Office of Student Learning & Partnerships
Public Charter School: 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 Chapter 338. “Sponsor” means 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; or the State Board of Education pursuant to ORS 338.075. ORS 338.005(2)
Related Services: Means transportation, and such developmental, corrective, and other supportive services as may be required to assist a child with a disability to benefit from special education, and includes the early identification and assessment of disabling conditions in children. Includes speech-language pathology and audiology services, interpreting services, psychological services, physical and occupational therapy, recreation, including therapeutic recreation, social work services, school nurse services designed to enable a child with a disability to receive a free appropriate public education as described in the IEP of the child, counseling services, including rehabilitation counseling, orientation and mobility services, and medical services, except that such medical services shall be for diagnostic and evaluation purposes only. Exception: the term does not include a medical device that is surgically implanted, or the replacement of such device. 20 USC Sec 1402 (26)
Resident Pupil: (1) Means any pupil (a) whose legal school residence is within the boundaries of a school district reporting the pupil, if the district is legally responsible for the education of the pupil, except that “resident pupil” does not include a pupil who pays tuition or for whom the parent pays tuition or for whom the district does not pay tuition for placement outside the district; or (b) whose legal residence is not within the boundaries of the district reporting the pupil but attends school in the district with the written consent of the affected school district boards.
(2) A pupil shall not be considered to be a resident pupil under paragraph (1)(a) of this subsection if the pupil is attending school in another school district pursuant to a contract under ORS 339.125 and in the prior year was considered to be a resident pupil in another school district under paragraph (1)(b) of this subsection. The pupil shall continue to be considered a resident of another school district under paragraph (1)(b) of this subsection.
(3) A pupil shall not be considered to be a resident pupil under paragraph (1)(b) of this subsection if the pupil is attending school in a school district pursuant to an agreement with another school district under ORS 339.133 and in the prior year was considered to be a resident pupil under paragraph (1)(a) of this subsection because the pupil was attending school in another school district pursuant to a contract under ORS 339.125. The pupil shall continue to be considered a resident pupil under paragraph (1)(a) of this section. ORS 327.006 (7)
School-age children: Children who have reached five years of age but have not yet reached 21 years of age on or before September 1 of the current school year. OAR 581-015-0600(1)