Charter Oak http://peoriapublicradio.org en State board responds on Charter Oak testing investigation http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/state-board-responds-charter-oak-testing-investigation <div>The Illinois State Board of Education says it found no evidence that a District 150 primary school manipulated test scores. However, a letter sent from the ISBE to the district says it’s forwarding its report to its Licensure Division for further review.&nbsp;</div><p> Thu, 15 May 2014 10:40:09 +0000 Alex Rusciano 23330 at http://peoriapublicradio.org State board responds on Charter Oak testing investigation State auditors to oversee Charter Oak ISAT testing http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/state-auditors-oversee-charter-oak-isat-testing <div>The Illinois State Board of Education is asking a contracted-auditor to oversee annual testing at District 150 Charter Oak Primary School. State board spokeswoman Mary Fergus says most schools are chosen randomly for overseeing how the I-SAT test is given. But Fergus says the current investigation into testing irregularities at Charter Oak prompted the state board to specifically ask that the school be observed. &nbsp;ISAT testing is currently underway in the district, and ends March 14th.&nbsp;</div><p> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 19:56:02 +0000 Alex Rusciano 19911 at http://peoriapublicradio.org State auditors to oversee Charter Oak ISAT testing District 150 tensions take different direction Monday http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/district-150-tensions-take-different-direction-monday <div>The controversy surrounding the former Charter Oak principal and testing scores in District 150 took a slightly different turn at last night’s School Board meeting. Peoria Public Radio’s Alex Rusciano reports:</div><p> Tue, 25 Feb 2014 05:08:42 +0000 Alex Rusciano 19436 at http://peoriapublicradio.org District 150 tensions take different direction Monday Lathan responds to District 150 critics amid testing investigation http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/lathan-responds-district-150-critics-amid-testing-investigation <div>District 150 Superintendent Grenita Lathan is responding to critics of her administration and what they say is a ‘culture of fear’. &nbsp;Peoria Public Radio's Alex Rusciano reports the comments follow the fourth straight meeting where parents are voicing concern:</div><p> Tue, 11 Feb 2014 07:01:17 +0000 Alex Rusciano 18789 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Lathan responds to District 150 critics amid testing investigation Hundreds rally in support of District 150 principal on leave http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/hundreds-rally-support-district-150-principal-leave <p></p><div>Hundreds of people turned out in support of Charter Oak Primary School principal John Wetterauer during Monday’s District 150 School Board meeting. &nbsp;Peoria Public Radio’s Alex Rusciano reports:</div><p> Tue, 17 Dec 2013 05:36:11 +0000 Alex Rusciano 16425 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Hundreds rally in support of District 150 principal on leave