Oregon Statutes - Chapter 336 - Conduct of Schools Generally - Section 336.580 - Education at youth care centers; rules.

(1) Every child at a youth care center, as defined in ORS 420.855, is entitled to receive appropriate education suited to the needs of the child in the least restrictive environment in which the child can function until the child is no longer of compulsory school age or receives a high school diploma or an equivalent.

(2) The school district in which the youth care center is located shall develop an educational plan for the children in the youth care center in consultation with the director of the center. The plan shall be approved annually by the school district board.

(3) The Superintendent of Public Instruction shall have the authority to enforce the provisions of ORS 336.575 and 339.137 and this section. If a district fails to comply, the superintendent shall find the district deficient and shall apply the penalty provided in ORS 327.103.

(4) The State Board of Education shall adopt rules to implement this section. [Formerly 339.195; 1997 c.20 §1; 2007 c.429 §1]

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