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Download as PDF 54628 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 180 / Monday, September 18, 2006 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary Board of Visitors Meeting Defense Acquisition University. ACTION: Board of Visitors meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The next meeting of the Defense Acquisition University (DAU) Board of Visitors (BoV) will be held at Defense Acquisition University, Fort Belvoir, VA. The purpose of this meeting is to report back to the BoV on continuing items of interest. DATES: September 27, 2006 from 0900– 1500. ADDRESSES: Packard Conference Center, Defense Acquisition University, Bldg. 184, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Patricia Cizmadia at 703–805–5134. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The meeting is open to the public; however, because of space limitations, allocation of seating will be made on a first-come, first severed bsis. Persons desiring to attend the meeting should call Ms. Patricia Cizmadia at 703–805–5134. Dated: September 12, 2006. L.M. Bynum, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, DoD. [FR Doc. 06–7724 Filed 9–15–06; 8:45 am] Department of the Navy Meeting of the Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Executive Panel Department of the Navy, DoD. Notice of closed meeting. AGENCY: cprice-sewell on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES SUMMARY: The CNO Executive Panel will form consensus advice for the final report on the findings and recommendations of the Systems Engineering and Integration Subcommittee to the CNO. The meeting will consist of discussions of Navy engineering, research and design development strategies and processes. DATES: The meeting will be held on September 28, 2006, from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in the Center for Naval Analysis Corporation Boardroom at 4825 Mark Center Drive, Alexandria, VA 22311– 1846. Mr. Kip Blecher, CNO Executive Panel, 4825 VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:48 Sep 15, 2006 Jkt 208001 BILLING CODE 3810–FF–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request Department of Education. The IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management invites comments on the submission for OMB review as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before October 18, 2006. ADDRESSES: Written comments should be addressed to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Rachel Potter, Desk Officer, Department of Education, Office of Management and Budget, 725 17th Street, NW., Room 10222, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503 or faxed to (202) 395–6974. 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 SUMMARY: DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dated: September 11, 2006. M.A. Harvison, Lieutenant Commander, Judge Advocate General’s Corps, U.S. Navy, Federal Register Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. E6–15434 Filed 9–15–06; 8:45 am] AGENCY: BILLING CODE 5001–06–M ACTION: Mark Center Drive, Alexandria, VA 22311, or telephone 703–681–4909. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App. 2), these matters constitute classified information that is specifically authorized by Executive Order to be kept secret in the interest of national defense and are, in fact, properly classified pursuant to such Executive Order. Accordingly, the Secretary of the Navy has determined in writing that the public interest requires that all sessions of this meeting be closed to the public because they will be concerned with matters listed in section 552b(c)(1) of title 5, United States Code. PO 00000 Frm 00021 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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. Dated: September 11, 2006. Angela C. Arrington, IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management. Institute of Education Sciences Type of Review: Revision. Title: 2007 National Household Education Surveys Program (NHES: 2007). Frequency: One time. Affected Public: Individuals or household. Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden: Responses: 103,714. Burden Hours: 16,501. Abstract: NHES is a survey of households using random-digit-dialing and computer-assisted telephone interviewing. Three topical surveys are to be conducted in NHES:2007: School Readiness (SR), Parent and Family Involvement in Education (PFI), and Adult Education for Work-Related Reasons (AEWR). The surveys’ results will support cross-sectional analyses and the analyses of changes over time. 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 3188. 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 E:\FR\FM\18SEN1.SGM 18SEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 180 / Monday, September 18, 2006 / Notices Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1– 800–877–8339. [FR Doc. E6–15407 Filed 9–15–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Office of Postsecondary Education; Overview Information; Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad Program; Notice Inviting Applications for New Awards for Fiscal Year (FY) 2007 Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 84.021A Dates: Applications Available: September 18, 2006. Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: November 2, 2006. Deadline for Intergovernmental Review: January 2, 2007. Eligible Applicants: (1) Institutions of higher education, (2) State departments of education, (3) private nonprofit educational organizations, and (4) consortia of these entities. Estimated Available Funds: The Administration has requested $2,223,000 for new awards for this program for FY 2007. The actual level of funding, if any, depends on final congressional action. However, we are inviting applications to allow enough time to complete the grant process if Congress appropriates funds for this program. Estimated Range of Awards: $50,000—$90,000. Estimated Average Size of Awards: $74,000. Maximum Award: We will reject any application that proposes a budget exceeding $90,000 for a single budget period of 12 months. The Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education may change the maximum amount through a notice published in the Federal Register. Estimated Number of Awards: 30. Note: The Department is not bound by any estimates in this notice. Project Period: Up to 12 months. cprice-sewell on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Full Text of Announcement I. Funding Opportunity Description Purpose of Program: The FulbrightHays Group Projects Abroad (GPA) Program supports overseas projects