Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests, 14449-14450 [05-5635]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 54 / Tuesday, March 22, 2005 / Notices 14449 opportunity to comment on information collection requests. OMB may amend or waive the requirement for public consultation to the extent that public participation in the approval process would defeat the purpose of the information collection, violate State or Federal law, or substantially interfere with any agency’s ability to perform its statutory obligations. The Leader, Information Management Case Services Team, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of the Chief Information Officer, publishes that notice containing proposed information collection requests prior to submission of these requests to OMB. Each proposed information collection, grouped by office, contains the following: (1) Type of review requested, e.g. new, revision, extension, existing or reinstatement; (2) Title; (3) Summary of the collection; (4) Description of the need for, and proposed use of, the information; (5) Respondents and frequency of collection; and (6) Reporting and/or Recordkeeping burden. OMB invites public comment. 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. child care providers and school personnel. Together with the Kindergarten component of this early childhood studies program, the survey informs the research and general community about children’s health, early learning, development and education experiences. The focus of this survey is on characteristics of children and their families that influence children’s first experiences with the demands of formal schools as well as early health care and in- and out-ofhome experiences. Requests for copies of the proposed information collection request may be accessed from http://edicsweb.ed.gov, by selecting the ‘‘Browse Pending Collections’’ link and by clicking on link number 2721. When you access the information collection, click on ‘‘Download Attachments’’ to view. Written requests for information should be addressed to U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., Potomac Center, 9th Floor, Washington, DC 20202–4700. Requests may also be electronically mailed to the Internet address OCIO_RIMG@ed.gov or faxed to 202–245–6621. Please specify the complete title of the information collection when making your request. Comments regarding burden and/or the collection activity requirements should be directed to Kathy Axt at her e-mail address Kathy.Axt@ed.gov. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877– 8339. Dated: March 16, 2005. Angela C. Arrington, Leader, Information Management Case Services Team, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of the Chief Information Officer. BILLING CODE 4000–01–P Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests Dated: March 16, 2005. Angela C. Arrington, Leader, Information Management Case Services Team, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of the Chief Information Officer. Institute of Education Sciences Type of Review: Revision. Title: Early Childhood Longitudinal Study-Birth Cohort: Kindergarten and First Grade Field Test and Full Scale. Frequency: One time. Affected Public: Individuals or household; Businesses or other forprofit; Not-for-profit institutions. Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden: Responses: 562. Burden Hours: 197. Abstract: The Early Childhood Longitudinal Study, Birth Cohort (ECLS–B) is a nationally representative longitudinal study of children born in the year 2001. Children are assessed using state of the art assessment tools and parents are interviewed as well as Department of Education. The Leader, Information Management Case Services Team, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of the Chief Information Officer, invites comments on the proposed information collection requests as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before May 23, 2005. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35) requires that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) provide interested Federal agencies and the public an early Institute of Education Sciences Type of Review: New. Title: System Clearance for Cognitive, Pilot and Field Test Studies. Frequency: On Occasion. Affected Public: Individuals or household; Not-forprofit institutions; State, Local, or Tribal Gov’t, SEAs or LEAs. Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden: Responses: 1,500. Burden Hours: 4,000. Abstract: This is a request for a generic clearance for the National Center for Education Statistics to conduct various procedures to test questionnaires and survey procedures. These procedures include but are not limited to experiments with levels of VerDate jul<14>2003 15:26 Mar 21, 2005 Jkt 205001 [FR Doc. 05–5634 Filed 3–21–05; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AGENCY: SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 opportunity to comment on information collection requests. OMB may amend or waive the requirement for public consultation to the extent that public participation in the approval process would defeat the purpose of the information collection, violate State or Federal law, or substantially interfere with any agency’s ability to perform its statutory obligations. The Leader, Information Management Case Services Team, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of the Chief Information Officer, publishes that notice containing proposed information collection requests prior to submission of these requests to OMB. Each proposed information collection, grouped by office, contains the following: (1) Type of review requested, e.g. new, revision, extension, existing or reinstatement; (2) Title; (3) Summary of the collection; (4) Description of the need for, and proposed use of, the information; (5) Respondents and frequency of collection; and (6) Reporting and/or Recordkeeping burden. OMB invites public comment. 