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Notice of Public Meeting of the Indiana Advisory Committee To Discuss a Draft Report Regarding Civil Rights and the School to Prison Pipeline in Indiana

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U.S. Commission on Civil Rights.


Announcement of meeting.


Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the provisions of the rules and regulations of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights (Commission) and the Federal Advisory Committee Act that the Indiana Advisory Committee (Committee) will hold a meeting on Monday, September 19, 2016, from 3:00 p.m-4:00 p.m. EDT. The Committee will discuss findings and recommendations, as well as a draft report regarding school discipline policies and practices which may facilitate disparities in juvenile justice involvement and youth incarceration rates on the basis of race, color, disability, or sex, in what has become known as the “School to Prison Pipeline,” in preparation to issue a report to the Commission on the topic.


The meeting will be held on Monday September 19, 2016, from 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. EDT.

Public Call Information:

Dial: 888-352-6798

Conference ID: 7001515

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Melissa Wojnaroski, DFO, at 312-353-8311 or

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This meeting is open to the public vial the following toll free call in number 888-352-6798 conference ID 7001515. Any interested member of the public may call this number and listen to the meeting. The conference call operator will ask callers to identify themselves, the organization they are affiliated with (if any), and an email address prior to placing callers into the conference room. Callers can expect to incur regular charges for calls they initiate over wireless lines, according to their wireless plan. The Commission will not refund any incurred charges. Callers will incur no charge for calls they initiate over land-line connections to the toll-free telephone number. Persons with hearing impairments may also Start Printed Page 62472follow the proceedings by first calling the Federal Relay Service at 1-800-977-8339 and providing the Service with the conference call number and conference ID number.

Members of the public are invited to make statements during the designated open comment period. In addition, members of the public may submit written comments; the comments must be received in the regional office within 30 days following the meeting. Written comments may be mailed to the Regional Programs Unit, U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, 55 W. Monroe St., Suite 410, Chicago, IL 60615. They may also be faxed to the Commission at (312) 353-8324, or emailed to Carolyn Allen at Persons who desire additional information may contact the Regional Programs Unit at (312) 353-8311.

Records and documents discussed during the meeting will be available for public viewing prior to and following the meeting at​committee/​meetings.aspx?​cid=​247 and following the links for “Meeting Details” and then “Documents.” Records generated from this meeting may also be inspected and reproduced at the Regional Programs Unit, as they become available, both before and after the meeting. Persons interested in the work of this Committee are directed to the Commission's Web site,, or may contact the Regional Programs Unit at the above email or street address.


1. Welcome and Roll Call

2. Draft Report: “Civil Rights and the School to Prison Pipeline in Indiana”

a. Committee discussion

b. Findings and Recommendations

3. Open Comment

4. Adjournment

Exceptional Circumstance: Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Management Regulations (41 CFR 102-3.150), the notice for this meeting is given fewer than 15 calendar days prior to the meeting due to exceptional circumstances of Committee availability and publication schedule.

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Dated: September 6, 2016.

David Mussatt,

Chief, Regional Programs Unit.

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[FR Doc. 2016-21737 Filed 9-8-16; 8:45 am]