Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Application for Flexibility for Equitable Per-Pupil Funding, 14743-14744 [2021-05596]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 51 / Thursday, March 18, 2021 / Notices In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing an extension of a currently approved collection. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before April 19, 2021. ADDRESSES: Written comments and recommendations for proposed information collection requests should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to www.reginfo.gov/public/ do/PRAMain. Find this information collection request by selecting ‘‘Department of Education’’ under ‘‘Currently Under Review,’’ then check ‘‘Only Show ICR for Public Comment’’ checkbox. Comments may also be sent to ICDocketmgr@ed.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For specific questions related to collection activities, please contact Elise Cook, 202–401–3769. 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: Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Third Party Perjury Form. OMB Control Number: 1880–0545. Type of Review: An extension of a currently approved information collection. Respondents/Affected Public: Individuals or Households. jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:49 Mar 17, 2021 Jkt 253001 Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 62,000. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 31,000. Abstract: This collection is necessary to certify the identity of individuals requesting information under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and Privacy Act (PA). This certification is required under 5 U.S.C. 552a(b). The form is used by Privacy Act requesters to obtain personal records via regular mail, fax, or email. The department will use the information to help identify first-party or third-party requesters with same or similar name when requesting retrieval of their own documents. Dated: March 15, 2021. Stephanie Valentine, PRA Coordinator, Strategic Collections and Clearance, Governance and Strategy Division, Office of Chief Data Officer, Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development. [FR Doc. 2021–05637 Filed 3–17–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION [Docket No.: ED–2021–SCC–0040] Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Application for Flexibility for Equitable Per-Pupil Funding 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 without change of a currently approved collection. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before May 17, 2021. 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– 2021–SCC–0040. 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 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00024 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 14743 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 PRA Coordinator of the Strategic Collections and Clearance Governance and Strategy Division, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Ave SW, LBJ, Room 6W208C Washington, DC 20202–8240. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For specific questions related to collection activities, please contact Melissa Siry, (202) 260–0926. 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 Flexibility for Equitable Per-pupil Funding. OMB Control Number: 1810–0734. Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved collection. Respondents/Affected Public: State, Local, and Tribal Governments Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 10. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 560. Abstract: This is a request to collect critical information for the Application for Flexibility for Equitable Per-pupil Funding, the instrument through which E:\FR\FM\18MRN1.SGM 18MRN1 14744 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 51 / Thursday, March 18, 2021 / Notices local educational agencies (LEAs) apply for flexibility to consolidate eligible Federal funds and State and local education funding based on weighted per-pupil allocations for low-income and otherwise disadvantaged students. This program allows LEAs to consolidate funds under the following Federal education programs: Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA); Title I, Part A Improving Basic Programs Operated by Local Educational Agencies; Title I, Part C Education of Migratory Children; Title I, Part D, Subpart 2 Local Prevention and Intervention Programs for Children and Youth Who Are Neglected, Delinquent, or At-Risk; Title II Preparing, Training, and Recruiting High-quality Teachers, Principals, or Other School Leaders; Title III Language Instruction for English Learners and Immigrant Students; Title IV, Part A Student Support and Academic Enrichment Grants; Title VI, Part B Rural Education Initiative. On December 10, 2015, the programs above were reauthorized by the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA), as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). The Flexibility for Equitable Per-pupil Funding under section 1501 of the ESEA allows the U.S. Department of Education (Department) to offer an LEA the opportunity to consolidate funds under the above-listed programs to support the LEA in creating a single school funding system based on weighted per-pupil allocations for lowincome and otherwise disadvantaged students, with attendant flexibility in using those funds. Dated: March 15, 2021. Juliana Pearson, PRA Coordinator, Strategic Collections and Clearance Governance and Strategy Division, Office of Chief Data Office, Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development. Power Act. Order On Rehearing Consolidating Administrative Annual Charges Bill Appeals And Modifying Annual Charges Billing Procedures, 109 FERC ¶ 61,040 (2004) (October 8 Order). The Commission required OFAs to submit their costs using the OFA Cost Submission Form. The October 8 Order also announced that a technical conference would be held for the purpose of reviewing the submitted cost forms and detailed supporting documentation. The Commission will hold a technical conference, via conference call, at the time identified below. The technical conference will address the accepted costs submitted by the OFAs. The purpose of the conference will be for OFAs and licensees to discuss costs reported in the forms and any other supporting documentation or analyses. The technical conference will also be transcribed. Those interested in obtaining a copy of the transcript immediately for a fee should contact the Ace-Federal Reporters, Inc., at 202–347– 3700, or 1–800–336–6646. Two weeks after the post-forum meeting, the transcript will be available for free on the Commission’s e-library system. Anyone without access to the Commission’s website or who has questions about the technical conference should contact Raven A. Rodriguez at (202) 502–6276 or via email at annualcharges@ferc.gov. FERC conferences are accessible under section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. For accessibility accommodations please send an email to accessibility@ferc.gov or call toll free (866) 208–3372 (voice), (202) 208–8659 (TTY), or send a FAX to 202–208–2106 with the required accommodations. Technical Conference Call [FR Doc. 2021–05596 Filed 3–17–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES [Docket No. AD21–4–000] Review of Cost Submittals by Other Federal Agencies for Administering Part I of the Federal Power Act Notice of Technical Conference In an order issued on October 8, 2004, the Commission set forth a guideline for Other Federal Agencies (OFAs) to submit their costs related to Administering Part I of the Federal VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:49 Mar 17, 2021 Jkt 253001 Date: Thursday, March 25, 2021. Time: 2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m. (EST). Conference Call-in Information: Webex. Meeting link: https://ferc.webex.com/ ferc/j.php?MTID=mfb4235b9dced63 d78802d90f55764f05. Call-in Number: 415–527–5035. Meeting ID Number (access code): 199 554 5257. Meeting Password: QFqkTs93Ae4. Dated: March 12, 2021. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2021–05621 Filed 3–17–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00025 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 2701–061] Erie Boulevard Hydropower, L.P.; Notice of Application Tendered for Filing With the Commission and Establishing Procedural Schedule for Licensing and Deadline for Submission of Final Amendments Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection. a. Type of Application: New Major License b. Project No.: 2701–061 c. Date Filed: February 26, 2021 d. Applicant: Erie Boulevard Hydropower, L.P. (Erie) e. Name of Project: West Canada Creek Hydroelectric Project f. Location: The existing project is located on West Canada Creek, a tributary of the Mohawk River, in the counties of Oneida and Herkimer, New York. The project does not occupy federal land. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791(a)-825(r) h. Applicant Contact: Steven Murphy, Director, Licensing, Brookfield Renewable, 33 West 1st Street South, Fulton, NY 13069, (315) 598–6130, steven.murphy@brookfield renewable.com. i. FERC Contact: Emily Carter, (202) 502–6512 or Emily.Carter@ ferc.gov. j. This application is not ready for environmental analysis at this time. k. Project Description: The project consists of the following two developments: The Prospect Development includes: (1) A 176-acre impoundment with a normal surface elevation of 1,161.5 feet; 1 (2) a dam that consists of a 306foot-long, 45-foot-high concrete overflow spillway with three 27-footwide Tainter gates; (3) a 400-foot-long, 47-foot-high north dike and a 475-footlong, 47-foot-high south dike; (4) a 4,500-foot-long, 22-foot-high canal extending from the south dike to a concrete intake; (5) a 430-foot-long, 13.5-foot-diameter steel penstock leading from the intake to the 76-footlong, 62-foot-wide reinforced concrete powerhouse containing a single turbine generator unit with a nameplate capacity of 17.3 megawatts (MW); (6) an approximate 1.2-mile-long bypassed 1 All elevations refer to USGS mean sea level datum (National Geodetic Vertical Datum or NGVD). E:\FR\FM\18MRN1.SGM 18MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 51 (Thursday, March 18, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Pages 14743-14744]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-05596]


