Submission for OMB Review; Understanding Children's Transitions From Head Start to Kindergarten (New Collection), 76578-76579 [2020-26335]

Download as PDF 76578 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 230 / Monday, November 30, 2020 / Notices TKELLEY on DSKBCP9HB2PROD with NOTICES (.TXT) file format. We have also increased several file format data field sizes in order to accommodate the higher priced drugs that are entering the market. These changes in conjunction with numerous edits to verbiage are applicable to Forms CMS–367a (Quarterly Pricing), CMS–367b (Monthly Pricing), CMS–367c (Product Data), and CMS–367d (Manufacturer Contact Form). Separately, we are also updating corresponding collection of information requests (OMB 0938–0582 and OMB 0938–0676) so that all the MDP file formats, field sizes, and verbiage will align across the MDRP. Form Number: CMS–367a, b, c, and d (OMB control number: 0938–0578); Frequency: Monthly, quarterly, and on occasion; Affected Public: Private sector (Business or other for-profits); Number of Respondents: 749; Total Annual Responses: 14,980; Total Annual Hours: 558,979. 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We have also increased several file format data field sizes in order to accommodate the higher priced drugs that are entering the market. These changes in conjunction with numerous edits to verbiage are applicable to Form CMS–R–144. Separately, we are also VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:03 Nov 27, 2020 Jkt 253001 updating corresponding collection of information requests (OMB 0938–0578 and OMB 0938–0676) so that all the MDP file formats, field sizes, and verbiage will align across the MDRP. Form CMS–368 has been revised by removing the DUR State Contact information and description ‘‘Drug Utilization Review (DUR) Program.’’ This information is now accounted for under OMB 0938–0659. Form Number: CMS–368 and –R–144 (OMB control number: 0938–0582); Frequency: Quarterly and on occasion; Affected Public: State, Local, or Tribal Governments; Number of Respondents: 56; Total Annual Responses: 290; Total Annual Hours: 13,669. (For policy questions regarding this collection contact Andrea Wellington at 410–786– 3490.) Dated: November 18, 2020. William N. Parham, III, Director, Paperwork Reduction Staff, Office of Strategic Operations and Regulatory Affairs. [FR Doc. 2020–25890 Filed 11–27–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4120–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Submission for OMB Review; Understanding Children’s Transitions From Head Start to Kindergarten (New Collection) Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation; Administration for Children and Families; HHS. ACTION: Request for public comment. AGENCY: The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) seeks approval to conduct semi-structured, qualitative interviews with Head Start staff (grantee administrators, managers/coordinators, center directors, teachers, staff), parents, affiliated community providers, and partner local education agency staff (administrators, elementary school principals, staff, and kindergarten SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00065 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 teachers) at six sites. A comparative case study design will explore varying strategies and approaches to supporting children’s transitions from Head Start to kindergarten. DATES: Comments due within 30 days of publication. OMB must make a decision about the collection of information between 30 and 60 days after publication of this document in the Federal Register. Therefore, a comment is best assured of having its full effect if OMB receives it within 30 days of publication. Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to www.reginfo.gov/public/do/ PRAMain. Find this particular information collection by selecting ‘‘Currently under 30-day Review—Open for Public Comments’’ or by using the search function. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Description: The proposed case studies intend to study the transition strategies and approaches employed, across various levels, both within and across the Head Start (HS) and elementary school systems. The case studies focus on how relationships across systems support coordinated transition practices, which are hypothesized to lead to the most positive outcomes for children, families, and teachers. Qualitative data collection protocols will explore how the supports for and implementation of transition approaches vary amongst HS grantees/ delegates, HS centers, elementary schools, and Local Education Agencies (LEAs) within the same communities, including contextual factors that support or hinder meaningful collaboration. Respondents: Head Start administrators, Local Education Agency administrators, Head Start center directors, elementary school principals, Head Start teachers, kindergarten teachers, elementary school staff, Head Start managers & coordinators, Head Start parents/families (pre- and postkindergarten transition), Community Service Providers. ADDRESSES: E:\FR\FM\30NON1.SGM 30NON1 76579 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 230 / Monday, November 30, 2020 / Notices ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES Number of respondents (total over request period) Instrument Initial outreach and recruitment scripts for Programs and Schools (Head Start grantee and delegate agency administrator, Local Education Agency administrator, Head Start Center Director, elementary principal) ....................................................................... Initial Outreach and Recruitment Scripts for Head Start Families .. Administrator Interview Protocol (Head Start grantee and delegate agency administrator, Local Education Agency administrator) .... Site Leadership Interview Protocol (Head Start Center Director, elementary principal) .................................................................... Teacher & Staff Interview Protocol (Head Start teacher, kindergarten teacher, elementary staff) ................................................. Head Start Manager/Coordinator Interview Protocol ....................... Head Start Family Background Questionnaire ................................ Head Start Family Focus Group Protocol ....................................... Kindergarten Family Interview Protocol ........................................... Community Partner Interview Protocol ............................................ Social Network Instrument ............................................................... Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 259. Authority: 42 U.S.C. 9835 and 42 U.S.C. 9844. Mary B. Jones, ACF/OPRE Certifying Officer. [FR Doc. 2020–26335 Filed 11–27–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–22–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Proposed Information Collection Activity; Human Services Programs in Rural Contexts Study Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. ACTION: Request for public comment. AGENCY: The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is proposing to collect data on the challenges and unique opportunities of administering human services programs in rural contexts. Case studies SUMMARY: Number of responses per respondent (total over request period) Avg. burden per response (in hours) Total burden/ annual burden (in hours) 36 72 1.3 1 1.3 0.25 47 18 30 1 1 30 12 1 1.25 15 30 12 48 48 12 6 90 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 .80s 1.25 .25 1.25 .75 1 .25 24 15 12 60 9 6 23 of 12 communities, in combination with analysis of administrative data and qualitative comparative analysis of the qualitative data, will provide ACF with a rich description of human services programs in rural contexts and provide ACF opportunities for strengthening human services programs’ capacity to promote the economic and social wellbeing of individuals, families, and communities in rural contexts. DATES: Comments due within 60 days of publication. In compliance with the requirements of Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ACF is soliciting public comment on the specific aspects of the information collection described above. ADDRESSES: Copies of the proposed collection of information can be obtained and comments may be forwarded by emailing OPREinfocollection@acf.hhs.gov. Alternatively, copies can also be obtained by writing to the Administration for Children and Families, Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation, 330 C Street SW, Washington, DC 20201, Attn: OPRE Reports Clearance Officer. All requests, emailed or written, should be identified by the title of the information collection. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Description: ACF proposes to conduct key informant interviews during site visits to 12 rural communities. While ACF intends to conduct on-site visits, if the current COVID–19 pandemic makes it too difficult to travel safely, we will conduct these interviews virtually. This study will involve four data collection instruments: • Site Visit Planning Template. Each Project Director (or their designee) will complete a Site Visit Planning Template to assist the study team in scheduling site visit interviews. • Three Site Visit Discussion Guides. To systematically capture data on challenges and unique opportunities, the study team will conduct interviews with (1) project directors and leaders from human services organizations, (2) staff from the human services and partner organizations, and (3) staff from nonprofit and partner organizations that support individuals who utilize human services. Respondents: Human services project directors and leadership staff, human services program staff, and staff from nonprofit organizations and partners that provide support to individuals who utilize human services. TKELLEY on DSKBCP9HB2PROD with NOTICES ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES Number of respondents (total over request period) Instrument In-Person Site Visit Planning Template (Instrument 1a); or Virtual Site Visit Planning Template (Instrument 1b) ....... VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:03 Nov 27, 2020 Jkt 253001 PO 00000 Frm 00066 Number of responses per respondent (total over request period) 12 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Average burden per response (in hours) 1 E:\FR\FM\30NON1.SGM Total burden (in hours) 2 30NON1 24 Annual burden (in hours) 12

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 230 (Monday, November 30, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 76578-76579]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-26335]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Submission for OMB Review; Understanding Children's Transitions 
From Head Start to Kindergarten (New Collection)

AGENCY: Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation; Administration 
for Children and Families; HHS.

