Comment Period Open for Public Notice affecting Head Start
- Author: T/TAS at WKU
- Author: Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019
On Thursday, June 27, 2019, The Office of Head Start made available the following Notice seeking Request for Public Comment:
Title: Behavioral Interventions to Advance Self-Sufficiency Next Generation
Issuing Agency: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation
Action: Request for Public Comment
Issue Date Month/Year: 6/2019
Citation: Federal Register Volume 84, Number 124 (Thursday, June 27, 2019) Pages 30718-30720
Summary: The Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation (OPRE) in the Administration for Children and Families (ACF), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) requests Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval to modify the previously approved pilot generic clearance (0970-0502) to collect data as part of rapid cycle testing and evaluation, in order to inform the design of interventions informed by behavioral science and to better understand the mechanisms and effects of such interventions. Interventions have been and will continue to be developed in the program area domains of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and child welfare, and this Revision would also allow for collection of data in the Early Head Start/Head Start program area. These interventions are intended to improve outcomes for participants in these programs.
Action Date: Comments due within 30 days of publication.
Contact: 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.
Copies of the proposed collection may be obtained by emailing OPREinfocollection@acf.hhs.gov. Alternatively, copies can also be obtained by writing to the Administration for Children and Families, Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation, 330 C Street SW, Washington, DC 20201, Attn: OPRE Reports Clearance Officer. All requests, emailed or written, should be identified by the title of the information collection.
The Office of Head Start is seeking comments and recommendation on this between Thursday, June 27 and Friday, July 26, 2019. The preferred method to submit comments is via email: Email: OIRA_SUBMISSION@OMB.EOP.GOV, Attn: Desk Officer for the Administration for Children and Families.
T/TAS at WKU encourages you to:
- Read the full announcement from the Office of Head Start here (http://hsicc.cmail20.com/t/ViewEmail/j/E370F9C975C7C45D2540EF23F30FEDED/B90ACCE2B2814BE0AF060D6555554232 http://hsicc.cmail20.com/t/ViewEmail/j/E370F9C975C7C45D2540EF23F30FEDED/B90ACCE2B2814BE0AF060D6555554232)
- Read the full Notice of Request for Public Comment here (https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2019-06-27/html/2019-13701.htm)
- Submit your comments and recommendations via email: OIRA_SUBMISSION@OMB.EOP.GOV, Attn: Desk Officer for the Administration for Children and Families.
J. Christopher Watkins, Executive Director
Training & Technical Assistance Services (T/TAS)
Western Kentucky University
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