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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 241 / Friday, December 15, 2006 / Notices collection on the respondents, including through the use of information technology. Dated: December 12, 2006. Angela C. Arrington, IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management. mstockstill on PROD1PC61 with NOTICES Federal Student Aid Type of Review: New. Title: OSFA Customer Satisfaction Survey Master Plan. Frequency: Annually. Affected Public: Individuals or household; Businesses or other forprofit; Not-for-profit institutions. Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden: Responses: 15,000; Burden Hours: 100,000. Abstract: The Higher Education Amendments of 1998 established the Office of Student Financial Assistance (SFA) as the Government’s first Performance-Based Organization (PBO). That legislation specifies that one purpose of the PBO is to improve program services and processes for students and other participants in the student financial assistance programs. This requirement establishes an ongoing need for SFA to be engaged in an interactive process of collecting information and using it to improve the deli. 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 3241. 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. E6–21409 Filed 12–14–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:47 Dec 14, 2006 Jkt 211001 DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request AGENCY: Department of Education. SUMMARY: The Acting Leader, Information Policy and Standards Team, 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 January 16, 2007. 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 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. Dated: December 11, 2006. Dianne M. 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 which includes the performance reports PO 00000 Frm 00039 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 75513 for 14 programs—(NRC) Program (84.015A), (FLAS) Program (84.015B), (IIPP) Program (84.269), (UISFL) Program (84.016), (BIE) Program (84.153), (CIBE) Program (84.220), (AORC) Program (84.274), (LRC) Program (84.229), (IRS) Program (84.017), (FRA) Program (84.019), (DDRA) Program (84.022), (SA) Program (84.018), (GPA) Program (84.021), and (TICFIA) Program (84.337). Frequency: Semi-Annually. Affected Public: Not-for-profit institutions. Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden: Responses: 5,526. Burden Hours: 14,136. Abstract: International Education Programs Service (IEPS) requests the 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 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 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. E6–21410 Filed 12–14–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request AGENCY: Department of Education. SUMMARY: The Acting Leader, Information Policy and Standards Team, Regulatory Information Management E:\FR\FM\15DEN1.SGM 15DEN1 75514 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 241 / Friday, December 15, 2006 / Notices 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 January 16, 2007. 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 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. mstockstill on PROD1PC61 with NOTICES Dated: December 11, 2006. Dianne M. Novick, Acting Leader, Information Policy and Standards Team, Regulatory Information Management Services Office of Management. Office of Vocational and Adult Education Type of Review: Reinstatement. Title: Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act of 2006 (P.L. 109–270) State Plan Guide. Frequency: Annually. Affected Public: State, Local, or Tribal Gov’t, SEAs or LEAs. Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden: Responses: 54. VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:47 Dec 14, 2006 Jkt 211001 Burden Hours: 5,112. Abstract: Federal vocational education legislation has been reauthorized. The Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins IV), 20 U.S.C. 2301 et seq. as amended by Pub. L. 109–270, was signed into law on August 12, 2006. The purpose of this request is to reinstate and update the information collection package 1830–0029 (The Carl D Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act of 1998; Pub. L 105–332—State Plan) to include: Instructions regarding contents of a one-year transition plan or six-year State plan; new State plan narrative requirements from the new Act; information States must provide regarding the consolidation of Title II funds under Title I; budget information; accountability information; and a cover page that must be submitted with the State plan. 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 3212. 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. E6–21411 Filed 12–14–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Office of English Language Acquisition, Language Enhancement, and Academic Achievement for Limited English Proficient Students; Overview Information; National Professional Development Program; Notice inviting applications for new awards for fiscal year (FY) 2007. Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 84.195N Dates: Applications Available: December 15, 2006. PO 00000 Frm 00040 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Deadline for Notice of Intent to Apply: February 1, 2007. Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: March 1, 2007. Deadline for Intergovernmental Review: May 1, 2007. Eligible Applicants: Institutions of higher education (IHEs) in consortia with State educational agencies (SEAs) or local educational agencies (LEAs). Note: Eligible applicants seeking to apply as a consortium should read and follow the regulations in 34 CFR 75.127 through 75.129. Estimated Available Funds: The Administration has requested $38,100,000 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 applicants to allow enough time to complete the grant process if Congress appropriates funds for this program. Estimated Range of Awards: $200,000–300,000. Estimated Average Size of Awards: $257,000. Estimated Number of Awards: 148. Note: The Department is not bound by any estimates in this notice. Project Period: Up to 60 months. Full Text of Announcement I. Funding Opportunity Description Purpose of Program: The purpose of the National Professional Development Program is to provide for professional development activities that will improve classroom instruction for limited English proficient (LEP) children and assist educational personnel working with such children to meet high professional standards, including standards for certification and licensure as teachers who work in language standards for certification and licensure as teachers who work in language instruction education programs or serve LEP children. Priorities: Under this competition we are particularly interested in applications that address the following priorities. Invitational Priorities: Under 34 CFR 75.105(c)(1) we do not give an application that meets these invitational priorities a competitive or absolute preference over other applications. These priorities are as follows: Invitational Priority #1. Projects designed to improve a teacher education program in order to better prepare all teachers to provide effective instruction to LEP students. In such projects, IHEs would collaborate with both an LEA and SEA on such activities as: (1) professional development to improve E:\FR\FM\15DEN1.SGM 15DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

AGENCY: Department of Education.
SUMMARY: The Acting Leader, Information Policy and Standards Team, 
Regulatory Information Management

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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 
January 16, 2007.

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 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.

    Dated: December 11, 2006.
Dianne M. Novick,
Acting Leader, Information Policy and Standards Team, Regulatory 
Information Management Services Office of Management.

Office of Vocational and Adult Education

    Type of Review: Reinstatement.
    Title: Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement 
Act of 2006 (P.L. 109-270) State Plan Guide.
    Frequency: Annually.
    Affected Public: State, Local, or Tribal Gov't, SEAs or LEAs.
    Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden:
     Responses: 54.
     Burden Hours: 5,112.
    Abstract: Federal vocational education legislation has been 
reauthorized. The Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 
2006 (Perkins IV), 20 U.S.C. 2301 et seq. as amended by Pub. L. 109-
270, was signed into law on August 12, 2006. The purpose of this 
request is to reinstate and update the information collection package 
1830-0029 (The Carl D Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act of 
1998; Pub. L 105-332--State Plan) to include: Instructions regarding 
contents of a one-year transition plan or six-year State plan; new 
State plan narrative requirements from the new Act; information States 
must provide regarding the consolidation of Title II funds under Title 
I; budget information; accountability information; and a cover page 
that must be submitted with the State plan.
    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 
3212. 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.

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