Change 150

8:47 pm
Tue July 1, 2014

District 150 Board elects new president, Wolstenholm takes, resigns seat

The Peoria School Board’s annual reorganizational meeting included the election of a different president and discussion on the challenges for the next year. Peoria Public Radio’s Alex Rusciano reports:
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Peoria Public Radio News
3:14 am
Tue June 17, 2014

PSD 150 controversy persists with racial overtones

  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:

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6:17 pm
Tue March 25, 2014

Outside The Horseshoe - March 25, 2014

A group of parents and interested citizens has launched a public movement called Change 150. The campaign is against the Peoria District 150 Superintendent and Board of Education. It resulted in ouster of the only school board member up for re-election last week. Yesterday one of the city’s most prominent African American Pastors stood in front of the reporters from all media outlets in the city to say the group was misguided and function largely on a racial bias.

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2:02 pm
Tue March 4, 2014

‘Change 150’ group targets third district school board race

A community group aiming to oust a current district 150 school board member says the move is needed to improve the district.  The Change 150 group is backing Sue Wolstenholm for the 3rd District seat, even though she plans to resign if elected.  That's because Wolstenholm’s name was already on the ballad when she decided to get out of the race against incumbent Laura Petelle.  Sea Stipe is with Change 150.  He says they group is campaigning to send the school board and administration a message: 

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Peoria Public Radio News
12:29 am
Thu February 20, 2014

PSD 150 administrative concerns expanded


The controversy surrounding the administration of Peoria’s public school district hit a pitch level this week. The group ‘Change 150’ formalized its call of no confidence in Superintendent Grenita Lathan and her top administration. 

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Peoria Public Radio News
4:01 am
Wed February 19, 2014

A new group urges change at PSD 150

Credit Tanya Koonce / Peoria Public Radio

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.   


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