Public input rules cause rupture in school board

The Salem-Keizer School Board last met over Zoom on Tuesday, Dec. 8 (Screenshot).

After months of substantial amounts of criticism and verbal attacks during public comment, the Salem-Keizer school board voted to give board chair Satya Chandragiri additional authority to manage public comments during meetings.

Despite receiving numerous complaints about the proposal from the community since October, the policy passed with a 4-3 vote — Paul Kyllo, Jesse Lippold and Sheronne . . .

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