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January 4, 2013 at 5:29 PM

Seattle memorial for Maria Goodloe-Johnson

A Seattle memorial for Maria Goodloe-Johnson, former superintendent of Seattle Public Schools, will be held next Thursday at Mount Zion Baptist Church at1634 19th Ave.in Seattle. Goodloe-Johnson, who led the school district from mid-2007 throughearly 2011,died of cancer in Detroit in early December. The memorial will start at 4: 30 p.m. Anyone who would like to speak is…

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December 12, 2012 at 3:38 PM

Scholarship fund set up for Maria Goodloe-Johnson’s daughter

The family of former Seattle Schools Superintendent Maria Goodloe-Johnson asks that people who intended to send flowers instead make a donation in her memory to a scholarship fund for her daughter, Maya Jewell Johnson, at the First Federal Bank of South Carolina (c/o Dr. Maria Goodloe-Johnson Memorial Scholarship Fund), or to the Dr. Maria Goodloe-Johnson…

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December 11, 2012 at 5:25 PM

Services set for former Seattle schools superintendent Maria Goodloe-Johnson

A public memorial event for former Seattle Public Schools Superintendent Maria Goodloe-Johnson will be this Friday in Charleston, South Carolina. Services are to start at 6:30 p.m. at Mt. Moriah Missionary Baptist  Church, 7396 Rivers Ave. N. Friends and former colleagues who can’t make the journey to the East Coast can send fond memories and photos…

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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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June 25, 2012 at 2:12 PM

Controversial Seattle principal rejoining former Seattle superintendent

Although he hadn’t told his boss or his school, it appears that Lowell Elementary Principal Gregory King is moving to Detroit to work for former Seattle Superintendent Maria Goodloe-Johnson. A spokeswoman for Michigan’s Education Achievement System, where Goodloe-Johnson is the top academic officer, confirmed Monday that King is under contract to start there as a…

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May 16, 2012 at 7:54 PM

Seattle School Board approves contract for new superintendent

Seattle finally has a new schools superintendent. The School Board tonight formally made José Banda its next leader, unanimously approving a three-year contract for him to become the school district’s fifth superintendent in the past decade. Banda flew in for the vote. “I am just honored and humbled by this selection and by being given this great honor…

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February 10, 2012 at 1:40 PM

Bellevue schools to Susan Enfield: We like you, too

Susan Enfield, interim superintendent for Seattle Schools. (Photo by Mark Harrison / The Seattle Times) The Bellevue School Board voted this morning to officially notify Susan Enfield that she is a “strong candidate” for their superintendent vacancy and that it will consider accelerating the search process to accommodate her. The accelerated process would not begin until a…

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Comments | More in Education | Topics: Amalia Cudeiro, Bellevue School District, Jacque Coe

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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