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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

[Docket No.: ED-2021-SCC-0040]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; 
Application for Flexibility for Equitable Per-Pupil Funding

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 without change of a currently approved 
collection.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
May 17, 2021.

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-2021-SCC-0040. 
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 PRA 
Coordinator of the Strategic Collections and Clearance Governance and 
Strategy Division, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Ave SW, 
LBJ, Room 6W208C Washington, DC 20202-8240.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For specific questions related to 
collection activities, please contact Melissa Siry, (202) 260-0926.

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 Flexibility for Equitable Per-
pupil Funding.
    OMB Control Number: 1810-0734.
    Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved 
collection.
    Respondents/Affected Public: State, Local, and Tribal Governments 
Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 10.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 560.
    Abstract: This is a request to collect critical information for the 
Application for Flexibility for Equitable Per-pupil Funding, the 
instrument through which

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local educational agencies (LEAs) apply for flexibility to consolidate 
eligible Federal funds and State and local education funding based on 
weighted per-pupil allocations for low-income and otherwise 
disadvantaged students. This program allows LEAs to consolidate funds 
under the following Federal education programs: Elementary and 
Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA); Title I, Part A Improving Basic 
Programs Operated by Local Educational Agencies; Title I, Part C 
Education of Migratory Children; Title I, Part D, Subpart 2 Local 
Prevention and Intervention Programs for Children and Youth Who Are 
Neglected, Delinquent, or At-Risk; Title II Preparing, Training, and 
Recruiting High-quality Teachers, Principals, or Other School Leaders; 
Title III Language Instruction for English Learners and Immigrant 
Students; Title IV, Part A Student Support and Academic Enrichment 
Grants; Title VI, Part B Rural Education Initiative. On December 10, 
2015, the programs above were reauthorized by the Elementary and 
Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA), as amended by the Every Student 
Succeeds Act (ESSA). The Flexibility for Equitable Per-pupil Funding 
under section 1501 of the ESEA allows the U.S. Department of Education 
(Department) to offer an LEA the opportunity to consolidate funds under 
the above-listed programs to support the LEA in creating a single 
school funding system based on weighted per-pupil allocations for low-
income and otherwise disadvantaged students, with attendant flexibility 
in using those funds.

    Dated: March 15, 2021.
Juliana Pearson,
PRA Coordinator, Strategic Collections and Clearance Governance and 
Strategy Division, Office of Chief Data Office, Office of Planning, 
Evaluation and Policy Development.
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