Arkansas Department of Education Division of Elementary and Secondary Education Final Rule: Rules Governing Public School Choice

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Acts 171 and 754 of 2019 and Ark. Code Ann. ยงยง6-18-227, 6-18-1901 et seq.
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Federal Programs; Superintendents; Assistant Superintendent; Principals; Technology Coordinators; Test Coordinators; General Business Managers; Teachers; Gifted & Talented Coordinators; Curriculum Coordinators; Bookkeepers; School Counselors; Techstart Coordinators or Contact Name; Equity Coordinators (Disability/Race/Gender/National Origin); Child Nutrition Directors/Managers; Data Stewards (SIS; eSchool; eFinance; TRIAND); District Coordinators (ALE; Homeless; ESOL; SDFS & Foster); Parent Involvement Coordinators/Facilitators

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On November 14, 2019, the State Board of Education gave final approval to the Division of Elementary and Secondary Education Rules Governing Public School Choice. This rule is effective as of January 6, 2020.  


A copy of this rule is attached to this Memo and can be found on the Division's website at:


A new school choice application is now available and is attached to this Memo.  The application can also be found on the Division's website at:


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