Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests, 19492 [E8-7544]

Download as PDF 19492 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 70 / Thursday, April 10, 2008 / Notices Dated: April 4, 2008. Angela C. Arrington, IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management. Office of Innovation and Improvement Type of Review: New. Title: National Writing Project Annual Performance Indicators. Frequency: Annually. Affected Public: Individuals or household; Not-for-profit institutions. Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden: Responses: 280. Burden Hours: 460. Abstract: The purpose is to implement a data collection and review process for a new annual reporting for Government Performance Results Act (GPRA) purposes for the National Writing Project (NWP) program. These data are necessary to assess the performance of the NWP program in meeting its stated goals and objectives. The data collection will occur in phases over a 2-year period. Although all EDgrantees are required to provide performance data on an annual or periodic basis, the respondents for this data collection are participants in the NWP grant; therefore, their participation in the data collection is voluntary. 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 3445. 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. [FR Doc. E8–7536 Filed 4–9–08; 8:45 am] mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests AGENCY: Department of Education. VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:48 Apr 09, 2008 Jkt 214001 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 June 9, 2008. 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. 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: April 4, 2008. Angela C. Arrington, IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management. 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: 12,012. Burden Hours: 290,827. Abstract: The Department is requesting an extension of the approval for the Generic Application Package that numerous ED discretionary grant programs use to provide to applicants the forms and information needed to apply for new grants under those grant program competitions. The Department will use this Generic Application Package for discretionary grant programs that: (1) Only use the standard ED or Federal-wide grant application forms that have been cleared separately through OMB and (2) only use selection criteria chosen from the menu of criteria in 34 CFR 75.210 of the Education Department General Administrative Regulations (EDGAR); statutory selection criteria or a combination of EDGAR and statutory selection criteria. The use of the standard ED grant application forms and the use of EDGAR and/or statutory selection criteria promotes the standardization and streamlining of ED discretionary grant application packages. 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 3655. 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. [FR Doc. 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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 70 (Thursday, April 10, 2008)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: E8-7544]


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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 
June 9, 2008.

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.
    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: April 4, 2008.
Angela C. Arrington,
IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, 
Office of Management.

Office of the Secretary

    Type of Review: New.
    Title: Generic Application Package for Discretionary Grant 
Programs.
    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: 12,012.
Burden Hours: 290,827.

    Abstract: The Department is requesting an extension of the approval 
for the Generic Application Package that numerous ED discretionary 
grant programs use to provide to applicants the forms and information 
needed to apply for new grants under those grant program competitions. 
The Department will use this Generic Application Package for 
discretionary grant programs that: (1) Only use the standard ED or 
Federal-wide grant application forms that have been cleared separately 
through OMB and (2) only use selection criteria chosen from the menu of 
criteria in 34 CFR 75.210 of the Education Department General 
Administrative Regulations (EDGAR); statutory selection criteria or a 
combination of EDGAR and statutory selection criteria. The use of the 
standard ED grant application forms and the use of EDGAR and/or 
statutory selection criteria promotes the standardization and 
streamlining of ED discretionary grant application packages.
    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 3655. 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.

[FR Doc. E8-7544 Filed 4-9-08; 8:45 am]
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