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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 245 / Thursday, December 21, 2006 / Notices public an early opportunity to comment on information collection requests. The Office of Management and Budget (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 this notice containing proposed information collection requests at the beginning of the Departmental review of the information collection. 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. ED 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 respondents, including through the use of information technology. Dated: December 15, 2006. Angela C. Arrington, IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management. sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES Institute of Education Sciences Type of Review: New. Title: Impact Evaluation of Mandatory-Random Student Drug Testing. Abstract: The purpose of this study is to evaluate the impact of mandatoryrandom student drug testing on participation in school activities and on substance use. Data collection includes student surveys, school-level records of substance-related incidents, school-level drug testing results, and interviews of school staff. Data will be collected from 52 study schools (randomly assigned to treatment and control groups) and external schools. Additional Information: In keeping with the No VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:01 Dec 20, 2006 Jkt 211001 Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (Pub. L. No. 107–110), which requires that education decision makers base instructional practices and programs on scientifically based research, the Impact Evaluation of Mandatory-Random Student Drug Testing is designed to use rigorous methods to estimate the impacts of this drug-prevention strategy. Frequency: Survey 5x, records. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden: Responses: 13,034. Burden Hours: 6,660. 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 3244. 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 the Internet address 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. E6–21812 Filed 12–20–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–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 January 22, 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 AGENCY: SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00011 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 76641 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: December 15, 2006. Angela C. Arrington, IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management. Institute of Education Sciences Type of Review: Extension. Title: Social and Character Development Research Program National Evaluation. Frequency: On Occasion. Affected Public: Not-for-profit institutions; Individuals or household. Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden: Responses: 11,381. Burden Hours: 8,294. Abstract: The SACD National Evaluation will evaluate seven schoolbased interventions designed to promote positive social and character development among elementary school children and determine, through randomized field trials, whether the interventions produce meaningful effects. The primary research questions are: (1) Do the SACD interventions affect social-emotional competence, school climate, positive and negative behavior, and academic achievement?; (2) For whom, and under what conditions, are the interventions effective?; and (3) What is the process by which the E:\FR\FM\21DEN1.SGM 21DEN1 76642 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 245 / Thursday, December 21, 2006 / Notices interventions affect children’s behavior? Data collection activities will include the administration of surveys to children, teachers, principals, and primary caregivers; school observations, and school record abstractions over a three year period: from 2004–05 to 2006–07. Results from the evaluation will provide education professionals with information they need to make informed choices about which intervention to adopt. 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 3214. 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. E6–21814 Filed 12–20–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P ELECTION ASSISTANCE COMMISSION Sunshine Act Notice United States Election Assistance Commission. ACTION: Notice of public teleconference meetings for the working subcommittees of the Technical Guidelines Development Committee. AGENCY: & TIMES: Tuesday, January 9, 2007, 10:30 a.m. EST; Thursday, January 11, 2007, 11 a.m. EST; Friday, January 12, 2006, 11 a.m. EST: Tuesday, January 23, 2007, 10:30 a.m. EST; Friday, January 26, 2007, 11 a.m. EST; Thursday, February 1, 2007, 11 a.m. EST; Tuesday, February 6, 2007, 10:30 a.m. EST; Friday, February 9, 2007, 11 a.m. EST; Thursday, February 15, 2007, 11 a.m. EST; Tuesday, February 20, 2007, 10:30 a.m. EST; Friday, February 23, 2007, 11 a.m. EST; Thursday, March 1, 2007, 11 a.m. EST; Friday, March 2, 2007, 11 a.m. EST; Tuesday, March 6, 2007, 10:30 a.m. EST; Friday, March 9, sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES DATES VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:01 Dec 20, 2006 Jkt 211001 2007, 11 a.m. EST; Thursday, March 15, 2007, 11 a.m. EDT; Friday, March 16, 2007, 11 a.m. EDT; Tuesday, March 20, 2007, 10:30 a.m. EDT. STATUS: Audio recordings of working subcommittee teleconferences are available upon conclusion of each meeting at: http://vote.nist.gov/ subcomm_mtgs.htm. Agendas for each teleconference will be posted one week in advance of each meeting at the above Web site. SUMMARY: The Technical Guidelines Development Committee (the ‘‘Development Committee’’) was established to act in the public interest to assist the Executive Director of the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) in the development of voluntary voting system guidelines. The Committee held their first plenary meeting on July 9, 2004. At this meeting, the Development Committee agreed to a resolution forming three working groups: (1) Human Factors & Privacy; (2) Security & Transparency; and (3) Core Requirements & Testing to gather and analyze information on relevant issues. These working subcommittees propose resolutions to the TGDC on best practices, specifications and standards. Specifically, NIST staff and Committee members will meet via the above scheduled teleconferences to review and discuss progress on tasks defined in resolutions passed at Development Committee plenary meetings. The resolutions define technical work tasks for NIST that will assist the Committee in developing recommendations for voluntary voting system guidelines. The Committee met in its seventh plenary session on December 4–5, 2007. Documents and transcriptions of Committee proceedings are available at: http://vote.nist.gov/ PublicHearingsandMeetings.html. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Technical Guidelines Development Committee (the ‘‘Development Committee’’) was established pursuant to 42 U.S.C. 15361, to act in the public interest to assist the Executive Director of the Election Assistance Commission in the development of the voluntary voting system guidelines. The information gathered and analyzed by the working subcommittees during their teleconference meetings will be reviewed at future Development Committee plenary meetings. CONTACT INFORMATION: Allan Eustis 301– 975–5099. If a member of the public would like to submit written comments concerning the Committee’s affairs at any time before or after subcommittee teleconference meetings, written PO 00000 Frm 00012 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 comments should be addressed to the contact person indicated above, or to voting@nist.gov. Thomas R. Wilkey, Executive Director, U.S. Election Assistance Commission. [FR Doc. 06–9822 Filed 12–19–06; 10:43 am] BILLING CODE 6820–KF–M DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Combined Notice of Filings # 1 December 15, 2006. 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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 245 (Thursday, December 21, 2006)]
[Notices]
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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 
January 22, 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 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: December 15, 2006.
Angela C. Arrington,
IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, 
Office of Management.

Institute of Education Sciences

    Type of Review: Extension.
    Title: Social and Character Development Research Program National 
Evaluation.
    Frequency: On Occasion.
    Affected Public: Not-for-profit institutions; Individuals or 
household.
    Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden:
     Responses: 11,381.
     Burden Hours: 8,294.
    Abstract: The SACD National Evaluation will evaluate seven school-
based interventions designed to promote positive social and character 
development among elementary school children and determine, through 
randomized field trials, whether the interventions produce meaningful 
effects. The primary research questions are: (1) Do the SACD 
interventions affect social-emotional competence, school climate, 
positive and negative behavior, and academic achievement?; (2) For 
whom, and under what conditions, are the interventions effective?; and 
(3) What is the process by which the

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interventions affect children's behavior? Data collection activities 
will include the administration of surveys to children, teachers, 
principals, and primary caregivers; school observations, and school 
record abstractions over a three year period: from 2004-05 to 2006-07. 
Results from the evaluation will provide education professionals with 
information they need to make informed choices about which intervention 
to adopt.
    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 
3214. 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. E6-21814 Filed 12-20-06; 8:45 am]
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