Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; IDEA Part B State Performance Plan (SPP) and Annual Performance Report (APR), 9463 [2020-03168]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 33 / Wednesday, February 19, 2020 / Notices through FFY 2025). The proposed changes to the Part C SPP/APR, which would go into effect with States’ FFY 2020 SPP/APR to be submitted in February 2022, are focused on clarifying existing reporting within the parameters of the current IDEA statutory and regulatory requirements, and aligning the SPP/APR with the Secretary’s priorities, such as elevating parent voice. Dated: February 12, 2020. Kate Mullan, PRA Coordinator, Strategic Collections and Clearance, Governance and Strategy Division, Office of Chief Data Officer. [FR Doc. 2020–03167 Filed 2–18–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION [Docket No. ED–2020–SCC–0030] Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; IDEA Part B State Performance Plan (SPP) and Annual Performance Report (APR) Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS), 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 April 20, 2020. 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– 2020–SCC–0030. 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 Strategic Collections and Clearance Governance and Strategy Division, U.S. Department khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:51 Feb 18, 2020 Jkt 250001 of Education, 400 Maryland Ave. SW, LBJ, Room 6W–208D, Washington, DC 20202–4537. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For specific questions related to collection activities, please contact Rebecca Walawender, 202–245–7399. 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: IDEA Part B State Performance Plan (SPP) and Annual Performance Report (APR). OMB Control Number: 1820–0624. Type of Review: A revision of an existing information collection. Respondents/Affected Public: Federal Government. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 60. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 101,400. Abstract: In accordance with 20 U.S.C. 1416(b)(1), not later than 1 year after the date of enactment of the Individuals with Disabilities Education, as revised in 2004 (IDEA), each State must have in place a performance plan that evaluates the State’s efforts to implement the requirements and purposes of Part B and describe how the State will improve such implementation. This plan is called the Part B State Performance Plan (Part B— SPP). In accordance with 20 U.S.C. PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 9463 1416(b)(2)(C)(ii) the State shall report annually to the public on the performance of each local educational agency located in the State on the targets in the State’s performance plan. The State also shall report annually to the Secretary on the performance of the State under the State’s performance plan. This report is called the Part B Annual Performance Report (Part B— APR). Information Collection 1820–0624 corresponds to 34 CFR 300.600– 300.602. Consistent with 20 U.S.C. 1416(d)(A), the Secretary uses this information to make annual determinations on the extent to which the Lead Agency meets the requirements and purposes of IDEA. The Department is proposing to make revisions to the approved information collection, and to establish a new 6-year SPP cycle (FFY 2020 through FFY 2025). The proposed revisions to the Part B SPP/APR, which would go into effect with States’ FFY 2018 SPP/APR to be submitted in February 2022, are focused on ensuring improved outcomes for children with disabilities, and aligning the SPP/APR with the Secretary’s priorities, including elevating parent voice. Dated: February 12, 2020. Kate Mullan, PRA Coordinator, Strategic Collections and Clearance, Governance and Strategy Division, Office of Chief Data Officer. [FR Doc. 2020–03168 Filed 2–18–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY [OE Docket No. EA–408–A] Application to Export Electric Energy; Nalcor Energy Marketing Corporation Office of Electricity, Department of Energy. ACTION: Notice of application. AGENCY: Nalcor Energy Marketing Corporation (Applicant or NEMC) has applied to renew its authorization to transmit electric energy from the United States to Canada pursuant to the Federal Power Act. 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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 33 (Wednesday, February 19, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Page 9463]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

[Docket No. ED-2020-SCC-0030]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; IDEA 
Part B State Performance Plan (SPP) and Annual Performance Report (APR)

AGENCY: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services 
(OSERS), 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 
April 20, 2020.

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-2020-SCC-0030. 
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 Strategic Collections and Clearance Governance and 
Strategy Division, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Ave. SW, 
LBJ, Room 6W-208D, Washington, DC 20202-4537.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For specific questions related to 
collection activities, please contact Rebecca Walawender, 202-245-7399.

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: IDEA Part B State Performance Plan (SPP) and 
Annual Performance Report (APR).
    OMB Control Number: 1820-0624.
    Type of Review: A revision of an existing information collection.
    Respondents/Affected Public: Federal Government.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 60.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 101,400.
    Abstract: In accordance with 20 U.S.C. 1416(b)(1), not later than 1 
year after the date of enactment of the Individuals with Disabilities 
Education, as revised in 2004 (IDEA), each State must have in place a 
performance plan that evaluates the State's efforts to implement the 
requirements and purposes of Part B and describe how the State will 
improve such implementation. This plan is called the Part B State 
Performance Plan (Part B--SPP). In accordance with 20 U.S.C. 
1416(b)(2)(C)(ii) the State shall report annually to the public on the 
performance of each local educational agency located in the State on 
the targets in the State's performance plan. The State also shall 
report annually to the Secretary on the performance of the State under 
the State's performance plan. This report is called the Part B Annual 
Performance Report (Part B--APR). Information Collection 1820-0624 
corresponds to 34 CFR 300.600-300.602. Consistent with 20 U.S.C. 
1416(d)(A), the Secretary uses this information to make annual 
determinations on the extent to which the Lead Agency meets the 
requirements and purposes of IDEA.
    The Department is proposing to make revisions to the approved 
information collection, and to establish a new 6-year SPP cycle (FFY 
2020 through FFY 2025). The proposed revisions to the Part B SPP/APR, 
which would go into effect with States' FFY 2018 SPP/APR to be 
submitted in February 2022, are focused on ensuring improved outcomes 
for children with disabilities, and aligning the SPP/APR with the 
Secretary's priorities, including elevating parent voice.

    Dated: February 12, 2020.
Kate Mullan,
PRA Coordinator, Strategic Collections and Clearance, Governance and 
Strategy Division, Office of Chief Data Officer.
[FR Doc. 2020-03168 Filed 2-18-20; 8:45 am]
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