Or. Admin. R. 461-190-0171 - Education Requirements for Teen Parents; JOBS

(1) Except as provided in section (2) of this rule, a teen parent (see OAR 461-001-0025) who participates in the JOBS program and does not have a high school diploma or GED must participate in the basic education component (see OAR 461-001-0025).
(2) A teen parent is excused from the requirements of section (1) of this rule if any of the following subsections apply:
(a) The teen parent is a JOBS volunteer (see OAR 461-130-0310) from the requirement to participate in the JOBS program 16 weeks after the birth of a child, except that the teen parent may be required to participate in suitable activities with a preference for educational activities, parenting classes, and family stability activities (see OAR 461-001-0000).
(b) The teen parent is under age 18, has been excused by the local school district from state compulsory school attendance, and meets the following conditions:
(A) The employment goal of the teen parent is an occupation or occupational field that does not require a high school diploma or GED, there is a labor market demand for it, and the goal is appropriate for the teen parent and likely to lead to self-sufficiency; and
(B) The teen parent is participating in the job skills training component (see OAR 461-001-0025) and an education component (see OAR 461-001-0025) designed to result in a literacy level of at least grade 8.9.
(c) The teen parent is age 18 or 19 and can be assigned to employment training to prepare for occupations or occupational fields for which there is a labor market demand, and either the teen parent has failed to achieve good or satisfactory progress (see OAR 461-001-0025) in completing educational activities (see OAR 461-001-0025) or educational activities are inappropriate for the education and employment goals of the teen parent.


Or. Admin. R. 461-190-0171
AFS 23-1990, f. 9-28-90, cert. ef. 10-1-90; AFS 19-1991(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 10-1-91; AFS 4-1992, f. 2-28-92, cert. ef. 3-1-92; AFS 1-1993, f. & cert. ef. 2-1-93; AFS 27-1996, f. 6-27-96, cert. ef. 7-1-96; AFS 3-1997, f. 3-31-97, cert. ef. 4-1-97; AFS 18-1998, f. & cert. ef. 10-2-98; AFS 3-2000, f. 1-31-00, cert. ef. 2-1-00; SSP 11-2007(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 10-1-07 thru 3-29-08; SSP 5-2008, f. 2-29-08, cert. ef. 3-1-08; SSP 22-2017, f. 9-8-17 & cert. ef. 10/1/2017

Stat. Auth.: ORS 409.050, 411.060, 411.070, 412.006, 412.009, 412.049

Stats. Implemented: ORS 409.010, 411.060, 411.070, 412.006, 412.009, 412.049

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