2017 ORS 340.083¹
Waiver of program requirements
  • duration

(1) A school district may request a waiver from the Department of Education of the requirements of ORS 340.005 (Definitions for ORS 340.005 to 340.090) to 340.090 (Alternative programs). The department shall grant the waiver if:

(a) Compliance with the requirements of ORS 340.005 (Definitions for ORS 340.005 to 340.090) to 340.090 (Alternative programs) would adversely impact the finances of the school district; or

(b) The school district does all of the following:

(A) Offers a dual credit program, a two-plus-two program, an advanced placement program, an International Baccalaureate program or any other accelerated college credit program;

(B) Ensures that at-risk students who participate in the accelerated college credit programs are not required to make any payments for participation in the programs; and

(C) Has a process for participation in the programs that allows:

(i) All at-risk students who are eligible students to participate in the programs;

(ii) At-risk students to earn the number of credit hours established by the State Board of Education by rule under ORS 340.080 (Limitation on credit hours awarded to students); or

(iii) For an increasing number of at-risk students who are eligible students to participate in the programs each school year based on demand and appropriateness and as provided by a plan developed by the school district.

(2) The duration of a waiver granted based on subsection (1) of this section shall be no more than two school years.

(3) There is no limit on the number of times a school district may apply for and be granted a waiver under this section. [2007 c.567 §10; 2011 c.639 §§7,7a]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 340—College Credit Earned in High School, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors340.­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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