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Oregon Compulsory Education Laws

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Code Section339.005, et seq.
Age at Which School Attendance is RequiredBetween 7 and 18
Exceptions to Attendance RequirementsChild has completed 12th grade; attending private school; proof of equivalent knowledge of subjects through 12th grade; children taught by parent or private teacher; over 16 and lawfully employed; child is emancipated; child is employed
Home School ProvisionsGive notice to superintendent and notice must be acknowledged by him; annual examination given and results submitted to superintendent; if insufficient score, student may be ordered to attend public school
Penalties on Parents for NoncomplianceWritten notice to parent given; upon noncompliance, district superintendent notified

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