Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests, 15695-15696 [2010-7090]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 60 / Tuesday, March 30, 2010 / Notices REASON: Travel records collected and maintained by the Defense Logistics Agency are covered under the DFAS DoD-wide system of records notice identified as T7334, Defense Travel System last published in the Federal Register on September 8, 2004, at 69 FR 54272. [FR Doc. 2010–7057 Filed 3–29–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary Renewal of Department of Defense Federal Advisory Committee; Board of Visitors National Defense University Office of the Secretary, DoD. ACTION: Renewal of Federal advisory committee. AGENCY: jlentini on DSKJ8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: Under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, (5 U.S.C. Appendix), the Government in the Sunshine Act of 1976 (5 U.S.C. 552b), and 41 CFR 102– 3.50(d), the Department of Defense gives notice that it is renewing the charter for the Board of Visitors National Defense University (hereafter referred to as the Board). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jim Freeman, Deputy Committee Management Officer for the Department of Defense, 703–601–6128. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Board shall provide independent advice and recommendations on the overall management and governance of the National Defense University. The Board shall provide the Secretary of Defense, through the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the President of the National Defense University, independent advice and recommendations on organization management, curricula, methods of instruction, facilities and other matters of interest to the National Defense University. The Board shall be composed of not more than 21 members, who are appointed by the Secretary of Defense. The Secretary of Defense has appointed three of the 21 members: (a) The Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness; (b) the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Networks and Information Integration; and (c) the Department of State Director General. These appointments are based upon their DoD ex officio position, and their appointments shall remain in effect for the life of the Council. VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:22 Mar 29, 2010 Jkt 220001 The other Board members shall be eminent authorities in the field of national defense, academia, business, national security affairs, and the defense industry; their appointments will be renewed on an annual basis; and members shall serve no more than fifteen years on the Board. Board members, who are not full-time or permanent part-time Federal officers or employees, shall be appointed as experts and consultants under the authority of 5 U.S.C. 3109, and serve as special government employees. With the exception of travel and per diem for official travel, Board Members shall serve without compensation. The Board’s membership shall select the Board’s Chairperson and the CoChairperson from the total Board membership, and this individual shall serve at the discretion of the Secretary of Defense, through the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. In addition, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff or designated representative, may invite other distinguished Government officers to serve as non-voting observers of the Board and appoint, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 3109, non-voting consultants, with special expertise, to assist the Board on an ad hoc basis. With DoD approval, the Board is authorized to establish subcommittees, as necessary and consistent with its mission. These subcommittees or working groups shall operate under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, the Government in the Sunshine Act of 1976 (5 U.S.C. 552b), and other appropriate Federal statutes and regulations. Such subcommittees or workgroups shall not work independently of the chartered Board, and shall report all their recommendations and advice to the Board for full deliberation and discussion. Subcommittees or workgroups have no authority to make decisions on behalf of the chartered Board; nor can they report directly to the Department of Defense or any Federal officers or employees who are not Board members. Subcommittee members, who are not Board members, shall be appointed in the same manner as the Board members. The Board shall meet at the call of the Board’s Designated Federal Officer, in consultation with the President of the National Defense University and the Board’s Chairperson. The estimated number of Board meetings is two per year. The Designated Federal Officer, pursuant to DoD policy, shall be a fulltime or permanent part-time DoD employee, and shall be appointed in PO 00000 Frm 00028 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 15695 accordance with established DoD policies and procedures. In addition, the Designated Federal Officer is required to be in attendance at all meetings, however, in the absence of the Designated Federal Officer, the Alternate Designated Federal Officer shall attend the meeting. Pursuant to 41 CFR 102–3.105(j) and 102–3.140, the public or interested organizations may submit written statements to the Board of Visitors National Defense University’s mission and functions. Written statements may be submitted at any time or in response to the stated agenda of planned meeting of the Board of Visitors National Defense University. All written statements shall be submitted to the Designated Federal Officer for the Board of Visitors National Defense University, and this individual will ensure that the written statements are provided to the membership for their consideration. Contact information for the Board of Visitors National Defense University Designated Federal Officer can be obtained from the GSA’s FACA Database—https://www.fido.gov/ facadatabase/public.asp. The Designated Federal Officer, pursuant to 41 CFR 102–3.150, will announce planned meetings of the Board of Visitors National Defense University. The Designated Federal Officer, at that time, may provide additional guidance on the submission of written statements that are in response to the stated agenda for the planned meeting in question. Dated: March 25, 2010. Mitchell S. Bryman, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. 2010–7060 Filed 3–29–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests Department of Education. The Acting 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 1, 2010. