FR Doc E7-11255
[Federal Register: June 12, 2007 (Volume 72, Number 112)]
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[Page 32287-32288]
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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 Management 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 
July 12, 2007.

ADDRESSES: Written comments should be addressed to the Office of 
Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Education Desk Officer, 
Office of Management and Budget, 725 17th Street, NW., Room 10222, 
Washington, DC 20503. Commenters are encouraged to submit responses 
electronically by e-mail to oira_submission@omb.eop.gov or via fax to 
(202) 395-6974. Commenters should include the following subject line in 
their response ``Comment: [insert OMB number], [insert abbreviated 
collection name, e.g., ``Upward Bound Evaluation'']. Persons submitting 
comments electronically should not submit paper copies.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act 
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1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35) requires that the Office of Management and 
Budget (OMB) provide interested Federal agencies and the public an 
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the purpose of the information collection, violate State or Federal 
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collection, grouped by office, contains the following: (1) Type of 
review requested, e.g., new, revision, extension, existing or 
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Respondents and frequency of collection; and (6) Reporting and/or 
Recordkeeping burden. OMB invites public comment.

    Dated: June 6, 2007.
Angela C. Arrington,
IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, 
Office of Management.

Institute of Education Sciences

    Type of Review: New.
    Title: An Investigation of the Impact of a Traits-Based Writing 
Model on Student Achievement.
    Frequency: Semi-annually; 3x per year.
    Affected Public: State, Local, or Tribal Gov't, SEAs or LEAs; 
individuals or household.
    Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden:

Responses: 3,392.
Burden Hours: 7,072.
    Abstract: This study is designed to test the effectiveness of an 
analytical trait-based model for teaching and assessing student 
writing, called 6+1 Trait Writing, by examining its impact on the 
writing achievement of 5th graders. The model is designed to improve 
student writing through an integrated approach to teaching and 
assessing writing skills, and it incorporates ten instructional 
strategies to develop the specific traits of writing.
    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 
3299. 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 ICDocketMgr@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 ICDocketMgr@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. E7-11255 Filed 6-11-07; 8:45 am]

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