Charter Oak

Education
1:56 pm
Fri March 7, 2014

State auditors to oversee Charter Oak ISAT testing

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.  ISAT testing is currently underway in the district, and ends March 14th. 

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Education
11:08 pm
Mon February 24, 2014

District 150 tensions take different direction Monday

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:
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Education
1:01 am
Tue February 11, 2014

Lathan responds to District 150 critics amid testing investigation

District 150 Superintendent Grenita Lathan is responding to critics of her administration and what they say is a ‘culture of fear’.  Peoria Public Radio's Alex Rusciano reports the comments follow the fourth straight meeting where parents are voicing concern:
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Education
11:36 pm
Mon December 16, 2013

Hundreds rally in support of District 150 principal on leave

Hundreds of people turned out in support of Charter Oak Primary School principal John Wetterauer during Monday’s District 150 School Board meeting.  Peoria Public Radio’s Alex Rusciano reports:
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