[Federal Register: August 26, 1999 (Volume 64, Number 165)]
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Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

AGENCY: Department of Education.

SUMMARY: The Team Leader, Information 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
September 27, 1999.

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 or should be electronically mailed to the internet address

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 Team Leader, Information Management
Group, Office of the Chief Information Officer, 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: August 20, 1999.
William E. Burrow,
Team Leader, Information Management Group, Office of the Chief
Information Officer.

Office of the Under Secretary

    Type of Review: New.
    Title: Evaluation of the Eisenhower Regional Consortia Program.
    Frequency: Annually.
    Affected Public: Not-for-profit institutions; State, local or
Tribal Gov't, SEAs or LEAs.
    Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden: Responses: 1,562. Burden
Hours: 781.
    Abstract: The Evaluation of the Eisenhower Regional Consortia
Program is designed to determine the quality and effectiveness of
technical assistance and professional development activities that each
of the 10 Consortia provide to educators in their respective regions.
The evaluation is mandated by Congress and is needed to provide
information on the program in time for the reauthorization of the
program. In addition, the evaluation is designed to provide information
to measure the program's Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA)
performance indicators. Respondents to the surveys being submitted for
clearance include State Education Agency staff and other state-level
educators, as well as local educators who have received Consortia
    Written comments and requests for copies of the proposed
information collection request should be addressed to Vivian Reese,
Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW, Room 5624, Regional
Office Building 3, Washington, DC 20202-4651, or should be
electronically mailed to the internet address OCIO__IMG__Issues@ed.gov,
or should be faxed to 202-708-9346.
    For questions regarding burden and/or the collection activity
requirements, contact Jacqueline Montague at 202-708-5359. Individuals
who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the
Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339.

[FR Doc. 99-22109 Filed 8-25-99; 8:45 am]