(1) The Education and Workforce Policy Advisor, in consultation with the Department of Education, the Department of Community Colleges and Workforce Development, the Bureau of Labor and Industries, the Economic and Community Development Department and the Department of Human Services, shall propose policies and strategies consistent with this chapter.
(2) The Education and Workforce Policy Advisorís policies and strategies must take into account that:
(a) The state must promote innovative thinking with respect to the curriculum and educational delivery system of Oregon public schools;
(b) The state must require of all youth a level of achievement that prepares them to pursue college, professional technical programs, apprenticeships, work-based training and school-to-work programs;
(c) Greater employer investment is essential in the ongoing training of all workers to meet workforce needs;
(d) The state must encourage Oregon businesses to improve productivity by creating high performance work organizations that provide high skills and high wage opportunities for youth and adults; and
(e) All employment-related training, education and job placement services and sources of funds must be coordinated among state agencies and boards and must complement the stateís overall efforts on behalf of youth and adults. [Formerly 326.830; 1997 c.652 §22]Section: Previous 329.825 329.830 329.832 329.834 329.837 329.840 329.842 329.850 329.855 329.855 329.860 329.875 329.885 329.900 329.905 Next
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