[Federal Register: March 30, 2000 (Volume 65, Number 62)]
[Page 16901-16902]
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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
May 1, 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, 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: March 24, 2000.
William Burrow,
Leader, Information Management GroupOffice of the Chief Information

Office of Educational Research and Improvement

    Type of Review: New.
    Title: National Household Education Survey of 2001 (NHES: 2001).
    Frequency: Weekly.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden:
    Responses: 3,100. Burden Hours: 465.
    Abstract: The NHES:2001 will be a survey of households using
random-digit-dialing and computer-assisted telephone interviewing. The
topical components are Early Childhood Program Participation, Before-
and After-School Programs and Activities, and Adult Education and
Lifelong Learning. Respondents to the first two components will be
parents of children from birth to age 6 who are not yet in kindergarten
and children in kindergarten through grade 8, respectively. Respondents
to the third component will be persons age 16 and older who are not
enrolled in elementary or secondary school. This survey will provide
NCES with current measures of educational participation for preschool
children adn adults and will also provide much needed baseline
information from a national sample on the out-of-school activities of
school-age children.
    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 Office Building 3, Washington, D.C. 20202-4651. Requests
may also be electronically mailed to the internet address
OCIO_IMG_Issues@ed.gov or faxed to 202-708-9346. Please specify the
complete title of the information collection when making your request.
    Comments regarding burden and/or the collection activity
requirements should be directed to Kathy Axt at (202) 708-9346 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.

[FR Doc. 00-7805 Filed 3-29-00; 8:45 am]