Peoria District 150 Superintendent Grenita Lathan http://peoriapublicradio.org en WCBU EXCLUSIVE: Judge rules on District 150 unfair labor charge http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/wcbu-exclusive-judge-rules-district-150-unfair-labor-charge <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Peoria School District 150 violated a state labor relations act by using threatening language against the district’s Police Benevolent union. Peoria Public Radio’s Alex&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Rusciano</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;reports a judge with the Illinois Educational Labor Review Board also found the district was within the act on two other issues:</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The union first argued that Superintendent </span>Grenita<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Lathan<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> threatened union members on September </span>21st<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, 2011. The ruling says, on that day, </span>Lathan<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> met with the former police union president, who made statements about legal fees the district was spending on litigation. &nbsp;</span></p><p> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Alex Rusciano 27160 at http://peoriapublicradio.org WCBU EXCLUSIVE: Judge rules on District 150 unfair labor charge PSD 150 controversy persists with racial overtones http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/psd-150-controversy-persists-racial-overtones <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Peoria Public School Board meeting last night started with a special graduation ceremony for a student who was running at the State Track meet when his classmates went through the ceremony. But the parts of the meeting that came after the in-meeting ceremony included a generally unsettling feeling. Peoria Public Radio's Tanya Koonce reports on the bouts of contentiousness in and around the public-comment period:</span></p><p> Tue, 17 Jun 2014 08:14:33 +0000 Tanya Koonce 25010 at http://peoriapublicradio.org PSD 150 controversy persists with racial overtones A new group urges change at PSD 150 http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/new-group-urges-change-psd-150 <div>The Peoria City Council special policy session on design and community character started with a public call for the removal of School District 150’s Superintendent. Peoria Public Radio’s Tanya Koonce reports the group urging the action is called Change 150. &nbsp;</div><div>&nbsp;</div><p></p><div>&nbsp;</div> Wed, 19 Feb 2014 10:01:47 +0000 Tanya Koonce 19160 at http://peoriapublicradio.org A new group urges change at PSD 150