Regional Offices of Education http://wuis.org en State Changes Map Of Regional Offices Of Education http://wuis.org/post/state-changes-map-regional-offices-education <p>The Illinois State Board of Education has redrawn the map of regional education offices to meet a deadline set by the Legislature. &nbsp;</p><p>The board voted Friday after hearing from regional superintendents who objected to the way the map would consolidate their offices. &nbsp;</p><p>A new state law required the board to cut the number of regions from 44 to 35. New regional superintendents will be elected next year to lead the new offices. &nbsp;<br />Sangamon County regional superintendent Jeff Vose was among the school leaders who spoke Friday.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 22 Nov 2013 22:15:00 +0000 Associated Press 13606 at http://wuis.org State Changes Map Of Regional Offices Of Education Sangamon Co. Regional Superintendent Jeff Vose Interview http://wuis.org/post/sangamon-co-regional-superintendent-jeff-vose-interview <p>Regional Offices of Education have often been an overlooked area of government.&nbsp; But the elected positions have unwillingly been in the spotlight over the last couple of years when Governor Pat Quinn tried to eliminate them.&nbsp; A compromise with the legislature resulted in a consolidation of the offices that is underway now.&nbsp; 44 offices are required to drop down to 35.&nbsp;&nbsp; In Sangamon County, an agreement was reached this month to merge with Menard County starting in 2015.</p> Thu, 20 Jun 2013 18:43:47 +0000 Sean Crawford 4598 at http://wuis.org Sangamon Co. Regional Superintendent Jeff Vose Interview