2017 ORS 329.820¹
Evaluation of programs
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(1) The Department of Education shall be responsible for the regular and ongoing evaluation of implementation and administration of programs under ORS 329.788 (Definitions for ORS 329.788 to 329.820) to 329.820 (Evaluation of programs) and may contract for such evaluation. The department may not expend in a biennium more than 2.5 percent of the total amount of moneys available for the programs on the evaluation of the programs. The evaluation may include assessments of the following:

(a) The effectiveness of the mentorship program in the retention of beginning teachers and administrators in a school district that has participated in the program and in the profession; and

(b) Student performance on statewide and other assessments.

(2) The department may accept contributions of moneys and assistance for the purpose of the evaluation of programs from any source, public or private, and agree to conditions placed on the moneys not inconsistent with ORS 329.788 (Definitions for ORS 329.788 to 329.820) to 329.820 (Evaluation of programs). All moneys received by the department under this subsection shall be deposited into the Department of Education Account to be used for the evaluation of programs conducted under this section. [Formerly 342.796; 2001 c.317 §10; 2007 c.863 §8; 2015 c.487 §6; 2017 c.639 §16]

Note: The amendments to 329.820 (Evaluation of programs) by section 16, chapter 639, Oregon Laws 2017, become operative June 30, 2018. See section 18, chapter 639, Oregon Laws 2017. The text that is operative until June 30, 2018, is set forth for the user’s convenience.

329.820 (Evaluation of programs). (1) The Department of Education shall be responsible for the regular and ongoing evaluation of implementation and administration of programs under ORS 329.788 (Definitions for ORS 329.788 to 329.820) to 329.820 (Evaluation of programs) and may contract for such evaluation. The department may not expend in a biennium more than 2.5 percent of the total amount of moneys available for the programs on the evaluation of the programs. The evaluation may include assessments of the following:

(a) The effectiveness of the mentorship program in the retention of beginning teachers and administrators in the school district and in the profession; and

(b) Student performance on statewide and other assessments.

(2) The department may accept contributions of moneys and assistance for the purpose of the evaluation of programs from any source, public or private, and agree to conditions placed on the moneys not inconsistent with ORS 329.788 (Definitions for ORS 329.788 to 329.820) to 329.820 (Evaluation of programs). All moneys received by the department under this subsection shall be deposited into the Department of Education Account to be used for the evaluation of programs conducted under this section.

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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.