Notice of Submission for OMB Review; Institute of Education Sciences; 2012-13 Teacher Follow-Up Survey (TFS:2013) and Principal Follow-Up Survey (PFS:2013) to the Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS), 51787-51788 [2012-21045]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 166 / Monday, August 27, 2012 / Notices DELAWARE RIVER BASIN COMMISSION pmangrum on DSK3VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Notice of Commission Meeting and Public Hearing Notice is hereby given that the Delaware River Basin Commission will hold an informal conference followed by a public hearing on Wednesday, September 12, 2012. The hearing will be part of the Commission’s regularly scheduled business meeting. The conference session and business meeting both are open to the public and will be held at the Commission’s office building located at 25 State Police Drive, West Trenton, New Jersey. The morning conference session will begin at 11 a.m. and will include updates by DRBC staff on the Nutrient Strategy for the Delaware Estuary and Implementation of the Basin Plan. Items for Public Hearing. The subjects of the public hearing to be held during the 1:30 p.m. business meeting on September 12, 2012 include draft dockets for which the names and brief descriptions will be posted on the Commission’s Web site at www.drbc.net at least 10 days prior to the meeting date. Complete draft dockets will be posted on the Web site ten days prior to the meeting date. Additional public records relating to the dockets may be examined at the Commission’s offices. Please contact William Muszynski at 609–883–9500, extension 221, with any docket-related questions. Other Agenda Items. In addition to the public hearings on draft dockets, the agenda for the 1:30 p.m. business meeting includes the standard business meeting items: adoption of the Minutes of the Commission’s July 11, 2012 business meeting, announcements of upcoming meetings and events, a report on hydrologic conditions, reports by the Executive Director and the Commission’s General Counsel, and a public dialogue session. Opportunities to Comment. Individuals who wish to comment for the record on a hearing item or to address the Commissioners informally during the public dialogue portion of the meeting are asked to sign up in advance by contacting Ms. Paula Schmitt of the Commission staff, at paula.schmitt@drbc.state.nj.us or by phoning Ms. Schmitt at 609–883–9500 ext. 224. Written comment on items scheduled for hearing may be submitted in advance of the meeting date to: Commission Secretary, P.O. Box 7360, 25 State Police Drive, West Trenton, NJ 08628; by fax to Commission Secretary, DRBC at 609–883–9522 or by email to paula.schmitt@drbc.state.nj.us. Written VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:04 Aug 24, 2012 Jkt 226001 comment on dockets should also be furnished directly to the Project Review Section at the above address or fax number or by email to william.muszynski@drbc.state.nj.us. Individuals in need of an accommodation as provided for in the Americans with Disabilities Act who wish to attend the informational meeting, conference session or hearings should contact the Commission Secretary directly at 609–883–9500 ext. 203 or through the Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS) at 711, to discuss how we can accommodate your needs. Agenda Updates. Note that conference items are subject to change and items scheduled for hearing are occasionally postponed to allow more time for the Commission to consider them. Please check the Commission’s Web site, www.drbc.net, closer to the meeting date for changes that may be made after the deadline for filing this notice. Dated: August 21, 2012. Robert Tudor, Deputy Executive Director. [FR Doc. 2012–20997 Filed 8–24–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6360–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Notice of Submission for OMB Review; Institute of Education Sciences; 2012– 13 Teacher Follow-Up Survey (TFS:2013) and Principal Follow-Up Survey (PFS:2013) to the Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS) This request from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), of the U.S. Department of Education (ED), is for clearance for the full scale data collection for the 2012– 13 Teacher Follow-up Survey (TFS:2013) and Principal Follow-up Survey (PFS:2013) to the 2011–12 Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS:2012). The seventh cycle of SASS (2011–12) is currently being conducted and the proposed TFS:2013 will be the seventh corresponding cycle of TFS, while PFS:2013 will be the second cycle of PFS. The Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS) is an in-depth, nationallyrepresentative survey of first through twelfth grade public and private school teachers, principals, schools, library media centers, and school districts. Kindergarten teachers in schools with at least a first grade are also surveyed. For traditional public school districts, principals, schools, teachers, and school libraries, the survey estimates are staterepresentative. For public charter schools, principals, teachers, and school SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00040 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 51787 libraries, the survey estimates are nationally-representative. For private school principals, schools, and teachers, the survey estimates are representative of private school types. The TFS is a survey of teachers with the main purpose of providing a one-year teacher attrition rate. The PFS is a survey of principals that assesses how many school principals work in the same school as reported a year earlier in SASS:2012, how many have moved to become a principal at another school, and how many have left the principalship altogether. Similar to earlier TFS collections, the TFS:2013 sample of 7,000 teachers (drawn using a sampling design similar to that used in earlier TFS collections) is a subsample of the teachers who responded to SASS:2012. The PFS:2013 sample includes all of the approximately 9,800 schools whose principals completed questionnaires in SASS:2012. