2017 ORS 329.385¹
Child development programs
  • student-parent programs

(1) The Department of Education shall prepare operating guides for child development programs and for student-parent programs applicable to programs under this section that are consistent with requirements imposed by the State Board of Education.

(2) The Department of Education shall review applications for approval of child development programs and student-parent programs and may approve up to 20 child development and up to 20 student-parent programs after considering:

(a) The educational adequacy and type of programs.

(b) The number of students and children who are to be served by the program.

(c) The availability of trained personnel and facilities.

(d) The need for the programs in the applying district.

(3) In approving applications for child development programs, the department shall require that the school district use the contributions described in ORS 315.234 (2003 or earlier edition) for child development curriculum and in the formulation and initiation of on-site child development centers. Each center must be able to accommodate not more than 30 full-time equivalent spaces for children, distributed according to needs of the community.

(4) In approving applications for student-parent programs, the department shall require that the school district use the contributions described in ORS 315.234 (2003 or earlier edition) for appropriate education for student-parents leading to graduation and in the formulation and development of appropriate on-site child care facilities. Each facility must be able to accommodate not more than 30 full-time equivalent spaces for children, distributed according to the needs of the student-parents.

(5) As used in this section:

(a) “Child development program” means an educational program that conforms to standards adopted by the State Board of Education and that consists of an education component and a child care component.

(b) “Student-parent program” means an educational program that conforms to standards adopted by the State Board of Education and that consists of education for the student-parent and child care for the student-parent’s child. [Formerly 336.850; 1995 c.278 §38; 2005 c.94 §113]

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.