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Curriculum & Assessment

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The curriculum and assessment section provides guidance to local education agencies on special education curriculum development and statewide assessment guidelines. This section offers resources on developing standards-based Individual Education Plans (IEPs) and information on assessment options and accommodations.

The Special Education Unit works collaboratively with other units within the Arkansas Department of Education to improve performance on statewide accountability measures and the Arkansas Academic Standards.

Alternate Path to Graduation Assessment Curriculum
Standards-Based IEPs Unified English Braille  


For more information, please contact:

Robin Stripling, Curriculum and Assessment Coordinator
Arkansas Department of Education
Division of Learning Services
1401 West Capitol Avenue, Suite 450
Little Rock, AR 72201
Ph: 501-682-4221
Fax: 501-682-5159

State Standards

Learn more about the standards that define the knowledge and skills Arkansas students should have in order to be ready for college and careers.

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Licensure & Certification

Find critical information about renewing Arkansas educator licenses, adding areas of licensure, licensing by reciprocity from other states, background checks and more.

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