The State Board of Education will hear the following rule proposals as first reads on March 19, 2020. ODE will hold a public hearing on the proposed rules on March 26, 2020, at 1:00-2:00 pm, at 255 Capitol Street NE. The State Board will vote to adopt the proposed rules on April 16, 2020. State Board materials are posted to the State Board’s online boardbook approximately one week prior to each meeting.
We welcome your comments on the proposed rules. If you would like to submit public comment on the proposed rules, you may:
- Attend the Administrative Rules Hearing on March 26, 2020, from 1:00-2:00pm, at 255 Capitol Street NE, Salem, OR and provide testimony. Contact
Government and Legal Affairs Manager Emily Nazarov if you have questions about that hearing.
- Attend a State Board of Education meeting and provide public comment. In formation on board meetings and providing public comment is available here.
- Submit your comments in writing to the
ODE Rules Coordinator.
- Submit your comments to the
State Board of Education.
Adopt: OAR 581-017-0651 to 0655
In ORS 417.859, the State Board of Education, in collaboration with the Youth Development Council, is directed to establish by rule criteria for a school district or other entity to receive funding for eligible youths participating in a youth reengagement program. These rules establish the finding criteria for grants to be awarded by the Youth Development Council to reengagement programs.
Adopt: OAR 581-029-0001
In ORS 327.254, the Department of Education is directed to use moneys from the Statewide Education Initiatives Account to provide funding for statewide education initiatives, including establishing and maintaining a Statewide School Safety and Prevention System under 339.341. These rules establish the requirements for a school safety and prevention specialist.
Adopt: OAR 581-017-0635 to 0643
In ORS 327.367, the Department of Education is directed to award grants from the Statewide Education Initiatives Account to school districts to implement an early warning system that assists students in graduating from high school. These rules establish the criteria for the Early Indicator and Intervention System Grants.
The State Board of Education will hear the following rule proposals as first reads on February 20, 2020 at 255 Capitol St NE, Salem, OR. If you would like to submit public comment, please email
ODE Rule Testimony by March 19, 2020. If you would like to request a public hearing, please do so by emailing Government & Legal Affairs Manager
Scheduled Hearing: January 31, 2020 in ODE 400A at 255 Capitol Street NE, Salem OR 97310 from 1:00-2:00 p.m.
Adopt: 581-014-0001, -0004, & -0007
In 2019, the Oregon legislature passed HB 3427, the Student Success Act. As part of this law, districts will have expanded access to fund their school nutrition programs. These OARs establish guidelines to fund the different nutrition programs.