Arkansas Department of Education Division of Elementary and Secondary Education CAPSAFT Rules - Public Comment Release

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Ark. Code Ann. 6-21-114, 6-21-801, 6-21-804, 6-21-811, 6-21-812, 6-20-2507, 6-20-2512, 25-15-201 et seq., and Acts 933 and 1080 of 2019
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On September 30, 2019, the Commission for Arkansas Public School Academic Facilities and Transportation (CAPSAFT) released the following rules for public comment:  

  • CAPSAFT Rules Governing the Facilities Master Plan (amended);
  • CAPSAFT Rules Governing the Academic Facilities Distress Program (amended); and
  • CAPSAFT Rules Governing the Academic Facilities Partnership Program (amended), including appendices "A" (Facility Manual--amended), "B" (Program of Requirements--repeal), and "C" (Project Agreement--amend).

(Please note that Appendix B is being repealed because the POR already is included in Appendix A, thus making Appendix B redundant).


A public hearing will be held concerning these proposed rules on October 24, 2019, at 1:30 p.m. in the Auditorium of the Arch Ford Education Building, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock, Arkansas.  Public comments also may be mailed to:  Division of Elementary and Secondary Education, Office of Legal Services, Four Capitol Mall, Room 301A, Little Rock, AR  72201.  Public comments also may be emailed to  


The proposed rules are attached to this memo, and also may be found online at  


Public comments on the proposed rules will be accepted until 4:30 p.m. on November 1, 2019. 



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