ORS 343.055¹
Administration of programs by Superintendent of Public Instruction
  • rules
  • powers of board

(1) The Superintendent of Public Instruction shall administer all programs established under this chapter. The State Board of Education, consistent with the provisions of ORS 342.120 (Definitions) to 342.430 (Teacher Standards and Practices Commission Account), shall adopt rules relating to qualifications of teachers, supervisors, work experience coordinators, coordinators of volunteer services and trainers of volunteer personnel, courses of study, admission, eligibility of children, size of special facilities, rooms and equipment, supervision, territory to be served, and such other rules as the board considers necessary to administer this chapter.

(2) Out of such funds as may otherwise be appropriated for the purposes enumerated in this section, the State Board of Education may:

(a) Purchase and prepare equipment and supplies to be loaned to school districts and county or regional special education facilities which provide approved programs for children with disabilities in the public schools.

(b) Contract with and pay an educational institution, either within or without the state, for the purpose of providing educational services for children who are both deaf and blind.

(c) Purchase and prepare equipment and supplies to be loaned to early childhood special education and early intervention contractors that provide approved programs for preschool children with disabilities. [Formerly 343.500; 1967 c.329 §1; 1975 c.621 §2; 1989 c.491 §32; 1991 c.749 §3; 1993 c.45 §199]

Chapter 343

Notes of Decisions

As handicapped children are entitled under this chapter to receive special educa­tion and related services free of charge, where private residential place­ment for handicapped child has been found necessary, tui­tion expense must be borne by school district, and this obliga­tion is not limited to school year. Mahoney v. Adm. Sch. Dist. No. 1, 42 Or App 665, 601 P2d 826 (1979)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 343—Special Education Services, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors343.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 343, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­343ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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