Oregon Statutes - Chapter 336 - Conduct of Schools Generally - Section 336.088 - Conflict resolution program; adoption discretionary.

(1) The Department of Education shall prepare and make available to the educational community a comprehensive educational program affecting appropriate parts of the curriculum, to:

(a) Improve dispute and conflict resolution skills and encourage creative problem solving;

(b) Provide understanding of other cultures and the roots and nature of conflict between cultures;

(c) Communicate insight into how attitudes are formed and decisions are made; and

(d) Present to students, as is appropriate to their ages, a balanced discussion of the following topics:

(A) The history of the arms race;

(B) The short, intermediate and long-term dangers of the use of modern weapons of mass destruction;

(C) The changing nature of armed conflict; and

(D) The effect of the arms race on national and local economies.

(2) A school district may adopt or modify and implement the educational program described in subsection (1) of this section at the districtís discretion. [1987 c.417 §§1,2; 1993 c.45 §79; 1995 c.79 §182]

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