Charter Amendment Requests

 

To request a charter amendment, complete the Charter Amendment Request Form and submit it to the Charter Office in accordance with the dates below. Printable instructions for the Charter Amendment Request Form can be found here.

Due Dates for Charter Amendment Requests

Arkansas Department of Education Rules Governing Public Charter Schools (4.02.3-4.02.4) establish the requirement of submitting amendment requests no later than 35 days prior to the authorizer meeting.  Requests seeking amendments to current charters will be heard at the authorizer meetings in February and October of each year. Below are the 2014 dates by which amendment requests must be received:

Date to be Considered: Date to Submit Amendment Request:
October, 15, 2014 September 10, 2014

 

Charter Authorizing Panel Meetings

All meetings will be held in the auditorium of the Arch Ford Building, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock.

  • Wednesday, September 17, 2014, 8:30 a.m.
  • Wednesday, October 15, 2014, 8:30 a.m.
  • Thursday, October 16, 2014, 8:30 a.m.
  • Wednesday, November 19, 2014, 8:30 a.m.
  • Thursday, November 20, 2014, 8:30 a.m.
  • Wednesday, December 17, 2014, 8:30 a.m.

Agendas for Charter Authorizing Panel meetings may be found here.  

For more information, please contact:

Sky Bledsoe, Charter School Program Advisor 

Arkansas Department of Education

Division of Learning Services
Charter and Home Schools Office

Four Capitol Mall, Mail Slot 3

Little Rock, AR 72201 

Phone: 501-683-5313
Fax: 501-371-3514

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