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Sunday, September 13, 2009

Board of Ed meeting Sept. 14

The first Board of Education meeting of the 2009-10 school year takes place tonight (Monday) at 7:30 p.m. You can read the full agenda by clicking here. A few highlights include:
-- School opening report from Dr. Fishbein
-- Recognition of this year's Ashby Award Winner, Karen Rispoli, who is a Technology Teacher at Benjamin Franklin Middle School;
-- The Board will vote to approve the Referendum question and proposed project list to be put before voters on December 8;
-- Various retirements, appointments, leaves of absence, etc.
-- Approval of the district's application for an acceptance of funds from IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act) and ARRA (American Recovery and Reinvestment Act)
-- Public comments -- come on down!

Come join us on the 3rd floor of the Ed Center or tune in to Channel 77 (Cablevision) or watch live online (click here).

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