Recognizing that remote learning will continue to be a significant part of K-12 public education, the Oregon Department of Education is beginning a two-year process to review and update remote learning program standards.
ODE is seeking input on online, virtual public charter schools, home-based options and other remote learning where students and teachers are not in the same physical location for more than half of the student’s instructional time.
Educators and community leaders are invited to participate in the process to ensure that remote learning provides high-quality and equitable education for all students.
Community engagement opportunities will begin in October, starting with the creation of a Remote Learning Advisory Committee made up of Oregonians who reflect the diversity of the public K-12 student population. Applications are due Oct. 14.
Community engagement sessions and voluntary school site visits will be held between October 2021 and December 2021.