ORS 340.085¹
Report to legislative committees and joint boards

The Department of Education shall annually report on the Expanded Options Program to the Joint Boards of Education and the House and Senate committees relating to education. The report shall include:

(1) The types of accelerated college credit programs offered.

(2) The number of waivers of requirements granted under the Expanded Options Program and the reasons for issuance of the waivers.

(3) The number of college and high school credits earned under the Expanded Options Program.

(4) The estimated college tuition cost savings for students participating in the Expanded Options Program.

(5) The number of students who had dropped out of high school but returned to high school to participate in the Expanded Options Program and earned a diploma.

(6) The number of students who participated in the Expanded Options Program, categorized by ethnicity and financial status.

(7) The number of talented and gifted students who participated in the Expanded Options Program.

(8) The level of participation in the Expanded Options Program by rural communities, and the number of students living in rural communities who participated in the program.

(9) Recommendations for changes to the Expanded Options Program to better serve students, including changes to the age limit restrictions for eligible students.

(10) Recommendations for funding changes to better serve students who wish to participate in the Expanded Options Program.

(11) The number of appeals of students under ORS 340.030 (Application) to the Superintendent of Public Instruction or the superintendent’s designee and the disposition of the students’ appeals.

(12) The number of small school districts with more eligible students who wish to participate in the program than are allowed under the credit hour caps established in ORS 340.080 (Limitation on credit hours awarded to students). [2005 c.674 §18]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 340—Expanded Options Program, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors340.­pdf (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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