Oregon Statutes - Chapter 329 - Oregon Educational Act for the 21st Century; Educational Improvement and Reform - Section 329.492 - Oregon Studies; academic content standards.

(1) The Department of Education shall develop academic content standards for Oregon Studies. The department shall consult with the Oregon Historical Society in the development of the academic content standards in Oregon Studies and in the preparation of materials to support teacher training and classroom instruction in Oregon Studies. The materials shall include a balanced presentation of the relevant contributions to society by men and women of African-American, Hispanic, Native American, Asian-American and other racial groups in Oregon.

(2) The Oregon Historical Society may use any public funds allocated to the Oregon Historical Society for the purposes of this section. In addition, the Oregon Historical Society may raise additional funds from private sources for the purposes of this section. [1999 c.1023 §3; 2003 c.303 §11]

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