For Immediate Release
September 24, 2009

Illinois State Board of Education announces

FY 2011 Budget Hearing in DeKalb

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. Thursday,October 1, 2009 at the DeKalb Regional Office of Education in DeKalb. The hearing is the third 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.

Thursday, October 1, 2009 – 4 to 6 p.m. – DeKalb
DeKalb Regional Office of Education
2500 N. Annie Glidden Rd.
Dekalb, Illinois

In addition to the hearing in DeKalb, the ISBE Finance and Audit Committee already hosted a hearing in Champaign and Mt. Vernon and will host additional hearings: