(1) As used in ORS 329.170 to 329.200:
(a) “Advisory committee” means the advisory committee established specifically for the Oregon prekindergarten program established by ORS 329.170 to 329.200.
(b) “Oregon prekindergartens” means programs that are recognized by the department as meeting the minimum program rules to be adopted by the State Board of Education and that provide comprehensive health, education and social services in order to maximize the potential of children three and four years of age.
(c) “Oregon prekindergarten program” means the statewide administrative activities carried on within the Department of Education to allocate, award and monitor state funds appropriated to create or assist local Oregon prekindergartens.
(2) For purposes of ORS 329.175, “eligible child” means an at-risk child who is not a participant in a federal, state or local program providing like comprehensive services and may include children who are eligible under rules adopted by the State Board of Education. As used in this subsection, “at-risk child” means a child at least three years of age and not eligible for kindergarten whose family circumstances would qualify that child for eligibility under the federal Head Start program. [Formerly 326.600; 2001 c.831 §15; 2005 c.209 §10]Section: Previous 329.153 329.155 329.156 329.157 329.159 329.160 329.165 329.170 329.175 329.180 329.183 329.185 329.190 329.195 329.200 Next
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