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Summary: Targeted Teacher Shortage Areas.

Publication Date: November 27, 2007

Page Numbers: 66142-66143

Summary: Targeted Teacher Shortage Areas.

Posted on 11-27-2007

[Federal Register: November 27, 2007 (Volume 72, Number 227)]
[Page 66142-66143]
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Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

AGENCY: Department of Education.
SUMMARY: The IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management
Services, Office of Management 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 December 27, 2007.

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,
Washington, DC 20503. Commenters are encouraged to submit responses
electronically by email to or via fax to
(202) 395-6974. Commenters should include the following subject line in
their response ``Comment: [insert OMB number], [insert abbreviated
collection name, e.g., ``Upward Bound Evaluation'']. Persons submitting
comments electronically should not submit paper copies.

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 IC Clearance Official, Regulatory
Information Management Services, Office of Management, 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: November 20, 2007.
Angela C. Arrington, IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services,
Office of Management.

Office of Postsecondary Education

Type of Review: Revision.
Title: Targeted Teacher Shortage Areas.
Frequency: Annually.
Affected Public: State, Local, or Tribal Gov't, SEAs or LEAs.
Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden:
Responses: 57.
Burden Hours: 4,560.
Abstract: This request is for approval of record-keeping and
reporting requirements that are contained in the FFELP regulations
which address the targeted teacher deferment provision of the Higher
Education Act of 1965, as amended. The information collected is
necessary for a state to support its annual request for designation of teacher shortage areas within the
state. The collection of certification documentation by the borrower/
scholar is necessary to support his/her request for a deferment/
reduction in teaching obligation or cancellation of their loan debt.
Requests for copies of the information collection submission for
OMB review may be accessed from, by selecting
the ``Browse Pending Collections'' link and by clicking on link number
3460. 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.,
Potomac Center, 9th Floor, Washington, DC 20202-4700. Requests may also
be electronically mailed to or faxed to 202-245-
6623. Please specify the complete title of the information collection
when making your request.
Comments regarding burden and/or the collection activity
requirements should be electronically mailed to
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. E7-23061 Filed 11-26-07; 8:45 am]


Last Modified: 11/26/2007