United Way of the Mid-Willamette Valley will get about $500,000 per year to offer its Enrichment Academy program in the Salem-Keizer School District, part of a round of state grants.
A donation from the Creekside Rotary Club of Salem is covering an expansion of Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library to parts of south Salem. Plans to grow to west Salem and other areas are in the works.
Declining enrollment paired with a large expansion of school employees following the Covid pandemic mean Salem-Keizer School District leaders will have to cut significantly for the 2024-25 school year
Charlene Williams, the new director of the Oregon Department of Education, says she will unify the state’s 197 school districts on prioritizing students who’ve fallen furthest behind during the pandemic
A historic photo in a city collection labeled as the Eola School turned out to be an early image of Brush College instead, Kimberli Fitzgerald writes.
Students at Eagle Charter School contributed about 20 pieces to a massive coral reef art project intended to raise awareness about coral bleaching and plastic pollution. The reef will be on display in Salem next spring after a Lincoln City opening.
The Salem-Keizer School Board on Tuesday unanimously renewed a Safe and Welcoming Schools resolution, which says schools won’t keep information about student or family immigration status.
Free summer programs for 2023 have focused more on academics in the Salem-Keizer School District. One final large program, JumpStart Kindergarten, begins Tuesday.
Bills recently signed by Gov. Tina Kotek included $140 million to improve literacy and more than $10 billion for general school funding.
A unique summer camp put on by Professional Women in Building brought 10 Salem students together for a whirlwind week building “zen dens,” large cozy cubbies that provide a space for kids to relax at school.