(1) If no contractor is designated for a service area, and no qualified county agency is available to manage the necessary services or to subcontract the services, the Department of Education may provide early childhood special education and early intervention services in a local, county or service area.
(2) Contractors designated under this section shall:
(a) Participate in the planning process under ORS 417.777 to develop a voluntary local early childhood system plan; and
(b) Coordinate services with other services that are coordinated through the plan. The coordination of services shall be consistent with federal and state law.
(3) Programs operated by the Department of Education must comply with rules adopted by the State Board of Education for early childhood special education and early intervention contractors. [1991 c.749 §10; 1993 c.45 §233; 2001 c.831 §27]Section: Previous 343.460 343.465 343.470 343.475 343.480 343.485 343.490 343.495 343.498 343.499 343.500 343.503 343.505 343.507 343.509 Next
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