A move to give parents more access to school textbooks and class curriculum has advanced a step at the Oregon Legislature with Senate action.
Tag: Salem-Keizer Public Schools
SKEA says more than 50% of Salem-Keizer educators experience student violence
The Salem-Keizer Education Association (SKEA), which represents the contracted educators in SKPS schools, sent a letter to the district on March 3 expressing concern for the safety of its members and the lack of preparation and training for dealing with violent students.
Castañeda selected as next SKPS Superintendent
Andrea Castañeda, currently with Tulsa Public Schools, was announced as the next SKPS Superintendent at Tuesday’s school board meeting.
SKPS Board discuss SROs on campus
With talk about bringing SROs back to campus growing, SKPS introduced the Safe and Welcoming School Committee to examine what is needed for both physical and psychological safety of students.
SKPS seeking two for budget committee
Salem-Keizer Public Schools (SKPS) is searching for candidates to fill two open spots on the district budget committee.
The cost of coverage
Salem-Keizer Public Schools banned an independent reporter in May over inappropriate messages to teen athletes.
This article is republished with permission from Grant Magazine, the publication at Grant High School in Portland. This story was reported by students Claire Coffey, Ava Siano and Veronica Bianco, the Keizertimes did not edit it.
SKPS board selects Salazar as new director for Zone 6
At Tuesday’s school board meeting, the Salem-Keizer School Board directors appointed Robert Salazar as the new director to represent Zone 6.
Salazar spent 45 years in education prior to retirement, serving as principal at Myers and Washington elementary schools in the Salem-Keizer district, according to his application and resume.
Crystal Apple educator awards return in ’23
The Crystal Apple Awards, which recognizes school employees from SKPS and private schools in the area, will be making a return in February for the first time since 2019. Nominations are now open.
Christy Perry announces she’ll retire at end of school year
Perry has been superintendent of the Salem-Keizer School District since 2014 and said she wanted to give the school board ample time to choose a successor.