Oregon
Rule Rule 581-015-2080
Child Find


(1)

The requirements of this rule apply to all children unless they are no longer entitled to a free appropriate public education under OAR 581-015-2040 (Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) and Age Ranges)581-015-2050 (Graduation).

(2)

Pursuant to ORS 338, 339, OAR 581-021-0019 (Interdistrict Transfer Agreement), or open enrollment under section 9, chapter 718, Oregon Laws 2011school districts must identify, locate and evaluate all children with disabilities for whom they are responsible, regardless of the severity of the disability, who are in need of early intervention, early childhood special education, or special education services, including:

(a)

Highly mobile children with disabilities (such as migrant and homeless children),

(b)

Children who are wards of the state;

(c)

Indian preschool children who reside on reservations;

(d)

Children who are suspected of having a disability even though they are advancing from grade to grade;

(e)

Children enrolled in public charter schools;

(f)

Children who are home schooled;

(g)

Children below the age of compulsory school attendance who are not enrolled in a public or private school program; and

(h)

Children above the age of compulsory school attendance who have not graduated with a regular high school diploma; and

(i)

Children attending private schools, pursuant to OAR 581-015-2085 (Child Find for Children Attending Private Schools).

(3)

For purposes of this rule, residency is determined in accordance with ORS Chapter 339 (School Attendance), except for children enrolled in charter schools. Residency for children enrolled in charter schools is determined in accordance with ORS Chapter 338 (Public Charter Schools). The district in which the charter school is located is responsible for child find for students enrolled in the charter school regardless of parental resident district.

(4)

The district in which the private school is located is responsible for conducting child find activities for all children enrolled in the private school, in accordance with OAR 581-015-2085 (Child Find for Children Attending Private Schools), regardless of parental resident district.
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