FR Doc 2010-25762
[Federal Register: October 13, 2010 (Volume 75, Number 197)]
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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

 
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests

AGENCY: Department of Education.

ACTION: Comment Request.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Education (the Department), in accordance 
with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA) (44 U.S.C. 
3506(c)(2)(A)), provides the general public and Federal agencies with 
an opportunity to comment on proposed and continuing collections of 
information. This helps the Department assess the impact of its 
information collection requirements and minimize the reporting burden 
on the public and helps the public understand the Department's 
information collection requirements and provide the requested data in 
the desired format. The Director, Information Collection Clearance 
Division, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of 
Management, invites comments on the proposed information collection 
requests as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
December 13, 2010.

ADDRESSES: Comments regarding burden and/or the collection activity 
requirements should be electronically mailed to ICDocketMgr@ed.gov or 
mailed to U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., LBJ, 
Washington, DC 20202-4537. Please note that written comments received 
in response to this notice will be considered public records.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act 
of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35) requires that Federal agencies provide 
interested parties an early opportunity to comment on information 
collection requests. The Director, Information Collection Clearance 
Division, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of 
Management, publishes this notice containing proposed information 
collection requests at the beginning of the Departmental review of the 
information collection. The Department of Education is especially 
interested in public comment addressing the following issues: (1) Is 
this collection necessary to the proper functions of the Department; 
(2) will this information be processed and used in a timely manner; (3) 
is the estimate of burden accurate; (4) how might the Department 
enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be 
collected; and (5) how might the Department minimize the burden of this 
collection on the respondents, including through the use of information 
technology.

    Dated: October 7, 2010.
Darrin A. King,
Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Regulatory 
Information Management Services, Office of Management.

Institute of Education Sciences

    Type of Review: Revision.
    Title of Collection: High School Longitudinal Study of 2009 
(HSLS:09) First Follow-up Field Test 2011.
    OMB Control Number: 1850-0852.
    Agency Form Number(s): N/A.
    Frequency of Responses: Annually.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 1,036.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 615.
    Abstract: The High School Longitudinal Study of 2009 (HSLS: 09) is 
a nationally representative, longitudinal study of more than 20,000 
ninth graders in 944 schools, who will be followed through their 
secondary and postsecondary years. The study focuses on understanding 
students' trajectories from the beginning of high school into 
university or the workforce and beyond and will provide data on how 
students navigate the transition between high school and the 
postsecondary world; and what courses, majors, first job, and careers 
students decide to pursue when, why, and how, especially, but not

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solely, in regards to science, technology, engineering, and math 
courses, majors, and careers. This study includes a new student 
assessment in algebraic skills, reasoning, and problem solving and 
surveys students, their parents, teachers, school administrators, and 
school counselors. This submission is a request for clearance for a 
2011 field test and a 60-day Federal Register notice waiver for the 
2012 full scale HSLS:09 First Follow-up data collection.
    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.
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