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Notice of this meeting is required by section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) and is intended to notify the public of their opportunity to attend. DATES: August 9, 2012. Time: 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. ADDRESSES: The Commission will meet in Washington, DC at the United States Department of Education at 400 Maryland Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20202, in Room 4W334. TKELLEY on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:42 Jul 25, 2012 Jkt 226001 Guy Johnson, Designated Federal Official, Equity and Excellence Commission, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20202. Email: equitycommission@ed.gov. Telephone: (202) 453–6567. 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The Commission will examine the disparities in meaningful educational opportunities that give rise to the achievement gap, with a focus on systems of finance, and recommend appropriate ways in which Federal policies could address such disparities. The agenda for the Commission’s August 9, 2012 meeting will include review and deliberation of materials prepared by the writing teams for consideration in the draft report to the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education (Secretary), summarizing the Commission’s findings and recommendations for appropriate ways in which Federal policies can improve equity in school finance. The Commission is also expected to discuss the timing and content of future Commission meetings, as well what further materials, if any, will be produced. Due to time constraints, there will not be a public comment period. However, individuals wishing to provide written comments may send their comments to the Commission via email at equitycommission@ed.gov or via U.S. mail to Guy Johnson, Designated Federal Official, Equity and Excellence Commission, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20202. For comments related to the upcoming meeting, please submit comments for receipt no later than August 1, 2012. Individuals interested in attending the meeting must register in advance, as meeting room seating may be limited. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: PO 00000 Frm 00015 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 43819 Please contact Guy Johnson at (202) 453–6567 or by email at equitycommission@ed.gov. Individuals who will need accommodations for a disability in order to attend the meeting (e.g., interpreting services, assistive listening devices, or materials in alternative format) should notify Guy Johnson at (202) 453–6567 no later than August 1, 2012. 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[FR Doc No: 2012-18306]


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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION


Equity and Excellence Commission; Meeting

AGENCY: Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education.

ACTION: Notice of an open meeting.

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SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of an 
up-coming meeting of the Equity and Excellence Commission (Commission). 
The notice also describes the functions of the Commission. Notice of 
this meeting is required by section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act (FACA) and is intended to notify the public of their 
opportunity to attend.

DATES: August 9, 2012.
    Time: 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.

ADDRESSES: The Commission will meet in Washington, DC at the United 
States Department of Education at 400 Maryland Avenue SW., Washington, 
DC 20202, in Room 4W334.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Guy Johnson, Designated Federal 
Official, Equity and Excellence Commission, U.S. Department of 
Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20202. Email: 
equitycommission@ed.gov. Telephone: (202) 453-6567.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On August 9, 2012 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 
p.m. Eastern Standard Time, the Equity and Excellence Commission will 
hold an open meeting in Washington, DC at the United States Department 
of Education at 400 Maryland Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20202, in Room 
4W334.
    The purpose of the Commission is to collect information, analyze 
issues, and obtain broad public input regarding how the Federal 
government can increase educational opportunity by improving school 
funding equity. The Commission will also make recommendations for 
restructuring school finance systems to achieve equity in the 
distribution of educational resources and further student performance, 
especially for the students at the lower end of the achievement gap. 
The Commission will examine the disparities in meaningful educational 
opportunities that give rise to the achievement gap, with a focus on 
systems of finance, and recommend appropriate ways in which Federal 
policies could address such disparities.
    The agenda for the Commission's August 9, 2012 meeting will include 
review and deliberation of materials prepared by the writing teams for 
consideration in the draft report to the Secretary of the U.S. 
Department of Education (Secretary), summarizing the Commission's 
findings and recommendations for appropriate ways in which Federal 
policies can improve equity in school finance. The Commission is also 
expected to discuss the timing and content of future Commission 
meetings, as well what further materials, if any, will be produced. Due 
to time constraints, there will not be a public comment period. 
However, individuals wishing to provide written comments may send their 
comments to the Commission via email at equitycommission@ed.gov or via 
U.S. mail to Guy Johnson, Designated Federal Official, Equity and 
Excellence Commission, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland 
Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20202. For comments related to the upcoming 
meeting, please submit comments for receipt no later than August 1, 
2012.
    Individuals interested in attending the meeting must register in 
advance, as meeting room seating may be limited. Please contact Guy 
Johnson at (202) 453-6567 or by email at equitycommission@ed.gov. 
Individuals who will need accommodations for a disability in order to 
attend the meeting (e.g., interpreting services, assistive listening 
devices, or materials in alternative format) should notify Guy Johnson 
at (202) 453-6567 no later than August 1, 2012. We will attempt to meet 
requests for accommodations after this date but cannot guarantee 
availability. The meeting site is accessible to individuals with 
disabilities.
    Records are kept of all Commission proceedings and are available 
for public inspection at the Department of Education, 400 Maryland 
Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20202 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 
p.m. Eastern Standard Time. You may contact Guy Johnson, Designated 
Federal Official, Equity and Excellence Commission, at 
equitycommission@ed.gov, or at (202) 453-6567 if you have additional 
questions regarding inspection of records.

John DiPaolo,
Chief of Staff, Office for Civil Rights, United States Department of 
Education.
[FR Doc. 2012-18306 Filed 7-25-12; 8:45 am]
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