2017 ORS 329.170¹
Definitions for ORS 329.170 to 329.200

(1) As used in ORS 329.170 (Definitions for ORS 329.170 to 329.200) to 329.200 (Report on Oregon prekindergarten program by superintendent):

(a) “Advisory committee” means the advisory committee established specifically for the Oregon prekindergarten program established by ORS 329.170 (Definitions for ORS 329.170 to 329.200) to 329.200 (Report on Oregon prekindergarten program by superintendent).

(b) “Oregon prekindergartens” means programs that are recognized by the Early Learning Division as meeting the minimum program rules to be adopted by the Early Learning Council and that provide comprehensive health, education and social services in order to maximize the potential of children three and four years of age.

(c) “Oregon prekindergarten program” means the statewide administrative activities carried on within the Early Learning Division to allocate, award and monitor state funds appropriated to create or assist local Oregon prekindergartens.

(2) For purposes of ORS 329.175 (Early Learning Division to administer prekindergarten program), “eligible child” means an at-risk child who is not a participant in a federal, state or local program providing like comprehensive services and may include children who are eligible under rules adopted by the Early Learning Council. As used in this subsection, “at-risk child” means a child at least three years of age and not eligible for kindergarten whose family circumstances would qualify that child for eligibility under the federal Head Start program. [Formerly 326.600; 2001 c.831 §15; 2005 c.209 §10; 2013 c.624 §4]

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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.