Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Application for Grants Under the Strengthening Institutions Program, CFDA# 84.031A & 84.031F, 19073-19074 [2019-09117]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 86 / Friday, May 3, 2019 / Notices 75.720(c). For specific requirements on reporting, please go to www.ed.gov/ fund/grant/apply/appforms/ appforms.html. (c) Under 34 CFR 75.250(b), the Secretary may provide a grantee with additional funding for data collection analysis and reporting. In this case the Secretary establishes a data collection period. 5. Performance Measures: Pursuant to the Government Performance and Results Act of 1993, the Department has developed the following measures for assessing progress toward achieving the purposes of this program: (1) The number of students newly identified as gifted and talented under the program; (2) The percentage of students newly identified as gifted and talented under the program who were served under the program; (3) Of the students served under the program who were in tested grades, the percentage who made gains on State assessments in mathematics; (4) Of the students served under the program who were in tested grades, the percentage who made gains on State assessments in science; and (5) The number of teachers and other educators who received services that enable them to better identify and improve instruction for gifted and talented students. amozie on DSK9F9SC42PROD with NOTICES Note: For performance measure #5, the Department is particularly interested in evidence, such as may be obtained through surveys of teachers and other educators, that the services provided are of high quality and contribute to improved efforts to both identify and improve outcomes for gifted and talented students. All grantees must submit APRs that include data addressing these performance measures to the extent that they apply to the grantee’s project. Performance targets must be established by each grantee for each year of the five-year performance period. 6. Continuation Awards: In making a continuation award under 34 CFR 75.253, the Secretary considers, among other things: Whether a grantee has made substantial progress in achieving the goals and objectives of the project; whether the grantee has expended funds in a manner that is consistent with its approved application and budget; and, if the Secretary has established performance measurement requirements, the performance targets in the grantee’s approved application. In making a continuation award, the Secretary also considers whether the grantee is operating in compliance with the assurances in its approved application, including those applicable to Federal civil rights laws that prohibit VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:41 May 02, 2019 Jkt 247001 discrimination in programs or activities receiving Federal financial assistance from the Department (34 CFR 100.4, 104.5, 106.4, 108.8, and 110.23). VII. Other Information Accessible Format: Individuals with disabilities can obtain this document 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. Frank T. Brogan, Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education. [FR Doc. 2019–09057 Filed 5–2–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION [Docket No. ED–2019–ICCD–0054] Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Application for Grants Under the Strengthening Institutions Program, CFDA# 84.031A & 84.031F Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE), Department of Education (ED). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing a reinstatement of a previously approved information collection. SUMMARY: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before June 3, 2019. DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00044 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 19073 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– 2019–ICCD–0054. 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. 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 Nalina LambaNieves, 202–453–7953. 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 ADDRESSES: E:\FR\FM\03MYN1.SGM 03MYN1 19074 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 86 / Friday, May 3, 2019 / Notices response to this notice will be considered public records. Title of Collection: Application for grants under the Strengthening Institutions Program, CFDA# 84.031A & 84.031F. OMB Control Number: 1840–0114. Type of Review: A reinstatement of a previously approved information collection. Respondents/Affected Public: Private Sector. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 590. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 38,350. Abstract: This collection is the application booklet for the Strengthening Institutions Program (SIP), CFDA# 84.031A & 84.031F. SIP provides grants to eligible institutions of higher education (IHEs) to improve their academic programs, institutional management, and fiscal stability to increase their self-sufficiency and strengthen their capacity. Funding is targeted to institutions that enroll a large proportion of financially disadvantaged students and have low per-student expenditures. Section 311(b) and Section 391(a)(1) of Title III, Part A of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA), 20 US Code § 1057 and the governing regulations (34 CFR 607.1–607.31) require collection of the information identified in the application package, in order to make awards. Dated: April 30, 2019. Kate Mullan, PRA Coordinator, Information Collection Clearance Program, Information Management Branch, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2019–09117 Filed 5–2–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [ER–FRL–9044–6] amozie on DSK9F9SC42PROD with NOTICES Environmental Impact Statements; Notice of Availability Responsible Agency: Office of Federal Activities, General Information 202–564–5632 or https://www.epa.gov/ nepa/. Weekly receipt of Environmental Impact Statements Filed 04/22/2019 Through 04/26/2019 Pursuant to 40 CFR 1506.9. Notice Section 309(a) of the Clean Air Act requires that EPA make public its comments on EISs issued by other VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:13 May 02, 2019 Jkt 247001 Federal agencies. EPA’s comment letters on EISs are available at: https:// cdxnodengn.epa.gov/cdx-enepa-public/ action/eis/search. EIS No. 20190072, Final, DOE, FL, Adoption—Eagle LNG Partners Jacksonville, LLC Jacksonville Project, Contact: Brian Lavoie 202–586–2459. The Department of Energy (DOE) has adopted the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s Final EIS No. 20190062, filed 04/19/2019 with the EPA. DOE was a cooperating agency on this project. Therefore, recirculation of the document is not necessary under Section 1506.3(c) of the CEQ regulations. EIS No. 20190073, Final, USFS, AZ, Tonto National Forest Motorized Travel Management, Review Period Ends: 06/03/2019, Contact: Gregory Schuster 602–225–5362. Due to an administrative error by the USFS, the Final EIS was not properly filed with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. USFS has confirmed that distribution of the Final EIS was made available to all federal agencies and interested parties for the 30-day wait period that will end on 06/03/2019. EIS No. 20190074, Final, USFWS, CA, Green Diamond Forest Habitat Conservation Plan, Review Period Ends: 06/03/2019, Contact: Jennifer L. Norris 707–825–5123. EIS No. 20190075, Final, USFS, ID, John Wood Forest Management Project, Review Period Ends: 06/03/2019, Contact: Bryan Fuell 208–547–4356. EIS No. 20190076, Final, USACE, BLM, WY, Leavitt Reservoir Expansion Project, Review Period Ends: 06/03/ 2019, Contact: Holly Elliott 307–347– 5193. EIS No. 20190077, Draft Supplement, BLM, CA, Haiwee Geothermal Leasing Area Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement and Draft Plan Amendment, Comment Period Ends: 08/01/2019, Contact: Gregory Miller 951–697–5216. EIS No. 20190078, Final, FHWA, WV, US 340 Improvement Study, Review Period Ends: 06/07/2019, Contact: Jason Workman 304–347–5271. EIS No. 20190079, Final, FERC, TX, Rio Grande LNG Project, Review Period Ends: 06/03/2019, Contact: Office of External Affairs 866–208–3372. EIS No. 20190080, Final, USACE, BLM, WY, Alkali Creek Reservoir Project, Review Period Ends: 06/03/2019, Contact: Holly Elliott 307–347–5100. EIS No. 20190081, Draft, USACE, IL, Draft Chicago Area Waterway System Dredged Material Management Plan, Comment Period Ends: 06/17/2019, Contact: Mike Padilla 312–846–5427. PO 00000 Frm 00045 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 EIS No. 20190082, Draft Supplement, BLM, AK, Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Haines Amendment to the Ring of Fire Resource Management Plan, Comment Period Ends: 07/25/2019, Contact: Marnie Graham 907–822– 3217. EIS No. 20190083, Final, DOE, MS, Adoption—Gulf LNG Liquefaction Project, Review Period, Contact: Brian Lavoie 202–586–2459. The Department of Energy (DOE) has adopted the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s Final EIS No. 20190065, filed 04/26/2019 with the EPA. DOE was a cooperating agency on this project. Therefore, recirculation of the document is not necessary under Section 1506.3(c) of the CEQ regulations. EIS No. 20190084, Final, DOE, TX, Adoption—Annova LNG Brownsville Project, Contact: Brian Lavoie 202– 586–2459. The Department of Energy (DOE) has adopted the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s Final EIS No. 20190069, filed 04/26/2019 with the EPA. DOE was a cooperating agency on this project. Therefore, recirculation of the document is not necessary under Section 1506.3(c) of the CEQ regulations. Amended Notice EIS No. 20190025, Draft, USFS, NM, South Sacramento Restoration Project, Comment Period Ends: 05/13/2019, Contact: Peggy Luensmann 575–434– 7200. Revision to FR Notice Published 03/ 15/2019; Extending the Comment Period from 04/29/2019 to 05/13/2019. Dated: April 29, 2019. Robert Tomiak, Director, Office of Federal Activities. [FR Doc. 2019–09012 Filed 5–2–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION [OMB 3060–0500, OMB 3060–0600, OMB 3060–0995 and OMB 3060–0999] Information Collections Being Submitted for Review and Approval to the Office of Management and Budget Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork burdens, and as SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\03MYN1.SGM 03MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 86 (Friday, May 3, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 19073-19074]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-09117]


