Arkansas Department of Education 2016-2017 ACSIP Guidance, Resources, and Reminders

Memo Information

Memo Number
COM-17-007
Memo Date
8/24/2016
Memo Type
Informational
Section
Public School Accountability
Regulatory Authority
Response Required
NO
Attention
Federal Programs; Superintendents; Principals; General Business Manager

Contact Information

Memo Text

This Arkansas Department of Education (ADE) memo provides, through the attachments below, the guidance needed to implement the 2016-2017 ACSIP website requirements, indicator selection process, timelines for submissions, and funding rules and regulations. These attachments will assist Arkansas schools and school districts with the development of the comprehensive school improvement plan.

Commissioner’s Memo COM-16-083 dated 5/9/16, ADE Rules Governing Access to Public School Information on Arkansas Comprehensive School Improvement Plans (ACSIP) located on the ADE website at http://www.arkansased.gov/public/userfiles/rules/Current/2016/ACSIP_Public_Access_2015_16_Update_4_28_16.pdf and A.C.A. § 6-15-2202 Access to public school information on school improvement plans attached provide guidance to districts and schools regarding website access requirements.

Statute and ADE rules related to the Arkansas Comprehensive School Improvement Plan are among attachments.

For additional information on the ACSIP Statewide Field Test Process for schools, refer to the Arkansas Department of Education Website, Public School Accountability Division, ACSIP Statewide Field Test page at http://www.arkansased.gov/divisions/public-school-accountability/school-improvement/acsip-statewide-field-test. 

Attachments:

  • ACSIP Website Requirements

  • ACSIP Resources and Combined Timeline 2016-2017

    • District ACSIP Timeline 2016-2017

    • School ACSIP Timeline 2016-2017

  • ACSIP Indicator Selection Instructions 2016-2017

  • ACSIP General Description Instructions 2016-2017