Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests, 27097-27098 [E7-9199]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 92 / Monday, May 14, 2007 / Notices FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Commander, Program Executive Office Ships (PEO SHIPS), PMS333, Navy Inactive Ships Program Office, Ship Donation Program, ATTN: Ms. Gloria Carvalho (PMS 333G), 1333 Isaac Hull Avenue, S.E., Stop 2701, Washington, DC 20376–2701, telephone number 202– 781–0485. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Additional information concerning the application process and requirements are found on the Navy’s Ship Donation Web site, http://www.navsea.navy.mil/ ndp. Dated: May 7, 2007. L.R. Almand, Judge Advocate General’s Corps, Administrative Law Division, Federal Register Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. E7–9183 Filed 5–11–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3810–FF–P pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES 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 18:21 May 11, 2007 Jkt 211001 review as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before June 13, 2007. ADDRESSES: Written comments should be addressed to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Education Desk Officer, Office of Management and Budget, 725 17th Street, NW., Room 10222, Washington, DC 20503. Commenters are encouraged to submit responses electronically by e-mail to oira_submission@omb.eop.gov or via fax to (202) 395–6974. Commenters should include the following subject line in their response ‘‘Comment: [insert OMB number], [insert abbreviated collection name, e.g., ‘‘Upward Bound Evaluation’’]. Persons submitting comments electronically should not submit paper copies. 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. Affected Public: State, Local, or Tribal Gov’t, SEAs or LEAs. Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden: Responses: 54. Burden Hours: 10,800. Abstract: The information contained in the Consolidated Annual Performance Report for Vocational Education is needed to monitor State performance of the activities and services funded under the Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act of 1998. The respondents include eligible agencies in 54 states and insular areas. This revision clarifies instructions and the collection of student enrollment data: 16 Career Clusters as well as the race and ethnicity. 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 3280. 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. Dated: May 8, 2007. Angela C. Arrington, IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management. application(s) are compliant with the minimum acceptable application criteria and requirements. In the event of multiple compliant applications for the same vessel, the Navy will perform a comparative evaluation of the applications to determine the bestqualified applicant. The Secretary of the Navy or his designee will make the final donation decision. DATES: A letter of intent will be required within 45 days from the date of this notice and all donation applications must be received by January 3, 2008. The Navy will foreclose consideration of donation of ex-EDSON to any entity that does not submit a letter of intent to the Navy within 45 days of the date of this notice. The initial notice of availability for donation of the ex-EDSON was published in the Federal Register at 69 FR 34142, June 18, 2004. The complete application must be submitted in hard copy and electronically on a CD to the Navy Inactive Ships Program Office by January 3, 2008. As stated above, the Navy Reserves the right to provide a reasonable extension for receipt of applications, or to reject a request for extension and to proceed with other applications received by January 3, 2008. VerDate Aug<31>2005 27097 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 July 13, 2007. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35) requires Office of Vocational and Adult Education Type of Review: Revision. Title: Vocational Technical Education Annual Performance and Financial Reports. Frequency: Annually. PO 00000 Frm 00025 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 [FR Doc. E7–9198 Filed 5–11–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests AGENCY: Department of Education. SUMMARY: The IC Clearance Official, E:\FR\FM\14MYN1.SGM 14MYN1 27098 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 92 / Monday, May 14, 2007 / Notices 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. pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES Dated: May 8, 2007. Angela C. Arrington, IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management. Institute of Education Sciences Type of Review: Extension. Title: Impact Evaluation of Upward Bound’s Increased Focus on Higher-Risk Students—Baseline Data Collection Protocols. Frequency: One time. Affected Public: Individuals or household. Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden: Responses: 10,890. Burden Hours: 3,900. Abstract: This evaluation will focus on the impacts of Upward Bound on students applying to enter the program as early as the summer of 2007. The current OMB package requests clearance VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:21 May 11, 2007 Jkt 211001 for the instruments to be used in gathering information. 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 3345. 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. E7–9199 Filed 5–11–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Office of Postsecondary Education; Overview Information; Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education—Comprehensive Program; Notice Inviting Applications for New Awards for Fiscal Year (FY) 2007 Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 84.116B DATES: Applications Available: May 14, 2007. Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: June 13, 2007. Deadline for Intergovernmental Review: August 13, 2007. Eligible Applicants: Institutions of higher education (IHEs) or combinations of those institutions and other public and private nonprofit institutions and agencies. Estimated Available Funds: $3,400,000. Estimated Range of Awards: $100,000–$250,000 per year. Estimated Average Size of Awards: $160,000 per year. Maximum Award: We will reject any application that proposes a budget exceeding $250,000 for a single budget period of 12 months. The Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education may change the maximum amount through a notice published in the Federal Register. Estimated Number of Awards: 16–20. PO 00000 Frm 00026 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Note: The Department is not bound by any estimates in this notice. Project Period: Up to 36 months. Full Text of Announcement I. Funding Opportunity Description Purpose of Program: The Comprehensive Program supports innovative grants and cooperative agreements to improve postsecondary education. It supports reforms, innovations, and significant improvements of postsecondary education that respond to problems of national significance and serve as national models. Priorities: In accordance with 34 CFR 75.105(b)(2)(i), we are particularly interested in applications that meet the following invitational priorities. Invitational Priorities: For FY 2007 these priorities are 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: Invitational Priority 1: Projects encouraging higher levels of access, persistence, and completion of graduation requirements for higher education. Invitational Priority 2: Projects aligning curriculum on a state or multi-state level between high schools and colleges, and between twoyear and four-year postsecondary programs, to ensure continuing academic progress and transferability of credits. Invitational Priority 3: Projects improving the mathematics and science proficiency of postsecondary students including preservice math and science teachers. Invitational Priority 4: Projects to enable postsecondary students, including preservice teachers, to achieve proficiency or advanced proficiency or postsecondary institutions to develop programs in one or more of the less commonly taught languages: Arabic, Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Russian, and languages in the Indic, Iranian, and Turkic language families. Invitational Priority 5: Projects designed to disseminate successful strategies to achieve the goals of any of the above invitational priorities serving postsecondary education. Program Authority: 20 U.S.C. 1138–1138d. Applicable Regulations: The Education Department General Administrative Regulations (EDGAR) in E:\FR\FM\14MYN1.SGM 14MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 92 (Monday, May 14, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 27097-27098]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-9199]


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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 
July 13, 2007.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act 
of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35) requires

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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: May 8, 2007.
Angela C. Arrington,
IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, 
Office of Management.

Institute of Education Sciences

    Type of Review: Extension.
    Title: Impact Evaluation of Upward Bound's Increased Focus on 
Higher-Risk Students--Baseline Data Collection Protocols.
    Frequency: One time.
    Affected Public: Individuals or household.
    Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden:

     Responses: 10,890.
     Burden Hours: 3,900.

    Abstract: This evaluation will focus on the impacts of Upward Bound 
on students applying to enter the program as early as the summer of 
2007. The current OMB package requests clearance for the instruments to 
be used in gathering information.
    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 3345. 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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