Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests; Office of Postsecondary Education; Survey of Post-Graduate Outcomes for International Education Fellowship Recipients, 41173 [2012-16981]

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[FR Doc. 2012–17019 Filed 7–11–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–16–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests; Office of Postsecondary Education; Survey of Post-Graduate Outcomes for International Education Fellowship Recipients This survey will focus on the post-graduate outcomes of students who received international education fellowships. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before September 10, 2012. ADDRESSES: Written comments regarding burden and/or the collection activity requirements should be electronically mailed to ICDocketMgr@ed.gov or mailed to U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW., LBJ, Washington, DC 20202–4537. 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 04880. 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 pmangrum on DSK3VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:39 Jul 11, 2012 Jkt 226001 collection and OMB Control Number when making your request. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877– 8339. Section 3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35) requires that Federal agencies provide interested parties an early opportunity to comment on information collection requests. The Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Privacy, Information and Records Management Services, Office of Management, publishes this notice containing proposed information collection requests at the beginning of the Departmental review of the information collection. 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. Please note that written comments received in response to this notice will be considered public records. Title of Collection: Survey of PostGraduate Outcomes for International Education Fellowship Recipients. OMB Control Number: Pending. Type of Review: New. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 4,595. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 797. Abstract: The Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008, Section 601 requires that: ‘‘The Secretary shall assist grantees in developing a survey to administer to students who have completed programs under this title to determine postgraduate employment, education, or training. All grantees, where applicable, shall administer such survey once every two years and report survey results to the Secretary.’’ The first cohort of students to be surveyed will be the Foreign Language and Area Studies fellows and the Institute for International Public Policy fellows. The survey will be expanded to other grantees in subsequent years. This is a longitudinal survey that will be conducted every two years for a total of eight years for each cohort. 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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION


Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests; Office of 
Postsecondary Education; Survey of Post-Graduate Outcomes for 
International Education Fellowship Recipients

SUMMARY: This survey will focus on the post-graduate outcomes of 
students who received international education fellowships.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
September 10, 2012.

ADDRESSES: Written comments regarding burden and/or the collection 
activity requirements should be electronically mailed to 
ICDocketMgr@ed.gov or mailed to U.S. Department of Education, 400 
Maryland Avenue SW., LBJ, Washington, DC 20202-4537. 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 04880. 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 and OMB Control Number when making your request.
    Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) 
may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-
8339.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act 
of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35) requires that Federal agencies provide 
interested parties an early opportunity to comment on information 
collection requests. The Acting Director, Information Collection 
Clearance Division, Privacy, Information and Records Management 
Services, Office of Management, publishes this notice containing 
proposed information collection requests at the beginning of the 
Departmental review of the information collection. 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. Please note that written 
comments received in response to this notice will be considered public 
records.
    Title of Collection: Survey of Post-Graduate Outcomes for 
International Education Fellowship Recipients.
    OMB Control Number: Pending.
    Type of Review: New.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 4,595.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 797.
    Abstract: The Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008, Section 601 
requires that: ``The Secretary shall assist grantees in developing a 
survey to administer to students who have completed programs under this 
title to determine postgraduate employment, education, or training. All 
grantees, where applicable, shall administer such survey once every two 
years and report survey results to the Secretary.'' The first cohort of 
students to be surveyed will be the Foreign Language and Area Studies 
fellows and the Institute for International Public Policy fellows. The 
survey will be expanded to other grantees in subsequent years. This is 
a longitudinal survey that will be conducted every two years for a 
total of eight years for each cohort. Grantees will administer the 
survey to all fellows in these selected programs after they have 
graduated from the degree program they were enrolled in when they 
received their fellowship. Grantees will submit the results of the 
survey to the International for Foreign Language Education (IFLE) 
office within the U.S. Department of Education. IFLE will analyze the 
data and provide a report that will be available to the public. The 
results will be used to assess program impact.

    Dated: July 6, 2012.
Kate Mullan,
Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Privacy, 
Information and Records Management Services, Office of Management.
[FR Doc. 2012-16981 Filed 7-11-12; 8:45 am]
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