Oregon Statutes - Chapter 343 - Special Education Services - Section 343.055 - Administration of programs by Superintendent of Public Instruction; rules; powers of board.

(1) The Superintendent of Public Instruction shall administer all programs established under this chapter. The State Board of Education, consistent with the provisions of ORS 342.120 to 342.430, shall adopt rules relating to qualifications of teachers, supervisors, work experience coordinators, coordinators of volunteer services and trainers of volunteer personnel, courses of study, admission, eligibility of children, size of special facilities, rooms and equipment, supervision, territory to be served, and such other rules as the board considers necessary to administer this chapter.

(2) Out of such funds as may otherwise be appropriated for the purposes enumerated in this section, the State Board of Education may:

(a) Purchase and prepare equipment and supplies to be loaned to school districts and county or regional special education facilities which provide approved programs for children with disabilities in the public schools.

(b) Contract with and pay an educational institution, either within or without the state, for the purpose of providing educational services for children who are both deaf and blind.

(c) Purchase and prepare equipment and supplies to be loaned to early childhood special education and early intervention contractors that provide approved programs for preschool children with disabilities. [Formerly 343.500; 1967 c.329 §1; 1975 c.621 §2; 1989 c.491 §32; 1991 c.749 §3; 1993 c.45 §199]

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