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35) requires AGENCY: SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\30MRN1.SGM 30MRN1 15696 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 60 / Tuesday, March 30, 2010 / Notices short period of time; illuminate the complex range of policies, programs, and practices used by these turnaround schools; and compare them to strategies employed by not improving, chronically low-performing schools. The ultimate goal of the study is to specify replicable policies, programs, and practices that hold greatest promise for further rigorous analysis. To this end, the study will collect data from school principals as well as school staff through a webbased and telephone survey and on-site interviews in selected schools. The data will be used by the U.S. Department of Education to identify policies, programs, and practices associated with school turnaround that can be rigorously tested in a future impact evaluation study. 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 4260. 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. Dated: March 25, 2010. James Hyler, Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management. jlentini on DSKJ8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES 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 Acting 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. [FR Doc. 2010–7090 Filed 3–29–10; 8:45 am] Institute of Education Sciences Type of Review: New. Title: Identifying Potentially Successful Approaches to Turning Around Chronically Low Performing Schools. Frequency: Once. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden: Responses: 1,746. Burden Hours: 743. Abstract: This study seeks to identify schools that have achieved rapid improvements in student outcomes in a Office of Elementary and Secondary Education; Overview Information; Migrant Education Even Start Family Literacy Program; Notice Inviting Applications for New Awards for Fiscal Year (FY) 2010 VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:22 Mar 29, 2010 Jkt 220001 BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 84.214A. Dates: Applications Available: March 30, 2010. Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: May 14, 2010. Deadline for Intergovernmental Review: July 13, 2010. PO 00000 Frm 00029 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Full Text of Announcement I. Funding Opportunity Description Purpose of Program: The Migrant Education Even Start (MEES) Family Literacy program is intended to help break the cycle of poverty and illiteracy of migratory agricultural or fishing families by improving the educational opportunities of these families through the integration of early childhood education, adult literacy or adult basic education, and parenting education into a unified family literacy program. This program is implemented through cooperative activities that build on highquality existing community resources to create a new range of educational services for the most-in-need migratory agricultural or fishing families, promote the academic achievement of migratory children and adults, assist migratory children in meeting challenging State content standards and challenging State achievement standards, and use instructional programs based on scientifically based reading research on preventing and overcoming reading difficulties for children and adults. The application package contains a description of the 15 program elements that MEES projects must implement, as required by Title I, Part B, section 1235 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as amended (ESEA). Priority: This notice includes one competitive preference priority. This priority is from the Education Department General Administrative Regulations (EDGAR) that apply to this program (34 CFR 75.225). Competitive Preference Priority: For FY 2010 and any subsequent year in which we make awards from the list of unfunded applicants from this competition, this priority is a competitive preference priority. Under 34 CFR 75.105(c)(2)(i), we award an additional five points to an application that meets this priority. This priority is: Novice Applicant The applicant must be a ‘‘novice applicant.’’ Under 34 CFR 75.225 a novice applicant is an applicant that has never received a grant or subgrant under the MEES program; has never been a participant in a group application, submitted in accordance with §§ 75.127 through 75.129 of EDGAR, that received a grant under the MEES program; and has not had an active discretionary grant from the Federal Government in the five years before the deadline date for applications under the MEES program. Program Authority: 20 U.S.C. 6381a(a)(1)(A). E:\FR\FM\30MRN1.SGM 30MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 60 (Tuesday, March 30, 2010)]
[Notices]
[Pages 15695-15696]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-7090]


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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION


Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests

AGENCY: Department of Education.

SUMMARY: The Acting 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 1, 2010.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act 
of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35) requires

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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 
Acting 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: March 25, 2010.
James Hyler,
Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Regulatory 
Information Management Services, Office of Management.

Institute of Education Sciences

    Type of Review: New.
    Title: Identifying Potentially Successful Approaches to Turning 
Around Chronically Low Performing Schools.
    Frequency: Once.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden:

Responses: 1,746.
Burden Hours: 743.

    Abstract: This study seeks to identify schools that have achieved 
rapid improvements in student outcomes in a short period of time; 
illuminate the complex range of policies, programs, and practices used 
by these turnaround schools; and compare them to strategies employed by 
not improving, chronically low-performing schools. The ultimate goal of 
the study is to specify replicable policies, programs, and practices 
that hold greatest promise for further rigorous analysis. To this end, 
the study will collect data from school principals as well as school 
staff through a web-based and telephone survey and on-site interviews 
in selected schools. The data will be used by the U.S. Department of 
Education to identify policies, programs, and practices associated with 
school turnaround that can be rigorously tested in a future impact 
evaluation study.
    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 4260. 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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