(1) Notwithstanding ORS 332.172, under rules of the district school board, the local school committee shall determine the use of the school property for civic purposes not inconsistent with its primary use. The local school committee also shall visit the school at frequent intervals, report to and advise the district school board concerning the progress and needs of the school and the wishes of the people concerning the school and recommend improvements in the school property.
(2) By unanimous vote and not later than March 1 of each year, the local school committee may recommend rejection for the ensuing year of any teacher assigned to the school by the district school board. The recommendation shall be delivered to the clerk of the district in writing and shall specify the reason for the recommendation. The board shall review the recommendation submitted by the local school committee and make final determination.
(3) The district school board may submit the question of establishing additional local school committees or abolishing existing local school committees to the electors at any regular district election. The district school board shall submit either question at an election when a petition filed as provided in this subsection requests an election. The requirements for preparing, circulating and filing a petition shall be as provided for an initiative petition in ORS 255.135 to 255.205. The election when a petition is filed must not be later than the next regular district election.
(4) This section applies in school districts formed under ORS 330.505 to 330.780 (1989 Edition), in school districts resulting from mergers and in unified school districts formed under ORS 330.092. [Formerly 330.667]Section: Previous 330.270 330.280 330.290 330.300 330.310 330.400 330.425 330.430 330.435 330.505 330.510 330.515 330.520 330.523 330.526 Next
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