Oregon Statutes - Chapter 343 - Special Education Services - Section 343.650 - Definitions for ORS 343.650 to 343.680.

As used in ORS 343.650 to 343.680, unless the context requires otherwise:

(1) “Disadvantaged children” means children who in their backgrounds are socially or culturally deprived to such a degree that without supplemental facilities and services they cannot profit in the regular school program to the same extent as children with normal backgrounds.

(2) “Facilities and services”:

(a) Means special equipment, materials, supplies and services and regular equipment, materials, supplies and services to the extent that they are specially used or consumed in providing special education for the primary purpose of preventing or overcoming learning deficiencies; and

(b) Includes special classes, special instruction in or in addition to regular classes, nursery schools and kindergartens, extracurricular programs, camp and recreation programs, testing and research programs, orientation programs, counseling and guidance programs, cafeteria service, transportation and the construction and use of special schools or centers, or the construction of additions thereto. [1965 c.531 §1; 1967 c.443 §1]

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