Oregon Statutes - Chapter 340 - Expanded Options Program - Section 340.070 - Special education and related services; contract.

(1) The resident school district of an eligible student participating in the Expanded Options Program shall be responsible for providing any required special education and related services to the student. A student who requires special education and related services shall be considered, for school purposes, a resident in the school district in which the studentís parents or guardians or persons in parental relationship to the student reside, pursuant to ORS 339.133 and 339.134.

(2) If an eligible post-secondary institution intends to provide special education and related services to an eligible student participating in the Expanded Options Program, the institution shall enter into a written contract with the resident school district of the student. The contract shall include at least the following:

(a) Allowance for the student to remain in the program during the pendency of any special education due process hearing unless the parents or guardians and school district agree otherwise;

(b) Immediate notification to the resident school district if the institution suspects that a student participating in the program may have a disability and requires special education or related services;

(c) Immediate notification to the resident school district if the student who is receiving special education and related services has engaged in conduct that may lead to suspension or expulsion; and

(d) Immediate notification to the resident school district of any complaint made by the parents or guardians of the student regarding the studentís participation in the program at the institution.

(3)(a) If an eligible post-secondary institution provides special education and related services under a contract with a resident school district, the institution shall comply with standards established by the State Board of Education under this section.

(b) The State Board of Education shall establish standards to be applied to post-secondary institutions that provide special education and related services under a contract with a resident school district. The standards shall include at least the following minimum requirements:

(A) The implementation of special education and related services must be done as described in the eligible studentís individualized education program as defined in ORS 343.035; and

(B) The institution shall maintain the confidentiality of education records in compliance with the federal Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (20 U.S.C. 1232g). [2005 c.674 §15]

Section:  Previous  340.035  340.037  340.040  340.045  340.050  340.055  340.060  340.065  340.070  340.073  340.075  340.080  340.083  340.085  340.090  Next

Last modified: August 7, 2008