Candidates backed by liberal and progressive groups are winning two of three races, though incumbent board director Satya Chandragiri was behind by just a few hundred votes in an initial ballot count Tuesday night.
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No surprises in financial disclosures for Salem-Keizer board
School board directors in Oregon are required to file financial disclosure forms for the first time in 2023. The filings have prompted mass resignations in several eastern Oregon districts.
YOUR GOVERNMENT: Salem-Keizer board to interview potential student advisors
The board meets at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 8, and will also consider a resolution asking district leaders to create a committee to recommend actions the district can take related to climate change.
VOTE 2023: What’s on your ballot for the May 16 election in Salem?
As a new superintendent takes office, voters will decide three new board directors to help lead the Salem-Keizer School District. We compiled a guide to help you be sure your vote counts in this election.
Meet the candidates for Salem-Keizer School Board, zone 6
Retired university administrator Larry Scruggs and Krissy Hudson, a parent and state customer service worker, are seeking the seat representing Keizer.
Meet the candidates for Salem-Keizer School Board, zone 4
Psychiatrist and incumbent board member Satya Chandragiri faces a challenge from Kelley Strawn, a Willamette University professor.
Longtime school administrator, parent activist face off for Salem-Keizer School Board seat
Meet the candidates running to represent zone 2 on the Salem-Keizer School Board.
Latino Business Alliance claims voting disparities in school board races
The nonprofit believes the Salem-Keizer School Board’s practice of allowing all district voters to vote for every board seat hinders Hispanic and Latino voters’ ability to elect preferred candidates and weakens their voting strength.
YOUR GOVERNMENT: School board to consider health curriculum, get construction update
Board members will consider adopting a new health curriculum for elementary students, intended to meet new state standards.
Salem-Keizer school staff report frequent violent attacks from students, union survey finds
Most school employees recently surveyed also said they hadn’t been properly trained on how to respond if a student becomes violent.