[Federal Register Volume 64, Number 172 (Tuesday, September 7, 1999)]
[Notices]
[Pages 48609-48610]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 99-23104]


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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 
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 
October 7, 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 
[email protected]

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 Information Officer, publishes that notice 
containing proposed information collection requests prior to submission 
of these requests to OMB. Each proposed

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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 31, 1999.
William E. Burrow,
Leader, Information Management Group, Office of the Chief Information 
Officer.

Office of the Under Secretary

    Type of Review: New.
    Title: Evaluation of the Magnet Schools Assistance Program.
    Frequency: Annually.
    Affected Public: State, local or Tribal Gov't, SEAs or LEAs.
    Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden: Responses: 2,387; Burden 
Hours: 1,517.
    Abstract: This package is to request clearance for an evaluation of 
the Magnet Schools Assistance Program (MSAP). The purpose of the 
evaluation is to provide information to ED and Congress about the 
success of the MSAP in meeting its statutory goals. The evaluation is 
using information reported in MSAP applications and performance 
indicators and gathering new data from all 57 MSAP projects funded in 
1998. A particular emphasis of the evaluation is the projects' progress 
in improving student achievement and achieving desegregation.
    Written comments and requests for copies of this proposed 
information collection request should be addressed to Vivian Reese, 
U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW, Room 5624, 
Regional Office Building 3, Washington, DC 20202-4651, or should be 
electronically mailed to the Internet address OCIO IMG I[email protected] or 
should be faxed to 202-708-9346.
    For questions regarding burden and/or the collection activity 
requirements, contact Jacqueline Montague at 202-708-5359 or 
electronically at her internet address Jackie____M[email protected]. 
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. 99-23104 Filed 9-3-99; 8:45 am]
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