[Federal Register: September 27, 1999 (Volume 64, Number 186)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

AGENCY: Department of Education.

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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 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, N.W., Room 10235, New Executive Office Building,
Washington, D.C. 20503 or should be electronically mailed to the
internet address DWERFEL@OMB.EOP.GOV.

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 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: September 21, 1999.
William E. Burrow,
Leader, Information Management Group,
Office of the Chief Information Officer.

Office of the Under Secretary

    Type of Review: New.

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    Title: 21st Century Community Learning Centers Annual Performance
Report.
    Frequency: Annually.
    Affected Public: Not-for-profit institutions; State, local or
Tribal Gov't, SEAs or LEAs.
    Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden:
      Responses: 233,877.
      Burden Hours: 71,963.
    Abstract: 21st Century Community Learning Centers grantees must
annually submit the report so the Department can evaluate the
performance of grantees prior to awarding continuation grants and to
assess a grantee's prior experience at the end of each budget period.
The Department will aggregate the data to provide descriptive
information and analyze program impact. These data will also be used
for annual Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA)-required
reports.
    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, D.C. 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 Kathy Axt at 703-426-9692 or electronically at
her internet address Kathy__Axt@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.

Office of the Under Secretary

    Type of Review: New.
    Title: Early Implementation Survey of Gaining Early Awareness and
Readiness for Undergraduate Program (GEAR UP) Grantees.
    Frequency: One time.
    Affected Public: Not-for-profit institutions; State, local or
Tribal Gov't, SEAs or LEAs.
    Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden:
      Responses: 300.
      Burden Hours: 300.
    Abstract: This study will provide information necessary for
selecting sites for the in-depth evaluation of Gaining Early Awareness
and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) grantees and
information on the early implementation of the grants.
    Requests for copies of this information collection should be
addressed to Vivian Reese, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland
Avenue, SW., Room 5624, Regional Office Building 3, Washington, D.C.
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 Joseph Schubart at 202-708-9266 or electronically
at his internet address Joe__Schubart@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. 99-25041 Filed 9-24-99; 8:45 am]
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