The Beaver State is home to some of the best schools in the country. From kindergarten and elementary schools all the way up to our research universities and liberal arts colleges. And Oregon has extensive education statutes that regulate everything from prayer and punishment in public schools to the reasons children are required to attend school in the first place. This section has state-specific laws that cover just about everything in the school and education context, including attendance requirements, home schooling provisions, prohibitions on corporal punishment in public schools, and the confidentiality and disclosure of student records. Click on the links below for more information and resources on education laws in Oregon.