Directs the Department of Education to develop and implement a statewide education Student Success Plan for students who are asylum seekers, refugees or any other immigrant.
Requires Student Success Plan for immigrant and refugee students to address academic disparities, historical practices, and educational needs based on culturally responsive best practices. Requires plan to provide strategies to meet specified goals.
Forms an advisory group on the plan and to award grants to entities providing services.
Oregon’s immigrant population to have been approximately 386,400 in 2022, with the highest numbers in Washington and Multnomah Counties.
The proposal is to give immigrants the same special education privileges as resident minorities plus give schools and organizations grants to accommodate them.
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|Senator Michael Dembrow
|Senator Suzanne Weber
|Senator Dick Anderson
|Senator Lew Frederick
|Senator Sara Gelser Blouin