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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 20 (Wednesday, January 31, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 4496-4497]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-1460]


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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 
March 2, 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: January 24, 2007.
Angela C. Arrington,
IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, 
Office of Management.

Institute of Education Sciences

    Type of Review: New.
    Title: The Effectiveness of the Alabama Mathematics, Science and 
Technology Initiative (AMSTI).
    Frequency: Monthly; Annually, Trainer log.
    Affected Public: State, Local, or Tribal Gov't, SEAs or LEAs.
    Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden:
     Responses: 2,233.
     Burden Hours: 746.
    Abstract: This study is a group randomized controlled trial by the 
Regional Educational Laboratory for the Southeast and its 
subcontractors to test the effectiveness of the Alabama Mathematics, 
Science and Technology Initiative (AMSTI). This study is needed so that 
the Alabama State Department of Education (ALSDE), following the 
requirements of NCLB, can make decisions about this initiative based on 
scientific data regarding the program's effectiveness at improving 
student achievement. The evidence from this experiment will be used by 
ALSDE and the Alabama legislature as a consideration in deciding about 
program continuation, expansion, and improvement.
    Requests for copies of the information collection submission for 
OMB review may be accessed from https://edicsweb.ed.gov, by selecting 
the ``Browse Pending Collections'' link and by clicking on link number 
3231. When you access the information collection, click on ``Download 
Attachments '' to

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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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