Arkansas Department of Education Division of Elementary and Secondary Education DESE Rules Released for Public Comment

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Memo Number
COM-20-103
Memo Date
3/19/2020
Memo Type
Regulatory
Unit
Legal Services
Regulatory Authority
Ark. Code Ann. § § 6-11-105 and 25-15-201 et seq.
Response Required
NO
Attention
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 State Board of Education has released the following rules for public comment:

  • Rules Governing the Succeed Scholarship Program
  • Rules Governing Student Special Needs Funding
  • Rules Governing the Arkansas Teacher of the Year Program
  • Rules Governing College and Career Readiness Planning Programs
  • Rules Governing Consolidation and Annexation of School Districts
  • Rules Governing Federal Program Complaint Resolution
  • Rules Governing Parental Involvement Plans and Family and Community Engagement
  • Rules Governing Kindergarten through 12th Grade Immunization Requirements in Arkansas Public Schools
  • NEW-- Rules Governing Act 1240 Waivers
  • NEW-- Rules Governing Enrollment of Children of Military Families 
  • REPEAL-- Rules Governing Enrollment of Military Dependents
  • REPEAL-- Rules Governing Public School Student Services 

The Division of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) will hold a public comment hearing on these proposed rules on April 13, 2020, at 1:30 p.m. at the Arch Ford Education Building, Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR 72201. Participants may also call into the hearing at (605) 475-4071 using access code 637586. 

 

The proposed rules are attached. You can also find copies of the rules online here. Comments on the proposed rules may be e-mailed to ADE.RulesComments@arkansas.gov, or mailed to:

 

  Arkansas Department of Education, DESE

  ATTN: Office of Legal Services

  Four Capitol Mall, Room 302A

  Little Rock, AR 72201

 

Comments on the proposed rules will be accepted until April 20, 2020, at 4:30 p.m. 

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