Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request, 34447 [E7-12055]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 120 / Friday, June 22, 2007 / Notices CONTACT PERSON FOR MORE INFORMATION: Eileen A. Donovan, 202–418–5100. Eileen A. Donovan, Acting Secretary of the Commission. [FR Doc. 07–3091 Filed 6–20–07; 10:36 am] BILLING CODE 6351–01–M COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION Sunshine Act Meetings 10 a.m., Thursday, July 12, 2007. PLACE: 1155 21st St., NW., Washington DC, 9th Floor Commission Conference Room. STATUS: Closed. MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: Rule Enforcement Review Meeting. TIME AND DATE: CONTACT PERSON FOR MORE INFORMATION: Eileen A. Donovan, 202–418–5100. Eileen A. Donovan, Acting Secretary of the Commission. [FR Doc. 07–3096 Filed 6–13–07; 10:55 am] BILLING CODE 6351–01–M CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request Corporation for National and Community Service. ACTION: Notice. rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Corporation for National and Community Service (hereinafter the ‘‘Corporation’’), as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a preclearance consultation program to provide the general public and federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA95) (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). This program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirement on respondents can be properly assessed. Currently, the Corporation is soliciting comments concerning its proposed national survey of K–12 schools on policies and supports for community service and service-learning. The survey will be used in a study of the prevalence of community service and service-learning in the nation’s K– 12 public schools. VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:51 Jun 21, 2007 Jkt 211001 Copies of the information collection requests can be obtained by contacting the office listed in the addresses section of this notice. DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the individual and office listed in the ADDRESSES section by August 21, 2007. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by the title of the information collection activity, by any of the following methods: (1) By mail sent to: Corporation for National and Community Service, Department of Research and Policy Development; Attention Kimberly Spring, Policy Analyst, 10th Floor; 1201 New York Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20525. (2) By hand delivery or by courier to the Corporation’s mailroom at Room 8100 at the mail address given in paragraph (1) above, between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. (3) By fax to: (202) 606–3464, Attention Kimberly Spring, Policy Analyst. (4) Electronically through the Corporation’s e-mail address system: kspring@cns.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 34447 security, and other human needs. Through its program, Learn and Serve America, the Corporation provides resources to K–12 schools, higher education institutions, and communitybased organizations for the promotion and sustainability of service-learning activities. Since Learn and Serve America was established in 1990, it has been the catalyst for a wide expansion of community service and servicelearning in America’s schools, colleges and youth service organizations. In 1984, approximately nine percent of schools in the United States offered service-learning opportunities. By 1999, about one-third of all K–12 public schools in the United States offered service-learning for their students. A new study of the prevalence of servicelearning in K–12 schools will allow Learn and Serve America to continue to assess the extent to which its efforts and those of other organizations that promote service-learning have led to the growth of service-learning. Information collected through this survey will be used by the Corporation to track progress on key Strategic Plan and Learn and Serve performance measures. Current Action Kimberly Spring, (202) 606–6629, or by e-mail at kspring@cns.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Corporation is particularly interested in comments that: • Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Corporation, including whether the information will have practical utility; • Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; • Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and • Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are expected to respond, including the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology (e.g., permitting electronic submissions of responses). Background The Corporation is a federal government agency that encourages Americans of all ages and backgrounds to engage in community-based service to meet the nation’s educational, public safety, environmental, homeland The Corporation seeks OMB approval for a new information collection. Type of Review: New. Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service. Title: National Student ServiceLearning and Community Service Survey. OMB Number: 3045–New. Agency Number: None. Affected Public: Elementary, middle, and high school administrators. Total Respondents: 2000. Frequency: One time. Average Time Per Response: Average of 20 minutes. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 660 hours. Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): None. Total Burden Cost (operating/ maintenance): None. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for Office of Management and Budget approval of the information collection request; they will also become a matter of public record. Dated: June 15, 2007. Kevin Cramer, Deputy Director, Department of Research and Policy Development. [FR Doc. E7–12055 Filed 6–21–07; 8:45 am] PO 00000 Frm 00022 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 BILLING CODE 6050–$$–P E:\FR\FM\22JNN1.SGM 22JNN1

