2017 ORS 350.125¹
Report on competency-based education

Before September 15 of each year, the Higher Education Coordinating Commission shall submit a report in the manner provided by ORS 192.245 (Form of report to legislature) to the appropriate interim committees of the Legislative Assembly. The report must describe the progress made in providing competency-based education in the public post-secondary institutions of education in this state. The report must:

(1) Describe the effectiveness of expanding competency-based education in public post-secondary institutions of education in this state and of granting post-secondary degrees on the basis of competency-based education;

(2) Identify issues and barriers, including post-secondary accreditation standards, that present challenges to implementing or expanding competency-based education programs in post-secondary institutions of education in this state;

(3) Analyze competency-based education models and determine which models have been successful; and

(4) Recommend specific policy changes and initiatives that public post-secondary institutions of education in this state may implement to expand competency-based education. [2017 c.404 §1]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 350—Statewide Coordination of Higher Education, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors350.­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.
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.