FR Doc E8-25134[Federal Register: October 22, 2008 (Volume 73, Number 205)]
[Page 62967-62968]
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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 
November 21, 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 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: October 16, 2008.
Sheila Carey,
Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Regulatory 
Information Management Services, Office of Management.

Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services

    Type of Review: Revision.
    Title: IDEA Part B State Performance Plan (SPP) and Annual 
Performance Report (APR).
    Frequency: Annually.

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    Affected Public: Federal Government; Business or other for-profit; 
Not-for-profit institutions; State, Local or Tribal Gov't.
    Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden:
    Responses: 60.
    Burden Hours: 19,500.
    Abstract: The Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement 
Act, signed on December 3, 2004, became PL 108-446. In accordance with 
20 U.S.C. 1416(b)(1), not later than one year after the date of 
enactment of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement 
Act of 2004, each State must have in place a performance plan that 
evaluates the State's efforts to implement the requirements and 
purposes of Part B and describe how the State will improve such 
implementation. This plan is called the Part B State Performance Plan 
(Part B--SPP). In accordance with 20 U.S.C. 1416(b)(2)(C)(ii) the State 
shall report annually to the public on the performance of each local 
educational agency located in the State on the targets in the State's 
performance plan. The State also shall report annually to the Secretary 
on the performance of the State under the State's performance plan. 
This report is called the Part B Annual Performance Report (Part B--
APR). Information Collection 1820-0624 corresponds to 34 CFR 300.600-
    Requests for copies of the information collection submission for 
OMB review may be accessed from, by selecting 
the ``Browse Pending Collections'' link and by clicking on link number 
3870. 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 or faxed to 202-401-0920. Please specify 
the complete title of the information collection when making your 
    Comments regarding burden and/or the collection activity 
requirements should be electronically mailed to 
Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may 
call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339.

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