FR Doc 2010-20442
[Federal Register: August 18, 2010 (Volume 75, Number 159)]
[Page 51024-51025]
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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 (Pub. L. 104-13).

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
September 17, 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 with a cc: to

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. The 
OMB is particularly interested in comments which:
     Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is 
necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, 
including whether the information will have practical utility;
     Evaluate the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the 
burden of the proposed collection of information, including the 
validity of the methodology and assumptions used;
     Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and
     Minimize the burden of the collection of information on 
those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate 
automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection 
techniques or other forms of information technology.

    Dated: August 13, 2010.
Sheila Carey,
Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Regulatory 
Information Management Services, Office of Management.

Office of English Language Acquisitions

    Type of Review: New.
    Title of Collection: National Professional Development Program: 
Grantee Performance Report.
    OMB #: 1885-New.
    Agency Form Number(s): N/A.
    Frequency of Responses: Semi-Annually.
    Affected Public: Not-for-profit institutions; State, Local, or 
Tribal Government, State Educational Agencies (SEAs) or Local 
Educational Agencies (LEAs).
    Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 138.
    Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 6,900.
    Abstract: The purpose is to implement a data collection process for 
a new semi-annual reporting for Government Performance and Results Act 
(GPRA) purposes for the National Professional Development Program 
(NPD). These data are necessary to assess the performance of the 
National Professional Development in meeting its stated goals and 
objectives and report to the U.S. Department of Education (ED's) Budget 
Service. The National Professional Development program provides 
professional development activities intended to improve instruction for 
students with limited English proficiency (LEP) and assists education 
personnel working with such children to meet high professional 
standards. The National Professional Development program office is 
submitting this application to request approval to collect information 
from NPD grantees. The proposed data collection serves two purposes. 
First, the data are necessary to assess the performance of the National 
Professional Development program on Government Performance and Results 
Act (GPRA) measures.
    Second, budget information and data on project-specific performance 
measures are collected from National Professional Development grantees 
for project-monitoring information.
    Requests for copies of the information collection submission for 
OMB review may be accessed from the Web site at or from the Department's Web site 
at, by selecting the ``Browse Pending Collections'' 
link and by clicking on link number 4335. 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 or faxed to 202-401-0920. Please specify the 
complete title and OMB Control Number of the information collection 
when making your request.
    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

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Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339.

[FR Doc. 2010-20442 Filed 8-17-10; 8:45 am]