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 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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