ACTION: Request for public comment.

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SUMMARY: The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) at the U.S. 
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) seeks approval to conduct 
semi-structured, qualitative interviews with Head Start staff (grantee 
administrators, managers/coordinators, center directors, teachers, 
staff), parents, affiliated community providers, and partner local 
education agency staff (administrators, elementary school principals, 
staff, and kindergarten teachers) at six sites. A comparative case 
study design will explore varying strategies and approaches to 
supporting children's transitions from Head Start to kindergarten.

DATES: Comments due within 30 days of publication. OMB must make a 
decision about the collection of information between 30 and 60 days 
after publication of this document in the Federal Register. Therefore, 
a comment is best assured of having its full effect if OMB receives it 
within 30 days of publication.

ADDRESSES: Written comments and recommendations for the proposed 
information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of 
this notice to www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain. Find this particular 
information collection by selecting ``Currently under 30-day Review--
Open for Public Comments'' or by using the search function.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Description: The proposed case studies intend to study the 
transition strategies and approaches employed, across various levels, 
both within and across the Head Start (HS) and elementary school 
systems. The case studies focus on how relationships across systems 
support coordinated transition practices, which are hypothesized to 
lead to the most positive outcomes for children, families, and 
teachers. Qualitative data collection protocols will explore how the 
supports for and implementation of transition approaches vary amongst 
HS grantees/delegates, HS centers, elementary schools, and Local 
Education Agencies (LEAs) within the same communities, including 
contextual factors that support or hinder meaningful collaboration.
    Respondents: Head Start administrators, Local Education Agency 
administrators, Head Start center directors, elementary school 
principals, Head Start teachers, kindergarten teachers, elementary 
school staff, Head Start managers & coordinators, Head Start parents/
families (pre- and post-kindergarten transition), Community Service 
Providers.

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                                             Annual Burden Estimates
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                                                                Number of
                                              Number of       responses per    Avg. burden per    Total burden/
               Instrument                    respondents       respondent       response (in      annual burden
                                             (total over       (total over         hours)          (in hours)
                                           request period)   request period)
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Initial outreach and recruitment scripts                36               1.3               1.3                47
 for Programs and Schools (Head Start
 grantee and delegate agency
 administrator, Local Education Agency
 administrator, Head Start Center
 Director, elementary principal)........
Initial Outreach and Recruitment Scripts                72                 1              0.25                18
 for Head Start Families................
Administrator Interview Protocol (Head                  30                 1                 1                30
 Start grantee and delegate agency
 administrator, Local Education Agency
 administrator).........................
Site Leadership Interview Protocol (Head                12                 1              1.25                15
 Start Center Director, elementary
 principal).............................
Teacher & Staff Interview Protocol (Head                30                 1              .80s                24
 Start teacher, kindergarten teacher,
 elementary staff)......................
Head Start Manager/Coordinator Interview                12                 1              1.25                15
 Protocol...............................
Head Start Family Background                            48                 1               .25                12
 Questionnaire..........................
Head Start Family Focus Group Protocol..                48                 1              1.25                60
Kindergarten Family Interview Protocol..                12                 1               .75                 9
Community Partner Interview Protocol....                 6                 1                 1                 6
Social Network Instrument...............                90                 1               .25                23
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    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 259.

    Authority: 42 U.S.C. 9835 and 42 U.S.C. 9844.

Mary B. Jones,
ACF/OPRE Certifying Officer.
[FR Doc. 2020-26335 Filed 11-27-20; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4184-22-P