Department of Education.
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.
Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before April 30, 2001.
Written comments should be addressed to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Lauren Wittenberg, Acting 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 Lauren_Wittenberg@omb.eop.gov.End Preamble Start Supplemental 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 Start Printed Page 17162collection; and (6) Reporting and/or Recordkeeping burden. OMB invites public comment.Start Signature
Dated: March 23, 2001.
Leader Regulatory Information Management, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
Office of the Undersecretary
Type of Review: New.
Title: Study of the SDFSCA Middle School Coordinator Initiative.
Frequency: Semi-Annually; Annually.
Affected Public: State, Local, or Tribal Gov't, SEAs or LEAs; Not-for-profit institutions.
Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden
Responses: 14,326 Burden Hours: 13,753.
Abstract: The national evaluation of the Middle School Coordinator Initiative (MSCI) will be conducted over the course of four years and will collect data from district prevention coordinators. Middle School Coordinators, district officials, school principals, prevention teachers, school support personnel, students, parents, and representatives of community organizations. Initiative implementation will be assessed in all funded districts. School-level program data and student outcome data will be collected from a sample of 30 MSCI districts as well as 30 comparison districts over four years. Case study data will be collected from 10 of those MSCI districts.
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, DC 20202-4651. Requests may also be electronically mailed to the internet address OCIO_IMG_Issues@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 Jacqueline Montague at (202) 708-5359 or via her internet address Jackie_Montague@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.End Supplemental Information
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