Special Education and Other Specialized Education Services

ORS 343.455
Prekindergartens to provide early childhood special education


Oregon prekindergartens, as defined in ORS 329.170 (Definitions for ORS 329.170 to 329.200), shall be responsible for providing early childhood special education as defined in ORS 343.035 (Definitions for chapter) (5).


Not less than 10 percent of the population of children served in Oregon prekindergartens shall be children who are eligible to receive early childhood special education. [1991 c.785 §4; 1993 c.45 §231; 2001 c.831 §25]
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Notes of Decisions

As handicapped children are entitled under this chapter to receive special education and related services free of charge, where private residential placement for handicapped child has been found necessary, tuition expense must be borne by school district, and this obligation is not limited to school year. Mahoney v. Adm. Sch. Dist. No. 1, 42 Or App 665, 601 P2d 826 (1979)


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