 202-245-7377 or 
email 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: Private School Universe Survey (PSS) 2019-20 
and 2021-22.
    OMB Control Number: 1850-0641.
    Type of Review: A revision of an existing information collection.
    Respondents/Affected Public: Individuals or Households.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 32,677.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 6,577.
    Abstract: The Private School Universe Survey (PSS) is conducted by 
the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) to collect basic 
information from the universe of private elementary and secondary 
schools in the United States. The PSS is designed to gather biennial 
data on the total number of private schools, teachers, and students, 
along with a variety of related data, including: Religious orientation; 
grade-levels taught and size of school; length of school year and of 
school day; total student enrollment by gender (K-12); number of high 
school graduates; whether a school is single-sexed or coeducational; 
number of teachers employed; program emphasis; and existence and type 
of its kindergarten program. The PSS includes all schools that are not 
supported primarily by public funds, that provide classroom instruction 
for one or more of grades K-12 or comparable ungraded levels, and that 
have one or more teachers. No substantive changes have been made to the 
survey or its procedures since its last approved 2017-18 administration 
(OMB #1850-0641 v.8). The PSS is also used to create a universe list of 
private schools for use as a sampling frame for NCES surveys of private 
schools. This request is to conduct the 2019-20 and 2021-22 PSS data 
collections, and the 2021-22 PSS list frame building operations.

    Dated: January 18, 2019.
Stephanie Valentine,
Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Program, Information 
Management Branch, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 2019-00106 Filed 1-23-19; 8:45 am]
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