Summary: The Leader, Information Management Group, Office of the Chief Financial and Chief Information Officer invites comments on the submission for OMB review as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Title: Distance Education Demonstration Program Application and Annual Evaluation.
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[Federal Register: December 10, 1998 (Volume 63, Number 237)]
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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request.
AGENCY: Department of Education.
SUMMARY: The Leader, Information Management Group, Office of the Chief
Financial and Chief Information Officer invites comments on the
submission for OMB review as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of
DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before
January 11, 1999.
ADDRESSES: Written comments should be addressed to the Office of
Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Danny Werfel, Desk
Officer, Department of Education, Office of Management and Budget, 725
17th Street, NW, Room 10235, New Executive Office Building, Washington,
DC 20503 or should be electronically mailed to the internet address
Werfel firstname.lastname@example.org. Requests for copies of the proposed information
collection requests should be addressed to Patrick J. Sherrill,
Department of Education, 600 Independence Avenue, SW, Room 5624,
Regional Office Building 3, Washington, DC 20202-4651, or should be
electronically mailed to the internet address Pat Sherril@ed.gov, or
should be faxed to 202-708-9346.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Patrick J. Sherrill (202) 708-8196.
Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may
call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339
between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m., Eastern time, Monday through Friday.
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. OMB
may amend or waive the requirement for public consultation to the
extent that public participation in the approval process would defeat
the purpose of the information collection, violate State or Federal
law, or substantially interfere with any agency's ability to perform
its statutory obligations. The Leader, Information Management Group,
Office of the Chief Financial and Chief Information Officer, publishes
that notice containing proposed information collection requests prior
to submission of these requests to OMB. Each proposed information
collection, grouped by office, contains the following: (1) Type of
review requested, e.g. new, revision, extension, existing or
reinstatement; (2) Title; (3) Summary of the collection; (4)
Description of the need for, and proposed use of, the information; (5)
Respondents and frequency of collection; and (6) Reporting and/or
Recordkeeping burden. OMB invites public comment at the address
specified above. Copies of the requests are available from Patrick J.
Sherrill at the address specified above.
Dated: December 4, 1998.
Kent H. Hannaman,
Leader, Information Management Group, Office of the Chief Financial and
Chief Information Officer.
Office of Postsecondary Education
Type of Review: New.
Title: Distance Education Demonstration Program Application and
Frequency: One time.
Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profits; Not-for-profit
Reporting and Recordkeeping Burden:
Burden Hours: 6,000.
Abstract: Applications necessary to determine which entities are
interested and eligible to participate in the Distance Education
Demonstration Program. Annual evaluations of the Distance Education
Demonstration Programs are required to statute.
This information collection is being submitted under the
Streamlined Clearance Process for Discretionary Grant Information
Collections (1890-0001). Therefore, this 30-day public comment period
notice will be the only public comment notice published for this
Office of Educational Research and Improvement
Type of Review: New.
Title: Evaluation of the National Star Schools Program.
Frequency: One time.
Affected Public: Individuals or households.
Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden:
Burden Hours: 201.
Abstract: The Star Schools program has the purpose of encouraging
improvement in instruction in mathematics, science, and foreign
languages as well as other subjects through modern telecommunications
technology. The purpose of this evaluation is to independently examine
the implementation and administration of the program as a whole and of
individual projects, as well as the program's outcomes and impact on
schools, teachers, and students. Clearance is requested for two data
collection efforts (1) a site teacher survey of 500 respondents and (2)
a production teacher survey of 35 respondents.
[FR Doc. 98-32789 Filed 12-9-98; 8:45 am]
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