FR Doc 2010-3258
[Federal Register: February 19, 2010 (Volume 75, Number 33)]
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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

 
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

AGENCY: Department of Education.

SUMMARY: The Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance 
Division, 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 
March 22, 2010.

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, New 
Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503, be faxed to (202) 395-
5806 or e-mailed to oira_submission@omb.eop.gov with a cc: to 
ICDocketMgr@ed.gov.

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 Acting Director, Information Collection 
Clearance Division, 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: February 16, 2010.
James Hyler,
Information Collection Clearance Division, Regulatory Information 
Management Services, Office of Management.

Institute of Education Sciences

    Type of Review: Revision.
    Title: Early Childhood Longitudinal Study, Kindergarten Class of 
2010-11 (ECLS-K:2011) Full-Scale Collection.
    Frequency: Semi-Annually.
    Affected Public: Individuals or household.
    Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden:

Responses: 104,749.
Burden Hours: 52,273.

    Abstract: The Early Childhood Longitudinal Study, Kindergarten 
Class of 2010-11 (ECLS-K:2011) is a survey that focuses on children's 
early school experiences beginning with kindergarten and continuing 
through the fifth grade. It includes interviews with parents, teachers, 
school administrators, and non-parental care providers, as well as 
direct child assessments. This submission updates the field test 
submission of fiscal year 2009 (OMB 1850-0750 v.5), summarizes 
the field test results, and includes the final instruments to be used 
for the Fall 2010 and Spring 2011 kindergarten national data 
collection, with collection activities scheduled to begin in Summer 
2010. This package also outlines and seeks a 60-day federal register 
notice waiver for the upcoming OMB clearance submission for (1) a 
possible addition of vision and hearing screenings to the kindergarten 
data collection and (2) the Fall 2011 first grade recruitment and data 
collection, Spring 2012 first grade recruitment materials and 
recruitment burden, and for tracking students for the first and second 
grade data collections--all of which are expected to have only minor 
changes to the materials, instruments, and processes already approved 
in the field test package (OMB 1850-0750 v.5).
    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 
4226. 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

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mailed to the Internet address 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.
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