ORS 336.585¹
Education at detention facilities
  • costs
  • rules
  • notification to resident district

(1) The Department of Education shall provide or cause to be provided appropriate education for children placed in a detention facility. The Superintendent of Public Instruction may contract with a school district or education service district to provide or cause to be provided appropriate education to children placed in a detention facility.

(2) The superintendent shall pay the costs of providing education to children placed in detention facilities from the State School Fund grant allocated to the Juvenile Detention Education Program for that purpose under ORS 327.026 (State School Fund grant for programs).

(3) The State Board of Education shall adopt by rule standards to be applied to the operation of the Juvenile Detention Education Program, as defined in ORS 326.695 (Definitions for ORS 326.700 and 326.712).

(4) The superintendent shall ensure that the resident district of each child placed in a detention facility is notified, if the resident district can be reasonably identified. The purposes of the notification include, but are not limited to:

(a) Removing the child from the resident district’s census;

(b) Facilitating transfers of the child’s educational records; and

(c) Facilitating planning for the child’s possible return to the resident district.

(5) As used in this section:

(a) "Detention facility" has the meaning given the term in ORS 419A.004 (Definitions).

(b) "Placed in a detention facility" means lodged overnight between consecutive days of receiving educational services within the detention facility.

(c) "Resident district" means the school district in which the parents or legal guardian, if any, of the child resided at the time of placement. If the child has no parents or legal guardian, or none can be located, the resident district shall be the school district in which the child is physically located. [Formerly 339.205; 2001 c.681 §8]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 336—Conduct of Schools Generally, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­336.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
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