ORS 329.235¹
Provision of early childhood education

Subject to the approval of the Superintendent of Public Instruction:

(1) The district school board of any school district in which there are resident children who are three years of age or older but who have not attained compulsory attendance age and who are not enrolled in a kindergarten of the district may:

(a) Provide early childhood education for such children as part of the district’s educational program; or

(b) When the board considers a contract to be economically feasible and in the interests of the learning opportunities of eligible children, contract for instruction of such children in a school district operating an approved early childhood education program, subject to such reimbursement as the districts may agree.

(2) An education service district may operate an approved early childhood education program in the same manner as programs are provided under ORS 334.175 (Core services) or 334.185 (Entrepreneurial services and facilities). [Formerly 343.435]

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Notes of Decisions

Oregon Educa­tional Act for 21st Century does not facially violate students' rights under First Amend­ment to United States Constitu­tion. Tennison v. Paulus, 144 F3d 1285 (9th Cir. 1998)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 329—Oregon Educational Act for the 21st Century; Educational Improvement and Reform, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors329.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 329, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­329ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent. Currency Information