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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 181 / Wednesday, September 19, 2007 / Notices 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: September 12, 2007. Delores J. Barber, Acting Leader, Information Management Case Services Team, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management. rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES Institute of Education Sciences Type of Review: New. Title: Assessment Accommodations for English Language Learners. Frequency: Annually. Affected Public: Individuals or household. Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden: Responses: 3,667. Burden Hours: 397. Abstract: This study will examine the effect of a test accommodation and its impact on the validity of assessments for English language learners (ELLs). Specifically, it will examine the ways in which linguistic students’ ability to access content (e.g. math) during testing. Linguistic modification is theory-based process in which the language in test items, directions, and/or response options are modified in ways that clarify and simplify the text without simplifying or significantly altering the construct tested. By comparing the effects of linguistic modification on the performance of ELL students with that of English language proficient general education students without disabilities (non-ELL/non-SD), this study aims to increase understanding of the effects of an accommodation—one that holds promise as a means of decreasing the achievement gap between non-ELL/nonSD and ELL students—on construct VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:58 Sep 18, 2007 Jkt 211001 validity, differential validity, and incremental validity of achievement test scores. While the initial phase of this study focuses on instrument refinement and validation, the second phase uses experimental design to examine the effectiveness of this accommodation for ELLs on tests of mathematics achievement. 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 3412. 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. E7–18454 Filed 9–18–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request 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 October 19, 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 AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00022 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 53543 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. Dated: September 13, 2007. James Hyler, Acting Leader, Information Management Case Services Team, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management. Office of the Chief Financial Officer Type of Review: New Collection. Title: ED–524 Budget Information Non-Construction Programs Form and Instructions. Frequency: New Awards. Affected Public: Individuals or household; Businesses or other forprofit; Not-for-profit institutions; State, Local, or Tribal Gov’t, SEAs or LEAs. Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden: Responses: 17,000. Burden Hours: 297,500. Abstract: The ED–524 Budget Information Non-Construction Programs Form and Instructions were previously part of another collection, OMB control number 1890–0004. The 1890–0004 collection currently includes three distinct information collection instruments, the ED 524 Budget Form, the ED 524B Grant Performance Report and the administrative requirements in the Education Department General E:\FR\FM\19SEN1.SGM 19SEN1 53544 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 181 / Wednesday, September 19, 2007 / Notices Administrative Regulations (EDGAR). As part of the renewal of these instruments, we are requesting that each of the instruments be approved under separate OMB control numbers. Separating these instruments into three information collections will make it easier to make additional deletions, revisions or other needed changes to each instrument throughout the approval period and eliminate any potential confusion when changes are made to only one of the instruments. We are requesting a new OMB control number for the ED 524, Budget Form and a three-year approval. Please note that the ED 524B, Grant Performance Report will retain the 1890–0004 number. The ED 524 form and instructions are included in U.S. Department of Education (ED) discretionary grant application packages and are needed in order for applicants to submit summarylevel budget data by budget category, as well as a detailed budget narrative, to request and justify their proposed grant budgets which are part of their grant applications. 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 3372. 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. E7–18516 Filed 9–18–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P Dated: September 13, 2007. James Hyler, Acting Leader, Information Management Case Services Team, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management. rwilkins on PROD1PC63 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 VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:58 Sep 18, 2007 Jkt 211001 review as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before October 19, 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. Office of the Chief Financial Officer Type of Review: New. Title: EDGAR Recordkeeping and Reporting Requirements. Frequency: On occasion; as needed or required. PO 00000 Frm 00023 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Affected Public: Individuals or household; businesses or other forprofit; not-for-profit institutions; State, Local, or Tribal Gov’t, SEAs or LEAs. Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden: Responses: 7,835. Burden Hours: 33,395. Abstract: The Education Department General Administrative Regulations (EDGAR) Recordkeeping and Reporting Requirements are currently part of another collection, OMB Control Number 1890–0004. The 1890–0004 collection currently includes three distinct information collection instruments, the ED 524 Budget Form, the ED 524B Grant Performance Report and the recordkeeping and reporting requirements that carry burden in EDGAR. As part of the renewal of these instruments, we are requesting that each of the instruments be approved under separate OMB Control numbers. Separating these instruments into three information collections will make it easier to make additions, deletions, revisions, or other needed changes to each instrument throughout the approval period and eliminate any potential confusion when changes are made to only one of the instruments. We are requesting a new OMB Control number for the EDGAR Recordkeeping and Reporting Requirements and a three-year approval for this collection. Please note that the ED 524B, Grant Performance Report will retain the 1890–0004 number. 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 3381. 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. E7–18568 Filed 9–18–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P E:\FR\FM\19SEN1.SGM 19SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 181 (Wednesday, September 19, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 53543-53544]
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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 
October 19, 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.

    Dated: September 13, 2007.
James Hyler,
Acting Leader, Information Management Case Services Team, Regulatory 
Information Management Services, Office of Management.

Office of the Chief Financial Officer

    Type of Review: New Collection.
    Title: ED-524 Budget Information Non-Construction Programs Form and 
Instructions.
    Frequency: New Awards.
    Affected Public: Individuals or household; Businesses or other for-
profit; Not-for-profit institutions; State, Local, or Tribal Gov't, 
SEAs or LEAs.
    Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden:
     Responses: 17,000.
     Burden Hours: 297,500.
    Abstract: The ED-524 Budget Information Non-Construction Programs 
Form and Instructions were previously part of another collection, OMB 
control number 1890-0004. The 1890-0004 collection currently includes 
three distinct information collection instruments, the ED 524 Budget 
Form, the ED 524B Grant Performance Report and the administrative 
requirements in the Education Department General

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Administrative Regulations (EDGAR). As part of the renewal of these 
instruments, we are requesting that each of the instruments be approved 
under separate OMB control numbers. Separating these instruments into 
three information collections will make it easier to make additional 
deletions, revisions or other needed changes to each instrument 
throughout the approval period and eliminate any potential confusion 
when changes are made to only one of the instruments. We are requesting 
a new OMB control number for the ED 524, Budget Form and a three-year 
approval. Please note that the ED 524B, Grant Performance Report will 
retain the 1890-0004 number.
    The ED 524 form and instructions are included in U.S. Department of 
Education (ED) discretionary grant application packages and are needed 
in order for applicants to submit summary-level budget data by budget 
category, as well as a detailed budget narrative, to request and 
justify their proposed grant budgets which are part of their grant 
applications.
    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 
3372. When you access the information collection, click on ``Download 
Attachments [lrquo] 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. E7-18516 Filed 9-18-07; 8:45 am]
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