FR Doc 2010-23667
[Federal Register: September 22, 2010 (Volume 75, Number 183)]
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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

 
Notice of Submission for OMB Review

AGENCY: Department of Education.

ACTION: Comment request.

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SUMMARY: The 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 
October 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. The 
OMB is particularly interested in comments which: (1) 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; (2) 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; (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information 
to be collected; and (4) 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: September 16, 2010.
Darrin A. King,
Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Regulatory 
Information Management Services, Office of Management.

Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services

    Type of Review: Revision.
    Title of Collection: Scholar Data Report: Personnel Development 
Program, Part D of Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).
    OMB Control Number: 1820-0530.
    Agency Form Number(s): N/A.
    Frequency of Responses: Annually.
    Affected Public: Not-for-profit institutions.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 450.
    Total Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 3,510.
    Abstract: This package is a revision and contains instructions and 
the form necessary for grantees and contractors supported under the 
Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Personnel 
Development to Improve Services and Results for Children with 
Disabilities, CFDA No. 84.325. Data obtained are used to evaluate and 
monitor the implementation of IDEA and for performance reporting. 
Analysis of these data will be used in the following ways: (a) To 
inform the activities and priorities specific to personnel preparation 
conducted by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special 
Education Programs (OSEP); (b) to determine variation in personnel 
preparation and factors related to that variation; and (c) to evaluate 
the outcomes of the IDEA and the Personnel Development Program's 
performance measures under the Government Performance and Results Act 
and the Program Assessment Rating Tool. OSEP revisions have: (a) 
Modified items that collect information on scholars' knowledge and 
skills to reduce grantee work burden and to diminish response 
ambiguity, to simplify data entry and analysis, and to delete two items 
that were no longer needed; (b) added one item to determine whether the 
grantee expects the scholar to complete the program; (c) added two 
items to first section to determine if scholar received funding under a 
previous grant and the number of credit hours earned prior to starting 
the current grant program and that will be accepted for program 
completion; and (d) enhanced instructions for a few items to make the 
form more user-friendly and diminish response ambiguity.
    Requests for copies of the information collection submission for 
OMB review may be accessed from the RegInfo.gov Web site at 
http://www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain or from the Department's Web site 
at http://edicsweb.ed.gov, by selecting the ``Browse Pending Collections'' 
link and by clicking on link number 4267. 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 and OMB Control Number 
when making your request.
    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. 2010-23667 Filed 9-21-10; 8:45 am]
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