Department of Education.
The Leader, Regulatory 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 March 18, 2003.
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 (OMB) provide interested Federal agencies and the public and 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 Management Group, Office of the Chief Information Officer, publish 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 or reinstatement; (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 Record keeping burden. OMB invites public comment.Start Signature
Dated: February 11, 2003.
John D. Tressler,
Leader, Regulatory Management Group, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services
Type of Review: New Collection.
Title: Pre-Elementary Education Longitudinal Study (PEELS) Phase 1.
Individuals or households, Not-for-profit institutions, State, local, or Tribal Gov't. SEAs or LEAs.
Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden:
Burden Hours: 4,986.
Abstract: PEELS will provide the first national picture of experience and outcomes of three to five year old children in early childhood special education. The study will inform special education policy development and support GPRA measurement and IDEA reauthorization with data from parents, service providers, and teachers.
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 directed to her e-mail address Vivian.Reese@ed.gov. Requests may also be 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 Sheila Carey at her email address Sheila.Carey@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
[FR Doc. 03-3778 Filed 2-14-03; 8:45 am]
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