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Annual federal program meeting to be held
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The public is invited to attend the federal programs annual meeting on Thursday at the Effingham County Board of Education auditorium, 405 N. Ash Street in Springfield. In order to give everyone a greater opportunity to attend this informative meeting, a morning time and an evening time have been scheduled. It is only necessary to attend one of the meetings.

The morning meeting will begin at 10 a.m. with sign-in and light refreshments starting at 9:45. The evening meeting will begin at 6 p.m. with sign-in and light refreshments starting at 5:45.  

The purpose of this meeting is to allow the public to have input concerning the FY09 federal programs which include Title I, Title II-Part A and Title II-Part D. Those attending will be provided with an overview of these programs and the curriculum. The federal law, “No Child Left Behind” Act (including school choice services) will also be explained.