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before September 26, 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 04872. 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 Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Privacy, Information and Records Management Services, Office of Management, publishes this notice containing proposed information E:\FR\FM\27AUN1.SGM 27AUN1 pmangrum on DSK3VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 51788 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 166 / Monday, August 27, 2012 / Notices 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: 2012–13 Teacher Follow-up Survey (TFS:2013) and Principal Follow-up Survey (PFS:2013) to the Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS). OMB Control Number: 1850–0598. Type of Review: Revision. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 15,469. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 2,876. Abstract: This request from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), of the U.S. Department of Education (ED), is for clearance for the full scale data collection for the 2012– 13 Teacher Follow-up Survey (TFS:2013) and Principal Follow-up Survey (PFS:2013) to the 2011–12 Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS:2012). The seventh cycle of SASS (2011–12) is currently being conducted and the proposed TFS:2013 will be the seventh corresponding cycle of TFS, while PFS:2013 will be the second cycle of PFS. The Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS) is an in-depth, nationallyrepresentative survey of first through twelfth grade public and private school teachers, principals, schools, library media centers, and school districts. Kindergarten teachers in schools with at least a first grade are also surveyed. For traditional public school districts, principals, schools, teachers, and school libraries, the survey estimates are staterepresentative. For public charter schools, principals, teachers, and school libraries, the survey estimates are nationally-representative. For private school principals, schools, and teachers, the survey estimates are representative of private school types. The TFS is a survey of teachers with the main purpose of providing a one-year teacher attrition rate. The PFS is a survey of principals that assesses how many school principals work in the same school as reported a year earlier in VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:04 Aug 24, 2012 Jkt 226001 SASS:2012, how many have moved to become a principal at another school, and how many have left the principalship altogether. Similar to earlier TFS collections, the TFS:2013 sample of 7,000 teachers (drawn using a sampling design similar to that used in earlier TFS collections) is a subsample of the teachers who responded to SASS:2012. The PFS:2013 sample includes all of the approximately 9,800 schools whose principals completed questionnaires in SASS:2012. Stephanie Valentine, Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Privacy, Information and Records Management Services, Office of Management. [FR Doc. 2012–21045 Filed 8–24–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Notice of Submission for OMB Review; Institute of Education Sciences; Education Longitudinal Study 2002 (ELS:2002) Third Follow-Up Postsecondary Transcripts (ELS:2002 PETS) and Financial Aid Feasibility Study (ELS:2002 FAFS) The Education Longitudinal Study of 2002 (ELS:2002) is a nationally representative study of two high school grade cohorts (spring 2002 tenth-graders and spring 2004 twelfth-graders) comprising over 16,000 sample members. The study focuses on achievement growth in mathematics in the high school years and its correlates, the family and school social context of secondary education, transitions from high school to postsecondary education and/or the labor market, and experiences during the postsecondary years. Major topics covered for the postsecondary years include postsecondary education access, choice, and persistence; baccalaureate and subbaccalaureate attainment; the work experiences of the non-college-bound; and other markers of adult status such as family formation, civic participation, and other young adult life course developments. This collection includes the third follow-up 2012 full scale data collection. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before September 26, 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 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00041 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 04873. 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. 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 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: Education Longitudinal Study 2002 (ELS:2002) Third Follow-up Postsecondary Transcripts (ELS:2002 PETS) and Financial Aid Feasibility Study (ELS:2002 FAFS). OMB Control Number: 1850–0652. Type of Review: Revision. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 3,084. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 2,382. Abstract: The Education Longitudinal Study of 2002 (ELS:2002) is a nationally SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\27AUN1.SGM 27AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION


