Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests, 6276 [E6-1627]

Download as PDF 6276 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 25 / Tuesday, February 7, 2006 / Notices Title: Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS): 2007. Frequency: One time. Affected Public: Individuals or household; Not-for-profit institutions; State, Local, or Tribal Gov’t, SEAs or LEAs. Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden: Responses—25,825. Burden Hours—20,830. Abstract: The TIMSS 2007 will assess the mathematical and science knowledge of students in over 60 participating countries. This is the fourth cycle of TIMSS studies. Previous TIMSS were conducted in 1994–1995, 1999, and 2003. TIMSS 2007 will go to fourth and eighth graders in the United States. In addition to the assessments, in each participating country, the selected students and their 4th grade teachers and 8th grade science and math teachers, and administrators of the selected schools will also fill out background questionnaires to learn about curricula, instruction, home context, and school characteristics and policies. Requests for copies of the information collection submission for OMB review may be accessed from http:// edicsweb.ed.gov, by selecting the ‘‘Browse Pending Collections’’ link and by clicking on link number 2946. 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 IC DocketMgr@ed.gov or faxed to 202–245– 6623. Please specify the complete title of the information collection when making your request. Comments regarding burden and/or the collection activity requirements should be electronically mailed to the email address IC DocketMgr@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. E6–1624 Filed 2–6–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P erjones on PROD1PC68 with NOTICES DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests AGENCY: Department of Education. SUMMARY: The IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:23 Feb 06, 2006 Jkt 208001 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 April 10, 2006. 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 IC Clearance Official, 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: February 1, 2006. Angela C. Arrington, IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of the Chief Information Officer. Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services Type of Review: New. Title: An Assessment of Transition and Policies and Practices in State Vocational Rehabilitation Agencies: PO 00000 Frm 00028 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 State VR Agency Survey Data Collection. Frequency: On Occasion. Affected Public: State, Local, or Tribal Gov’t, SEAs or LEAs. Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden: Responses: 80. Burden Hours: 120. Abstract: The data collection is a critical element in the Assessment of Transition Policies and Practices in State VR Agencies that is needed to improve the provision of services for individuals with disabilities transitioning from secondary school to post-school environments including continuing education, employment, and community living. This study will provide Congress, the U.S. Department of Education, State VR agencies and other interested parties with a description of the current status of transition policies and practices in State VA agencies and identify promising practices in the provision of transition services. The respondents are state personnel responsible for the administration of programs and services in the 80 State VR agencies. 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 2979. 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 IC DocketMgr@ed.gov or faxed to 202–245– 6623. Please specify the complete title of the information collection when making your request. Comments regarding burden and/or the collection activity requirements should be electronically mailed to the email address IC DocketMgr@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. E6–1627 Filed 2–6–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request AGENCY: Department of Education. SUMMARY: The IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management E:\FR\FM\07FEN1.SGM 07FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 25 (Tuesday, February 7, 2006)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: E6-1627]


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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION


Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests

AGENCY: Department of Education.
SUMMARY: The IC Clearance Official, 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 
April 10, 2006.

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 IC Clearance Official, 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: February 1, 2006.
Angela C. Arrington,
IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, 
Office of the Chief Information Officer.

Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services

    Type of Review: New.
    Title: An Assessment of Transition and Policies and Practices in 
State Vocational Rehabilitation Agencies: State VR Agency Survey Data 
Collection.
    Frequency: On Occasion.
    Affected Public: State, Local, or Tribal Gov't, SEAs or LEAs.
    Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden:
     Responses: 80.
     Burden Hours: 120.
    Abstract: The data collection is a critical element in the 
Assessment of Transition Policies and Practices in State VR Agencies 
that is needed to improve the provision of services for individuals 
with disabilities transitioning from secondary school to post-school 
environments including continuing education, employment, and community 
living. This study will provide Congress, the U.S. Department of 
Education, State VR agencies and other interested parties with a 
description of the current status of transition policies and practices 
in State VA agencies and identify promising practices in the provision 
of transition services. The respondents are state personnel responsible 
for the administration of programs and services in the 80 State VR 
agencies.
    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 2979. 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 IC DocketMgr@ed.gov or faxed to 202-245-
6623. Please specify the complete title of the information collection 
when making your request.
    Comments regarding burden and/or the collection activity 
requirements should be electronically mailed to the e-mail address IC 
DocketMgr@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. E6-1627 Filed 2-6-06; 8:45 am]
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