in training, research, and curriculum development in modern foreign languages and area studies for groups of teachers, students, and faculty engaged in a common endeavor. Projects may include short-term seminars, curriculum development, or group research or study. VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:48 Sep 15, 2006 Jkt 208001 Priorities: In accordance with 34 CFR 75.105(b)(2)(ii), these priorities are from the regulations for this program (34 CFR 664.32). Absolute Priority: For FY 2007 this priority is an absolute priority. Under 34 CFR 75.105(c)(3) we consider only applications that meet this priority. This priority is: Specific geographic regions of the world: A group project funded under this priority must focus on one or more of the following geographic regions of the world: Africa, East Asia, South Asia, Southeast Asia and the Pacific, the Western Hemisphere (Central and South America, Mexico, and the Caribbean), East Central Europe and Eurasia, and the Near East. Within this absolute priority, we are establishing the following competitive preference and invitational priorities. Competitive Preference Priority I: For FY 2007 this priority is a competitive preference priority. Under 34 CFR 75.105(c)(2)(i), 664.30(b), and 664.31(g) we award an additional five (5) points to an application that meets this priority. This priority is: Applications that propose short-term projects abroad in the countries in which the following critical languages are spoken: Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Russian, as well as Indic, Iranian, and Turkic language families. Competitive Preference Priority II: For FY 2007 this priority is a competitive preference priority. Under 34 CFR 75.105(c)(2)(i), 664.30(b), and 664.31(g) we award up to an additional five (5) points to an application, depending on how well the application meets this priority. This priority is: Short-term seminars that develop and improve foreign language and area studies at elementary and secondary schools. Invitational Priority: For FY 2007 this priority is an invitational priority. Under 34 CFR 75.105–(c)(1) we do not give an application that meets this priority a competitive or absolute preference over other applications. This priority is: Group Study projects that provide opportunities for undergraduate students to study in a foreign country for either a semester or a full academic year; under this invitational priority, we encourage applicants to provide opportunities to students from across the United States. Program Authority: 22 U.S.C. 2452. Applicable Regulations: (a) The Education Department General Administrative Regulations (EDGAR) in PO 00000 Frm 00022 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 54629 34 CFR parts 74, 75, 77, 79, 80, 81, 82, 84, 85, 86, 97, 98, and 99. (b) The regulations for this program in 34 CFR part 664. Note: The regulations in 34 CFR part 86 apply to institutions of higher education only. II. Award Information Type of Award: Discretionary grants. As part of its FY 2007 budget request, the Administration proposed to continue to allow funds to be used to support the participation of individuals who plan to apply their language skills and knowledge of countries vital to the United States national security in fields outside teaching, including government, the professions, or international development. Therefore, institutions may propose projects for visits and study in foreign countries by individuals in these fields, in addition to those planning a teaching career. However, authority to use funds for participants outside of the field of teaching depends on final Congressional action. Applicants will be given an opportunity to amend their applications if such authority is not provided. Estimated Available Funds: The Administration has requested $2,223,000 for this program for FY 2007. The actual level of funding, if any, depends on final congressional action. However, we are inviting applications to allow enough time to complete the grant process if Congress appropriates funds for this program. Estimated Range of Awards: $50,000– $90,000. Estimated Average Size of Awards: $74,000. Maximum Award: We will reject any application that proposes a budget exceeding $90,000 for a single budget period of 12 months. The Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education may change the maximum amount through a notice published in the Federal Register. Estimated Number of Awards: 30. Note: The Department is not bound by any estimates in this notice. Project Period: Up to 12 months. III. Eligibility Information 1. Eligible Applicants: (1) Institutions of higher education, (2) State departments of education, (3) private nonprofit educational organizations, and (4) consortia of these entities. 2. Cost Sharing or Matching: This program does not involve cost sharing or matching. E:\FR\FM\18SEN1.SGM 18SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

AGENCY: Department of Education.

SUMMARY: The IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management 
Services, Office of Management invites comments on the submission for 
OMB review as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
October 18, 2006.

ADDRESSES: Written comments should be addressed to the Office of 
Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Rachel Potter, Desk 
Officer, Department of Education, Office of Management and Budget, 725 
17th Street, NW., Room 10222, New Executive Office Building, 
Washington, DC 20503 or faxed to (202) 395-6974.

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 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.

    Dated: September 11, 2006.
Angela C. Arrington,
IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, 
Office of Management.

Institute of Education Sciences

    Type of Review: Revision.
    Title: 2007 National Household Education Surveys Program (NHES: 
2007).
    Frequency: One time.
    Affected Public: Individuals or household.
    Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden:
     Responses: 103,714.
     Burden Hours: 16,501.
    Abstract: NHES is a survey of households using random-digit-dialing 
and computer-assisted telephone interviewing. Three topical surveys are 
to be conducted in NHES:2007: School Readiness (SR), Parent and Family 
Involvement in Education (PFI), and Adult Education for Work-Related 
Reasons (AEWR). The surveys' results will support cross-sectional 
analyses and the analyses of changes over time.
    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 
3188. 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

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