Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services; List of Correspondence, 51587-51588 [E6-14412]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 168 / Wednesday, August 30, 2006 / Notices Frequency: On Occasion. Affected Public: Individuals or household. Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden: Responses: 120. Burden Hours: 480. Abstract: Results will identify research gaps, develop research priorities, and promotes coordinated plans, programs and activities across Interagency Committee on Disability Research (ICDR) agencies. Respondents will be persons with disabilities and other targeted individuals such as caregivers. 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 3164. 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 ICDocketMgr@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 ICDocketMgr@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. E6–14437 Filed 8–29–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests Department of Education. The Acting Leader, Information Policy and Standards Team, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management, 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 October 30, 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 AGENCY: jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:39 Aug 29, 2006 Jkt 208001 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 Acting Leader, Information Policy and Standards Team, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management, 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: August 24, 2006. Dianne Novick, Acting Leader, Information Policy and Standards Team, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management. Office of Postsecondary Education Type of Review: Revision. Title: The IEPS Reporting System (NRC) Program Which Includes the Performance Reports for 14 Programs— the FLAS Program, IIPP Program, UISFL Program, BIE Program, CIBE Program, AORC Program, LRC Program, IRS Program, FRA Program, DDRA Program, SA Program, GPA Program, and TICFIA Program. Frequency: Semi-Annually. Affected Public: Not-for-profit institutions. Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden: Responses: 3,433. Burden Hours: 14,386. Abstract: International Education Programs Service (IEPS) requests the PO 00000 Frm 00022 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 51587 approval of the IEPS Reporting System. This information collection will assist IEPS in meeting program planning and evaluation requirements. Program Officers require performance information to justify continuation funding, and grantees use this information for self evaluations and to request continued funding from the Department of Education. 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 3140. 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 ICDocketMgr@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 ICDocketMgr@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. E6–14438 Filed 8–29–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services; List of Correspondence Department of Education. List of Correspondence from April 1, 2006 through June 30, 2006. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The Secretary is publishing the following list pursuant to section 607(f) of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, as amended by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004 (IDEA). Under section 607(f) of IDEA, the Secretary is required, on a quarterly basis, to publish in the Federal Register a list of correspondence from the U.S. Department of Education (Department) received by individuals during the previous quarter that describes the interpretations of the Department of IDEA or the regulations that implement IDEA. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Melisande Lee or JoLeta Reynolds. Telephone: (202) 245–7468. E:\FR\FM\30AUN1.SGM 30AUN1 51588 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 168 / Wednesday, August 30, 2006 / Notices If you use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD), you may call the Federal Relay Service (FRS) at 1– 800–877–8339. Individuals with disabilities may obtain a copy of this notice in an alternative format (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, or computer diskette) on request to the contact persons listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The following list identifies correspondence from the Department issued from April 1, 2006 through June 30, 2006. Included on the list are those letters that contain interpretations of the requirements of IDEA and its implementing regulations, as well as letters and other documents that the Department believes will assist the public in understanding the requirements of the law and its regulations. The date of and topic addressed by a letter are identified, and summary information is also provided, as appropriate. To protect the privacy interests of the individual or individuals involved, personally identifiable information has been deleted, as appropriate. Although the Department typically publishes a list of correspondence pursuant to section 607(f) of IDEA on a quarterly basis, please note that no list of correspondence was published covering the period January 2, 2006 through March 31, 2006 because the Department did not issue letters interpreting the IDEA during that time period. Part B—Assistance for Education of All Children With Disabilities jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES Section 611—Authorization; Allotment; Use of Funds; Authorization of Appropriations Topic Addressed: Use of Funds. • Letter dated June 22, 2006 to Louisiana Department of Education State Superintendent Cecil J. Picard, approving the State’s request to reallocate Part B funds for State-level activities to purchase equipment and materials for a regional Assistive Technology Center and clarifying that no prior approval from the Department is required to fund a new staff position for the Center. Section 612—State Eligibility Topic Addressed: Individualized Education Programs. • Letter dated June 6, 2006 to El Paso, Texas Attorney Luther Jones, Esq., regarding when amendments to individualized education programs (IEPs) become effective and when the provisions of a prior IEP or subsequent IEP govern. VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:39 Aug 29, 2006 Jkt 208001 Topic Addressed: Children with Disabilities Placed in Private Schools by Their Parents. • Letter dated May 16, 2006 to Massachusetts State Director of Special Education Marcia Mittnacht regarding the obligation of Massachusetts’ school districts to provide and pay for special education and related services for parentally-placed private school children with disabilities who reside outside of Massachusetts and attend private elementary schools and secondary schools located in Massachusetts. Dated: August 21, 2006. John H. Hager, Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services. [FR Doc. E6–14412 Filed 8–29–06; 8:45 am] Other Letters That Do Not Interpret the Idea But May Be of Interest to Readers ACTION: Topic Addressed: No Child Left Behind Act Of 2001. • Letter dated May 15, 2006 to Chief State School Officers regarding how States can improve implementation of the public school choice and supplemental educational services provisions of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. Topic Addressed: Confidentiality of Education Records. • Letter dated March 28, 2006 to Los Angeles County Office of Education Deputy General Counsel Monique C. Shay and Los Angeles Unified School District Assistant General Counsel Kelly Rozmus Barnes, from Family Policy Compliance Office Director LeRoy S. Rooker, regarding how the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act applies to the release of education records without parental consent to comply with a court order. 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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gerri Flemming, Closure Project Office, Department of Energy Savannah River Operations Office, P.O. Box A, Aiken, SC, 29802; Phone: (803) 952–7886. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Purpose of the Board: The purpose of the Board is to make recommendations to DOE in the areas of environmental restoration, waste management, and related activities. DATES: Tentative Agenda Monday, September 25, 2006 1 p.m. Combined Committee Session. 5:15 p.m. Adjourn. 5:30 p.m. Executive Committee Meeting. 6:30 p.m. Adjourn. 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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 168 (Wednesday, August 30, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Pages 51587-51588]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E6-14412]


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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION


Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services; List of 
Correspondence

AGENCY: Department of Education.