Notice of Submission for OMB Review; Institute of Education 
Sciences; 2012-13 Teacher Follow-Up Survey (TFS:2013) and Principal 
Follow-Up Survey (PFS:2013) to the Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS)

SUMMARY: This request from the National Center for Education Statistics 
(NCES), of the U.S. Department of Education (ED), is for clearance for 
the full scale data collection for the 2012-13 Teacher Follow-up Survey 
(TFS:2013) and Principal Follow-up Survey (PFS:2013) to the 2011-12 
Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS:2012). The seventh cycle of SASS 
(2011-12) is currently being conducted and the proposed TFS:2013 will 
be the seventh corresponding cycle of TFS, while PFS:2013 will be the 
second cycle of PFS. The Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS) is an in-
depth, nationally-representative survey of first through twelfth grade 
public and private school teachers, principals, schools, library media 
centers, and school districts. Kindergarten teachers in schools with at 
least a first grade are also surveyed. For traditional public school 
districts, principals, schools, teachers, and school libraries, the 
survey estimates are state-representative. For public charter schools, 
principals, teachers, and school libraries, the survey estimates are 
nationally-representative. For private school principals, schools, and 
teachers, the survey estimates are representative of private school 
types. The TFS is a survey of teachers with the main purpose of 
providing a one-year teacher attrition rate. The PFS is a survey of 
principals that assesses how many school principals work in the same 
school as reported a year earlier in SASS:2012, how many have moved to 
become a principal at another school, and how many have left the 
principalship altogether. Similar to earlier TFS collections, the 
TFS:2013 sample of 7,000 teachers (drawn using a sampling design 
similar to that used in earlier TFS collections) is a sub-sample of the 
teachers who responded to SASS:2012. The PFS:2013 sample includes all 
of the approximately 9,800 schools whose principals completed 
questionnaires in SASS:2012.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
September 26, 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 04872. 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 Director, Information Collection Clearance 
Division, Privacy, Information and Records Management Services, Office 
of Management, publishes this notice containing proposed information

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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: 2012-13 Teacher Follow-up Survey (TFS:2013) 
and Principal Follow-up Survey (PFS:2013) to the Schools and Staffing 
Survey (SASS).
    OMB Control Number: 1850-0598.
    Type of Review: Revision.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 15,469.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 2,876.
    Abstract: This request from the National Center for Education 
Statistics (NCES), of the U.S. Department of Education (ED), is for 
clearance for the full scale data collection for the 2012-13 Teacher 
Follow-up Survey (TFS:2013) and Principal Follow-up Survey (PFS:2013) 
to the 2011-12 Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS:2012). The seventh 
cycle of SASS (2011-12) is currently being conducted and the proposed 
TFS:2013 will be the seventh corresponding cycle of TFS, while PFS:2013 
will be the second cycle of PFS. The Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS) 
is an in-depth, nationally-representative survey of first through 
twelfth grade public and private school teachers, principals, schools, 
library media centers, and school districts. Kindergarten teachers in 
schools with at least a first grade are also surveyed. For traditional 
public school districts, principals, schools, teachers, and school 
libraries, the survey estimates are state-representative. For public 
charter schools, principals, teachers, and school libraries, the survey 
estimates are nationally-representative. For private school principals, 
schools, and teachers, the survey estimates are representative of 
private school types. The TFS is a survey of teachers with the main 
purpose of providing a one-year teacher attrition rate. The PFS is a 
survey of principals that assesses how many school principals work in 
the same school as reported a year earlier in SASS:2012, how many have 
moved to become a principal at another school, and how many have left 
the principalship altogether. Similar to earlier TFS collections, the 
TFS:2013 sample of 7,000 teachers (drawn using a sampling design 
similar to that used in earlier TFS collections) is a sub-sample of the 
teachers who responded to SASS:2012. The PFS:2013 sample includes all 
of the approximately 9,800 schools whose principals completed 
questionnaires in SASS:2012.

Stephanie Valentine,
Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Privacy, 
Information and Records Management Services, Office of Management.
[FR Doc. 2012-21045 Filed 8-24-12; 8:45 am]
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