2013 ORS § 346.020¹
Course of instruction
  • personnel
  • authority over students
  • rules

(1) The Superintendent of Public Instruction shall prescribe the course of instruction for students enrolled in the school operated under ORS 346.010 (Training and educational services for children who are deaf). The State Board of Education shall determine the procedures for placement, development of services and operation of the school in conformance with state and federal laws relating to children who are eligible for special education and shall adopt the procedures by rule.

(2) In consultation with the Board of Directors of the Oregon School for the Deaf, the Superintendent of Public Instruction shall select a director for the school. The superintendent may also select teachers and other personnel necessary to manage the school in an effective and efficient manner or may delegate the selection of teachers and other personnel to the director of the school.

(3) The Superintendent of Public Instruction shall have control over persons enrolled in the school and shall direct their care and promote their mental, moral and physical welfare.

(4) The Board of Directors of the Oregon School for the Deaf may appeal a decision of the Superintendent of Public Instruction to the State Board of Education if the decision was made under subsection (2) of this section and relates to the selection or dismissal of the director of the school. An appeal under this subsection must be filed with the State Board of Education within 60 days of the date of the decision by the superintendent. The State Board of Education may uphold, modify or overturn any decision of the superintendent under this section. [Amended by 1965 c.100 §445; 1969 c.597 §80h; 1971 c.301 §3; 1989 c.265 §3; 1991 c.631 §2; 2007 c.858 §76; 2009 c.562 §29]