Key takeaways: What we know about COVID-19 and local schools

Statesman Journal file

With Oregon officials extending emergency school closures through April 28, questions are circulating on how students will continue learning, how educators will be paid, if students will be able to graduate, how families will receive meals and more.

In a special school board meeting March 18, Salem-Keizer Public Schools officials mapped out plans they have in place, as well as things they’re still figuring out.

Here are some of the key takeaways.

Published by Natalie Pate

Natalie Pate is a freelance journalist and author based in Salem, Oregon. She wrote about education for more than seven years at the Statesman Journal and now covers education and other topics throughout the Pacific Northwest. She is originally from Colorado and earned her B.A. in Politics and French from Willamette University.

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