Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Application for the Rural Education Achievement Program (REAP), 38613 [2019-16900]

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[FR Doc. 2019–16809 Filed 8–6–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:49 Aug 06, 2019 Jkt 247001 DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION [Docket No.: ED–2019–ICCD–0095] Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Application for the Rural Education Achievement Program (REAP) 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 an extension of an existing information collection. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before October 7, 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–0095. 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 Eric Schulz, 202–260–7349. 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 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00027 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 38613 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: Application for the Rural Education Achievement Program (REAP). OMB Control Number: 1810–0646. Type of Review: An extension of an existing information collection. Respondents/Affected Public: State, Local, and Tribal Governments. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 6,049. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 20,683. Abstract: The U.S. Department of Education (the Department) administers the Small, Rural School Achievement (SRSA) program (authorized under sections 5211–5212 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA)) and the Rural and Low-Income School (RLIS) program (authorized under ESEA section 5221). In order to make grant awards to eligible SRSA and RLIS entities, the Department must collect information from State and local educational agencies. The information collected is used to determine the eligibility of individual LEAs and calculate the allocation each eligible LEA should receive according to formulas prescribed in the ESEA. Dated: August 2, 2019. Kate Mullan, PRA Coordinator, Information Collection Clearance Program, Information Management Branch, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2019–16900 Filed 8–6–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P E:\FR\FM\07AUN1.SGM 07AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

[Docket No.: ED-2019-ICCD-0095]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; 
Application for the Rural Education Achievement Program (REAP)

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 an extension of an existing information collection.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
October 7, 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-
0095. 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 Eric Schulz, 202-260-7349.

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: Application for the Rural Education 
Achievement Program (REAP).
    OMB Control Number: 1810-0646.
    Type of Review: An extension of an existing information collection.
    Respondents/Affected Public: State, Local, and Tribal Governments.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 6,049.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 20,683.
    Abstract: The U.S. Department of Education (the Department) 
administers the Small, Rural School Achievement (SRSA) program 
(authorized under sections 5211-5212 of the Elementary and Secondary 
Education Act of 1965 (ESEA)) and the Rural and Low-Income School 
(RLIS) program (authorized under ESEA section 5221). In order to make 
grant awards to eligible SRSA and RLIS entities, the Department must 
collect information from State and local educational agencies. The 
information collected is used to determine the eligibility of 
individual LEAs and calculate the allocation each eligible LEA should 
receive according to formulas prescribed in the ESEA.

    Dated: August 2, 2019.
Kate Mullan,
PRA Coordinator, Information Collection Clearance Program, Information 
Management Branch, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
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