ACTION: List of Correspondence from April 1, 2006 through June 30, 
2006.

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SUMMARY: The Secretary is publishing the following list pursuant to 
section 607(f) of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, as 
amended by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act 
of 2004 (IDEA). Under section 607(f) of IDEA, the Secretary is 
required, on a quarterly basis, to publish in the Federal Register a 
list of correspondence from the U.S. Department of Education 
(Department) received by individuals during the previous quarter that 
describes the interpretations of the Department of IDEA or the 
regulations that implement IDEA.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Melisande Lee or JoLeta Reynolds. 
Telephone: (202) 245-7468.

[[Page 51588]]

    If you use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD), you may 
call the Federal Relay Service (FRS) at 1-800-877-8339.
    Individuals with disabilities may obtain a copy of this notice in 
an alternative format (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, or 
computer diskette) on request to the contact persons listed under FOR 
FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The following list identifies correspondence 
from the Department issued from April 1, 2006 through June 30, 2006. 
Included on the list are those letters that contain interpretations of 
the requirements of IDEA and its implementing regulations, as well as 
letters and other documents that the Department believes will assist 
the public in understanding the requirements of the law and its 
regulations. The date of and topic addressed by a letter are 
identified, and summary information is also provided, as appropriate. 
To protect the privacy interests of the individual or individuals 
involved, personally identifiable information has been deleted, as 
appropriate. Although the Department typically publishes a list of 
correspondence pursuant to section 607(f) of IDEA on a quarterly basis, 
please note that no list of correspondence was published covering the 
period January 2, 2006 through March 31, 2006 because the Department 
did not issue letters interpreting the IDEA during that time period.

Part B--Assistance for Education of All Children With Disabilities

Section 611--Authorization; Allotment; Use of Funds; Authorization of 
Appropriations

    Topic Addressed: Use of Funds.
     Letter dated June 22, 2006 to Louisiana Department of 
Education State Superintendent Cecil J. Picard, approving the State's 
request to reallocate Part B funds for State-level activities to 
purchase equipment and materials for a regional Assistive Technology 
Center and clarifying that no prior approval from the Department is 
required to fund a new staff position for the Center.

Section 612--State Eligibility

    Topic Addressed: Individualized Education Programs.
     Letter dated June 6, 2006 to El Paso, Texas Attorney 
Luther Jones, Esq., regarding when amendments to individualized 
education programs (IEPs) become effective and when the provisions of a 
prior IEP or subsequent IEP govern.
    Topic Addressed: Children with Disabilities Placed in Private 
Schools by Their Parents.
     Letter dated May 16, 2006 to Massachusetts State Director 
of Special Education Marcia Mittnacht regarding the obligation of 
Massachusetts' school districts to provide and pay for special 
education and related services for parentally-placed private school 
children with disabilities who reside outside of Massachusetts and 
attend private elementary schools and secondary schools located in 
Massachusetts.
Other Letters That Do Not Interpret the Idea But May Be of Interest to 
Readers
    Topic Addressed: No Child Left Behind Act Of 2001.
     Letter dated May 15, 2006 to Chief State School Officers 
regarding how States can improve implementation of the public school 
choice and supplemental educational services provisions of the No Child 
Left Behind Act of 2001.
    Topic Addressed: Confidentiality of Education Records.
     Letter dated March 28, 2006 to Los Angeles County Office 
of Education Deputy General Counsel Monique C. Shay and Los Angeles 
Unified School District Assistant General Counsel Kelly Rozmus Barnes, 
from Family Policy Compliance Office Director LeRoy S. Rooker, 
regarding how the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act applies to 
the release of education records without parental consent to comply 
with a court order.
Electronic Access to This Document
    You may view this document, as well as all other Department of 
Education documents published in the Federal Register, in text or Adobe 
Portable Document Format (PDF) on the Internet at the following site: 
http://www.ed.gov/news/fedregister/index.html
    To use PDF you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader, which is available 
free at this site. If you have questions about using PDF, call the U.S. 
Government Printing Office (GPO), toll free, at 1-888-293-6498; or in 
the Washington, DC, area at (202) 512-1530.


    Note: The official version of this document is the document 
published in the Federal Register. Free Internet access to the 
official edition of the Federal Register and the Code of Federal 
Regulations is available on GPO Access at: http://www.gpoaccess.gov/
nara/index.html

(Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number 84.027, Assistance to 
States for Education of Children with Disabilities)

    Dated: August 21, 2006.
John H. Hager,
Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services.
[FR Doc. E6-14412 Filed 8-29-06; 8:45 am]
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