Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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A Division of the Arkansas Department of Education

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CAPSAFT Partnership Program Rules Appendix "A" Section 8000 (PDF)
  • Public Comments ()
  • Public Meeting: Thursday, November 21, 2019, 1:30 pm, ADE auditorium of the Arch Ford Education Building, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock
  • Public Comment Deadline: November 26, 2019
  • Public Comment Contact Name: Lori Freno
  • Public Comment Contact Email: ADE.RulesComments@arkansas.gov
CAPSAFT Rules Governing Acquisition of Energy Conservation Measures for Public Schools (PDF)
  • Public Comments ()
  • Public Meeting: Monday, December 9, 2019, 1:30 pm, Auditorium of the Arch Ford Education Building, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock
  • Public Comment Deadline: December 17, 2019
  • Public Comment Contact Name: Lori Freno
  • Public Comment Contact Email: ADE.RulesComments@arkansas.gov
CAPSAFT Rules Governing the Academic Facilities Distress Program (PDF)
  • Public Comments (PDF)
  • Public Meeting: Thursday, October 24, 2019, 1:30 pm, Division of Elementary and Secondary Education Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock
  • Public Comment Deadline: November 1, 2019
  • Public Comment Contact Name: Lori Freno
  • Public Comment Contact Email: ADE.RulesComments@arkansas.gov
CAPSAFT Rules Governing the Academic Facilities Partnership Program (PDF)

Appendix A Part 1 (PDF)

Appendix A Part 2 (PDF)

Appendix B (PDF)

Appendix C (PDF)

