Lathan http://peoriapublicradio.org en District 150 OKs Lathan pay hike, lowers public comment time period http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/district-150-oks-lathan-pay-hike-lowers-public-comment-time-period <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Peoria Public School Board approved a two-percent salary bump for Superintendent </span>Grenita<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Lathan<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Peoria Public Radio’s Alex </span>Rusciano<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> reports the Board voted five to one for the pay increase:</span></p><p> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 05:12:57 +0000 Alex Rusciano 26811 at http://peoriapublicradio.org District 150 OKs Lathan pay hike, lowers public comment time period District 150 approves labor deal, buying properties http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/district-150-approves-labor-deal-buying-properties <div>The District 150 School Board approved an agreement with the West Central Building &amp; Construction Trades Council.&nbsp;</div><p> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 04:53:24 +0000 Alex Rusciano 20041 at http://peoriapublicradio.org District 150 approves labor deal, buying properties 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 Teacher evaluations, test changes in State of Schools address http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/teacher-evaluations-test-changes-state-schools-address <p></p><div>Peoria School District 150 Superintendent Grenita Lathan delivered her third State of the Schools address. &nbsp;About 300 people attended the breakfast meeting at Four Points Sheraton. &nbsp;Lathan says the district is having to operate on a slim budget as it grapples with annual deficits and less state funding. &nbsp;She says the recent two-year contract extension with the Peoria Federation of Teachers helps the district financially:</div><p> Wed, 08 May 2013 19:40:58 +0000 Alex Rusciano 5266 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Teacher evaluations, test changes in State of Schools address