Most school employees recently surveyed also said they hadn’t been properly trained on how to respond if a student becomes violent.
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The Salem-Keizer School Board is scheduled to meet in open session at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 7, to announce its hiring of a new superintendent. The meeting will be broadcast by Capital Community Media and carried on Youtube.
Osvaldo Avila, Salem-Keizer School Board director, is sworn in at a July 13, 2021 meeting (Rachel Alexander/Salem Reporter) Two fresh faces will lead the Salem-Keizer School Board for the next year – and they’re getting to work on a new public comment policy. Board directors unanimously elected Osvaldo Avila as[Read More…]
Salem-Keizer School Board delays recognition of student journalist following critical coverage of school board campaigns
Eddy Binford-Ross, a junior at South Salem High School, photographs the March for Floyd on Saturday, June 6. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter) The chair of the Salem-Keizer School Board is delaying the planned recognition of a high school journalist after her article critical of some board members was shared on Facebook[Read More…]
The Salem-Keizer School Board in 2019 (Rachel Alexander/Salem Reporter) The Salem-Keizer School Board on Monday said they’ll reevaluate how board elections are conducted, but won’t make any changes to the process ahead of the May 2021 contest where four seats are up for election. The resolution, approved on a 4-3[Read More…]
Seven high school students are vying for a voice on the Salem-Keizer School Board. Board members will appoint one applicant to serve as the board’s first student advisor at a Tuesday evening meeting, a position intended to make the board more responsive to student concerns. The student will serve through[Read More…]
A screenshot from Jesse Lippold’s Instagram shows him attending a maskless New Year’s party with about a dozen friends. A Salem-Keizer School Board Director is facing criticism after attending a maskless New Year’s party with about a dozen friends. Jesse Lippold posted photos on his Instagram page over the weekend[Read More…]
A divided Salem-Keizer School Board votes to allow chair to cut off “derogatory, name-calling” comments
School board members discuss the comment policy during a Dec. 8 meeting (Screenshot from YouTube) After facing months of criticism over their handling of racial justice issues, the Salem-Keizer School Board narrowly voted to rein in public comment Tuesday night. The policy, approved on a 4-3 vote, is intended to[Read More…]
AGENDA: School board will hear updates on fall reopening, discuss standing committee on school climate
School board member Satya Chandragiri listens as Rita Glass, president of Salem-Keizer’s classified employees union, and Carlos Ruiz, an assistant principal at North Salem High School, share their experiences as Latino educators at a Dec. 17, 2019 work session on equity (Rachel Alexander/Salem Reporter) Salem-Keizer’s school board will hear the[Read More…]
Salem-Keizer School Board members elected Satya Chandragiri chair for the 2019-20 school year in a split vote after hundreds of public comments. (Screenshot from public meeting) The two newest members of the Salem-Keizer School Board will serve as chair and vice chair for the coming year after a divided vote[Read More…]