Oregon - Parent Supports and Education Programs: Stakeholders

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State law encourages districts to implement parent education or support programs to address family needs.

Oregon Revised Statutes 329.157 Identification and coordination of existing resources

(1)  Community learning centers shall promote identification and coordination of existing resources including, but not limited to, the following services and activities:

  • (a)  Before-school and after-school enrichment activities linked with the school curriculum;
  • (b)  Youth development and service learning activities;
  • (c)  Child care programs;
  • (d)  Mentoring and tutoring programs;
  • (e)  Parent literacy and adult education programs;
  • (f)  Prenatal and early childhood support programs;
  • (g)  Parent education and support groups;
  • (h)  Cultural activities and English language learner programs;
  • (i)  School-to-work and workforce development programs;
  • (j)  Intergenerational activities connecting senior citizens with children;
  • (k)  Referrals for health care and other social and educational services;
  • (L)  Primary health care services, including immunizations, sports physicals and well-child checkups; and
  • (m)  Counseling services.

(2)  School districts that create community learning centers shall encourage existing family resource centers to become involved in the development and implementation of the community learning centers. An existing family resource center developed under ORS 417.725 may be designated as a community learning center if the family resource center meets the standards specified in this section and ORS 329.156.

(3)  Community learning centers shall follow best practice standards to ensure their effectiveness.

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