Department of Education.
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.
Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before September 10, 2008.
Written comments should be addressed to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Education Desk Officer, Start Printed Page 46608Office of Management and Budget, 725 17th Street, NW., Room 10222, Washington, DC 20503. Commenters are encouraged to submit responses electronically by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org 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.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 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.Start Signature
Dated: August 5, 2008.
Angela C. Arrington,
IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management.
Institute of Education Sciences
Type of Review: Revision.
Title: 2009 National Assessment of Educational Progress, Wave 3.
Frequency: One time
Affected Public: Individuals or household.
Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden:
Burden Hours: 15,829.
Abstract: Wave III of the National Assessment of Educational Progress contains student questionnaires at grades 4 and 8, as well as extended student questionnaires at grades 4, 8 and 12. It contains operational and pilot assessments to assess student's educational progress in reading, mathematics, science, and social studies at Grades 4, 8, and 12. Operational assessments in reading, mathematics, and science will be administered in grades 4, 8 and 12. Pilot assessments for civics, U.S. history, and geography will be administered in grades 4, 8 and 12. Pilot assessments will be administered in reading and mathematics in grades 4 and 8. A High School Transcript Study is also being conducted on students in Grade 12 for a subsample of the schools included in the sample, which is designed to examine the relationship between assessment scores and course taking patterns. School personnel who are most knowledgeable about students who are identified as being disabled or as English Language Learners will also be asked to complete the questionnaire.
Requests for copies of the information collection submission for OMB review may be accessed from http://edicsweb.ed.gov, by selecting the “Browse Pending Collections” link and by clicking on link number 3779. 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., LBJ, Washington, DC 20202-4537. Requests may also be electronically mailed to ICDocketMgr@ed.gov or faxed to 202-401-0920. 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 ICDocketMgr@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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