Oregon Statutes - Chapter 332 - Local Administration of Education - Section 332.061 - Hearing to expel minor students or to examine confidential medical records; exceptions to public meetings law.

Notwithstanding ORS 192.610 to 192.690 governing public meetings:

(1) Any hearing held by a district school board or its hearings officer on any of the following matters shall be conducted in executive session of the board or privately by the hearings officer unless the student or the studentís parent or guardian requests a public hearing:

(a) Expulsion of a minor student from a public elementary or secondary school.

(b) Matters pertaining to or examination of the confidential medical records of a student, including that studentís educational program.

(2) If an executive session is held by a district school board or a private hearing is held by its hearings officer under this section, the following shall not be made public:

(a) The name of the minor student.

(b) The issue, including a studentís confidential medical records and that studentís educational program.

(c) The discussion.

(d) The school board memberís vote on the issue.

(3) The school board members may vote in an executive session conducted pursuant to this section. [1975 c.276 §1; 1987 c.841 §1]

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