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Adams County Board approves ROE merger with Jacksonville


The Regional Office of Education for Adams and Pike Counties could soon be merging with the office in Jacksonville.

The Adams County Board approved a resolution Tuesday night approving the consolidation.

The regional office in Jacksonville serves Brown, Cass, Morgan, and Scott counties.

Each county board is required to approve a resolution supporting the merger.

A law approved last year will reduce the number of regional education offices to save an estimated $1.5 million each year.

"There are 44 regional offices right now and by July 1 of 2015, there needs to be only 35, so there were nine smaller regional offices that either have to merge with a larger one or some of them are merging together," said Adams/Pike Regional Superintendent, Debbie Niederhauser.

The Pike County Board will be asked to approve the measure next month.



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