ORS 346.010¹
Training and educational services for children who are deaf or blind

(1) Pursuant to rules of the State Board of Education, the Superintendent of Public Instruction shall provide free training and education services in schools located in Marion County for children who are blind or deaf.

(2) The Superintendent of Public Instruction shall indicate which school shall serve as the Oregon School for the Blind and which school shall serve as the Oregon School for the Deaf.

(3) The superintendent may order a change in all or part in the purpose and use of schools available under this section whenever the superintendent determines that a change in purpose and use will better enable the state to meet its responsibilities for the education and training of children who are blind or deaf.

(4) The schools shall be operated primarily for the provision of education and training services for children who are blind or deaf who cannot be efficiently served in other schools or programs.

(5) The Board of Directors of the Oregon School for the Blind or the Board of Directors of the Oregon School for the Deaf may appeal any decision of the Superintendent of Public Instruction made under this section to the State Board of Education. An appeal under this subsection must be filed with the State Board of Education within 60 days of the date of the decision by the superintendent. The State Board of Education may uphold, modify or overturn any decision of the superintendent under this section. [Amended by 1965 c.100 §444; 1971 c.301 §2; 1991 c.631 §1; 2007 c.70 §113; 2007 c.858 §71]

Note: Section 72, chapter 858, Oregon Laws 2007, provides:

Sec. 72. Notwithstanding ORS 346.010 (Training and educational services for children who are deaf or blind) (5), the Board of Directors of the Oregon School for the Blind or the Board of Directors of the Oregon School for the Deaf may appeal any decision of the Superintendent of Public Instruction made under ORS 346.010 (Training and educational services for children who are deaf or blind) on or after January 1, 2007, to the State Board of Education if the appeal is filed with the State Board of Education within 60 days after the date of the first meeting of the board of directors making the appeal. [2007 c.858 §72]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 346—Programs for Persons Who Are Blind or Deaf, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors346.­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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