Maria Goodloe-Johnson en Seattle Schools names three finalists for superintendent job <p>All 3 candidates for Superintendent of&nbsp; Seattle Public Schools have classroom as well as superintendent experience. &nbsp; The finalists will be in Seattle next week for interviews.</p><p>The finalists are:</p><p>Jose Banda, 55, is a former high school principal who now heads the Anaheim City School District, a district that just includes elementary schools.&nbsp; 84 percent of the students in the district are Latino and Banda&nbsp; is bilingual.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 19 Apr 2012 23:39:44 +0000 Paula Wissel 4808 at Prosecutors to file charges in 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 Goodloe-Johnson fired; Enfield to lead Seattle Schools <p></p><p>Seattle&#39;s school board fired Superintendent Maria Goodloe-Johnson&nbsp;and Don Kennedy, the district&#39;s chief financial officer, Wednesday evening, as was widely anticipated. The votes were unanimous.</p><p>The action was swift retribution following revelations of a financial scandal that drew the anger of board members and the public.&nbsp;The board then voted 6-1 to appoint Susan Enfield as interim superintendent.</p><p> Thu, 03 Mar 2011 16:17:52 +0000 Jennifer Wing & KPLU News Staff 919 at Goodloe-Johnson fired; Enfield to lead Seattle Schools Urban League says it did nothing wrong <p></p><p>The Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle, which received $595,000 from Seattle Public Schools, insists taxpayers got their money&#39;s worth despite a state audit report calling the payments of questionable value. Wed, 02 Mar 2011 23:32:43 +0000 Paula Wissel 916 at Seattle Public Schools chief faces sudden exit <p></p><p>A financial scandal will likely force an abrupt end to the tenure of Seattle Public Schools superintendent Maria Goodloe-Johnson. The school board will vote Wednesday evening <a href="">on a motion to terminate</a> her contract.</p><p> Wed, 02 Mar 2011 13:31:45 +0000 Keith Seinfeld 912 at Seattle Public Schools chief faces sudden exit Goodloe-Johnson apologizes for misrepresenting high school rates <P>It was a mistake that led to misinforming the public, says Seattle schools chief Maria Goodloe-Johnson.&nbsp; She <A href="">apologized at last night’s Seattle School Board meeting</A>.&nbsp; Goodloe-Johnson says she wants to assure the public that changes have been made to ensure it doesn’t happen again.&nbsp;</P> <BLOCKQUOTE> <P>The school district originally published an alarming number – claiming that just 17% of high school graduates meet the requirements to enter a four-year colleg Thu, 09 Dec 2010 14:23:08 +0000 KPLU News Staff 322 at Goodloe-Johnson apologizes for misrepresenting high school rates