Title: Personal Responsibility Education Program (PREP) Multi-Component Evaluation—Data Collection Related to the Performance Analysis Study and the Impact and the In-depth Implementation Study.
OMB No.: 0970-0398.
Description: The Office of Data Analysis, Research, and Evaluation (HHS/ACF/ACYF/ODARE) in the Administration for Children, Youth and Families (ACYF) and the Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation (HHS/ACF/OPRE) in the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) propose a data collection activity as part of the Personal Responsibility Education Program (PREP) Multi-Component Evaluation. The goals of the PREP Multi-Component Evaluation are to document how PREP programs are designed and implemented in the field, collect performance measure data for PREP programs, and assess the effectiveness of selected PREP-funded programs.
The evaluation includes three primary interconnected components or “studies:”
1. The Impact and In-depth Implementation Study (IIS)
2. The Design and Implementation Study (DIS)
3. The Performance Analysis Study (PAS)
This proposed information collection activity includes: (a) All measures for the PAS for Competitive PREP grantees; (b) follow-up measures for the IIS impact analysis; and (c) measures for the IIS in-depth implementation Start Printed Page 37227analysis. A description of all three studies and a description of the specific activities proposed were provided in a 60 Day Federal Register Notice posted in Vol. 78, No. 24, p.8150 on February 5, 2013.
Respondents: Program applicants (i.e., adolescents); Data managers (e.g., at schools or state agencies); Program administrators and staff; Participating youth; and Community members.
Annual Burden Estimates
Annual Burden: Already Approved
[still in use]
|Evaluation component||Total annual burden hours|
|Field Data Collection||240|
|Design and Implementation Study||30|
|Performance Analysis Study||29,647|
|In-depth Implementation & Impact Study||1,425|
Annual Burden: Current Request
|Activity||Respondent||Total number of respondents||Number of responses per
respondent||Average burden per
(hours)||Total annual burden hours|
|Performance Analysis Study: CPREP Grantees|
|Entry Survey||Program Participants||23,565||1||.08333||655|
|Exit Survey||Program Participants||30,615||1||.16667||1,701|
|Performance Reporting System Data Entry Form||Grantees||37||2||24||592|
|Implementation Site Data Collection Protocol||Implementation Sites||300||2||8||1,600|
|In-depth Implementation and Impact Analysis Study|
|Focus group guide with participants||Program Participants||320||1||1.5||160|
|Semi-structured interview topic guide||Program staff and stakeholders||160||2||1||107|
|Staff Survey||Program Staff||100||2||.5||33|
|First Follow-Up Survey||Program Participants||4,800||1||.75||1,200|
|Second Follow-Up Survey||Program Participants||2,250||1||.75||563|
|Program Attendance Data Collection Protocol||Program Staff||90||12||.25||90|
|Total Annual Burden Hours being Requested||6,701|
Additional Information: Copies of the proposed collection may be obtained by writing to the Administration for Children and Families, Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, 370 L'Enfant Promenade SW., Washington, DC 20447, Attn: OPRE Reports Clearance Officer. All requests should be identified by the title of the information collection. Email address: OPREinfocollection@acf.hhs.gov.
OMB Comment: OMB is required to make a decision concerning 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 directly to the following: Office of Management and Budget, Paperwork Reduction Project, Email: OIRA_SUBMISSION@OMB.EOP.GOV, Attn: Desk Officer for the Administration, for Children and Families.
Steven M. Hanmer,
OPRE Reports Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2013-14700 Filed 6-19-13; 8:45 am]
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