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Education
10:57 pm
Mon January 27, 2014

School Board OKs transferring Charter Oak principal

The District 150 School Board removed a principal from his duties at a primary school amid an investigation into state test practices. Peoria Public Radio’s Alex Rusciano reports two teachers at Charter Oak Primary School will also get re-assigned:

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Education
2:48 am
Tue January 14, 2014

District 150 details report alleging state test violations

A section from the District 150 report that suggests special education teachers at primary school cheated when giving I-SAT tests.
Credit Alex Rusciano / Illinois Public Radio

Peoria School District 150 says special education teachers at a primary school violated state testing rules the last three years.  Alex Rusciano (ruu-shee-AH-noh) reports the school’s principal also allegedly failed to report spikes in the Illinois Standards Achievement Test scores: Those are the main conclusions from an internal investigation the district sent to the Illinois State Board of Education last week.  The report says 26 special education students from Charter Oak Primary School got inappropriate help from teachers giving the math and reading exams.  District Attorney Michelle Todd says the help violated I-SAT protocol:
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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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Education
9:31 pm
Thu December 12, 2013

District 150 responds to concern about principal placed on leave amid investigation

Peoria School District 150 Superintendent Grenita Lathan says placing a principal on administrative leave is not a disciplinary action.  Charter Oak Primary Principal John Wetterauer is on leave following the discovery of potential cheating on state testing for special education students.  Superintendent Grenita Lathan says in a letter that administrative leave is necessary to ensure an unbiased investigation.

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Education
8:45 pm
Tue December 10, 2013

Potential cheating at District 150 school for I-SAT testing

A Peoria District 150 primary school may have cheated in the way state testing was given to special education students.  

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