For Immediate Release                                                                                                               
October 9, 2009

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

 SPRINGFIELD – 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 4 p.m. Monday, October 19 at the Two Rivers Professional Development Center in Edwards. The hearing is the fourth of a series of budget hearings ISBE will host this fall around the state. The public is invited to attend and those wishing to participate in these hearings may sign-in upon arrival at each location and follow the following procedures:

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 they wish to attend. Contact the Superintendent's office at the State Board of Education, Phone: 217-782-2221; TTY/TDD: 217-782-1900; Fax: 217-785-3972.