FR Doc E4-2197
[Federal Register: September 16, 2004 (Volume 69, Number 179)]
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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

 
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

AGENCY: Department of Education.
SUMMARY: The Leader, Information Management Case Services Team, 
Regulatory Information Management Services, 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 18, 2004.

ADDRESSES: Written comments should be addressed to the Office of 
Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Carolyn Lovett, Desk 
Officer, Department of Education, Office of Management and Budget, 725 
17th Street, NW., Room 10235, New Executive Office Building, 
Washington, DC 20503 or faxed to (202) 395-6974.

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 Case 
Services Team, Regulatory Information Management Services, 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 10, 2004.
Angela C. Arrington,
Leader, Information Management Case Services Team, Regulatory 
Information Management Services, Office of the Chief Information 
Officer.

Office of Elementary and Secondary Education

    Type of Review: New.
    Title: Mathematics and Science Partnerships Program Frequency: 
Annually.
    Affected Public: State, Local, or Tribal Gov't, SEAs or LEAs; Not-
for-profit institutions.
    Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden:
    Responses: 350.
    Burden Hours: 6,650.
    Abstract: Title II, Part B of No Child Left Behind (NCLB), The 
Mathematics and Science Partnerships program (MSP), is a formula grants 
program to the states designed to support professional development 
programs in math and science for teachers, P-12. State education 
agencies are required to conduct a competition to award grants to 
partnerships between departments of mathematics, science and/or 
engineering within institutions of higher education, and high need 
school districts. Other organizations may also be a part of the 
project. Projects funded by the states are required to submit annual 
evaluation reports to the Secretary describing their progress in 
increasing teachers' content knowledge and improving student 
achievement.
    Requests for copies of the submission for OMB review; comment 
request may be accessed from http://edicsweb.ed.gov, by selecting the 

``Browse Pending Collections'' link and by clicking on link number 
2587. When you access the information collection, click on ``Download 
Attachments'' to view. Written requests for information should be 
addressed to U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., 
Potomac Center, 9th Floor, Washington, DC 20202-4700. Requests may also 
be electronically mailed to the Internet address OCIO_RIMG@ed.gov or 
faxed to 202-245-6621. 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 her e-mail address 
Kathy.Axt@ed.gov. Individuals who use a


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telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal 
Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339.

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