Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests, 62589 [E6-17923]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 207 / Thursday, October 26, 2006 / Notices 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. E6–17920 Filed 10–25–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P 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. 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. Dated: October 20, 2006. Angela C. Arrington, IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management. [FR Doc. E6–17923 Filed 10–25–06; 8:45 am] Institute of Education Sciences DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests Department of Education. The IC Clearance Official, 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 December 26, 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 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 AGENCY: ycherry on PROD1PC64 with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:21 Oct 25, 2006 Jkt 211001 62589 Type of Review: New. Title: Study of the Program for Infant Toddler Care. Frequency: Annually. Affected Public: Not-for-profit institutions; Individuals or household; Businesses or other for-profit. Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden: Responses: 1,640. Burden Hours: 3,878. Abstract: The current OMB package requests clearance for data collection instruments to be used in a four-year random assignment evaluation of the Program for Infant/Toddler Care (PITC). This evaluation is one of the rigorous research studies of REL West (the Western Regional Educational Laboratory) and will measure the impact of the PITC on child care quality and children’s development. The evaluation will be conducted by Berkeley Policy Associates in partnership with the University of Texas at Austin and SRM Boulder. Evaluation measures include baseline and follow-up questionnaires for parents, programs, and caregivers; baseline and follow-up program observations; and two rounds of child observations/interviews to measure children’s language, social and cognitive development. Baseline data collection will take place 2007; follow-up data collection will take place in 2008 and 2009. 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 3222. 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. PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 BILLING CODE 4000–01–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OPP–2006–0872; FRL–8100–8] Pesticide Program Dialogue Committee; Notice of Public Meetings Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, EPA gives notice of a public meeting of the Pesticide Program Dialogue Committee (PPDC) on November 8 and 9, 2006. In addition, two PPDC Work Groups will meet prior to the PPDC meeting following the schedule described below under DATES. A draft agenda has been developed and is posted on EPA’s Web site. Agenda topics will include a report from the following PPDC Work Groups: Spray Drift/NPDES; Performance Measures; and Worker Safety. The agenda will also include program updates on Registration and Reregistration/Tolerance Reassessment; Registration Review; Endangered Species Update; Nanotechnology; Endocrine Disruptors Screening Program; and an update on Alternative (non-animal) testing. DATES: The PPDC meeting will be held on Wednesday, November 8, 2006, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., and Thursday, November 9, 2006, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The PPDC Spray Drift/NPDES Work Group will meet on Tuesday, November 7, 2006, from 9 a.m. to 5:15 p.m., and on Wednesday, November 8, 2006, from 8:45 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. The PPDC Worker Risk Work Group will meet on Wednesday, November 8, 2006, from 9 a.m. to noon. To request accommodation of a disability, please contact the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATON CONTACT, preferably at least 10 days prior to the meeting, to give EPA as much time as possible to process your request. ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held in the Conference Center on the lobby level at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s location at 1 E:\FR\FM\26OCN1.SGM 26OCN1

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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 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 
December 26, 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 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: October 20, 2006.
Angela C. Arrington,
IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, 
Office of Management.

Institute of Education Sciences

    Type of Review: New.
    Title: Study of the Program for Infant Toddler Care.
    Frequency: Annually.
    Affected Public: Not-for-profit institutions; Individuals or 
household; Businesses or other for-profit.
    Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden:
     Responses: 1,640.
     Burden Hours: 3,878.
    Abstract: The current OMB package requests clearance for data 
collection instruments to be used in a four-year random assignment 
evaluation of the Program for Infant/Toddler Care (PITC). This 
evaluation is one of the rigorous research studies of REL West (the 
Western Regional Educational Laboratory) and will measure the impact of 
the PITC on child care quality and children's development. The 
evaluation will be conducted by Berkeley Policy Associates in 
partnership with the University of Texas at Austin and SRM Boulder. 
Evaluation measures include baseline and follow-up questionnaires for 
parents, programs, and caregivers; baseline and follow-up program 
observations; and two rounds of child observations/interviews to 
measure children's language, social and cognitive development. Baseline 
data collection will take place 2007; follow-up data collection will 
take place in 2008 and 2009.
    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 3222. 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. E6-17923 Filed 10-25-06; 8:45 am]
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