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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

 
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

AGENCY: Department of Education.

ACTION: Submission for OMB review; comment request.

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SUMMARY: The Acting Deputy Chief Information Officer, 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 
August 31, 1998.

ADDRESSES: Written comments should be addressed to the Office of 
Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Danny Werfel, Desk 
Officer, Department of Education, Office of Management and Budget, 725 
17th Street, NW., Room 10235, New Executive Office Building, 
Washington, DC 20503. Requests for copies of the proposed information 
collection requests should be addressed to Patrick J. Sherrill, 
Department of Education, 600 Independence Avenue, SW., Room 5624, 
Regional Office Building 3, Washington, DC 20202-4651.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Patrick J. Sherrill (202) 708-8196. 
Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may 
call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339 
between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m., Eastern time, Monday through Friday.

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

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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 Deputy Chief Information Officer, Office of the Chief 
Information Officer, publishes this 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 
at the address specified above. Copies of the requests are available 
from Patrick J. Sherrill at the address specified above.
Hazel Fiers,
Acting Deputy Chief Information Officer, Office of the Chief 
Information Officer.

Office of Educational Research and Improvement

    Type of Review: Regular.
    Title: Study of the Outcomes of Diversity in Higher Education.
    Frequency: One-time only.
    Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profits, Not-for-profit 
institutions.
    Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour-Burden:
      Responses: 12,475.
      Burden Hours: 2,782.
    Abstract: This study focuses on outcomes of diversity in higher 
education for students and faculty; it also examines the effect of 
diversity on institutional policies and programs. This is a three-year, 
10-institution case study effort that includes interviews with 
administrators and faculty and focus group discussions with students, 
as well as a survey of samples of faculty and students.

[FR Doc. 98-20319 Filed 7-29-98; 8:45 am]
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