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December 5, 2012 at 5:35 PM

Former Seattle schools superintendent Maria Goodloe-Johnson dies

Maria Goodloe-Johnson

Maria Goodloe-Johnson in 2009. (Photo by Mike Siegel / The Seattle Times) Maria Goodloe-Johnson, former superintendent of Seattle Public Schools, has died. A Seattle Public Schools attorney got a note at about 4:30 p.m. saying Goodloe-Johnson, 55, passed away about an hour before, said district spokeswoman Teresa Wippel. Her death “was a total shock to everybody here,” Wippel…

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November 10, 2011 at 1:41 PM

Maria Goodloe-Johnson hired to help failing schools in Michigan

Maria Goodloe-Johnson Former Seattle Public Schools Superintendent Maria Goodloe-Johnson has been hired by the Michigan state government to help run a new program aimed at aiding failing public schools. Goodloe-Johnson will serve as deputy chancellor for instructional support and educational accountability for the state’s new Education Achievement System, according to a Detroit News report. The system was created…

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