The State Board of Education gave final approval to the ADE Rules Governing Distance and Digital Learning, the ADE Rules Governing Nutrition and Physical Activity Standards and Body Mass Index for Age Assessment Protocols in Arkansas Public Schools, and the ADE Rules Governing the Distribution of Student Special Needs Funding and the Determination of Allowable Expenditures of Those Funds on April 14, 2016.
These rules were approved by the Arkansas Legislative Council's Administrative Rules and Regulations Subcommittee on May 17, 2016, and approved by the full Arkansas Legislative Council on May 18, 2016.
The rules are attached to this memo. The rules can also be found on the Department's website at http://www.arkansased.gov/divisions/legal/rules/current.
The rules are effective as of Tuesday, May 31, 2016.