Arkansas Department of Education Division of Elementary and Secondary Education Expenditure Requirements for Gifted and Talented Programs

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Public School Accountability
Regulatory Authority
Ark. Code Ann. ยง6-20-2208
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Superintendents; Assistant Superintendent; General Business Managers; Gifted & Talented Coordinators; Bookkeepers

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Pursuant to Ark. Code Ann. § 6-20-2208(c)(6), school districts are required to expend state and local revenues on Gifted and Talented Programs in an amount equal to fifteen percent (15%) of the Foundation Funding amount multiplied by five percent (5%) of the school district's prior year three quarter average daily membership (3 QTR ADM). A spreadsheet is attached that shows each district's 2020-21 spending requirement for Gifted and Talented Programs based on the Foundation Funding amount of $7,018.00.

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