[Federal Register: July 16, 2008 (Volume 73, Number 137)]
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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 
August 15, 2008.

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 
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 10, 2008.
Angela C. Arrington,
IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, 
Office of Management.

Institute of Education Sciences

    Type of Review: New.
    Title: Teachers' Use of Educational Technology in U.S. Public 
Schools.
    Frequency: One time.
    Affected Public: Individuals or household; State, Local, or Tribal 
Gov't, SEAs or LEAs.
    Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden: Responses: 5,400; Burden 
Hours: 2,100.
    Abstract: This survey will collect information from a sample of 
4,000 public elementary and secondary school teachers about their use 
of education technology. The survey will ask about teachers' use of 
technology in their teaching; their preparation to use these 
technologies; and how well prepared they feel to use these 
technologies.
    Requests for copies of the information collection submission for 
OMB review may be accessed from http://edicsweb.ed.gov,

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 by selecting the ``Browse Pending Collections'' link 
and by clicking on link number 3677. 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., LBJ, Washington, DC 20202-4537. 
Requests may also be electronically mailed to ICDocketMgr@ed.gov or 
faxed to 202-401-0920. 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. E8-16217 Filed 7-15-08; 8:45 am]

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