The State Board of Education and Division of Elementary and Secondary Education are releasing for public comment proposed amendments to the division's Rules Governing Standards for Accreditation of Arkansas Public Schools and School Districts.
A public comment hearing concerning
these proposed rules amendments will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Monday, January 10, 2022, at
the Arkansas Department of Education, Arch Ford Building, Four Capitol Mall,
Little Rock, AR, 72201. Written comments may be emailed to ADE.RulesComments@ade.arkansas.gov, or may be mailed to ADE Legal Services, Four
Capitol Mall, Room 302A, Little Rock, AR, 72201.
Copies of the proposed
rules are attached and also can be found on the Division of Elementary and
Secondary Education’s website at https://dese.ade.arkansas.gov/Offices/legal/rules/pending. Copies also may be obtained by
contacting ADE’s Legal Services Unit at the above address or via phone at (501)
The public comment
period will end at 4:30 p.m. on January 25, 2022.