With the new financial incentive structure, substitutes for the district can make up to $1,200 extra this school year, on top of their regular hourly pay.
For the third year in a row, the district will get an electric bus thanks to a Portland General Electric grant.
A West Salem teenager facing challenges is found dead in the Willamette River and the community reacts with care and concern.
The district has $151 million to spend total, with most of it still unclaimed. Much has gone toward hiring new employees to cut elementary class sizes, add school nurses and mentor high school students to help them stay on track.
Hundreds gathered at West Salem High School Tuesday night to mourn the loss of junior Serena Brenneman.
Annalivia Palazzo-Angulo has spent decades fighting to improve education for Latino and Spanish-speaking students in Salem, focusing on teaching parents how to help their kids while pushing the school district to better serve everyone.
Police and the community seeking a Salem teen has not been seen by his family since a football game at West Salem High School on Sept. 16.
Volatility at sessions of the Salem-Keizer School Board leads to an investigation, extraordinary decision to close public out of meetings. Managing Editor Rachel Alexander provides the background in a new broadcast.
Just one-third of the 20,000 district students tested in the spring of 2022 were proficient in English, and one in five in math – a substantial drop from pre-pandemic numbers.
Districts have two more years to spend $1 billion in federal funds, but some say the benefits have been temporary and have come with unintended consequences.