School boards in the Mid-Valley, nationwide have become political battlegrounds

(En Español: Cómo juntas escolares de Mid-Valley se convirtieron en campos de batalla política)

What curriculum is taught, how schools respond to the ongoing pandemic and where educators stand on issues of race, gender identity and sexuality are increasingly being debated in board rooms across the United States.

Salem-Keizer is no exception, with a new group gaining traction.

Read the full story here.

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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