The Division of Elementary and Secondary Education has released the following rules for public comment:
DESE Rules Governing Special Education, Sec. 10.00 Mediation and Hearings
Public comments may be submitted by email to ADE.RulesComments@ade.arkansas.gov. They also may be submitted via regular U.S. mail to the following: Arkansas Department of Education, Legal Services Unit, Four Capitol Mall, Room 302A, Little Rock, AR 72201.
A public comment hearing will be held at 1:30 p.m. on November 15, 2022, at the Arkansas Department of Education, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock.
A "markup" copy of these rules is attached and also may be found on the division's website at Division of Elementary and Secondary Education - Offices - Legal Services - Rules - Pending (arkansas.gov).
The division will accept public comments concerning these rules until 4:30 p.m. on November 28, 2022.