Arkansas Department of Education Garland County School Choice

Memo Information

Memo Number
COM-15-070
Memo Date
4/16/2015
Memo Type
Regulatory
Section
Public School Accountability
Regulatory Authority
Ark. Code Ann. § 6-18-206 (Repealed)
Response Required
NO
Attention
Co-op Directors; Elementary Principals; Middle School Principals; High School Principals; Superintendents

Contact Information

Memo Text

The following memo applies to school choice eligibility for school districts located in Garland County. In lieu of the Public School Choice Act of 2015 (Ark. Code Ann. § 6-18-1901 et seq. (as amended by Act 560 of 2015)), Garland County School Districts will continue to adhere to the previous Arkansas Public SchoolChoice Act of 1989, Ark. Code Ann. § 6-18-206 (repealed). The Arkansas Department of Education continues to calculate and provide necessary data to enable Garland County school districts to participate in school choice under the former school choice law. Attached are the Garland County School Choice Application, Garland County School District Eligibility Chart, and Rules Governing the Guidelines, Procedures, and Enforcement of the Arkansas Public School Choice Act of 1989.