Arkansas Department of Education Division of Elementary and Secondary Education Final Rules -- DESE Rules Governing Home Schools

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Ark. Code Ann. 6-11-105, 6-15-501, and 6-18-232
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Assistant Principal; Assistant Superintendent; Bookkeepers; Child Nutrition Directors/Managers; Communications Manager / Director; CTE Coordinator (COOPs and regular school districts); Curriculum Coordinators; Data Stewards (SIS; eSchool; eFinance; TRIAND); District Coordinators (ALE; Homeless; ESOL; SDFS & Foster); Educator Effectiveness System Coordinator; Equity Coordinators (Disability/Race/Gender/National Origin); Facilities / Maintenance Director; Federal Programs; General Business Managers; Gifted & Talented Coordinators; Parent Involvement Coordinators/Facilitators; Principals; School Counselors; School Nurse; Superintendents; Teachers; Technology Coordinators; Techstart Coordinators or Contact Name; Test Coordinators

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The Division of Elementary and Secondary Education amended its Rules Governing Home Schools.  The amended version will take effect on May 29, 2023.  A copy of the rules is attached to this memo and also can be found on the Division's website at Division of Elementary and Secondary Education - Reports (  If you have any questions, please contact DESE's Home School Office at 501-682-1874.  

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