Seattle School District http://www.kplu.org en Union Says Seattle School Bus Driver Strike A 'Serious Possibility' http://www.kplu.org/post/union-says-seattle-school-bus-driver-strike-serious-possibility <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The union that represents school bus drivers in Seattle says there’s a “serious possibility” &nbsp;that the drivers could go out on strike.</span></p><p>Six months have passed since the drivers voted to unionize, and they’re still working without a contract, having failed to negotiate one with First Student, a company headquartered in Cincinnati.</p> Mon, 03 Feb 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Florangela Davila 13111 at http://www.kplu.org Union Says Seattle School Bus Driver Strike A 'Serious Possibility' Ex-Seattle school employee Silas Potter arrested in Florida http://www.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://www.kplu.org Ex-Seattle school employee Silas Potter arrested in Florida 35 Washington schools beat odds to get off failing list http://www.kplu.org/post/35-washington-schools-beat-odds-get-failing-list <p>More than a thousand schools in Washington state are failing to make adequate progress under federal law. But a handful of others are beating the odds and improving enough to work their way off the growing list of failing schools.</p><p>Among Seattle Public Schools, the improved schools are Greenwood Elementary School, Middle College High School, Sacajawea Elementary School.</p><p> Wed, 31 Aug 2011 21:40:16 +0000 The Associated Press 2497 at http://www.kplu.org Seattle Public Schools chief faces sudden exit http://www.kplu.org/post/seattle-public-schools-chief-faces-sudden-exit <p>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-955366.mp3</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="http://www.seattleschools.org/area/board/10-11agendas/030211agenda/030211agenda.pdf">on a motion to terminate</a> her contract.</p><p> Wed, 02 Mar 2011 13:31:45 +0000 Keith Seinfeld 912 at http://www.kplu.org Seattle Public Schools chief faces sudden exit