John Meixner

Demler Exits Race
5:41 pm
Thu September 4, 2014

ROE Candidate Decides Against Running

Voters will see just one name on the ballot for superintendent of a newly created Regional Office of Education in west central Illinois.
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There is now just one candidate in the election for a newly created office in west central Illinois.

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Take Caution As School Approaches
3:02 pm
Thu August 14, 2014

Drivers Are Encouraged To Watch Out For Students

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With school getting underway, drivers are being encouraged to be on the look-out for students.

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Regional Offices of Education
5:42 pm
Thu November 14, 2013

Illinois Education Board to Decide Consolidations

John Meixner in his office
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The Illinois State Board of Education will take care of a task that was supposed to be handled at the local level.

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Regional Superintendents
8:29 pm
Thu March 28, 2013

Education-Related Consolidation Approved

John Meixner

The county boards in Fulton, Schuyler, Hancock, and McDonough Counties have all approved the merger of the Fulton-Schuyler and Hancock-McDonough Regional Offices of Education.

Hancock-McDonough Regional Superintendent John Meixner said the resolutions will be sent to the Illinois State Board of Elections, which will officially create the new region.

The state pushed for the consolidation of some regional offices to cut costs. Meixner believed the savings will be minimal, but he said this merger should work well for the region.

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