Salem-Keizer school district concealed carry ban impacts campus visitors

In Aug. 2022, the Salem-Keizer School Board approved a resolution that further prohibited weapons on district property. The policy expanded existing restrictions to include all concealed firearms carried by campus visitors, including parents and volunteers.

This is a breakdown of what community members needed to know at the time to participate in the governing board’s decision. 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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