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. E:\FR\FM\22MRN1.SGM 22MRN1 14450 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 54 / Tuesday, March 22, 2005 / Notices incentives for various types of survey operations, focus groups, cognitive laboratory activities, pilot testing, experiments with questionnaire design, and usability testing of electronic data collection instruments. Requests for copies of the proposed information collection request may be accessed from http://edicsweb.ed.gov, by selecting the ‘‘Browse Pending Collections’’ link and by clicking on link number 2722. When you access the information collection, click on ‘‘Download Attachments’’ to view. Written requests for information should be addressed to U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., Potomac Center, 9th Floor, Washington, D.C. 20202–4700. Requests may also be electronically mailed to the Internet address OCIO_RIMG@ed.gov or faxed to 202–245–6621. Please specify the complete title of the information collection when making your request. Comments regarding burden and/or the collection activity requirements should be directed to Kathy Axt at her e-mail address Kathy.Axt@ed.gov. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877– 8339. [FR Doc. 05–5635 Filed 3–21–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION [CFDA Nos. 84.038, 84.033, and 84.007] Federal Perkins Loan, Federal WorkStudy, and Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant Programs Notice of the 2005–2006 award year deadline dates for the campusbased programs. ACTION: SUMMARY: The Secretary announces the 2005–2006 award year deadline dates for the submission of requests and documents from postsecondary institutions for the campus-based programs. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Federal Perkins Loan, Federal WorkStudy (FWS), and Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) programs are collectively known as the campus-based programs. The Federal Perkins Loan Program encourages institutions to make lowinterest, long-term loans to needy undergraduate and graduate students to help pay for their education. The FWS program encourages the part-time employment of needy undergraduate and graduate students to help pay for their education and to involve the students in community service activities. The FSEOG program encourages institutions to provide grants to exceptionally needy undergraduate students to help pay for their cost of education. The Federal Perkins Loan, FWS, and FSEOG programs are authorized by parts E and C, and part A, subpart 3, respectively, of title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended. Throughout the year, in its ‘‘Dear Colleague’’ letters, the Department will continue to provide additional information for the listed individual deadline dates via the Information for Financial Aid Professionals (IFAP) Web site at: http://www.ifap.ed.gov. Deadline Dates: The following table provides the 2005–2006 award year deadline dates for the submission of applications, reports, and waiver requests for the campus-based programs. Institutions must meet the established deadline dates to ensure consideration for funding or a waiver, as appropriate. 2005–2006 AWARD YEAR DEADLINE DATES What is the deadline for submission? What does an institution submit? Where is it submitted? 1. A request for a waiver of the FWS Community Service Expenditure Requirement for the 2005–2006 award year. The FWS Community Service waiver request and justification must be submitted by one of the following methods:. Hand delivery to: FWS Coordinator, U.S. Department of Education, 830 First Street, NE., room 61C4, Washington, DC 20002, or. Mail to: The same above address for hand delivery, except use Zip Code 20202–5453, or. Fax to: (202) 275–0950. The Reallocation Form must be submitted electronically and is located in the ‘‘Setup’’ section of the FISAP on the Internet at: http://www.cbfisap.ed.gov. The FISAP is located on the Internet at the following site: http://www.cbfisap.ed.gov. The FISAP form must be submitted electronically via the Internet, and the combined signature page must be mailed to: The FISAP Administrator, INDUS Corporation, 1951 Kidwell Drive, Eighth Floor, Vienna, VA 22182. The 2004–2005 Work-Colleges Program Report can be found in the ‘‘Setup’’ section of the FISAP on the Internet at: http://www.cbfisap.ed.gov. The report must be signed and submitted by:. Hand delivery to: Work-Colleges Program, CampusBased Systems and Operations Division, U.S. Dept. of Education, 830 First Street, NE., room 61F1, Washington, DC 20002, or. Mail to: The same above address for hand delivery except use Zip Code 20202–5453. The request for a waiver can be found in Part II, Section C of the FISAP on the Internet at: http:// www.cbfisap.ed.gov. 2. The Campus-Based Reallocation Form designated for the return of 2004–2005 funds and the request of supplemental FWS funds for the 2005–2006 award year. 3. The 2004–2005 Fiscal Operations Report and 2006– 2007 Application to Participate (FISAP). 4. The Work-Colleges Program Report of 2004–2005 award year expenditures. 5. A request for a waiver of the 2006–2007 award year penalty for the underuse of 2004–2005 award year funds. VerDate jul<14>2003 15:26 Mar 21, 2005 Jkt 205001 PO 00000 Frm 00015 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\22MRN1.SGM 22MRN1 April 29, 2005. August 19, 2005. September 30, 2005. October 21, 2005. February 10, 2006.

