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Tag Archives: Silas Potter

Susan’s Choice: Will Seattle’s new interim school superintendent lead the district in the right direction? Or will it be business as usual behind a more friendly facade?

‘We must restore public trust,’ cited the Seattle School Board directors over and over again in March as they wrung their hands over the costly $1.8 million fraud scandal that … Continue reading

April 30, 2011 · 4 Comments

Seattle’s Fired Superintendent, Maria Goodloe-Johnson, on the short list for Newark School District’s top spot: Seattle says Huh??? — and Heads-up!

Seattle’s controversial and recently fired school superintendent, Maria Goodloe-Johnson, is a potential contender for school superintendent of Newark, reports the Newark Star Ledger   (“Newark schools superintendent search narrowed to 2 … Continue reading

April 22, 2011 · 3 Comments

The True Legacy of Seattle’s Fired (Broad Academy) Superintendent Maria Goodloe-Johnson

For the Record… It looks like the Broad Foundation is actively trying to whitewash the history of their Superintendent Academy graduate, Maria Goodloe-Johnson, who was fired by the Seattle School … Continue reading

March 23, 2011 · 12 Comments

The Superintendent’s Send-Off: Seattle School Board Fires Maria Goodloe-Johnson

The press was there in force, setting up equipment and asking for interviews. I tried my best to stay out of their way but was approached by one reporter who … Continue reading

March 3, 2011 · 13 Comments

BREAKING NEWS: Seattle School Board Poised to Fire (Broad-trained) Supt. Goodloe-Johnson and CFO Don Kennedy

Without cause. Here is their statement, just released tonight. Okay, so the board is wimping out a bit (many have argued that there is a case to be made for … Continue reading

March 1, 2011 · 1 Comment

Days of Reckoning for Seattle Public Schools; PLUS Wendy Kopp of TFA, Inc. Comes to Town on Weds. 3/2

While the Seattle School Board meets in private today to determine the fate of Superintendent Goodloe-Johnson, the local media and blogosphere continue to speculate over what the board will decide, … Continue reading

March 1, 2011 · Leave a comment

Ten + Reasons Why the Seattle Public Schools Superintendent, Dr. Marie Goodloe-Johnson, Should Be Fired With Cause

The Seattle School Board will be meeting in an Executive Session on Tuesday, March 1st, to deliberate on how to move forward after news broke about the scandal involving Silas … Continue reading

February 28, 2011 · 9 Comments

“Fear of Reprisal” – the Poisonous Culture in the Seattle School District under Supt. Goodloe-Johnson

“Fear of reprisal.”  This is one of the reasons cited in the recently released state audit for why people within the Seattle School District central office didn’t speak up about … Continue reading

February 27, 2011 · 6 Comments

My Letter to the Seattle School Board about Superintendent Goodloe-Johnson

UPDATE 2/27/11: Director Kay Smith-Blum is the first school board member to issue an official response to the scandal: Kay Smith-Blum, Seattle School Board, District 5 Reaction to Criminal Probe … Continue reading

February 26, 2011 · 1 Comment

The End of the road for Seattle School Supt. Goodloe-Johnson? Fraud Scandal Rocks Seattle’s School District; Many call for Superintendent to be Fired

It’s hard to keep up with all the headlines that are flying fast and furious in the wake of the revelation earlier this week of a $1.8 million fraud scandal … Continue reading

February 25, 2011 · 11 Comments