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CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE


Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request

AGENCY: Corporation for National and Community Service.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Corporation for National and Community Service 
(hereinafter the ``Corporation''), as part of its continuing effort to 
reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance 
consultation program to provide the general public and federal agencies 
with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing 
collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction 
Act of 1995 (PRA95) (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). This program helps to 
ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, 
reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, 
collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of 
collection requirement on respondents can be properly assessed.
    Currently, the Corporation is soliciting comments concerning its 
proposed national survey of K-12 schools on policies and supports for 
community service and service-learning. The survey will be used in a 
study of the prevalence of community service and service-learning in 
the nation's K-12 public schools.
    Copies of the information collection requests can be obtained by 
contacting the office listed in the addresses section of this notice.

DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the individual and office 
listed in the ADDRESSES section by August 21, 2007.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by the title of the 
information collection activity, by any of the following methods:
    (1) By mail sent to: Corporation for National and Community 
Service, Department of Research and Policy Development; Attention 
Kimberly Spring, Policy Analyst, 10th Floor; 1201 New York Avenue, NW., 
Washington, DC 20525.
    (2) By hand delivery or by courier to the Corporation's mailroom at 
Room 8100 at the mail address given in paragraph (1) above, between 9 
a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays.
    (3) By fax to: (202) 606-3464, Attention Kimberly Spring, Policy 
Analyst.
    (4) Electronically through the Corporation's e-mail address system: 
kspring@cns.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kimberly Spring, (202) 606-6629, or by 
e-mail at kspring@cns.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Corporation is particularly interested 
in comments that:
     Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is 
necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the 
Corporation, including whether the information will have practical 
utility;
     Evaluate the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the 
burden of the proposed collection of information, including the 
validity of the methodology and assumptions used;
     Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and
     Minimize the burden of the collection of information on 
those who are expected to respond, including the use of appropriate 
automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection 
techniques or other forms of information technology (e.g., permitting 
electronic submissions of responses).

Background

    The Corporation is a federal government agency that encourages 
Americans of all ages and backgrounds to engage in community-based 
service to meet the nation's educational, public safety, environmental, 
homeland security, and other human needs. Through its program, Learn 
and Serve America, the Corporation provides resources to K-12 schools, 
higher education institutions, and community-based organizations for 
the promotion and sustainability of service-learning activities. Since 
Learn and Serve America was established in 1990, it has been the 
catalyst for a wide expansion of community service and service-learning 
in America's schools, colleges and youth service organizations. In 
1984, approximately nine percent of schools in the United States 
offered service-learning opportunities. By 1999, about one-third of all 
K-12 public schools in the United States offered service-learning for 
their students. A new study of the prevalence of service-learning in K-
12 schools will allow Learn and Serve America to continue to assess the 
extent to which its efforts and those of other organizations that 
promote service-learning have led to the growth of service-learning. 
Information collected through this survey will be used by the 
Corporation to track progress on key Strategic Plan and Learn and Serve 
performance measures.

Current Action

    The Corporation seeks OMB approval for a new information 
collection.
    Type of Review: New.
    Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service.
    Title: National Student Service-Learning and Community Service 
Survey.
    OMB Number: 3045-New.
    Agency Number: None.
    Affected Public: Elementary, middle, and high school 
administrators.
    Total Respondents: 2000.
    Frequency: One time.
    Average Time Per Response: Average of 20 minutes.
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 660 hours.
    Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): None.
    Total Burden Cost (operating/maintenance): None.
    Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized 
and/or included in the request for Office of Management and Budget 
approval of the information collection request; they will also become a 
matter of public record.

     Dated: June 15, 2007.
Kevin Cramer,
Deputy Director, Department of Research and Policy Development.
 [FR Doc. E7-12055 Filed 6-21-07; 8:45 am]
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