[Federal Register: July 7, 2003 (Volume 68, Number 129)]
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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 
August 6, 2003.

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: June 30, 2003.
Angela Arrington,
Leader, Regulatory Information Management, Office of the Chief 
Information Officer.

Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services

    Type of Review: Reinstatement, with change, of a previously 
approved collection for which approval has expired.
    Title: Special Education Elementary Longitudinal Study (SEELS) 
(SC).
    Frequency: Semi-Annually Biennially.
    Affected Public: Individuals or household, not-for-profit 
institutions.
    Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden: Responses: 31495. Burden 
Hours: 15978.
    Abstract: Special Education Elementary Longitudinal Study (SEELS) 
will provide the first national picture of the experiences and outcomes 
of students in special education ages 6 through 12 at the outset of the 
study. The study will inform special education policy development and 
support GPRA measurement and IDEA reauthorization. Data will be 
collected 3 times over a 5 year period from parents, teachers, and 
principals of sampled students.
    Requests for copies of the proposed information collection request 
may be accessed from http://edicsweb.ed.gov, by selecting the ``Browse 
Pending Collections'' link and by clicking on link number 2254. When 
you access the information collection, click on ``Download 
Attachments'' to view. Written requests for information should be 
addressed to Vivian Reese, Department of Education, 400 Maryland 
Avenue, SW., Room 4050, Regional Office Building 3, Washington, DC 
20202-4651 or to the e-mail address vivian_reese@ed.gov. 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 Sheila Carey at her e-mail address 
Sheila.carey@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. 03-17005 Filed 7-3-03; 8:45 am]

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