ADDISON, Mich. - Addison Community Schools will hire a behavioral intervention and student support specialist using stimulus money, according to The (Adrian) Daily Telegram.

Jennifer Loughlin will work at Panther Elementary School, The Daily Telegram reported. Her salary will be funded through federal stimulus money allocated through the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and the Title I program, the report said.

IDEA is the federal act governing special education programs, and Title I is intended to help at-risk children.

The (Adrian) Daily Telegram, "Addison school board approves hirings," Aug. 12, 2009

Michigan Education Digest, "Stimulus spending decisions begin," July 10, 2009