Salem-Keizer superintendent ends SRO program

SKPS superintendent Christy Perry

For almost a year now, many community members and activist groups, such as Latinos Unidos Siempre, have been calling for Salem-Keizer Public Schools (SKPS) to end contracts with Student Resource Officers (SROs), citing that they make students of color feel unsafe and play a role in contributing to the “school-to-prison pipeline.”

On Tuesday, March 9, SKPS superintendent Christy Perry announced that the district will no longer . . .

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