Silas Potter http://kplu.org en Report: Seattle schools scandal went deeper than thought http://kplu.org/post/report-seattle-schools-scandal-went-deeper-thought <p>The Washington state auditor has uncovered another batch of questionable spending by Seattle Public Schools in recent years, widening a scandal that cost a former superintendent her job. <a href="http://www.sao.wa.gov/findings/1008301.pdf">The new investigation </a>found that former district official Silas Potter, Jr. made even more inflated payments than was previously known, spending millions of taxpayer dollars on work that was never done or grossly overpriced.</p> Tue, 18 Sep 2012 00:02:44 +0000 Gabriel Spitzer 6372 at http://kplu.org Report: Seattle schools scandal went deeper than thought Ex-Seattle school official pleads not guilty  http://kplu.org/post/ex-seattle-school-official-pleads-not-guilty%C2%A0 A man accused of taking money from a Seattle School District program pleaded not guilty Thursday to theft charges. KOMO Radio reports Silas Potter remains in jail following his arraignment. Thu, 15 Dec 2011 19:49:16 +0000 The Associated Press 3466 at http://kplu.org Ex-Seattle school employee Silas Potter arrested in Florida http://kplu.org/post/ex-seattle-school-employee-silas-potter-arrested-florida <p>The King County Sheriff&#39;s office says a former Seattle school employee who failed to appear for arraignment in the Seattle Public Schools financial scandal has been arrested in Florida.</p><p> Wed, 09 Nov 2011 18:33:55 +0000 The Associated Press 3155 at http://kplu.org Ex-Seattle school employee Silas Potter arrested in Florida Theft charges brought against former Seattle schools manager http://kplu.org/post/theft-charges-brought-against-former-seattle-schools-manager <p>King County Prosecuting Attorney Dan Satterberg has brought felony theft charges against former Seattle Public Schools manager Silas Potter Jr. and two associates, David A. Johnson and Lorrie Sorensen.</p><p><a href="http://www.kplu.org/post/goodloe-johnson-fired-enfield-lead-seattle-schools">Potter was at the center of a financial scandal</a> that led to the firing last March of former Superintendent Maria Goodloe-Johsnon and Seattle Public Schools Chief Financial Officer Don Kennedy.</p><p> Tue, 25 Oct 2011 22:34:45 +0000 Paula Wissel 2991 at http://kplu.org Theft charges brought against former Seattle schools manager Prosecutors to file charges in Seattle Schools financial scandal http://kplu.org/post/prosecutors-file-charges-seattle-schools-financial-scandal <p>It&#39;s been eight months since the Seattle Public Schools financial scandal was first uncovered, and after a full criminal investigation, King County prosecutors plan to bring charges of felony theft against Silas Potter, Jr., the man at the center of the scandal.</p><p> Tue, 18 Oct 2011 17:11:59 +0000 Vanessa Romo 2929 at http://kplu.org