teacher certification http://tspr.org en Illinois Lawmakers Moving to Combine ROEs http://tspr.org/post/illinois-lawmakers-moving-combine-roes <p>Illinois&#39; regional school superintendents are backing legislation (<a href="http://www.ilga.gov/legislation/BillStatus.asp?DocNum=2706&amp;GAID=11&amp;DocTypeID=SB&amp;LegId=63057&amp;SessionID=84&amp;GA=97" target="_blank">SB 2706</a>) that would eliminate nearly a quarter of their 44 offices.<br /><br />The proposal is not likely to satisfy critics who say the positions are not necessary and that the offices should have their functions taken over by local school districts.<br /><br />Regional Offices of Education oversee teacher certification, GED programs, and truancy cases. Tue, 15 May 2012 20:42:23 +0000 Rich Egger 15145 at http://tspr.org Illinois Lawmakers Moving to Combine ROEs