(1)“Applicant”: An applicant means any person or group that develops and submits a written proposal for a public charter school to a sponsor.
(2)“District School Board”: The board of directors of a common school district or a union high school district (ORS 332.002 (Definitions for chapter)(1)).
(3)“Interscholastic activities”: Athletics, music, speech and other similar or related activities:
(a)That are operated by the public charter school or school district;
(b)That are not part of the public charter school student’s comprehensive instructional program; and
(c)For students in grade kindergarten through grade eight, that are offered only before or after regular school hours; and
(d)For students in grade nine through grade 12, those sanctioned by the Oregon School Activities Association (OSAA).
(4)“Public Charter School”: A public charter school means an elementary or secondary school offering a comprehensive instructional program operating under a written agreement entered into between a sponsor and an applicant and operating pursuant to ORS 338.
(5)“Sponsor”: A sponsor of a public charter school means:
(a)The board of the common school district or the union high school district in which the public charter school is located that has developed a written charter with an applicant to create a public charter school.
(b)The State Board of Education pursuant to ORS 338.075 (Review of school district board decision).
(6)“Virtual Public Charter School”: A public charter school as defined in ORS 338.005 (Definitions for chapter)(6) and 581-026-0300 (Virtual Public Charter Schools).
Rule 581-026-0005 — Definitions,