Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Current Population Survey, School Enrollment Supplement, 9311-9312 [2022-03588]

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[FR Doc. 2022–03488 Filed 2–17–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–07–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Census Bureau Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Current Population Survey, School Enrollment Supplement Census Bureau, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of information collection, request for comment. AGENCY: The Department of Commerce, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed, and continuing information collections, which helps us assess the impact of our information collection requirements and minimize the public’s reporting burden. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment on the proposed revision of the Current Population Survey, School Enrollment Supplement, prior to the submission of the information collection request (ICR) to OMB for approval. DATES: To ensure consideration, comments regarding this proposed information collection must be received on or before April 19, 2022. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments by email to dsd.cps@census.gov. Please reference the CPS School Enrollment Supplement in the subject line of your comments. You may also submit comments, identified by Docket Number USBC–2022–0001, to the Federal e-Rulemaking Portal: https:// www.regulations.gov. All comments SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\18FEN1.SGM 18FEN1 9312 Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 34 / Friday, February 18, 2022 / Notices received are part of the public record. No comments will be posted to https:// www.regulations.gov for public viewing until after the comment period has closed. Comments will generally be posted without change. All Personally Identifiable Information (for example, name and address) voluntarily submitted by the commenter may be publicly accessible. Do not submit Confidential Business Information or otherwise sensitive or protected information. You may submit attachments to electronic comments in Microsoft Word, Excel, or Adobe PDF file formats. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or specific questions related to collection activities should be directed to Lisa Cheok, Survey Statistician, 301–763– 3663, lisa.a.p.cheok@census.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: jspears on DSK121TN23PROD with NOTICES1 I. Abstract The Census Bureau plans to request clearance from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for the collection of data concerning the School Enrollment Supplement to be conducted in conjunction with the October Current Population Survey (CPS). The Census Bureau and the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) sponsor the basic annual school enrollment questions, which have been collected annually in the CPS for over 50 years. The current clearance expires August 31, 2022. This request is for a revision of the data collection. The Census Bureau plans to remove seven questions from the data collection that were added in October 2020, which were designed to understand how the COVID–19 pandemic was affecting how children received education given specific circumstances in the spring of 2020. This survey provides information on public/private elementary school, secondary school, and college enrollment, and on characteristics of private school students and their families, which is used for tracking historical trends, policy planning, and support. This survey is the only source of national data on the age distribution and family characteristics of college students and the only source of demographic data on preprimary school enrollment. As part of the federal government’s efforts to collect data and provide timely information to local governments for policymaking decisions, the survey provides national trends in enrollment and progress in school. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:54 Feb 17, 2022 Jkt 256001 II. Method of Collection The School Enrollment Supplement information will be collected by both personal visit and telephone interviews in conjunction with the regular October CPS interviewing. All interviews are conducted using computer-assisted interviewing. III. Data OMB Control Number: 0607–0464. Form Number(s): None. Type of Review: Regular submission, Request for a Revision of a Currently Approved Collection. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Number of Respondents: 54,000. Estimated Time per Response: 3 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 2,700. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $0. Respondent’s Obligation: Voluntary. Legal Authority: Title 13, United States Code, Sections 8(b), 141, and 182 authorize the Census Bureau and Title 29, United States Code, Section 2 authorizes the Bureau of Labor Statistics to collect this information. The Education Sciences Reform Act of 2002 (ESRA, Title 20, United States Code, Section 9543) authorizes the National Center for Education Statistics to collect this information. IV. Request for Comments We are soliciting public comments to: (a) Evaluate whether the proposed information collection is necessary for the proper functions of the Department, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) Evaluate the accuracy of our estimate of the time and cost burden for this proposed collection, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) Evaluate ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) Minimize the reporting burden on those who are to respond, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments that you submit in response to this notice are a matter of public record. We will include, or summarize, each comment in our request to OMB to approve this ICR. Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 While you may ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Sheleen Dumas, Department PRA Clearance Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Commerce Department. [FR Doc. 2022–03588 Filed 2–17–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–07–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Census Bureau National Advisory Committee Census Bureau, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public virtual meeting. AGENCY: The Census Bureau is giving notice of a virtual meeting of the National Advisory Committee (NAC). The Committee will address strategies for communicating the use of differential privacy for the 2020 Census data products. Additionally, the Committee will provide recommendations for messaging and communication strategies for information data users, of all skill levels, about what differential privacy is, the data protection it provides, the privacy/accuracy tradeoff, and the strengths and limitations of the 2020 Census data products. Last-minute changes to the schedule are possible, which could prevent giving advance public notice of schedule adjustments. Please visit the Census Advisory Committees website at https:// www.census.gov/cac for the NAC meeting information, including the agenda, and how to join the meeting. DATES: The virtual meeting will be held on: • Monday, March 7, 2022, from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. EST ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held via the WebEx platform at the following presentation link: https:// uscensus.webex.com/uscensus/onstage/ g.php?MTID=ef2fcdf3c141cd9 c576c2ccab7652d431. For audio, please call the following number: 888–566–6192. When prompted, please use the following Password: Census2022!, and Passcode: 4881978#. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Shana Banks, Advisory Committee Branch Chief, Office of Program, Performance and Stakeholder Integration (PPSI), shana.j.banks@ census.gov, Department of Commerce, E:\FR\FM\18FEN1.SGM 18FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 87, Number 34 (Friday, February 18, 2022)]
[Notices]
[Pages 9311-9312]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2022-03588]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Census Bureau


Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the 
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment 
Request; Current Population Survey, School Enrollment Supplement

AGENCY: Census Bureau, Department of Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of information collection, request for comment.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce, in accordance with the Paperwork 
Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, invites the general public and other 
Federal agencies to comment on proposed, and continuing information 
collections, which helps us assess the impact of our information 
collection requirements and minimize the public's reporting burden. The 
purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment on the 
proposed revision of the Current Population Survey, School Enrollment 
Supplement, prior to the submission of the information collection 
request (ICR) to OMB for approval.

DATES: To ensure consideration, comments regarding this proposed 
information collection must be received on or before April 19, 2022.

ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments by 
email to [email protected]. Please reference the CPS School Enrollment 
Supplement in the subject line of your comments. You may also submit 
comments, identified by Docket Number USBC-2022-0001, to the Federal e-
Rulemaking Portal: https://www.regulations.gov. All comments

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received are part of the public record. No comments will be posted to 
https://www.regulations.gov for public viewing until after the comment 
period has closed. Comments will generally be posted without change. 
All Personally Identifiable Information (for example, name and address) 
voluntarily submitted by the commenter may be publicly accessible. Do 
not submit Confidential Business Information or otherwise sensitive or 
protected information. You may submit attachments to electronic 
comments in Microsoft Word, Excel, or Adobe PDF file formats.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or 
specific questions related to collection activities should be directed 
to Lisa Cheok, Survey Statistician, 301-763-3663, 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Abstract

    The Census Bureau plans to request clearance from the Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB) for the collection of data concerning the 
School Enrollment Supplement to be conducted in conjunction with the 
October Current Population Survey (CPS). The Census Bureau and the 
Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) sponsor the basic annual school 
enrollment questions, which have been collected annually in the CPS for 
over 50 years. The current clearance expires August 31, 2022. This 
request is for a revision of the data collection. The Census Bureau 
plans to remove seven questions from the data collection that were 
added in October 2020, which were designed to understand how the COVID-
19 pandemic was affecting how children received education given 
specific circumstances in the spring of 2020.
    This survey provides information on public/private elementary 
school, secondary school, and college enrollment, and on 
characteristics of private school students and their families, which is 
used for tracking historical trends, policy planning, and support.
    This survey is the only source of national data on the age 
distribution and family characteristics of college students and the 
only source of demographic data on preprimary school enrollment. As 
part of the federal government's efforts to collect data and provide 
timely information to local governments for policymaking decisions, the 
survey provides national trends in enrollment and progress in school.

II. Method of Collection

    The School Enrollment Supplement information will be collected by 
both personal visit and telephone interviews in conjunction with the 
regular October CPS interviewing. All interviews are conducted using 
computer-assisted interviewing.

III. Data

    OMB Control Number: 0607-0464.
    Form Number(s): None.
    Type of Review: Regular submission, Request for a Revision of a 
Currently Approved Collection.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 54,000.
    Estimated Time per Response: 3 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 2,700.
    Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $0.
    Respondent's Obligation: Voluntary.
    Legal Authority: Title 13, United States Code, Sections 8(b), 141, 
and 182 authorize the Census Bureau and Title 29, United States Code, 
Section 2 authorizes the Bureau of Labor Statistics to collect this 
information. The Education Sciences Reform Act of 2002 (ESRA, Title 20, 
United States Code, Section 9543) authorizes the National Center for 
Education Statistics to collect this information.

IV. Request for Comments

    We are soliciting public comments to: (a) Evaluate whether the 
proposed information collection is necessary for the proper functions 
of the Department, including whether the information will have 
practical utility; (b) Evaluate the accuracy of our estimate of the 
time and cost burden for this proposed collection, including the 
validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) Evaluate ways to 
enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be 
collected; and (d) Minimize the reporting burden on those who are to 
respond, including the use of automated collection techniques or other 
forms of information technology.
    Comments that you submit in response to this notice are a matter of 
public record. We will include, or summarize, each comment in our 
request to OMB to approve this ICR. Before including your address, 
phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information 
in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment--
including your personal identifying information--may be made publicly 
available at any time. While you may ask us in your comment to withhold 
your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot 
guarantee that we will be able to do so.

Sheleen Dumas,
Department PRA Clearance Officer, Office of the Chief Information 
Officer, Commerce Department.
[FR Doc. 2022-03588 Filed 2-17-22; 8:45 am]
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