Title of Collection:Early Reading First: Grant Performance Report.
OMB Control Number:1810-0696.
Type of Review:Extension of an existing information collection.
Respondents/Affected Public:State, Local or Tribal Governments.
Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses:60.
Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours:1,020.
Abstract:In accordance with the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as amended, Title I, Part B, Subpart 2, Early Reading First (ERF), section 1225 states that each eligible applicant receiving a grant under this subpart shall report annually to the Secretary regarding the eligible applicant's progress in addressing the purposes of this subpart. Each report shall include, at a minimum, a description of: (1) The research-based instruction, materials, and activities being used in the programs funded under the grant; and (2) the type of ongoing professional development to staff. This information will be collected from approximately 60 grantees in calendar year 2012 and approximately 30 grantees in calendar year 2013 the ERF statute requires all funded projects to report annually to the Department documenting project's progress towards accomplishing its goals and objectives. The Department has used this information to monitor grantees and examine outcomes across funded projects. See Appendix D for a copy of the data collection instrument we propose to renew.
Dated: November 27, 2012.
Darrin A. King,
Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Privacy, Information and Records Management Services, Office of Management.