Oregon Statutes - Chapter 340 - Expanded Options Program - Section 340.010 - Purposes.

The Legislative Assembly declares that the purposes of this chapter are to:

(1) Create a seamless education system for students enrolled in grades 11 and 12 to:

(a) Have additional options to continue or complete their education;

(b) Earn concurrent high school and college credits; and

(c) Gain early entry into post-secondary education.

(2) Promote and support existing accelerated college credit programs, and support the development of new programs that are unique to a community’s secondary and post-secondary relationships and resources.

(3) Allow eligible students who participate in the Expanded Options Program to enroll full-time or part-time in an eligible post-secondary institution.

(4) Provide public funding to the eligible post-secondary institutions for educational services to eligible students to offset the cost of tuition, fees, textbooks, equipment and materials for students who participate in the Expanded Options Program. [2005 c.674 §2]

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