Oregon Statutes - Chapter 329 - Oregon Educational Act for the 21st Century; Educational Improvement and Reform - Section 329.950 - Statewide literacy hotline.

(1) Pursuant to rules adopted by the State Board of Education, the Department of Community Colleges and Workforce Development shall provide for a statewide literacy “hotline” for literacy program referrals and for the statewide coordination of literacy programs pursuant to ORS 344.760 and 344.765.

(2) Gifts and grants for the support of the literacy hotline shall be deposited with and administered by a nonprofit organization selected by the Commissioner for Community College Services. The nonprofit organization that is selected must show a history of similar experience with fiduciary responsibilities.

(3) The Department of Community Colleges and Workforce Development may contract with any public body or nonprofit organization to accomplish the purposes of this section.

Note: See second note under 329.905.

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