(1)“Diverse number of students” refers to a range of school sizes based on student enrollment.
(2)“High demand”, as defined by the Oregon Employment Department, means having more than the median number of total (growth plus replacement) openings for statewide or a particular region.
(3)“High wage”, as defined by the Oregon Employment Department, is a wage that is more than the all-industry, all-ownership median wage for statewide or a particular region.
(4)“Metropolitan County” is a county classified as Metropolitan by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB).
(5)“Reasonable geographic distribution” means that at least one-third of the funded proposals shall serve schools within a Metropolitan County, and at least one-third shall serve schools outside of a Metropolitan County.
(6)“The Act” refers to section 7, chapter 683, Oregon Laws 2011 (Enrolled House Bill 3362).
(7)“Educational enterprise” means middle school through post-secondary education including apprenticeship training.
Rule 581-044-0210 — Definitions,