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The District 150 School Board voted in favor of appointing a former Manual Academy principal as acting and interim superintendent.

Grenita Lathan takes job in Texas

Jul 5, 2015

Former District 150 Superintendent Grenita Lathan is taking another job in Texas.  Lathan reportedly accepted a position with the Houston Independent School District as an elementary school transformation officer.  Lathan announced her resignation last week and the school board then approved a separation package.  

Ross voted District 150 School Board President

Jul 1, 2015
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The District 150 School Board has new members and a board president.  The group’s next task is to find a new superintendent:

Peoria Public Schools Superintendent Grenita Lathan announced her resignation Tuesday after more than five years on the job.  The move also highlights simmering tensions on the School Board: 

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The Peoria Public School Board will consider whether to terminate Superintendent Grenita Lathan.  The board will also consider putting Lathan on administrative leave at its annual meeting Wednesday.  Lathan came to District 150 more than five years ago.  

District 150 gets latest student testing data

Oct 15, 2014

  The latest academic achievement tests scores in School District 150 show a two-percent decline year-to-year. Peoria Public Radio’s Alex Rusciano reports on the Northwest Evaluation Association exam numbers:

The Peoria Public School Board approved a two-percent salary bump for Superintendent Grenita Lathan. Peoria Public Radio’s Alex Rusciano reports the Board voted five to one for the pay increase:

District 150 approves labor deal, buying properties

Mar 10, 2014

The District 150 School Board approved an agreement with the West Central Building & Construction Trades Council. 

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:

Peoria School District 150 Superintendent Grenita Lathan delivered her third State of the Schools address.  About 300 people attended the breakfast meeting at Four Points Sheraton.  Lathan says the district is having to operate on a slim budget as it grapples with annual deficits and less state funding.  She says the recent two-year contract extension with the Peoria Federation of Teachers helps the district financially: