Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 67345-67346 [E6-19630]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 224 / Tuesday, November 21, 2006 / Notices 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: November 15, 2006. Angela C. Arrington, IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management. Institute of Education Sciences Type of Review: New. Title: National Evaluation of the Comprehensive Technical Assistance Centers. Frequency: Annually. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit; Not-for-profit institutions; State, local, or Tribal Government. Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden: sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES Responses: 6,363. Burden Hours: 796. Abstract: This study fulfills a congressional mandate to evaluate the Comprehensive Technical Assistance Centers (CTACs). 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 3232. 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. E6–19629 Filed 11–20–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:17 Nov 20, 2006 Jkt 211001 DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request Department of Education. After processing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), the Department sends FAFSA applicants a Student Aid Report (SAR). The SAR contains the results of eligibility and expected family contribution determinations, information that the student originally reported on the FAFSA, and information about the applicant’s financial aid history from the Department’s National Study Loan Data System. SAR recipients are expected to review the information on the SAR and (1) correct errors in the reported information, (2) update information that may have changed since filing the FAFSA, (3) verify the responses if so requested, and on the paper SAR, (4) correct illegible information, or (5) supply missing information. The Secretary of Education requests comments on the SAR that the Department proposes to use for the 2007–2008 award year. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before December 21, 2006. ADDRESSES: Written comments should be addressed to 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. In addition, interested persons can access this document on the Internet: (1) Go to IFAP at http://ifap.ed.gov; (2) Look under ‘‘On-Line References’’; (3) Click on ‘‘SAR/ISR Reference Materials’’; (4) Click on ‘‘By 2007–2008 Award Year’’; (5) Click on ‘‘Draft 2007–2008 SAR and SAR Acknowledgement Mockups’’ Please note that the free Adobe Acrobat Reader software, version 4.0 or greater, is necessary to view this file. This software can be downloaded for free from Adobe’s Web site: http:// www.adobe.com. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Secretary is publishing this request for comment under the Provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq. Under that Act, ED must obtain the review and approval of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) before it may use a form to collect information. However, under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00020 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 67345 procedure for obtaining approval from OMB, ED must first obtain public comment of the proposed form, and to obtain that comment, ED must publish this notice in the Federal Register. In addition to comments requested above, to accommodate the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Secretary is interested in receiving comments with regard to the following matters: (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. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Email address ICDocketMgr@ed.gov Dated: November 15, 2006. Angela C. Arrington, IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management. Federal Student Aid Type of Review: Revision. Title: Student Aid Report (SAR). Frequency: Annually. Affected Public: Individuals and families. Annual Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden: Responses: 10,369,380. Burden Hours: 5,359,055. Abstract: The SAR contains the results of eligibility and expected family contribution determinations, information that the student originally reported on a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), and information about the applicant’s financial aid history from the Department’s National Student Loan Data System. 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 3182. 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 directed to the e-mail address E:\FR\FM\21NON1.SGM 21NON1 67346 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 224 / Tuesday, November 21, 2006 / Notices 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 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m., Eastern time, Monday through Friday. [FR Doc. E6–19630 Filed 11–20–06; 8:45 am] Note: For purposes of this program, the Bureau of Indian Affairs is treated as an SEA. BILLING CODE 4001–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION [CFDA No. 84.330B] Advanced Placement (AP) Test Fee Program Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE), Department of Education. ACTION: Notice announcing application deadline. AGENCY: sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES SUMMARY: Under the AP Test Fee Program, we award grants to eligible State educational agencies (SEAs) in order to enable them to pay all or a portion of advanced placement test fees on behalf of eligible low-income students who: (1) Are enrolled in an advanced placement course; and (2) plan to take an advanced placement exam. The program is designed to increase the number of low-income students who take advanced placement tests and receive scores for which college academic credit is awarded. In this notice we establish the deadline for submission of the fiscal year (FY) 2007 AP Test Fee Program grant applications. Applications Available: November 21, 2006. Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: January 5, 2007. Applications for grants under this program must be submitted electronically using the Grants.gov apply site (Grants.gov). For information (including dates and times) about how to submit your application electronically or by mail or hand delivery if you qualify for an exception to the electronic submission requirement, please refer to the section on Other Submission Requirements in this notice. We do not consider an application that does not comply with the deadline requirements. Deadline for intergovernmental review: March 6, 2007. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Who Is Eligible for an Award Under the AP Test Fee Program? Eligible applicants under the AP Test Fee Program are: SEAs in any State, including the District of Columbia, the VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:17 Nov 20, 2006 Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and the freely associated states of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, and the Republic of Palau. Jkt 211001 Note: Current grantees under this program that expect to have sufficient carryover funds to cover FY 2007 exam fees for eligible lowincome students should not apply for a new award under this competition. Applicants requesting new awards for FY 2007 must submit an application to the Department of Education electronically by the deadline established in this notice. Funding and Award Information Estimated Available Funds: The Administration has requested $122,175,000 for the AP Test Fee and Advanced Placement Incentive (API) programs for FY 2007. Of the requested amount, approximately $12 million would be required to fully fund applications for the AP Test Fee program. The remaining funds would support API grants. 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: $15,000– $500,000. Estimated Average Size of Awards: $171,000. Estimated Number of Awards: 34. Project Period: 12 months. Note: The Department is not bound by any estimates in this notice. Statutory Funding Requirement: In accordance with section 1703 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as amended (ESEA), the Department gives priority to applications submitted under this competition over applications submitted under the API program competition (CFDA No. 84.330C). Award Basis: The Department intends to fund, at some level, all applications that meet the minimum Requirements for Approval of Application as described in the application package for this competition and that demonstrate need for new or additional funds for FY 2007. Also, in determining whether to approve an application for a new award (including the amount of the award) from an applicant with a current grant under the program, the Department will consider the amount of any carryover funds under the existing grant. PO 00000 Frm 00021 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Other Submission Requirements: Applications for grants under this program must be submitted electronically unless you qualify for an exception to this requirement in accordance with the instructions in this section. a. Electronic Submission of Applications Applications for grants under the Advanced Placement Test Fee Program—CFDA Number 84.330B must be submitted electronically using the Governmentwide Grants.gov appply site at: http://www.grants.gov. Through this site, you will be able to download a copy of the application package, complete it offline, and then upload and submit your application. You may not email an electronic copy of a grant application to us. We will reject your application if you submit it in paper format unless, as described elsewhere in this section, you qualify for one of the exceptions to the electronic submission requirement and submit, no later than two weeks before the application deadline date, a written statement to the Department that you qualify for one of these exceptions. Further information regarding calculation of the date that is two weeks before the application deadline date is provided later in this section under Exception to Electronic Submission Requirement. You may access the electronic grant application for the Advanced Placement Test Fee Program at: http:// www.grants.gov. You must search for the downloadable application package for this program by the CFDA number. Do not include the CFDA number’s alpha suffix in your search (e.g., search for 84.330, not 84.330B). Please note the following: • When you enter the Grants.gov site, you will find information about submitting an application electronically through the site, as well as the hours of operation. • Applications received by Grants.gov are time and date stamped. Your application must be fully uploaded and submitted, and must be date/time stamped by the Grants.gov system no later than 4:30 p.m., Washington, DC time, on the application deadline date. Except as otherwise noted in this section, we will not consider your application if it is date/time stamped by the Grants.gov system later than 4:30 p.m., Washington, DC time, on the application deadline date. When we retrieve your application from Grants.gov, we will notify you if we are rejecting your application because it was date/time stamped by the E:\FR\FM\21NON1.SGM 21NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 224 (Tuesday, November 21, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Pages 67345-67346]
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[FR Doc No: E6-19630]


