Arkansas Department of Education Division of Elementary and Secondary Education For Public Comment Release -- DESE Rules Governing Home Schools

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Ark. Code Ann. 6-15-501 et seq. and 6-18-232.
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Federal Programs; Superintendents; Assistant Superintendent; Principals; Technology Coordinators; Test Coordinators; General Business Managers; Teachers; Gifted & Talented Coordinators; Curriculum Coordinators; Bookkeepers; School Counselors; Techstart Coordinators or Contact Name; Equity Coordinators (Disability/Race/Gender/National Origin); Child Nutrition Directors/Managers; Data Stewards (SIS; eSchool; eFinance; TRIAND); District Coordinators (ALE; Homeless; ESOL; SDFS & Foster); Parent Involvement Coordinators/Facilitators; CTE Coordinator (COOPs and regular school districts); Facilities / Maintenance Director

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The Division of Elementary and Secondary Education proposes amendments to the following rules and welcomes public comment: DESE Rules Governing Home Schools.    

A public comment hearing will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Monday, January 9, 2023, at the Arkansas Department of Education, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock, Arkansas. Written comments regarding these proposed rules may be mailed to ADE Legal Services, Four Capitol Mall, Room 302A, Little Rock, AR, 72201. Comments also may be emailed to A copy of the proposed rules will be available on the Division of Elementary and Secondary Education’s website at Copies also may be obtained by contacting ADE’s Legal Services at the above address or via phone at (501) 682-4227.  

The public comment period for these rules will expire at the end-of-business on January 19, 2023.

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