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Board approves student investment account spending despite protests

An estimated $35 million in Student Investment Account funding, with minor adjustments in funds from the first reading a week earlier, was approved by the Salem-Keizer School Board on Tuesday. Feb. 25.

The vote followed a series of protests by audience members that the funding would be used to add support staff where more teachers were needed in order to reduce problems of unfair treatment of students by reducing class sizes.

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