[Federal Register: September 7, 1999 (Volume 64, Number 172)]
[Page 48609-48610]
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Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

AGENCY: Department of Education.

SUMMARY: The 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
October 7, 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 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

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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 31, 1999.
William E. Burrow,
Leader, Information Management Group, Office of the Chief Information

Office of the Under Secretary

    Type of Review: New.
    Title: Evaluation of the Magnet Schools Assistance Program.
    Frequency: Annually.
    Affected Public: State, local or Tribal Gov't, SEAs or LEAs.
    Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden: Responses: 2,387; Burden
Hours: 1,517.
    Abstract: This package is to request clearance for an evaluation of
the Magnet Schools Assistance Program (MSAP). The purpose of the
evaluation is to provide information to ED and Congress about the
success of the MSAP in meeting its statutory goals. The evaluation is
using information reported in MSAP applications and performance
indicators and gathering new data from all 57 MSAP projects funded in
1998. A particular emphasis of the evaluation is the projects' progress
in improving student achievement and achieving desegregation.
    Written comments and requests for copies of this proposed
information collection request should be addressed to Vivian Reese,
U.S. 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 or
electronically at her internet address Jackie____Montague@ed.gov.
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. 99-23104 Filed 9-3-99; 8:45 am]