Arkansas Department of Education Division of Elementary and Secondary Education ADE-DESE Final Rules

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Ark. Code Ann. 6-11-105, 6-15-2801 et seq., and 25-15-201 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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The Division of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) Rules Governing Schools of Innovation were given final approval by the State Board of Education and are effective February 7, 2020.

A copy of the rules is attached. Once the rules become effective, they will be posed to the DESE website at:

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