Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests, 16370 [E9-8209]

Download as PDF 16370 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 68 / Friday, April 10, 2009 / Notices States’ performance and other information related to the reporting requirements of the Adult Education and Family Literacy Act, and (2) to be in compliance with the OMB and Department requirement on race/ ethnicity reporting. 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 3943. 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 the Internet address 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. E9–8198 Filed 4–9–09; 8:45 am] Dated: April 6, 2009. Angela C. Arrington, Director, Information Collections Clearance Division, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management. BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests Department of Education. The Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, 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, 2009. 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 AGENCY: SUMMARY: VerDate Nov<24>2008 15:39 Apr 09, 2009 Jkt 217001 statutory obligations. The Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, 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. Institute of Education Sciences Type of Review: New. Title: Fast Response Survey System (FRSS) 100–103—Arts Education in Public Elementary and Secondary Schools (KA). Frequency: One time. Affected Public: State, Local, or Tribal Gov’t, SEAs or LEAs. Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden: Responses: 9,286. Burden Hours: 3,939. Abstract: The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), U.S. Department of Education, proposes to employ the Fast Response Survey System (FRSS) to conduct a set of seven surveys on arts education, as requested by Congress—Senate Report 110–107/ House Bill report H16251. FRSS was used to conduct previous national surveys on arts education in 1999–2000 and 1994. The seven new FRSS surveys will be administered during the 2009– 10 school year and will address topics in K–12 arts education at the elementary and secondary school- and teacher- PO 00000 Frm 00022 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 levels. A different survey will be conducted for each of the following populations: Elementary school principals; Secondary school principals; Elementary general classroom teachers; Elementary visual arts specialists; Elementary music specialists; Secondary visual arts specialists; and Secondary music specialists. The surveys will allow for an examination of change in arts education from a decade ago, including topics such as the availability and characteristics of instructional programs in visual arts, music, dance, and drama/theatre; program staffing; funding sources; teachers’ educational backgrounds (e.g., degrees, certification, years of experience), participation in professional development activities; teaching load and practices; collaboration and integration of the arts into other areas of the curriculum; and involvement in arts-related activities outside of school. New in the 2009–10 data collection are two teacher surveys at the secondary school level, which will provide baseline data for secondary school music and visual arts specialists and will report on topics similar to the elementary music and visual arts specialist surveys, with some additional topics specific to the secondary level, such as Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate classes, and visual arts classes taught outside regular school hours. 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 4006. 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. E9–8209 Filed 4–9–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P E:\FR\FM\10APN1.SGM 10APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 68 (Friday, April 10, 2009)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: E9-8209]


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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION


Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests

AGENCY: Department of Education.

SUMMARY: The Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, 
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, 2009.

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 Director, Information Collection 
Clearance Division, 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 6, 2009.
Angela C. Arrington,
Director, Information Collections Clearance Division, Regulatory 
Information Management Services, Office of Management.

Institute of Education Sciences

    Type of Review: New.
    Title: Fast Response Survey System (FRSS) 100-103--Arts Education 
in Public Elementary and Secondary Schools (KA).
    Frequency: One time.
    Affected Public: State, Local, or Tribal Gov't, SEAs or LEAs.
    Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden:

    Responses: 9,286.
    Burden Hours: 3,939.

    Abstract: The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), U.S. 
Department of Education, proposes to employ the Fast Response Survey 
System (FRSS) to conduct a set of seven surveys on arts education, as 
requested by Congress--Senate Report 110-107/House Bill report H16251. 
FRSS was used to conduct previous national surveys on arts education in 
1999-2000 and 1994. The seven new FRSS surveys will be administered 
during the 2009-10 school year and will address topics in K-12 arts 
education at the elementary and secondary school- and teacher-levels. A 
different survey will be conducted for each of the following 
populations: Elementary school principals; Secondary school principals; 
Elementary general classroom teachers; Elementary visual arts 
specialists; Elementary music specialists; Secondary visual arts 
specialists; and Secondary music specialists. The surveys will allow 
for an examination of change in arts education from a decade ago, 
including topics such as the availability and characteristics of 
instructional programs in visual arts, music, dance, and drama/theatre; 
program staffing; funding sources; teachers' educational backgrounds 
(e.g., degrees, certification, years of experience), participation in 
professional development activities; teaching load and practices; 
collaboration and integration of the arts into other areas of the 
curriculum; and involvement in arts-related activities outside of 
school. New in the 2009-10 data collection are two teacher surveys at 
the secondary school level, which will provide baseline data for 
secondary school music and visual arts specialists and will report on 
topics similar to the elementary music and visual arts specialist 
surveys, with some additional topics specific to the secondary level, 
such as Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate classes, and 
visual arts classes taught outside regular school hours.
    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 4006. 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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