FR Doc E6-1624
[Federal Register: February 7, 2006 (Volume 71, Number 25)]
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[Page 6275-6276]
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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

 
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

AGENCY: Department of Education.
SUMMARY: The IC Clearance Official, 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 
March 9, 2006.

ADDRESSES: Written comments should be addressed to the Office of 
Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Rachel Potter, Desk 
Officer, Department of Education, Office of Management and Budget, 725 
17th Street, NW., Room 10222, 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 IC Clearance Official, 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: February 1, 2006.
Angela C. Arrington,
IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, 
Office of the Chief Information Officer.

Institute of Education Sciences

    Type of Review: Revision.

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    Title: Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study 
(TIMSS): 2007.
    Frequency: One time.
    Affected Public: Individuals or household; Not-for-profit 
institutions; State, Local, or Tribal Gov't, SEAs or LEAs.
    Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden:
     Responses--25,825.
     Burden Hours--20,830.
    Abstract: The TIMSS 2007 will assess the mathematical and science 
knowledge of students in over 60 participating countries. This is the 
fourth cycle of TIMSS studies. Previous TIMSS were conducted in 1994-
1995, 1999, and 2003. TIMSS 2007 will go to fourth and eighth graders 
in the United States. In addition to the assessments, in each 
participating country, the selected students and their 4th grade 
teachers and 8th grade science and math teachers, and administrators of 
the selected schools will also fill out background questionnaires to 
learn about curricula, instruction, home context, and school 
characteristics and policies.
    Requests for copies of the information collection submission for 
OMB review may be accessed from http://edicsweb.ed.gov, 
by selecting 

the ``Browse Pending Collections'' link and by clicking on link number 
2946. 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 IC DocketMgr@ed.gov 
or faxed to 202-245-
6623. Please specify the complete title of the information collection 
when making your request.
    Comments regarding burden and/or the collection activity 
requirements should be electronically mailed to the e-mail address 
IC DocketMgr@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. E6-1624 Filed 2-6-06; 8:45 am]

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