Arkansas Department of Education Division of Elementary and Secondary Education Public Comment Hearing - DESE Rules Governing School Safety

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Memo Date
Memo Type
Legal Services
Regulatory Authority
Act 237 of 2023
Response Required
Assistant Principal; Assistant Superintendent; Principals; School Counselors; Superintendents

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The Division of Elementary and Secondary Education Rules Governing School Safety have been released for public comment.


A public hearing regarding these proposed rules will be held September 21, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. at the Arkansas Department of Education Arch Ford Education Building, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR 72201. Written comments may be emailed to or mailed to ADE Legal Services, Four Capitol Mall, Room 302A, Little Rock, AR 72201.


A copy of the proposed rules is attached and can also be found on the Division’s website at Copies may also be obtained by contact’s ADE’s Legal Services Unit at the above address.


The public comment period will end at 4:30 p.m. on September 29, 2023.

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