Oregon Statutes - Chapter 343 - Special Education Services - Section 343.399 - State aid to local districts; criteria.

(1) Any school district may apply for state funds for special programs and services for talented and gifted children identified in the district.

(2) The Superintendent of Public Instruction shall annually establish a date after which no further applications shall be received for state funds under this section.

(3) The superintendent shall select applications from among those that comply with ORS 343.391 to 343.413 and rules adopted by the State Board of Education. Any criteria used by the superintendent to evaluate applications shall include, but not be limited to:

(a) A statement of the school districtís present level of special educational programs and services for the talented and gifted and how the special educational programs and services contained in the application conform with the school districtís written plan.

(b) Identification procedures that comply with rules adopted by the board.

(c) A detailed budget for the program expenditures.

(d) A description of the individual student assessment and evaluative procedures and tools.

(e) A justification of special educational services and programs for identified talented and gifted students in terms of the student assessment and evaluation.

(f) An evaluation design which meets standards set forth by the Department of Education. [1959 c.528 §8; 1963 c.570 §24; 1965 c.100 §411; 1971 c.613 §4; 1979 c.385 §4]

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