The superintendent [or Board] may, under ORS 339.254, make a request to the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) for the suspension of a studentís driving privilege or the right to apply for a driving privilege on the basis of conduct as provided below.
If a request is made, the following requirements will be met:
1.††††† The superintendent will meet with parent before submitting a request to ODOT;
2.††††† The request to ODOT will be in writing;
3.††††† The student involved is at least 15 years of age;
4.††††† The student has been expelled for bringing a weapon on school property; or
5.††††† The student has been suspended or expelled at least twice for any of the following reasons:
††††††† a.††††† Assaulting or menacing a school employee or another student;
††††††† b.††††† Willful damage or injury to district property;†††
††††††† c.††††† Use
of threats, intimidation, harassment or coercion against a school employee or
††††††† d.††††† Possessing, using or delivering any controlled substance or being under the influence of any controlled substance at a school or on school property or at a school-sponsored activity, function or event.
6.††††† The request to suspend a studentís driving privilege or the right to apply for a driving privilege shall not be for more than one year unless the superintendent [or Board] is filing a second written request.† A second request may state suspension of driving privilege until the student reaches 21 years of age;
7.††††† If a driving privilege is suspended the student may apply to ODOT for a hardship permit.
The superintendent [or Board] may, under ORS 339.257, notify ODOT of the withdrawal from school of a student who is at least 15 years of age and under 18 years of age.
Upon receipt of the districtís notice that a student has withdrawn from school, ODOT shall notify the student that driving privileges will be suspended on the 30th day following the date of notice unless theclass=Section2>
student presents documentation that complies with ORS 807.066.† For purposes of this policy, a student shall be considered to have withdrawn from school if the student has:
1.††††† More than 10 consecutive school days of unexcused absences; or
2.††††† Fifteen school days total of unexcused absences during a single semester.
The student has a right to appeal the superintendentís [or Boardís] decision through district suspension/expulsion due process procedures.
†††††††††† ORS 192.660
†††††††††† ORS 332.061
†††††††††† ORS 336.615 - 336.665
†††††††††† ORS 339.240
†††††††††† ORS 339.250
†††††††††† ORS 339.254
†††††††††† ORS 339.257
†††††††††† ORS 807.065
†††††††††† ORS 807.066
†††††††††† ORS 807.240
†††††††††† ORS 809.410
†††††††††† OAR 581-021-0065
†††††††††† OAR 581-021-0070