2013 ORS § 339.071¹
Attendance notification policy

(1) Each district school board shall adopt an attendance notification policy that satisfies the requirements of this section.

(2) An attendance notification policy must:

(a) Be implemented by each school in the school district; and

(b) Require that each school ensure that a parent or other person in parental relationship to a child is notified by the end of the school day on any day that the child has an unplanned absence.

(3)(a) Notification required by subsection (2)(b) of this section must be provided:

(A) In person;

(B) Directly by telephone; or

(C) By any other method identified in writing by the parent or person in parental relationship to the child.

(b) If a parent or other person in parental relationship to a child cannot be contacted in person or directly by telephone and another method has not been identified by the parent or person, a message shall be left for the parent or person, if possible.

(4) Notice of the childs absence shall be provided to the attendance supervisor, who shall proceed as provided in ORS 339.055 (Duties of attendance supervisors), if:

(a) Notification is not provided in person or directly by telephone; and

(b) The parent or other person in parental relationship to the child has not confirmed within the timeline established by the attendance notification policy that the parent or person has received notification. [2011 c.387 §1]

Note: 339.071 (Attendance notification policy) was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 339 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.