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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

[Docket No. ED-2019-ICCD-0054]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the 
Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment 
Request; Application for Grants Under the Strengthening Institutions 
Program, CFDA# 84.031A & 84.031F

AGENCY: Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE), Department of 
Education (ED).

ACTION: Notice.

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

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
June 3, 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-2019-ICCD-
0054. 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. If the regulations.gov 
site is not available to the public for any reason, ED will temporarily 
accept comments at [email protected]. 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 Nalina Lamba-Nieves, 202-453-
7953.

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

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response to this notice will be considered public records.
    Title of Collection: Application for grants under the Strengthening 
Institutions Program, CFDA# 84.031A & 84.031F.
    OMB Control Number: 1840-0114.
    Type of Review: A reinstatement of a previously approved 
information collection.
    Respondents/Affected Public: Private Sector.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 590.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 38,350.
    Abstract: This collection is the application booklet for the 
Strengthening Institutions Program (SIP), CFDA# 84.031A & 84.031F. SIP 
provides grants to eligible institutions of higher education (IHEs) to 
improve their academic programs, institutional management, and fiscal 
stability to increase their self-sufficiency and strengthen their 
capacity. Funding is targeted to institutions that enroll a large 
proportion of financially disadvantaged students and have low per-
student expenditures. Section 311(b) and Section 391(a)(1) of Title 
III, Part A of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA), 20 
US Code Sec.  1057 and the governing regulations (34 CFR 607.1-607.31) 
require collection of the information identified in the application 
package, in order to make awards.

    Dated: April 30, 2019.
Kate Mullan,
PRA Coordinator, Information Collection Clearance Program, Information 
Management Branch, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 2019-09117 Filed 5-2-19; 8:45 am]
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