Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Upward Bound (UB) Upward Bound Math Science (UBMS) Annual Performance Report, 37854 [2019-16453]

Download as PDF 37854 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 149 / Friday, August 2, 2019 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION [Docket No.: ED–2019–ICCD–0092] Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Upward Bound (UB) Upward Bound Math Science (UBMS) Annual Performance Report 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 revision of an existing information collection. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before October 1, 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–0092. 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 Kenneth Waters, 202–453–6273. 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 jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:02 Aug 01, 2019 Jkt 247001 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: Upward Bound (UB) Upward Bound Math Science (UBMS) Annual Performance Report. OMB Control Number: 1840–0831. Type of Review: A revision of an existing information collection. Respondents/Affected Public: State, Local, and Tribal Governments; Private Sector. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 1,179. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 20,515. Abstract: The purpose of the Upward Bound (UB) and Upward Bound Math Science (UBMS) Programs is to generate in program participants the skills and motivation necessary to complete a program of secondary education and to enter and succeed in a program of postsecondary education. Authority for this program is contained in Title IV, Part A, Subpart 2, Chapter 1, Section 402C of the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008. Eligible applicants include institutions of higher education, public or private agencies or organizations, including community-based organizations with experience in serving disadvantaged youth, secondary schools, and combinations of institutions, agencies, organizations and secondary schools. UB Program participants must be potential first-generation college students, low-income individuals, or individuals who have a high risk of academic failure and have a need for academic support in order to pursue successfully a program of education beyond high school. Required Program services include: (1) Academic tutoring; (2) advice and assistance in secondary and postsecondary course selection; (3) preparation for college entrance exams and completing college admission PO 00000 Frm 00030 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 applications; (4) information on federal student financial aid programs including (a) Federal Pell grant awards, (b) loan forgiveness, and (c) scholarships; (5) assistance completing financial aid applications; (6) guidance and assistance in: (a) Secondary school reentry, (b) alternative programs for secondary school drop outs that lead to the receipt of a regular secondary school diploma, (c) entry into general educational development (GED) programs or (d) entry into postsecondary education; (7) education or counseling services designed to improve the financial and economic literacy of students or the students’ parents, including financial planning for postsecondary education; and (8) projects funded for at least two years under the program must provide instruction in mathematics through precalculus; laboratory science; foreign language; composition; and literature. Dated: July 29, 2019. Kate Mullan, PRA Coordinator, Information Collection Clearance Program, Information Management Branch, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2019–16453 Filed 8–1–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION [Docket No.: ED–2019–ICCD–0088] Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Application for Grants Under the Student Support Services Program (1894–0001) 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. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before September 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–0088. Comments submitted in response to this notice should be submitted electronically through the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http:// www.regulations.gov by selecting the SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\02AUN1.SGM 02AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

[Docket No.: ED-2019-ICCD-0092]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Upward 
Bound (UB) Upward Bound Math Science (UBMS) Annual Performance Report

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 revision of an existing information collection.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
October 1, 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-
0092. 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 Kenneth Waters, 202-453-6273.

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: Upward Bound (UB) Upward Bound Math Science 
(UBMS) Annual Performance Report.
    OMB Control Number: 1840-0831.
    Type of Review: A revision of an existing information collection.
    Respondents/Affected Public: State, Local, and Tribal Governments; 
Private Sector.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 1,179.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 20,515.
    Abstract: The purpose of the Upward Bound (UB) and Upward Bound 
Math Science (UBMS) Programs is to generate in program participants the 
skills and motivation necessary to complete a program of secondary 
education and to enter and succeed in a program of postsecondary 
education.
    Authority for this program is contained in Title IV, Part A, 
Subpart 2, Chapter 1, Section 402C of the Higher Education Opportunity 
Act of 2008. Eligible applicants include institutions of higher 
education, public or private agencies or organizations, including 
community-based organizations with experience in serving disadvantaged 
youth, secondary schools, and combinations of institutions, agencies, 
organizations and secondary schools.
    UB Program participants must be potential first-generation college 
students, low-income individuals, or individuals who have a high risk 
of academic failure and have a need for academic support in order to 
pursue successfully a program of education beyond high school. Required 
Program services include: (1) Academic tutoring; (2) advice and 
assistance in secondary and postsecondary course selection; (3) 
preparation for college entrance exams and completing college admission 
applications; (4) information on federal student financial aid programs 
including (a) Federal Pell grant awards, (b) loan forgiveness, and (c) 
scholarships; (5) assistance completing financial aid applications; (6) 
guidance and assistance in: (a) Secondary school reentry, (b) 
alternative programs for secondary school drop outs that lead to the 
receipt of a regular secondary school diploma, (c) entry into general 
educational development (GED) programs or (d) entry into postsecondary 
education; (7) education or counseling services designed to improve the 
financial and economic literacy of students or the students' parents, 
including financial planning for postsecondary education; and (8) 
projects funded for at least two years under the program must provide 
instruction in mathematics through pre-calculus; laboratory science; 
foreign language; composition; and literature.

    Dated: July 29, 2019.
Kate Mullan,
PRA Coordinator, Information Collection Clearance Program, Information 
Management Branch, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 2019-16453 Filed 8-1-19; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4000-01-P