6:00 pm
Wed July 1, 2015

Ross voted District 150 School Board President

Credit Alex Rusciano / Peoria Public Radio

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

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8:11 pm
Tue June 30, 2015

District 150 Superintendent Grenita Lathan to resign

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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1:27 pm
Mon June 29, 2015

District 150 considering terminating Grenita Lathan’s contract


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.  

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1:22 am
Wed October 15, 2014

District 150 gets latest student testing data

  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:
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12:12 am
Tue July 22, 2014

District 150 OKs Lathan pay hike, lowers public comment time period

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:

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11:53 pm
Mon March 10, 2014

District 150 approves labor deal, buying properties

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

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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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2:40 pm
Wed May 8, 2013

Teacher evaluations, test changes in State of Schools address

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:

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