Oregon Statutes - Chapter 291 - State Financial Administration - Section 291.228 - Governorís report on budget amounts for education.

(1) The Governor shall publish a report that:

(a) Demonstrates that the amount in the Governorís budget recommended for the stateís system of kindergarten through grade 12 public education is the amount of moneys as determined by the Quality Education Commission established by ORS 327.500 that is sufficient to meet the quality goals; or

(b) Identifies the reasons that the amount recommended for the stateís system of kindergarten through grade 12 public education is not sufficient, the extent of the insufficiency and the impact of the insufficiency on the ability of the stateís system of kindergarten through grade 12 public education to meet the quality goals. In identifying the impact of the insufficiency, the Governor shall include in the report how the amount recommended in the Governorís budget may affect both the current practices and student performance identified by the commission under ORS 327.506 (4)(a) and the best practices and student performance identified by the commission under ORS 327.506 (4)(b).

(2) The Governor shall determine whether the stateís system of post-secondary public education has quality goals established by law. If there are quality goals, the Governor shall include in the report a determination that the amount recommended in the Governorís budget is sufficient to meet those goals or an identification of the reasons the amount recommended is not sufficient, the extent of the insufficiency and the impact of the insufficiency on the ability of the stateís system of post-secondary public education to meet the quality goals.

(3) The report shall be issued at the same time as the Governorís budget report required under ORS 291.202.

(4) The Governor shall provide public notice of the reportís issuance, including posting the report on the Internet and providing a print version of the report upon request. [2001 c.895 §6; 2003 c.14 §144; 2005 c.209 §2]

Note: 291.228 was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 291 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

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