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 September 26, 2002.
Written comments should be addressed to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Karen Lee, 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 Karen_F._Lee@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 collection; and (6) Reporting and/or Recordkeeping burden. OMB invites public comment.Start Signature
Dated: August 21, 2002.
John D. Tressler,
Leader, Regulatory Information Management Group, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
Office of Educational Research and Improvement
Type of Review: Revision.
Title: Fast Response Survey System (FRSS) 83: Survey on Internet Access in U.S. Public Schools, Fall 2002.
Frequency: One time.
Affected Public: Public Schools.
Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden: Responses: 1,200. Burden Hours: 396.
Abstract: This proposed survey will be the eighth in an annual series of surveys tracking access to the Internet and other advanced telecommunications in public schools and classrooms. The Start Printed Page 55006National Center for Education Statistics has conducted a similar survey since 1994 using the Fast Response Survey System in order to monitor changes in this rapidly changing area. For example, school access to the Internet has increased from 35 percent in 1994 to 99 percent in 2001. Other topics to be covered include types of connections used by the school for connecting to the Internet, what staff provide software and hardware support in the school, and technologies and procedures used to prevent student access to inappropriate material on the Internet. The survey will go to a nationally representative stratified sample of 1,200 schools.
Requests for copies of the submission for OMB review; comment request may be accessed from http://edicsweb.ed.gov, by selecting the “Browse Pending Collections” link and by clicking on link number 2131. When you access the information collection, click on “Download Attachments” to view. Written requests for information should be addressed to Vivian Reese, Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., Room 4050, Regional Office Building 3, Washington, DC 20202-4651 or to the e-mail address firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 Kathy Axt at her e-mail address Kathy.Axt@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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