Policy & Regulations

Sections 1 to 30 of Procedural Requirements and Program Standards
1.00Purpose and Applicability of These Regulations
2.00Definitions Used in These Regulations
3.00Child Find Requirements
4.00Referral (Revised July 2010)
5.00Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE)
6.00Evaluation - Eligibility Criteria
7.00Re-evaluation
8.00Individualized Education Programs (IEP) (Revised July 2010)
9.00Due Process (Revised July 2013)
10.00Mediation and Hearings
11.00Discipline Procedures
12.00State Complaint Procedures  and State Complaint Form
13.00Least Restrictive Enviornment (LRE)
14.00Children In Private Schools
15.00Surrogate Parents
16.00Confidentiality
17.00Program Standards
18.00Residential Placement (Revised June 2018)
19.00Extended School Year Services
20.00Time-Out Seclusion Room
21.00Transition
24.00Special Education High-Cost Occurrences (Revised October 2019)
25.00Educational Services for Students in Youth Shelters
26.00Personnel Development and Standards
29.00Accessible Instructional Materials Loan Program
30.00Early Childhood Special Education

For more information, please contact:

Rick Porter
Administrator of Dispute Resolution
Arkansas Department of Education
Division of Elementary and Secondary Education
1401 West Capitol Avenue, Suite 450
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone: 501-682-4291
Fax: 501-683-4496
Email: rick.porter@ade.arkansas.gov

Matt Sewell
Director of Special Education
Arkansas Department of Education
Division of Elementary and Secondary Education
1401 West Capitol Avenue, Suite 450
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone: 501-682-4221
Fax: 501-682-5159
Email: matt.sewell@ade.arkansas.gov