ORS 343.293¹
Local advisory councils on special education
  • duties

(1) Every school district, combination of districts or education service district that operates or plans to operate a program of special education under ORS 343.035 (Definitions for chapter) and 343.221 (Special education required) may appoint one or more local advisory councils consisting primarily of parents of children being served in special education programs.

(2) Each advisory council shall select its own chairperson and vice chairperson and fix the duties of its officers.

(3) Each local advisory council shall review all aspects of the special program and report to the district school board, or boards or to the education service district board. The local council shall also make recommendations to the Superintendent of Public Instruction as to appointments to the State Advisory Council for Special Education. [Formerly 343.525; 1989 c.158 §3]

Chapter 343

Notes of Decisions

As handicapped children are entitled under this chapter to receive special educa­tion and related services free of charge, where private residential place­ment for handicapped child has been found necessary, tui­tion expense must be borne by school district, and this obliga­tion is not limited to school year. Mahoney v. Adm. Sch. Dist. No. 1, 42 Or App 665, 601 P2d 826 (1979)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 343—Special Education and Other Specialized Education Services, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors343.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2019, Chapter 343, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano343.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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