2017 ORS 329.492¹
Oregon Studies

(1) The Department of Education shall develop academic content standards for Oregon Studies and shall prepare materials to support teacher training and classroom instruction in Oregon Studies.

(2) In the development of the academic content standards in Oregon Studies and in the preparation of materials to support teacher training and classroom instruction in Oregon Studies, the department shall consult with:

(a) The Oregon Historical Society;

(b) The Commission on Black Affairs;

(c) The Commission on Hispanic Affairs;

(d) The Commission on Indian Services;

(e) The Commission on Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs; and

(f) Any other organization identified by the Superintendent of Public Instruction.

(3) The materials prepared as provided by subsection (2) of this section shall include a balanced presentation of the relevant contributions to society by men and women of African-American, Hispanic, Native American, Asian-American and other racial groups in Oregon.

(4) The Oregon Historical Society or any commission identified in subsection (2) of this section may use any public funds allocated to the society or commission for the purposes of this section. In addition, the Oregon Historical Society or any commission identified in subsection (2) of this section may raise additional funds from private sources for the purposes of this section. [1999 c.1023 §3; 2003 c.303 §11; 2013 c.777 §1]

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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.