Notice of Submission for OMB Review; Institute of Education Sciences; Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS) 2013 Main Study, 57079 [2012-22898]

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DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before October 17, 2012. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:43 Sep 14, 2012 Jkt 226001 57079 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 04931. 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. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 3,341 . Abstract: TALIS’ main objective is to help countries review current policy and develop informed education policy by providing accurate and relevant international indicators on teachers and teaching. TALIS offers an opportunity for teachers and school principals to provide their perspectives on the state of education in their own countries. Both teacher and principal questionnaires include questions about teacher and principal background and characteristics; teacher and principal professional development; school leadership; teacher appraisal and feedback; teachers’ instructional beliefs and pedagogical practices; school climate; student characteristics as perceived by the teacher; teacher efficacy; and teacher and principal job satisfaction. TALIS is sponsored by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development and managed in the United States by the National Center for Education Statistics. This submission requests the Office of Management and Budget’s clearance for the spring 2013 main study data collection. 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: Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS) 2013 Main Study. OMB Control Number: 1850–0888. Type of Review: Reinstatement . Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 3,542. Dated: September 12, 2012. Darrin A. King, Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Privacy, Information and Records Management Services, Office of Management. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 [FR Doc. 2012–22898 Filed 9–14–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION National Board for Education Sciences; Meeting Institute of Education Sciences, Department of Education. ACTION: Notice of an open meeting. AGENCY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of an upcoming meeting of the National Board for Education Sciences. The notice also describes the functions of the Committee. 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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION


Notice of Submission for OMB Review; Institute of Education 
Sciences; Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS) 2013 Main 
Study

SUMMARY: TALIS is an international survey of the teaching workforce, 
teaching as a profession, and the learning environments of schools. 
Data are collected through questionnaires from individual teachers and 
their school principals in lower secondary schools (grades 7, 8 and 9) 
in the United States.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
October 17, 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 04931. 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 
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: Teaching and Learning International Survey 
(TALIS) 2013 Main Study.
    OMB Control Number: 1850-0888.
    Type of Review: Reinstatement .
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 3,542.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 3,341 .
    Abstract: TALIS' main objective is to help countries review current 
policy and develop informed education policy by providing accurate and 
relevant international indicators on teachers and teaching. TALIS 
offers an opportunity for teachers and school principals to provide 
their perspectives on the state of education in their own countries. 
Both teacher and principal questionnaires include questions about 
teacher and principal background and characteristics; teacher and 
principal professional development; school leadership; teacher 
appraisal and feedback; teachers' instructional beliefs and pedagogical 
practices; school climate; student characteristics as perceived by the 
teacher; teacher efficacy; and teacher and principal job satisfaction. 
TALIS is sponsored by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and 
Development and managed in the United States by the National Center for 
Education Statistics. This submission requests the Office of Management 
and Budget's clearance for the spring 2013 main study data collection.

    Dated: September 12, 2012.
Darrin A. King,
Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Privacy, 
Information and Records Management Services, Office of Management.
[FR Doc. 2012-22898 Filed 9-14-12; 8:45 am]
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