[Federal Register: September 24, 2001 (Volume 66, Number 185)]
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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

 
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

AGENCY: Department of Education.
SUMMARY: The Leader, Regulatory 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 24, 2001.

ADDRESSES: Written comments should be addressed to the Office of 
Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Lauren Wittenberg, Desk 
Officer, Department of Education, Office of Management and Budget, 725 
17th Street, NW., Room 10202, New Executive Office Building, 
Washington, DC 20503 or should be electronically mailed to the internet 
address Lauren_Wittenberg@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, Regulatory 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 18, 2001.
John Tressler,
Leader, Regulatory Information Management, Office of the Chief 
Information Officer.

Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services

    Type of Review: New.
    Title: Pre-Elementary Education Longitudinal Study (PEELS).
    Frequency: Varies.
    Affected Public: Individuals or household; Not-for-profit 
institutions; State, Local, or Tribal Gov't, SEAs or LEAs.
    Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden: 
    Responses: 16,411.
    Burden Hours: 7,652.
    Abstract: PEELS will provide the first national picture of 
experiences and outcomes of three to five year old children in early 
childhood special education. The study will inform special education 
policy development and support Government Performance and Results Act 
(GPRA) measurement and Individuals with Disabilities Education Act 
(IDEA) reauthorization with data from parents, service providers, and 
teachers.
    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 
4050, Regional Office Building 3, Washington, DC 20202-4651. Requests 
may also be electronically mailed to the internet address 
OCIO_RIMG@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 CAREY at (202) 708-6287. 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. 01-23727 Filed 9-21-01; 8:45 am]
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