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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

AGENCY: Department of Education.

SUMMARY: After processing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid 
(FAFSA), the Department sends FAFSA applicants a Student Aid Report 
(SAR). The SAR contains the results of eligibility and expected family 
contribution determinations, information that the student originally 
reported on the FAFSA, and information about the applicant's financial 
aid history from the Department's National Study Loan Data System. SAR 
recipients are expected to review the information on the SAR and (1) 
correct errors in the reported information, (2) update information that 
may have changed since filing the FAFSA, (3) verify the responses if so 
requested, and on the paper SAR, (4) correct illegible information, or 
(5) supply missing information. The Secretary of Education requests 
comments on the SAR that the Department proposes to use for the 2007-
2008 award year.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
December 21, 2006.

ADDRESSES: Written comments should be addressed to 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.
    In addition, interested persons can access this document on the 
Internet:
    (1) Go to IFAP at http://ifap.ed.gov;
    (2) Look under ``On-Line References'';
    (3) Click on ``SAR/ISR Reference Materials'';
    (4) Click on ``By 2007-2008 Award Year'';
    (5) Click on ``Draft 2007-2008 SAR and SAR Acknowledgement 
Mockups''
    Please note that the free Adobe Acrobat Reader software, version 
4.0 or greater, is necessary to view this file. This software can be 
downloaded for free from Adobe's Web site: http://www.adobe.com.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Secretary is publishing this request for 
comment under the Provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 
U.S.C. 3501 et seq. Under that Act, ED must obtain the review and 
approval of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) before it may use 
a form to collect information. However, under procedure for obtaining 
approval from OMB, ED must first obtain public comment of the proposed 
form, and to obtain that comment, ED must publish this notice in the 
Federal Register.
    In addition to comments requested above, to accommodate the 
requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Secretary is 
interested in receiving comments with regard to the following matters: 
(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.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: E-mail address ICDocketMgr@ed.gov

    Dated: November 15, 2006.
Angela C. Arrington,
IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, 
Office of Management.

Federal Student Aid

    Type of Review: Revision.
    Title: Student Aid Report (SAR).
    Frequency: Annually.
    Affected Public: Individuals and families.
    Annual Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden:

Responses: 10,369,380.
Burden Hours: 5,359,055.

    Abstract: The SAR contains the results of eligibility and expected 
family contribution determinations, information that the student 
originally reported on a Free Application for Federal Student Aid 
(FAFSA), and information about the applicant's financial aid history 
from the Department's National Student Loan Data System.
    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 3182. 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 directed to the e-mail address

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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 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m., Eastern time, Monday through 
Friday.

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