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 54 (Tuesday, March 22, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Pages 14449-14450]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 05-5635]


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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION


Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests

AGENCY: Department of Education.

SUMMARY: The Leader, Information Management Case Services Team, 
Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of the Chief 
Information Officer, invites comments on the proposed information 
collection requests as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
May 23, 2005.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act 
of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35) requires that the Office of Management 
and Budget (OMB) provide interested Federal agencies and the public an 
early opportunity to comment on information collection requests. OMB 
may amend or waive the requirement for public consultation to the 
extent that public participation in the approval process would defeat 
the purpose of the information collection, violate State or Federal 
law, or substantially interfere with any agency's ability to perform 
its statutory obligations. The Leader, Information Management Case 
Services Team, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of 
the Chief Information Officer, publishes that notice containing 
proposed information collection requests prior to submission of these 
requests to OMB. Each proposed information collection, grouped by 
office, contains the following: (1) Type of review requested, e.g. new, 
revision, extension, existing or reinstatement; (2) Title; (3) Summary 
of the collection; (4) Description of the need for, and proposed use 
of, the information; (5) Respondents and frequency of collection; and 
(6) Reporting and/or Recordkeeping burden. OMB invites public comment.
    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.

    Dated: March 16, 2005.
Angela C. Arrington,
Leader, Information Management Case Services Team, Regulatory 
Information Management Services, Office of the Chief Information 
Officer.

Institute of Education Sciences

    Type of Review: New.
    Title: System Clearance for Cognitive, Pilot and Field Test 
Studies.
    Frequency: On Occasion.
    Affected Public:
    Individuals or household; Not-for-profit institutions; State, 
Local, or Tribal Gov't, SEAs or LEAs.
    Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden: Responses: 1,500. Burden 
Hours: 4,000.
    Abstract: This is a request for a generic clearance for the 
National Center for Education Statistics to conduct various procedures 
to test questionnaires and survey procedures. These procedures include 
but are not limited to experiments with levels of

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incentives for various types of survey operations, focus groups, 
cognitive laboratory activities, pilot testing, experiments with 
questionnaire design, and usability testing of electronic data 
collection instruments.
    Requests for copies of the proposed information collection request 
may be accessed from http://edicsweb.ed.gov, by selecting the ``Browse 
Pending Collections'' link and by clicking on link number 2722. When 
you access the information collection, click on ``Download 
Attachments'' to view. Written requests for information should be 
addressed to U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., 
Potomac Center, 9th Floor, Washington, D.C. 20202-4700. Requests may 
also be electronically mailed to the Internet address OCIO--RIMG@ed.gov 
or faxed to 202-245-6621. Please specify the complete title of the 
information collection when making your request.
    Comments regarding burden and/or the collection activity 
requirements should be directed to Kathy Axt at her e-mail address 
Kathy.Axt@ed.gov. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for 
the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 
1-800-877-8339.

[FR Doc. 05-5635 Filed 3-21-05; 8:45 am]
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