2017 ORS 329.155¹
Standards for education programs and programs providing services for children and families
  • interagency coordination

(1) State agencies that administer education programs and other programs that provide services for children and families shall:

(a) Evaluate the effectiveness of the program as related to the principles stated in ORS 329.025 (Characteristics of school system) and 417.305 (Legislative findings relating to serving children and families) in the earliest stages of the budget process, including components within programs as appropriate;

(b) Articulate ways in which the program is:

(A) An effective component of agency and state priorities, goals and strategies that have been established by the Early Learning Council; and

(B) Relevant to research and professional standards;

(c) Establish plans, interagency partnerships and implementation practices;

(d) Use the information generated by applicable state advisory groups and governing boards in the program assessment of needs and decisions as to service delivery in a given community; and

(e) Identify barriers to improving program capability to serve the needs of young children and make related recommendations, if any, to the Early Learning Council.

(2) The processes listed in subsection (1) of this section are for the purpose of generating interagency coordination so as to serve to the greatest extent possible young children and their families in a comprehensive and developmentally appropriate fashion. The information generated by these processes shall be considered as a contribution to subsequent budget decisions by state and local agencies, the Oregon Department of Administrative Services and the Legislative Assembly. [Formerly 326.795; 1999 c.59 §80; 1999 c.1053 §26; 2012 c.37 §§38,85]

Chapter 329

Notes of Decisions

Oregon Educa­tional Act for 21st Century does not facially violate students’ rights under First Amend­ment to United States Constitu­tion. Tennison v. Paulus, 144 F3d 1285 (9th Cir. 1998)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 329—Oregon Educational Act for the 21st Century; Educational Improvement and Reform, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors329.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 329, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano329.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.