Federal Register, Volume 76 Issue 55 (Tuesday, March 22, 2011)
[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 55 (Tuesday, March 22, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Page 15956]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-6672]

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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 
April 21, 2011.

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. 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 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: March 16, 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: William D. Ford Federal (Direct Loan) Program 
and Federal Family Education Loan Program, Teacher Loan Forgiveness 
Application and Teacher Loan Forgiveness Forbearance Request.
    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 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.
    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 4525. 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. 2011-6672 Filed 3-21-11; 8:45 am]
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