Dunlap http://peoriapublicradio.org en Dunlap superintendent resigns http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/dunlap-superintendent-resigns <div>Dunlap Schools Superintendent Jay Marino has resigned, effective immediately.&nbsp;</div><p> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 18:35:29 +0000 Alex Rusciano 20603 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Dunlap superintendent resigns Dunlap school district changes proposed budget cuts http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/dunlap-school-district-changes-proposed-budget-cuts <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Dunlap School District is changing its proposed budget plan for next school year based on public concern and suggestions. Peoria Public Radio’s Alex </span>Rusciano<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> reports:</span></p><p> Tue, 04 Feb 2014 05:11:52 +0000 Alex Rusciano 18459 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Dunlap school district changes proposed budget cuts Some Dunlap parents express concern over alleged video use http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/some-dunlap-parents-express-concern-over-alleged-video-use <p>Some Dunlap School District parents expressed concern about an alleged video using images of students without getting permission. &nbsp;Dunlap Superintendent Jay Marino is alleged to have used the images in marketing material for a side education business. &nbsp;Some parents say that they should have been asked first before allegedly using the images for the business. &nbsp;Other parents are rising to defend Marino calling it a witch-hunt. &nbsp; A check of the video online shows that is was removed.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 23 Jan 2014 13:45:01 +0000 Alex Rusciano 17925 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Some Dunlap parents express concern over alleged video use Dunlap teachers, parents oppose proposed cuts http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/dunlap-teachers-parents-oppose-proposed-cuts <p></p><div>The Dunlap school district should keep its teachers and current band and orchestra programs next year. &nbsp;That’s the message from hundreds of parents and teachers voicing concern over proposed staff and program cuts. &nbsp;The proposed spending plan would lay-off nearly 20 teachers, cut school bussing options and raise student fees. About 40 people spoke out against the proposed cuts during last night’s school board meeting. Many are opposed to cutting fifth grade band and fourth grade orchestra programs. &nbsp;Tina Holloway is the band director at Dunlap Valley Middle School. She says delaying music classes hurts the students and the district:</div><p> Thu, 16 Jan 2014 04:57:30 +0000 Alex Rusciano 17650 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Dunlap teachers, parents oppose proposed cuts Peoria's Hidden Treasures - November 11, 2013 http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/peorias-hidden-treasures-november-11-2013 <p>We look at the last set of art galleries participating in the Citywide Celebration of Women Artists. The Liz Pearce Gallery in Dunlap features the work of five artists, exploring small, intimate spaces. Four Morton artists have works on display at the Jefferson Street Gallery. Finally, two events held in conjunction with the celebrations examine the business of art, and a panel of women artists talking about their experiences.</p> Mon, 11 Nov 2013 19:47:49 +0000 Nathan Irwin 14740 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Peoria's Hidden Treasures - November 11, 2013