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June 6, 2012 at 6:17 PM

Susan Enfield celebrated at her last Seattle School Board meeting

Tears flowed this afternoon as Seattle school officials publicly praised Susan Enfield at her last Seattle School Board meeting as interim superintendent. Enfield, who will start as the chief of the Highline School District on July 1, is taking unused vacation time that is moving up her departure date to within the next week or so. In an unexpected…


Comments | More in Education | Topics: Betty Patu, Harium Martin-Morris, Michael DeBell

March 21, 2012 at 8:24 PM

Seattle School Board votes 4-3 to continue TFA partnership

The Seattle School Board voted tonight to continue the district’s partnership with Teach for America, temporarily resolving an issue that had starkly divided the community and board. The 4-3 vote came during a packed public hearing, at which nearly 50 community members had signed up to express their views, although only 20 got the chance to…


Comments | More in Education, General news | Topics: Eric Muhs, Harium Martin-Morris, Kay Smith-Blum

November 23, 2011 at 11:13 AM

Peter Maier concedes to Sharon Peaslee

The Seattle School Board will have two new members the next time it meets. North Seattle incumbent Peter Maier called challenger Sharon Peaslee to concede Tuesday, resolving the final piece of an election which featured four highly contested races. Updated vote totals released earlier Tuesday showed Peaslee leading Maier by about 1,700 votes, or 1.13 percent. State…


Comments | More in Education | Topics: Harium Martin-Morris, Marty McLaren, Peter Maier

November 9, 2011 at 4:42 PM

Marty McLaren increases lead over Seattle School Board President Steve Sundquist

New vote counts released Wednesday afternoon showed an even larger lead for West Seattle challenger Marty McLaren over Seattle School Board President Steve Sundquist. McLaren, a retired teacher, led Sundquist by almost 3,000 votes – 51.5 percent to 48.1 percent. A little more than half of the expected vote had been counted. In the other school board races,…


Comments | More in Education, Government | Topics: Election 2011, Harium Martin-Morris, Kate Martin