Latino/a Parent Leaders Work with Salem Keizer School District

Last Wednesday, February 12, was the culmination of a series of meetings between the SKCE Parent Leadership Group and school board members, which began last August. School board member Sheronne Blasi, our Liaison, and Superintendent Perry were invited to discuss

Kaiser Permanente Partners with SKCE and Salem Keizer Public Schools to Tackle Chronic Absenteeism

“In 2018, Kaiser Permanente awarded more than $1 million in grants to five nonprofits and two school service districts in the Northwest. One of those partnerships involves the Salem/Keizer Coalition for Equality. The nonprofit utilizes funding support to provide workshops

Back to school: Look what’s happening around the Salem Keizer School District!

a. Five Benchmarks Parents Should know https://www.salemreporter.com/posts/1213/five-benchmarks-to-help-your-kid-succeed-in-school-this-year b. Increase Mental Health Services, Dismantle Prejudice https://www.statesmanjournal.com/story/news/education/2019/09/11/suicide-prevention-salem-keizer-schools-increase-mental-health-services-address-stigma/2013393001/ c. McKay’s August Graduates https://www.salemreporter.com/posts/1253/august-push-at-mckay-means-more-graduates-for-class-of-2019 e. https://www.salemreporter.com/posts/1232/photos-salem-keizer-students-head-back-to-school

After SKCE Parent Leader Testimonies about Child Safety Concerns, School Board Adopts New Version of Safe and Welcoming Schools Resolution

The first Safe and Welcoming Schools Resolution 3 year ago was created directly because of work on the Latino students’ and families’ behalf by SKCE. Each year since, SKCE has worked with the Salem Keizer School Board and Superintendent Christy

Student Attendance in Salem Keizer schools Improves and SKCE was a Part of This Improvement

Here’s the notice from Salem Keizer Public Schools Press Release For Immediate Release June 21, 2019     More Than 400 Additional Students Attended School Regularly in 2018-19 Seventy-five percent of SKPS schools increased their attendance rates from the previous year  

Four Corners, Phil Decker and SKCE in the Salem Reporter

The second article in the Salem Reporter focuses on Four Corners Elementary School, and the challenges that they have in providing education to their students. Annalivia Palazzo, the SKCE Executive Director, also comments on some of the challenges. Read the