ORS 341.440¹
Contracts with other districts, state department, university or private schools for educational services

(1) A community college district may contract with another community college district, common or union high school district, education service district, the Department of Higher Education, the Oregon Health and Science University, with a private educational institution accredited by the Northwest Association of Schools and Colleges or its successor or a career school as defined in ORS 345.010 (Definitions for ORS 345.010 to 345.450 and 345.992 to 345.997) to obtain educational services for students enrolled in the community college of the district. However, the educational services so obtained must meet the standards for educational services provided by the college and the contract price to the college for such services must not exceed the costs which would otherwise be incurred by the college to provide its students the same or similar services.

(2) Educational services for which a district operating a community college may contract include services offered by correspondence and services offered electronically or through telecommunications if such services are accredited by a nationally recognized accrediting association.

(3) For purposes of ORS 341.626 (Distribution of state aid), costs incurred under subsection (1) of this section shall be considered operating expenses of the district if the contract is approved by the Commissioner for Community College Services. [1969 c.673 §17; 1987 c.474 §6; 1995 c.67 §18; 1995 c.162 §68]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 341—Community Colleges, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­341.­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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