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Grant Application for the FIPSE Comprehensive Program.

Publication Date: August 29, 2001
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Page Numbers: 45668-45669

Summary: Grant Application for the FIPSE Comprehensive Program.

[Federal Register: August 29, 2001 (Volume 66, Number 168)]
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From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

 
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

AGENCY: Department of Education.
SUMMARY: The Leader, Regulatory Information Management Group, Office of 
the Chief Information Officer invites comments on the submission for 
OMB review as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
September 28, 2001.

ADDRESSES: Written comments should be addressed to the Office of 
Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Crystal Thomas, Desk 
Officer, Department of Education, Office of Management and Budget, 725 
17th Street, NW., Room 10202, New Executive Office Building, 
Washington, DC 20503 or should be electronically mailed to the internet 
address CAThomas@omb.eop.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. 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, Regulatory Information 
Management Group, Office of the 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.

    Dated: August 23, 2001.
John Tressler,
Leader, Regulatory Information Management, Office of the Chief 
Information Officer.

Office of Postsecondary Education

    Type of Review: Revision.
    Title: Grant Application for the FIPSE Comprehensive Program.
    Frequency: Annually.
    Affected Public: Not-for-profit institutions; State, Local, or 
Tribal Gov't, SEAs or LEAs.
    Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden:
      Responses: 1,650.
      Burden Hours: 19,500.
    Abstract: The Comprehensive Program is a discretionary grant award 
program of the Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education 
(FIPSE). Applications are submitted in two stages-preliminary and 
final. The program supports innovative reform projects that hold 
promise as models for the resolution of important issues and problems 
in postsecondary education. Grants made under this program are expected 
to contribute new information in educational practice that can be 
shared with others. As its name suggests, the Comprehensive Program may 
support activities in any discipline, program, or student service. 
Nonprofit institutions and organization offering postsecondary 
education programs are eligible applicants. The Comprehensive Program 
has established a record of meaningful and lasting improvement to 
access and quality in postsecondary education.
    This information collection is being submitted under the 
Streamlined Clearance Process for Discretionary Grant Information 
Collections (1890-0001). Therefore, the 30-day public comment period 
notice will be the only public comment notice published for this 
information collection.

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    Requests for copies of the proposed information collection request 
may be accessed from http://edicsweb.ed.gov, or should be addressed to 
Vivian Reese, Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW, Room 
4050, Regional Office Building 3, Washington, D.C. 20202-4651. Requests 
may also be electronically mailed to the internet address 
OCIO_RIMG@ed.gov or faxed to 202-708-9346. Please specify the complete 
title of the information collection when making your request.
    Comments regarding burden and/or the collection activity 
requirements should be directed to Joseph Schubart at (202) 708-9266 or 
via his internet address Joe.Schubart@ed.gov. 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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Last Modified: 08/28/2001