FR Doc 2011-1178[Federal Register: January 20, 2011 (Volume 76, Number 13)]
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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 
March 21, 2011.

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.


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    Dated: January 13, 2011.
Darrin A. King,
Director Information Collection Clearance Division, Regulatory 
Information Management Services Office of Management.

Federal Student Aid

    Type of Review: Extension..
    Title of Collection: Federal Family Education Loan Program and 
William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program Teacher Loan Forgiveness 
Forms.
    OMB Control Number: 1845-0059.
    Agency Form Number(s): N/A.
    Frequency of Responses: On Occasion.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 8,700.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 2,871.
    Abstract: These forms serve as the means by which eligible 
borrowers in the Federal Family Education Loan Program and the William 
D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program apply for teacher loan forgiveness 
and request forbearance on their loans while performing qualifying 
teaching service. The Teacher Loan Forgiveness Application is used by 
eligible Federal Family Education Loan and Direct Loan program 
borrowers; borrowers apply for loan forgiveness after they have 
completed five years of qualifying teaching service at a low-income 
elementary school, secondary school, or educational service agency. The 
Teacher Loan Forgiveness Forbearance Request serves as the means by 
which a borrower who intends to apply for teacher loan forgiveness 
requests forbearance (permission to temporarily cease making payments) 
on the loans for which he or she is seeking forgiveness while 
performing qualifying teaching service applies for said loan 
forgiveness.
    Requests for copies of the proposed information collection request 
may be accessed from http://edicsweb.ed.gov, by selecting the ``Browse 
Pending Collections'' link and by clicking on link number 4454. 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 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. 2011-1178 Filed 1-19-11; 8:45 am]
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