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Salem-Keizer cancels classes Friday due to staffing shortage

Students at Weddle Elementary on the first day of the 2021-22 school year. (File).

Oregon’s second-largest school district is canceling all classes Friday because of staffing shortages.

Christy Perry, superintendent of the Salem-Keizer School District, announced the decision in a Tuesday afternoon email to district employees and families.

“We have reached a critical point where we need to shift operations,” Perry wrote in an email to district . . .

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