Salem-area parents, educators outraged over fewer adult assistants next year

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In June 2018, the Salem-Keizer School Board adopted a $1.1 billion budget for the 2018-19 school year.

Outlined in the budget was an increase of $2 million for 75 full-time equivalent adult assistant positions. But those positions don’t fully cover the more than 250 people who had temporary single-year assisting positions this year.

This change ultimately affected hundreds of staff members across Salem-Keizer Public Schools and countless students — including those who receive these services and their peers.

Read the full story here.

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