Federal Register / Vol. 63, No. 26 / Monday, February 9, 1998 / Notices 6545
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION The Department of Education is ADDRESSES: Holiday Inn on the Hill,
especially interested in public comment Congressman Room, 415 New Jersey
Notice of Proposed Information addressing the following issues: (1) Is Avenue, NW, Washington, DC, 20001,
Collection Requests this collection necessary to the proper (202) 638–1616.
AGENCY: Department of Education. functions of the Department, (2) will FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr.
this information be processed and used David Beaulieu, Director, Office of
ACTION: Proposed collection; comment
in a timely manner, (3) is the estimate Indian Education, 1250 Maryland
of burden accurate, (4) how might the Avenue, SW., Portals 4300, Washington,
SUMMARY: The Acting Deputy Chief Department enhance the quality, utility, DC 20202. Telephone: (202) 260–2431;
Information Officer, Office of the Chief and clarity of the information to be Fax: (202) 260–7779.
Information Officer, invites comments collected, and (5) how might the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The
on the proposed information collection Department minimize the burden of this National Advisory Council on Indian
requests as required by the Paperwork collection on the respondents, including Education is a presidentially appointed
Reduction Act of 1995. through the use of information advisory council on Indian education
DATES: Interested persons are invited to technology. established under Section 9151 of Title
submit comments on or before April 10, Dated: February 3, 1998. IX of the Elementary and Secondary
1998. Linda Tague, Education Act of 1965, as amended (20
ADDRESSES: Written comments and Acting Deputy Chief Information Officer, U.S.C. 7871). The Council advises the
requests for copies of the proposed Office of the Chief Information Officer. Secretary of Education and the Congress
information collection requests should on funding and administration of
be addressed to Patrick J. Sherrill, Office of the Chief Financial Officer
programs with respect to which the
Department of Education, 600 Type of Review: Reinstatement. Secretary has jurisdiction and that
Independence Avenue, S.W., Room Title: Application for Federal includes Indian children or adults as
5624, Regional Office Building 3, Education Assistance (AFEA). participants or that may benefit Indian
Washington, DC 20202–4651. Frequency: Annually. children or adults. The Council also
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Affected Public: Individuals or makes recommendations to the
Patrick J. Sherrill (202) 708–8196. households; Not-for-Profit institutions; Secretary for filing the position of
Individuals who use a State, Local or Tribal Government, SEAs Director of Indian Education whenever
telecommunications device for the deaf or LEAs. a vacancy occurs.
(TDD) may call the Federal Information Annual Reporting and Recordkeeping This hearing will be open to the
Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877–8339 Hour Burden: public without advanced registration.
between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m., Eastern time, Responses: 15,550. Public attendance may be limited to the
Monday through Friday. Burden Hours: 4,404. space available. Members of the public
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section Abstract: The information collection may make statements during the
3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of is needed for the processing of various meeting, to the extent time permits, and
1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35) requires Department grant program’s application file written statements with the
that the Office of Management and from State and local educational committee for its consideration. Written
Budget (OMB) provide interested agencies, and institutions of higher statements should be submitted to the
Federal agencies and the public an early education. The information is used by address listed above.
opportunity to comment on information program offices to determine eligibility Testimony is requested concerning
collection requests. OMB may amend or and facilitate distribution of program the implementation and effectiveness of
waive the requirement for public funds. Federal Education programs with
consultation to the extent that public [FR Doc. 98–3136 Filed 2–6–98; 8:45 am] American Indian learners.
participation in the approval process The Improving Americas Schools Act;
BILLING CODE 4000–01–P
would defeat the purpose of the Elementary and Secondary Education
information collection, violate State or Act as amended 1994.
Federal law, or substantially interfere DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION The Indian Education Act (Title IX)
with any agency’s ability to perform its Impact Aid Programs (Title VIII)
statutory obligations. The Acting Deputy National Advisory Council on Indian Comprehensive Education Programs
Chief Information Officer, Office of the Education; Hearing (Title I)
Chief Information Officer, publishes this School Improvement Programs
notice containing proposed information AGENCY: National Advisory Council on
Migrant Education Programs (Title I,
collection requests prior to submission Indian Education, ED.
of these requests to OMB. Each ACTION: Notice of open hearing. Safe and Drug Free Schools (Title IV,
proposed information collection, Part A, Subpart I of the ESEA)
grouped by office, contains the SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the
schedule and proposed agenda for a Goals 2000: Educate America Act
following: (1) Type of review requested,
e.g., new, revision, extension, existing hearing of the National Advisory Testimony is also requested regarding
or reinstatement; (2) Title; (3) Summary Council on Indian Education. This the needs of American Indian leaners in
of the collection; (4) Description of the notice also describes the functions of the following areas:
need for, and proposed use of, the the Council. Notice of this hearing is Bilingual Education
information; (5) Respondents and required under Section 10(a)(2) of the After School Programs
frequency of collection; and (6) Federal Advisory Committee Act and is New Teachers
Reporting and/or Recordkeeping intended to notify the public of their Equity of Opportunity for Indian
burden. OMB invites public comment at opportunity to attend. Children
the address specified above. Copies of DATES AND TIMES: March 8, 1998, 10:00 The National Test
the requests are available from Patrick J. a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and March 9, 1998, A summary of the proceedings and
Sherrill at the address specified above. 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. related matters which are informative to