  • Public Comments (PDF)
  • Public Meeting: Thursday, October 24, 2019, 1:30 pm, Division of Elementary and Secondary Education Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock
  • Public Comment Deadline: November 1, 2019
  • Public Comment Contact Name: Lori Freno
  • Public Comment Contact Email: ADE.RulesComments@arkansas.gov
CAPSAFT Rules Governing the Facilities Master Plan (PDF)
  • Public Comments (PDF)
  • Public Meeting: Thursday, October 24, 2019, 1:30 pm, Division of Elementary and Secondary Education Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock
  • Public Comment Deadline: November 1, 2019
  • Public Comment Contact Name: Lori Freno
  • Public Comment Contact Email: ADE.RulesComments@arkansas.gov
Code of Ethics for Arkansas Educators (PDF)
  • Public Comments ()
  • Public Meeting: Monday, November 18, 2019, 1:30 pm, ADE auditorium of the Arch Ford Education Building, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock
  • Public Comment Deadline: December 3, 2019
  • Public Comment Contact Name: Taylor Dugan
  • Public Comment Contact Email: ADE.RulesComments@arkansas.gov
Creation of School Districts by Detachment (PDF)
  • Public Comments ()
  • Public Meeting: Monday, November 18, 2019, 1:30 pm, ADE auditorium of the Arch Ford Education Building, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock
  • Public Comment Deadline: December 3, 2019
  • Public Comment Contact Name: Taylor Dugan
  • Public Comment Contact Email: ADE.RulesComments@arkansas.gov
DESE Rules Governing Charter Schools (PDF)
  • Public Comments ()
  • Public Meeting: Monday, December 9, 2019, 1:30 pm, ADE auditorium of the Arch Ford Education Building, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock
  • Public Comment Deadline: December 17, 2019
  • Public Comment Contact Name: Mary Claire Hyatt
  • Public Comment Contact Email: ADE.RulesComments@arkansas.gov
DESE Rules Governing Class Size and Teaching Load (PDF)
  • Public Comments ()
  • Public Meeting: Thursday, September 26, 2019, 1:30 pm, ADE auditorium of the Arch Ford Education Building, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock
  • Public Comment Deadline: October 19, 2019
  • Public Comment Contact Name: Brittany Kincaid
  • Public Comment Contact Email: ADE.RulesComments@arkansas.gov
DESE Rules Governing Data Reporting, the Arkansas Public School Computer Network, and Information Systems (PDF)
  • Public Comments ()
  • Public Meeting: Monday, October 28, 2019, 1:30 pm, ADE auditorium of the Arch Ford Education Building, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock
  • Public Comment Deadline: November 19, 2019
  • Public Comment Contact Name: Mary Claire Hyatt
  • Public Comment Contact Email: ADE.RulesComments@arkansas.gov
DESE Rules Governing Financial Incentives for National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (PDF)
  • Public Comments ()
  • Public Meeting: Monday, December 9, 2019, 1:30 pm, ADE auditorium of the Arch Ford Education Building, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock
  • Public Comment Deadline: December 17, 2019
  • Public Comment Contact Name: Taylor Dugan
  • Public Comment Contact Email: ADE.RulesComments@arkansas.gov
DESE Rules Governing Home Schoo (PDF)
  • Public Comments ()
  • Public Meeting: Monday, October 28, 2019, 1:30 pm, ADE auditorium of the Arch Ford Education Building, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock
  • Public Comment Deadline: November 19, 2019
  • Public Comment Contact Name: Mary Claire Hyatt
  • Public Comment Contact Email: ADE.RulesComments@arkansas.gov
DESE Rules Governing Instructional Materials (PDF)
  • Public Comments ()
  • Public Meeting: Monday, December 9, 2019, 1:30 pm, ADE auditorium of the Arch Ford Education Building, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock
  • Public Comment Deadline: December 17, 2019
  • Public Comment Contact Name: Jennifer Dedman
  • Public Comment Contact Email: ADE.RulesComments@arkansas.gov
DESE Rules Governing Public School Choice (PDF)
  • Public Comments (PDF)
  • Public Meeting: Thursday, September 26, 2019, 1:30 pm, ADE auditorium of the Arch Ford Education Building, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock
  • Public Comment Deadline: October 19, 2019
  • Public Comment Contact Name: Brittany Kincaid
  • Public Comment Contact Email: ADE.RulesComments@arkansas.gov
DESE Rules Governing Schools of Innovation (PDF)
  • Public Comments ()
  • Public Meeting: Monday, October 28, 2019, 1:30 pm, ADE auditorium of the Arch Ford Education Building, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock
  • Public Comment Deadline: November 19, 2019
  • Public Comment Contact Name: Mary Claire Hyatt
  • Public Comment Contact Email: ADE.RulesComments@arkansas.gov
DESE Rules Governing Standards for Accreditation of Arkansas Public Schools and School Districts (PDF)
