2017 ORS 336.580¹
Education at youth care centers
  • rules

(1) Every child at a youth care center, as defined in ORS 420.855 (Definitions for ORS 420.855 to 420.885), is entitled to receive appropriate education suited to the needs of the child in the least restrictive environment in which the child can function until the child is no longer of compulsory school age or receives a high school diploma or an equivalent.

(2)(a) Except as provided by paragraph (b) of this subsection, the school district in which the youth care center is located shall develop an educational plan for the children in the youth care center in consultation with the director of the center. The plan shall be approved annually by the school district board.

(b) For children placed at a youth care center within a detention facility, as defined in ORS 419A.004 (Definitions), the children shall receive educational services through the Juvenile Detention Education Program as described in ORS 326.695 (Definitions for ORS 326.700 and 326.712).

(3) The Superintendent of Public Instruction shall have the authority to enforce the provisions of ORS 336.575 (Notice and consultation before establishing, expanding or changing residential program) and 339.137 (Residency of student at youth care center) and this section. If a district fails to comply, the superintendent shall find the district deficient and shall apply the penalty provided in ORS 327.103 (Standard school presumed).

(4) The State Board of Education shall adopt rules to implement this section. [Formerly 339.195; 1997 c.20 §1; 2007 c.429 §1; 2015 c.671 §4]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 336—Conduct of Schools Generally, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors336.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
 
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