FR Doc 05-10506
[Federal Register: May 26, 2005 (Volume 70, Number 101)]
[Notices]               
[Page 30422-30423]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]
[DOCID:fr26my05-48]                         
Download: download files
=======================================================================
-----------------------------------------------------------------------

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

 
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests

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 proposed information 
collection requests as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
July 25, 2005.

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

[[Page 30423]]

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.
    The Department of Education is especially interested in public 
comment addressing the following issues: (1) Is this collection 
necessary to the proper functions of the Department; (2) will this 
information be processed and used in a timely manner; (3) is the 
estimate of burden accurate; (4) how might the Department enhance the 
quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and 
(5) how might the Department minimize the burden of this collection on 
the respondents, including through the use of information technology.

    Dated: May 20, 2005.
Angela C. Arrington,
Leader, Information Management Case Services Team, Regulatory 
Information Management Services, Office of the Chief Information 
Officer.

Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services

    Type of Review: Revision.
    Title: National Longitudinal Transition Study-2 (NLTS2).
    Frequency: One time.
    Affected Public: Individuals or household; not-for-profit 
institutions.
    Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden:
     Responses: 4,432;
     Burden Hours:-- 2,085.
    Abstract: NLTS2 will provide nationally representative information 
about youth with disabilities in secondary school and in transition to 
adult life, including their characteristics, programs and services and 
achievements in multiple domains (e.g., employment, postsecondary 
education). The study will inform special education policy development 
and support Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) 
reauthorization.
    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 2778. 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 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.

Office of the Undersecretary

    Type of Review: Reinstatement.
    Title: Follow Up Evaluation of the GEAR UP Program.
    Frequency: One time.
    Affected Public: Individuals or household; State, local, or tribal 
gov't, SEAs or LEAs.
    Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden:
     Responses: 7,369.
     Burden Hours: 3,996.
    Abstract: The evaluation responds to legislative requirement in 
Pub. L. 105-244, Section G to evaluate and report on the effectiveness 
of projects funded under the Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for 
Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) program. Using a quasi-experimental 
design, high school graduation and postsecondary enrollment as well as 
students' and parents' expectations for postsecondary education, their 
knowledge of the academic preparation needed and availability of 
financial resources and students' academic performance will be compared 
over time for students who participated in GEAR UP with students who 
did not participate in GEAR UP projects. Descriptive information about 
projects will also be collected.
    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 2773. 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 Katrina Ingalls at her e-mail 
address Katrina.Ingalls@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. 05-10506 Filed 5-25-05; 8:45 am]

BILLING CODE 4000-01-P