Arkansas Department of Education Division of Elementary and Secondary Education Public Comment Period for the proposed revised K-12 ELA & K-8, Algebra I, and Geometry Math Standards

Memo Information

Memo Number
Memo Date
Memo Type
Learning Services
Regulatory Authority
Ark. Code Ann. ยง 6-15-2906
Response Required

Primary Contact Information

Memo Text

The Arkansas Department of Education's Division of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) offers an opportunity for community feedback on grades K-12 English Language Arts (ELA) & K-8, Algebra I, and Geometry Mathematics standards that have been revised as required by Ark. Code Ann. § 6-15-2906 with input by Arkansas educators and community members with professional experience related to the academic content area.


The revised K-12 ELA & K-8, Algebra I, and Geometry Mathematics standards are attached with memo in the form of PDF documents: Refer Attachments.


  • 2023 Revised K-12 ELA Standards.pdf 
  • 2023 Revised K-8-ALGI-GEO Mathematics Standards.pdf 


The Google form linked below can be used to offer comments, observations, and/or questions from March 13th through March 24, 2023. 



Important to know:  

These standards are in draft form and will be proposed to the State Board of Education in spring 2023. Upon approval by the Arkansas State Board of Education, the standards will be expected to be implemented in the 2023-2024 school year and thereafter. 







Print Memo

Share this memo