  • Public Comments ()
  • Public Meeting: Thursday, September 26, 2019, 1:30 pm, ADE auditorium of the Arch Ford Education Building, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock
  • Public Comment Deadline: October 19, 2019
  • Public Comment Contact Name: Brittany Kincaid
  • Public Comment Contact Email: ADE.RulesComments@arkansas.gov
DESE Rules Governing Test Security, Testing Violations, and Alleged Testing Improprieties (PDF)
  • Public Comments ()
  • Public Meeting: Thursday, September 26, 2019, 1:30 pm, ADE auditorium of the Arch Ford Education Building, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock
  • Public Comment Deadline: October 19, 2019
  • Public Comment Contact Name: Brittany Kincaid
  • Public Comment Contact Email: ADE.RulesComments@arkansas.gov
DESE Rules Governing the Arkansas Educational Support and Accountability ACT (AESAA) (PDF)
  • Public Comments ()
  • Public Meeting: Thursday, September 26, 2019, 1:30 pm, ADE auditorium of the Arch Ford Education Building, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock
  • Public Comment Deadline: October 19, 2019
  • Public Comment Contact Name: Brittany Kincaid
  • Public Comment Contact Email: ADE.RulesComments@arkansas.gov
DESE Rules Governing the Educator Compensation Reform Program (PDF)
  • Public Comments ()
  • Public Meeting: Thursday, June 27, 2019, 1:30 pm, ADE Room 201-A of the Arch Ford Education Building, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock
  • Public Comment Deadline: July 19, 2019
  • Public Comment Contact Name: Courtney Salas-Ford
  • Public Comment Contact Email: ADE.RulesComments@arkansas.gov
DESE Rules Governing the Regulatory Basis of Accounting (PDF)
  • Public Comments (PDF)
  • Public Meeting: Thursday, September 26, 2019, 1:30 pm, ADE auditorium of the Arch Ford Education Building, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock
  • Public Comment Deadline: October 19, 2019
  • Public Comment Contact Name: Brittany Kincaid
  • Public Comment Contact Email: ADE.RulesComments@arkansas.gov
DESE Rules Governing the Right to Read Act (PDF)
  • Public Comments ()
  • Public Meeting: Thursday, November 21, 2019, 1:30 pm, Division of Elementary and Secondary Education Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock
  • Public Comment Deadline: December 3, 2019
  • Public Comment Contact Name: Mary Claire Hyatt
  • Public Comment Contact Email: ADE.RulesComments@arkansas.gov
DESE Rules Governing the School District Educational Excellence Trust Fund (PDF)
  • Public Comments ()
  • Public Meeting: Thursday, June 27, 2019, 1:30 pm, ADE Room 201-A of the Arch Ford Education Building, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock
  • Public Comment Deadline: July 19, 2019
  • Public Comment Contact Name: Courtney Salas-Ford
  • Public Comment Contact Email: ADE.RulesComments@arkansas.gov
DESE Rules Governing the School Worker Defense Program and the School Worker Defense Program Advisory Board (PDF)
  • Public Comments (PDF)
  • Public Meeting: Thursday, August 22, 2019, 1:00 pm, ADE auditorium of the Arch Ford Education Building, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock
  • Public Comment Deadline: August 23, 2019
  • Public Comment Contact Name: Taylor Dugan
  • Public Comment Contact Email: ADE.RulesComments@arkansas.gov
DESE Rules Governing the Training for School Board Members (PDF)
  • Public Comments ()
  • Public Meeting: Monday, December 9, 2019, 1:30 pm, ADE auditorium of the Arch Ford Education Building, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock
  • Public Comment Deadline: December 17, 2019
  • Public Comment Contact Name: Jennifer Dedman
  • Public Comment Contact Email: ADE.RulesComments@arkansas.gov
Distance and Digital Learning (PDF)
  • Public Comments ()
  • Public Meeting: Monday, November 18, 2019, 1:30 pm, ADE auditorium of the Arch Ford Education Building, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock
  • Public Comment Deadline: December 3, 2019
  • Public Comment Contact Name: Taylor Dugan
  • Public Comment Contact Email: ADE.RulesComments@arkansas.gov
Educator Licensure (PDF)
  • Public Comments ()
  • Public Meeting: Monday, November 18, 2019, 1:30 pm, ADE auditorium of the Arch Ford Education Building, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock
  • Public Comment Deadline: December 3, 2019
  • Public Comment Contact Name: Taylor Dugan
  • Public Comment Contact Email: ADE.RulesComments@arkansas.gov
Eye and Vision Screening Report in Arkansas Schools (PDF)
  • Public Comments ()
  • Public Meeting: Monday, November 18, 2019, 1:30 pm, ADE auditorium of the Arch Ford Education Building, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock
  • Public Comment Deadline: December 3, 2019
  • Public Comment Contact Name: Taylor Dugan
