Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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Academic Facilities Manual (PDF)
  • Public Meeting: Monday, November 3, 2014, 1:30 pm, ADE Auditorium of the Arch Ford Education Building, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock
  • Public Comment Deadline: November 10, 2014
  • Public Comment Contact Name: Lori Freno
  • Public Comment Contact Email: ADE.RulesComments@arkansas.gov
ADE Rules Governing Educator Mentoring Programs (PDF)
  • Public Meeting: Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 2:00 pm, ADE auditorium of the Arch Ford Education Building, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock
  • Public Comment Deadline: March 17, 2015
  • Public Comment Contact Name: Cheryl Reinhart
  • Public Comment Contact Email: ADE.RulesComments@arkansas.gov
ADE Rules Governing Enrollment of Military Dependents (PDF)
  • Public Meeting: Tuesday, December 30, 2014, 1:30 pm, ADE Auditorium of the Arch Ford Education Building, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock
  • Public Comment Deadline: January 15, 2015
  • Public Comment Contact Name: Jeremy Lasiter
  • Public Comment Contact Email: ADE.RulesComments@arkansas.gov
ADE Rules Governing Kindergarten Through 12th Grade Immunization Requirements in Arkansas Public Schools (PDF)
  • Public Meeting: Monday, March 2, 2015, 1:30 pm, ADE Auditorium of the Arch Ford Education Building, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock
  • Public Comment Deadline: March 17, 2015
  • Public Comment Contact Name: Kendra Clay
  • Public Comment Contact Email: ADE.RulesComments@arkansas.gov
ADE Rules Governing Schools of Innovation (PDF)
  • Public Meeting: Tuesday, December 30, 2014, 1:30 pm, ADE Auditorium of the Arch Ford Education Building, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock
  • Public Comment Deadline: January 15, 2015
  • Public Comment Contact Name: Jeremy Lasiter
  • Public Comment Contact Email: ADE.RulesComments@arkansas.gov
ADE Rules Governing Standards for Accreditation for Arkansas Public Schools and School Districts (PDF)
  • Public Meeting: Monday, March 2, 2015, 1:30 pm, ADE Auditorium of the Arch Ford Education Building, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock
  • Public Comment Deadline: March 17, 2015
  • Public Comment Contact Name: Lori Freno
  • Public Comment Contact Email: ADE.RulesComments@arkansas.gov
ADE Rules Governing the Creation of School Districts by Detachment (PDF)
  • Public Meeting: Tuesday, December 9, 2014, 1:30 pm, ADE Auditorium of the Arch Ford Education Building, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock
  • Public Comment Deadline: December 17, 2014
  • Public Comment Contact Name: Jeremy Lasiter
  • Public Comment Contact Email: ADE.RulesComments@arkansas.gov
ADE Special Education and Related Services, Procedural Requirements and Program Standards, Sec. 18.00 Residential Placement (PDF)
  • Public Meeting: Monday, July 28, 2014, 2:30 pm, ADE auditorium of the Arch Ford Education Building, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock
  • Public Comment Deadline: August 15, 2014
  • Public Comment Contact Name: Courtney Salas-Ford
  • Public Comment Contact Email: ADE.RulesComments@arkansas.gov
Appendix B to the Commission for Arkansas Public School Academic Facilities and Transportation Rules Governing the Academic Facilities Partnership Program (PDF)
  • Public Meeting: Tuesday, December 9, 2014, 1:30 pm, ADE Auditorium of the Arch Ford Education Building, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock
  • Public Comment Deadline: December 16, 2014
  • Public Comment Contact Name: Lori Freno
  • Public Comment Contact Email: ADE.RulesComments@arkansas.gov
Arkansas Department of Education Rules Governing the Public School Rating System on Annual School Report Cards (PDF)
  • Public Meeting: Monday, March 2, 2015, 1:30 pm, ADE Auditorium of the Arch Ford Education Building, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock
  • Public Comment Deadline: March 10, 2015
  • Public Comment Contact Name: Lori Freno
  • Public Comment Contact Email: ADE.RulesComments@arkansas.gov
Open-Enrollment Public Charter Schools Facilities Loan Program and the Charter School Capital Grant Program (DPSAFT Rules) (PDF)
  • Public Meeting: Monday, November 3, 2014, 1:30 pm, ADE auditorium of the Arch Ford Education Building, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock
  • Public Comment Deadline: November 10, 2014
  • Public Comment Contact Name: Kendra Clay
  • Public Comment Contact Email: ADE.RulesComments@arkansas.gov
Rules Governing Educator Licensure (PDF)
  • Public Meeting: Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 2:00 pm, ADE auditorium of the Arch Ford Education Building, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock
  • Public Comment Deadline: March 17, 2015
  • Public Comment Contact Name: Cheryl Reinhart
  • Public Comment Contact Email: ADE.RulesComments@arkansas.gov
Special Education and Related Services (PDF)
These revisions reflect changes necessary to achieve compliance with new federal regulations.
  • Public Meeting: Monday, August 12, 2013, 1:30 pm, 1401 W. Capitol Ave., Ste. 445, Little Rock
  • Public Comment Deadline: August 16, 2013
  • Public Comment Contact Name: Courtney Salas-Ford
  • Public Comment Contact Email: ADE.RulesComments@arkansas.gov

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