Oregon Statutes - Chapter 329 - Oregon Educational Act for the 21st Century; Educational Improvement and Reform - Section 329.415 - Operating guides and grant procedures for ORS 329.395 to 329.425.

(1) The Department of Education shall prepare operating guides for child development programs and for teenage parent programs applicable to programs under ORS 329.395 to 329.425 that are consistent with requirements imposed by the State Board of Education.

(2) The department shall review applications for approval of child development programs and teenage parent programs and may approve those programs after considering:

(a) The educational adequacy and type of programs.

(b) The number of students and children who are to be served by the program.

(c) The availability of trained personnel and facilities.

(d) The need for the programs in the applying district.

(3) In approving applications for child development programs, the department shall require that the school district use its grant for child development curriculum and in the formulation and initiation of on-site child development centers. Each center must be able to accommodate from 15 to 30 full-time equivalent spaces for children, distributed according to needs of the community.

(4) In approving applications for teenage parent programs, the department shall require that the school district use the grant in connection with appropriate education for teenage parents leading to graduation and in the formulation and development of appropriate on-site child care centers. Each center must be able to accommodate from 15 to 30 full-time equivalent spaces for children, distributed according to the needs of the teenage student-parents. [Formerly 336.880; 2007 c.858 §19]

Note: The amendments to 329.415 by section 19, chapter 858, Oregon Laws 2007, first apply to the 2008-2009 school year. See section 41, chapter 858, Oregon Laws 2007. The text that applies prior to the 2008-2009 school year is set forth for the userís convenience.

329.415. (1) The Department of Education shall prepare operating guides for child development programs and for teenage parent programs applicable to programs under ORS 329.395 to 329.425 that are consistent with requirements imposed by the State Board of Education.

(2) The Department of Education shall review applications for approval of child development programs and teenage parent programs and may approve those programs after considering:

(a) The educational adequacy and type of programs.

(b) The number of students and children who are to be served by the program.

(c) The availability of trained personnel and facilities.

(d) The need for the programs in the applying district.

(3) In approving applications for child development programs, the department shall require that the school district use its grant for child development curriculum and in the formulation and initiation of on-site child development centers. Each center must be able to accommodate from 15 to 30 full-time equivalent spaces for children, distributed according to needs of the community.

(4) In approving applications for teenage parent programs, the department shall require that the school district use the grant in connection with appropriate education for teenage parents leading to graduation and in the formulation and development of appropriate on-site child care centers. Each center must be able to accommodate from 15 to 30 full-time equivalent spaces for children, distributed according to the needs of the teenage student-parents.

(5) Results of the study required by ORS 329.405 shall be used as a basis for school district planning.

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