(1) Within the State of Oregonís kindergarten through grade 12 education system, proficiency for students in American Sign Language shall be in accordance with rules adopted by the State Board of Education pursuant to ORS chapter 329 and any other applicable state or federal law.
(2) The State Board of Education is encouraged to continue to:
(a) Coordinate with the State Board of Higher Education and the Oregon School for the Deaf to develop curricula for American Sign Language courses;
(b) Implement programs to locate and prepare qualified teachers and interpreters of American Sign Language; and
(c) Assist public high schools in identifying local and regional needs and resources available for American Sign Language courses. [1995 c.687 §1; 2007 c.858 §64]
Note: 329.489 was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 329 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.Section: Previous 329.470 329.475 329.475 329.480 329.485 329.487 329.488 329.489 329.490 329.492 329.495 329.496 329.498 329.499 329.500 Next
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