  • Public Comment Contact Email: ADE.RulesComments@arkansas.gov
Grading and Course Credit (PDF)
  • Public Comments ()
  • Public Meeting: Monday, November 18, 2019, 1:30 pm, ADE auditorium of the Arch Ford Education Building, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock
  • Public Comment Deadline: December 3, 2019
  • Public Comment Contact Name: Taylor Dugan
  • Public Comment Contact Email: ADE.RulesComments@arkansas.gov
Repeal of ADE Rules Governing Opportunity Publix School Choice Act (PDF)
  • Public Comments ()
  • Public Meeting: Thursday, September 19, 2019, 1:30 pm, ADE auditorium of the Arch Ford Education Building, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock
  • Public Comment Deadline: October 19, 2019
  • Public Comment Contact Name: Brittany Kincaid
  • Public Comment Contact Email: ADE.RulesComments@arkansas.gov
Repeal of ADE Rules Governing the Public School Choice Act of 2015 (PDF)
  • Public Comments ()
  • Public Meeting: Thursday, September 26, 2019, 1:30 pm, ADE auditorium of the Arch Ford Education Building, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock
  • Public Comment Deadline: October 19, 2019
  • Public Comment Contact Name: Brittany Kincaid
  • Public Comment Contact Email: ADE.RulesComments@arkansas.gov
REPEAL-Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Diploma Incentive Program and Advanced Placement Courses in the Four Core Areas in Arkansas High Schools (PDF)
  • Public Comments ()
  • Public Meeting: Monday, November 18, 2019, 1:30 pm, ADE auditorium of the Arch Ford Education Building, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock
  • Public Comment Deadline: December 3, 2019
  • Public Comment Contact Name: Taylor Dugan
  • Public Comment Contact Email: ADE.RulesComments@arkansas.gov
REPEAL-Concurrent Credit (PDF)
  • Public Comments ()
  • Public Meeting: Monday, November 18, 2019, 1:30 pm, ADE auditorium of the Arch Ford Education Building, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock
  • Public Comment Deadline: November 18, 2019
  • Public Comment Contact Name: Taylor Dugan
  • Public Comment Contact Email: ADE.RulesComments@arkansas.gov
Repeal-DESE Rules Governing the Arkansas Educational Financial Accounting and Reporting System and Annual Training Requirements (PDF)
  • Public Comments ()
  • Public Meeting: Monday, October 28, 2019, 1:30 pm, ADE auditorium of the Arch Ford Education Building, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock
  • Public Comment Deadline: November 19, 2019
  • Public Comment Contact Name: Mary Claire Hyatt
  • Public Comment Contact Email: ADE.RulesComments@arkansas.gov
Repeal-DESE Rules Governing the Final Close of Public School Financial Records (PDF)
  • Public Comments ()
  • Public Meeting: Monday, October 28, 2019, 1:30 pm, ADE auditorium of the Arch Ford Education Building, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock
  • Public Comment Deadline: November 19, 2019
  • Public Comment Contact Name: Mary Claire Hyatt
  • Public Comment Contact Email: ADE.RulesComments@arkansas.gov
Repeal-DESE Rules Governing the Issuance of Local Education Agency Numbers (PDF)
  • Public Comments ()
  • Public Meeting: Monday, October 28, 2019, 1:30 pm, ADE auditorium of the Arch Ford Education Building, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock
  • Public Comment Deadline: November 19, 2019
  • Public Comment Contact Name: Mary Claire Hyatt
  • Public Comment Contact Email: ADE.RulesComments@arkansas.gov
Repeal-DESE Rules Governing the Processes to Ensure the Quality, Security, Validation and Timeliness of Public School Data in Arkansas Public School Computer Network (PDF)
  • Public Comments ()
  • Public Meeting: Monday, October 28, 2019, 1:30 pm, ADE auditorium of the Arch Ford Education Building, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock
  • Public Comment Deadline: November 19, 2019
  • Public Comment Contact Name: Mary Claire Hyatt
  • Public Comment Contact Email: ADE.RulesComments@arkansas.gov
REPEAL-Uniform Grading Scales (PDF)
  • Public Comments ()
  • Public Meeting: Monday, November 18, 2019, 1:30 pm, ADE auditorium of the Arch Ford Education Building, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock
  • Public Comment Deadline: December 3, 2019
  • Public Comment Contact Name: Taylor Dugan
  • Public Comment Contact Email: ADE.RulesComments@arkansas.gov
Special Education and Related Services Rule, Section 24.00 Special Education Catastrophic Occurrences (PDF)
  • Public Comments (PDF)
  • Public Meeting: Monday, March 4, 2019, 1:30 pm, ADE Room 201A, Arch Ford Education Building, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock
  • Public Comment Deadline: March 26, 2019
  • Public Comment Contact Name: Courtney Salas-Ford
  • Public Comment Contact Email: ADE.RulesComments@arkansas.gov

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