State Financing of Elementary and Secondary Education

ORS 327.915
Grants to manage programs of study in agricultural science and technology


(1)

The Department of Education shall establish and administer a grant program for the purpose of funding extended duty contracts in school districts to allow school district personnel to manage approved programs of study in agricultural science and technology during the summer months between school years.

(2)

A school district that applies for a grant under subsection (1) of this section must demonstrate in the application that:

(a)

Any teacher involved in the summer program of study in agricultural science and technology holds a valid Oregon teaching license, with an endorsement in agriculture, as described in rules of the Teacher Standards and Practices Commission;

(b)

The school district has developed a calendar of activities that has been approved by school district administrative personnel and reviewed by a department specialist for career and technical agricultural education;

(c)

A school day will consist of eight hours and that any exceptions will be reflected in the calendar of activities and be approved by the school district; and

(d)

The school district will develop and file with each affected school principal a weekly schedule and a monthly report outlining accomplishments related to the calendar of activities and will file a final report with the department prior to the beginning of the next school year.

(3)

Each school district that receives a grant under subsection (1) of this section shall file with the department a final program report on a date specified by the department. The report must be filed on forms provided by the department. [2019 c.588 §3]
Note: See note under 327.910 (Coordination between Department of Education and Oregon FFA Association for agricultural education courses).

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