For Immediate Release                                                                                                               
November 2, 2009

Illinois State Board of Education announces FY 2011 Budget Hearing in Wheeling

The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) announced today that its Finance and Audit Committee will host a meeting on the FY 2011 Budget at 6 p.m. Thursday, November 5, 2009 at Community Consolidated School District 21 in Wheeling.

The Finance and Audit Committee FY 2011 Budget Hearings will be accessible to persons with disabilities. Persons planning to attend who need special accommodations should contact the Board office no later than the day before the meeting. Contact the Superintendent's office at the State Board of Education, Phone: 217-782-2221; TTY/TDD: 217-782-1900; Fax: 217-785-3972.

In addition to the hearing in Wheeling, the ISBE Finance and Audit Committee already hosted a hearing in Champaign, Mt. Vernon, DeKalb, Peoria, Chicago, Springfield and Wheeling.