[Federal Register: July 13, 2007 (Volume 72, Number 134)]
[Page 38568-38569]
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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 
August 13, 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.

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
Management, 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: July 9, 2007.
Angela C. Arrington, IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information
Management Services, Office of Management.

Institute of Education Sciences

Type of Review: New.
Title: Evaluation of the Quality Teaching for English 
Learners (QTEL) Program.
Frequency: Annually.

Affected Public: Individuals or Household.
Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden:

Responses: 1,707.
Burden Hours: 1,289.

Abstract: This evaluation of WestEd’s
Quality Teaching for English Learners
(QTEL) professional development
program is a cluster random assignment
evaluation. This study is part of the U.S.
Department of Education’s Regional
Educational Laboratory Program. The
QTEL program equips secondary
teachers to provide challenging tasks
and scaffold student learning to advance
development of academic language.
This study will be conducted in school
districts in San Diego County. It will
include at least 50 middle schools that
have large numbers of English Language
Learners (ELL). The study will use a
three-year longitudinal design to track
program effects on teacher knowledge,
teacher practice, and student English
reading and writing skills.
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 3328. 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

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