Hundreds of Salem students walked out of classes in protest Friday after seniors on the varsity basketball team said school officials did nothing following an investigation over a year ago of Trever Ball, who still teaches at North.
CLASS OF 2023: Determined to graduate, Roberts senior became a mentor to others
Monica Lamas attended three high schools and took five years to earn a diploma, but was adamant with her counselors: she didn’t want to drop out like several friends did.
CLASS OF 2023: A thespian at South uses art to build connection
Trae Green is one of 20 students in the U.S. selected to attend Howard University’s Chadwick A. Boseman College of Fine Arts, where he’ll study acting.
Meet Salem’s Class of 2023
About 2,800 local students will graduate high school in the coming weeks. Salem Reporter interviewed 10 – one from each high school in the Salem-Keizer School District – to give a snapshot of this year’s senior class.
Teen arrested for online threat against Stephens Middle School
Police say a threat made by a 14-year-old boy against the Adam Stephens Middle School campus was not credible.
After more than a decade, state issues new recommendations for how reading should be taught
Oregon’s new Early Literacy Framework recommends that instruction be based on years of research and evidence-based instruction rooted in the “science of reading.”
Willamette adds new college focused on data and computer science
Willamette’s new computer science school will differ from programs at larger universities with a focus on ethics and the human implications of technology woven into the curriculum, Dean Jameson Watts said.
Kotek orders new council to investigate quality of reading instruction at Oregon teacher colleges
A new early literacy council will recommend licensing updates to ensure newly-minted educators understand decades of best practices and reading science.
New Willamette ESD superintendent sees career academy, data services as models for Oregon
Joe Morelock comes to the Willamette Education Service District’s top job from Woodburn and was previously fired from the Newberg School District after declining to enforce a policy effectively banning Pride and Black Lives Matter signs from district classrooms.
Committee seeks $1.5m more for teachers, aides in Salem-Keizer budget
Salem-Keizer School District leaders plan to cut some administrative positions next year, anticipating that funding from state legislators won’t meet the level needed to maintain current services. Budget committee members Monday told the district to make deeper administrative cuts to fund a few more classroom positions.