[Federal Register: October 11, 2002 (Volume 67, Number 198)]
[Page 63388-63389]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]



Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

AGENCY: Department of Education.

ACTION: Notice.


SUMMARY: The Leader, Regulatory Management Group, Office of the Chief 
Information Officer invites comments on the submission for OMB review 
as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
November 12, 2002.

ADDRESSES: Written comments should be addressed to the Office of 
Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Karen Lee, Desk Officer, 
Department of Education, Office of Management and Budget, 725 17th 
Street, NW., Room 10235, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 
20503 or should be electronically mailed to the e-mail address Karen--

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 Leader, Regulatory Management Group, 
Office of the Chief Information Officer,

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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.

    Dated: October 7, 2002.
John D. Tressler,
Leader, Regulatory Management Group, Office of the Chief Information 

Office of Elementary and Secondary Education

    Type of Review: Extension.
    Title: Early Reading First Program Federal Register Notice Inviting 
Applications, and Application Packet.
    Frequency: Annually.
    Affected Public: State, Local, or Tribal Gov't, SEAs or LEAs; Not-
for-profit institutions.
    Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden:
     Responses: 900.
     Burden Hours: 12,000.
    Abstract: The Early Reading First program will provide grants to 
eligible local educational agencies (LEAs) and public and private 
organizations located in those LEAs to transform early childhood 
education programs into centers of excellence to help young at-risk 
children achieve the language, cognitive, and early reading skills they 
need to succeed when they enter Kindergarten.
    Requests for copies of the submission for OMB review; comment 
request may be accessed from http://frwebgate.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin/leaving.cgi?from=leavingFR.html&log=linklog&to=http://edicsweb.ed.gov, by selecting the 
``Browse Pending Collections'' link and by clicking on link number 
2021. When you access the information collection, click on ``Download 
Attachments'' to view. Written requests for information should be 
addressed to Vivian Reese, Department of Education, 400 Maryland 
Avenue, SW., Room 4050, Regional Office Building 3, Washington, DC 
20202-4651 or to the e-mail address vivan.reese@ed.gov. Requests may 
also be electronically mailed to the e-mail address OCIO--RIMG@ed.gov 
or faxed to 202-708-9346. Please specify the complete title of the 
information collection when making your request.
    Comments regarding burden and/or the collection activity 
requirements should be directed to Kathy Axt at her e-mail address 
Kathy.Axt@ed.gov. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for 
the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 

[FR Doc. 02-25925 Filed 10-10-02; 8:45 am]