[Federal Register: February 11, 2000 (Volume 65, Number 29)]
[Page 7002-7003]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]



Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

AGENCY: Department of Education.

SUMMARY: The Acting 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
March 13, 2000.

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, DC 20503 or should be electronically mailed to the internet

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 Acting 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: February 7, 2000.
Patrick Sherrill,
Acting Leader, Information Management Group, Office of the Chief
Information Officer.

Office of Educational Research and Improvement

    Type of Review: Reinstatement.
    Title: Beginning Postsecondary Students Longitudinal Study 1996-
2001 (BPS: 1996/2001).
    Frequency: On Occasion.
    Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit;Individuals or
households; Not-for-profit institutions.
    Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden:
Responses: 569.
Burden Hours: 224.
    Abstract: The Beginning Postsecondary Student Longitudinal Study
Second Follow-Up will continue the series of longitudinal data
collection efforts started in 1996 with the National Postsecondary
Student Aid Study to enhance knowledge concerning progress and
persistence in postsecondary education for new entrants. The study will
address issues such as progress, persistence, and completion of
postsecondary education programs, entry into the work force, the
relationship between experiences during postsecondary education and
various societal and personal outcomes, and returns to the individual
and to society on the investment in postsecondary education.
    Requests for copies of the proposed information collection request
may be accessed from http://edicsweb.ed.gov, or should be addressed to
Vivian Reese, Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW, Room
5624, Regional

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Office Building 3, Washington, DC 20202-4651. Requests may also be
electronically mailed to the internet address OCIO__IMG__Issues@ed.gov
or faxed to 202-708-9346.
    Questions regarding burden and/or the collection activity
requirements should be directed to Kathy__Axt at (703) 426-9692 or via
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.

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