Arkansas Department of Education Division of Elementary and Secondary Education Publication of Lists in Accordance with Ark. Code Ann. § 6-13-1602

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Memo Number
COM-20-048
Memo Date
10/14/2019
Memo Type
Regulatory
Unit
Legal Services
Regulatory Authority
Ark. Code Ann. § 6-13-1602
Response Required
NO
Attention
Superintendents; Assistant Superintendent; General Business Managers

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Ark. Code Ann. § 6-13-1602 requires that the Arkansas Department of Education, Division of Elementary and Secondary Education, publish two lists by January 1 of each year. 

 

List #1:  Ark Code Ann. § 6-13-1602(1)

 

Ark. Code Ann. § 6-13-1602(1) requires the publication of a list of all school districts with fewer than three hundred fifty (350) students according to the school district average daily membership in the school year immediately preceding the current school year.  Pursuant to Ark. Code Ann. § 6-13-1608(f), school districts appearing on this list may not incur debt without the prior written approval of the Division of Elementary and Secondary Education.  The following school districts meet the requirements for inclusion on the Ark. Code Ann. § 6-13-1602(1) list:

 

Dermott School District

Guy-Perkins School District

Strong-Huttig School District

Western Yell County School District

 

List #2:  Ark. Code Ann. § 6-13-1602(2) (Administrative Consolidation List)

 

Ark. Code Ann. § 6-13-1602(2) requires the publication of a list of all school districts with fewer than three hundred fifty (350) students according to the school district average daily membership in each of the two school years immediately preceding the current school year.  Pursuant to Ark. Code Ann. § 6-13-1603, school districts appearing on this list must be administratively consolidated with or annexed to another school district or districts unless the school district has been granted a waiver under Ark. Code Ann. § 6-13-1613.  The following school district meets the requirement for inclusion on the Ark Code Ann. § 6-13-1602(2) list:

 

Strong-Huttig School District

 

The Division of Elementary and Secondary Education continues to monitor and further examine school district attendance records and will notify any affected school districts of any changes in status for administrative annexation, administrative consolidation, or other purposes.

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