FR Doc 2010-9970
[Federal Register: April 29, 2010 (Volume 75, Number 82)]
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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 
June 1, 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, 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: April 26, 2010.
James Hyler,
Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Divisions, Regulatory 
Information Management Services, Office of Management.

Institute of Education Sciences

    Type of Review: Extension.
    Title: Study of the Program for Infant Toddler Care.
    Frequency: Once.
    Affected Public: Individuals or household.
    Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden:

Responses: 3,722.
Burden Hours: 2,298.

    Abstract: The current OMB package requests a three month extension 
for the clearance for data collection instruments to be used in the 
Study of the Program for Infant Toddler Care (PITC). This study is one 
of the rigorous research studies of REL West (the Regional Educational 
Laboratory--West) and will measure the impact of the PITC on child care 
quality and children's development. The evaluation is conducted by 
Berkeley Policy Associates in partnership with the University of Texas 
at Austin and SRM Boulder. Evaluation measures include baseline and 
follow-up questionnaires for parents, programs, and caregivers; 
baseline and follow-up program observations; and two rounds of child 
observations/interviews to measure children's language, social and 
cognitive development. Baseline data collection took place 2007; 
follow-up data collection took place in 2008, 2009, and will be 
completed in 2010.
    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 
4224. 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 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.

[FR Doc. 2010-9970 Filed 4-28-10; 8:45 am]
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