Federal Student Aid (FSA), Department of Education (ED).
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is Start Printed Page 44869proposing a revision of an existing information collection.
Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before September 22, 2020.
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-0119. 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 of Education, 400 Maryland Ave., SW, LBJ, Room 6W208D, Washington, DC 20202-8240.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
For specific questions related to collection activities, please contact Beth Grebeldinger, 202-377-4018.
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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: Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education Eligibility Regulations.
OMB Control Number: 1845-0084.
Type of Review: A revision of an existing information collection.
Respondents/Affected Public: Private Sector, Individuals or Households; State, Local and Tribal Organizations.
Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 233,844.
Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 37,175.
Abstract: The TEACH Grant Program was included for review in the Negotiated Rulemaking which took place in early 2019. Section 686.32 of the TEACH Grant regulations is being updated via this information collection. The final regulations in section 686.32 revise the information that is provided to TEACH Grant recipients during initial, subsequent, and exit counseling. The final regulations also add a new conversion counseling requirement for grant recipients whose TEACH Grants are converted to Direct Unsubsidized Loans. This conversion counseling material will be provided directly to the recipient from the Department based on the last address provided by the recipient. This is a request for a revision of the existing burden hours in OMB Control Number 1845-0084 which provides for TEACH Grant counseling.
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Dated: July 21, 2020.
PRA Coordinator, Strategic Collections and Clearance Governance and Strategy Division, Office of Chief Data Officer, Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development.
[FR Doc. 2020-16086 Filed 7-23-20; 8:45 am]
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