Most school board candidates have financial ties to special interest groups

The Salem-Keizer Public Schools governing board is historically a nonpartisan entity. But candidates in the May 18 election are getting money from notably political sources. Big players are investing tens of thousands of dollars into candidates, with some individual campaigns costing around $50,000. Read the full story here.

Published by Natalie Pate

Natalie Pate is the education reporter for the Statesman Journal in Salem, Oregon. She is originally from Colorado and earned her B.A. in Politics and French and Francophone Studies from Willamette University.

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