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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 mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES AGENCY: VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:40 Mar 31, 2008 Jkt 214001 Office of Vocational and Adult Education Type of Review: New collection. Title: Promoting Rigorous Career and Technical Education Programs of Study Through Statewide or Multi-State Articulation Agreements (1894–0001). Frequency: Annually. Affected Public: Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden: Responses: 89. Burden Hours: 3,560. Abstract: Section 122(c)(1)(9A) of the Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Improvement Act of 2006 authorizes the Department to establish and carry out a program of national leadership activities to enhance the quality of career and technical education programs of study nationwide. Many State and local education agencies have developed a variety of career and technical education programs of study to be offered as an option to students when planning for and completing future coursework, for career and technical content areas. These career and technical education programs of study are designed to outline rigorous academic and technical course standards that when completed assist students to successfully transition from secondary to postsecondary education, and between postsecondary institutions. While the Department is generally aware of these efforts, there is little documentation of the level of rigor or effectiveness of the technical courses within programs of study. This discretionary grant competition is intended to enhance the quality and rigor of career and technical education programs of study by facilitating the formation of effective partnerships between secondary and postsecondary education, State workforce agencies, and employers, to create statewide or multi-state articulation agreements. Articulation agreements ensure strong collaboration and on-going communication between the partners to identify course standards that align with the expectations of postsecondary PO 00000 Frm 00048 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 17341 education and employers allowing for ‘‘seamless’’ transitions from secondary to postsecondary education, and between postsecondary institutions. 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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 
May 1, 2008.

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: March 26, 2008.
Angela C. Arrington,
IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, 
Office of Management and Budget.

Office of Vocational and Adult Education

    Type of Review: New collection.
    Title: Promoting Rigorous Career and Technical Education Programs 
of Study Through Statewide or Multi-State Articulation Agreements 
(1894-0001).
    Frequency: Annually.
    Affected Public:
    Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden:
     Responses: 89.
     Burden Hours: 3,560.
    Abstract: Section 122(c)(1)(9A) of the Carl D. Perkins Vocational 
and Technical Education Improvement Act of 2006 authorizes the 
Department to establish and carry out a program of national leadership 
activities to enhance the quality of career and technical education 
programs of study nationwide. Many State and local education agencies 
have developed a variety of career and technical education programs of 
study to be offered as an option to students when planning for and 
completing future coursework, for career and technical content areas. 
These career and technical education programs of study are designed to 
outline rigorous academic and technical course standards that when 
completed assist students to successfully transition from secondary to 
postsecondary education, and between postsecondary institutions. While 
the Department is generally aware of these efforts, there is little 
documentation of the level of rigor or effectiveness of the technical 
courses within programs of study. This discretionary grant competition 
is intended to enhance the quality and rigor of career and technical 
education programs of study by facilitating the formation of effective 
partnerships between secondary and postsecondary education, State 
workforce agencies, and employers, to create statewide or multi-state 
articulation agreements. Articulation agreements ensure strong 
collaboration and on-going communication between the partners to 
identify course standards that align with the expectations of 
postsecondary education and employers allowing for ``seamless'' 
transitions from secondary to postsecondary education, and between 
postsecondary institutions.
    This information collection is being submitted under the 
Streamlined Clearance Process for Discretionary Grant Information 
Collections (1890-0001). Therefore, the 30-day public comment period 
notice will be the only public comment notice published for this 
information collection.
    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 
3646. 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., 
LBJ, Washington, DC 20202-4537. Requests may also be electronically 
mailed to ICDocketMgr@ed.gov or faxed to 202-401-0920. 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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