Tony Wood

Commissioner of Education

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School Choice


Public School Choice Act of 2013

Act 1227 of 2013, now codified at Ark. Code Ann. § 6-18-1901 et seq., incorporated a new system of public school choice in Arkansas. The law went into effect on April 16, 2013.

School District Exemptions for 2014-2015


For more information, please contact:

Oliver Dillingham, Unit Leader                                    
Arkansas Department of Education
Division of Public School Accountability
Four Capitol Mall, Room 204B
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone: 501-682-4213

State Standards

Learn more about the standards that define the knowledge and skills Arkansas students should have in order to be ready for college and careers.

Licensure & Certification

Find critical information about renewing Arkansas educator licenses, adding areas of licensure, licensing by reciprocity from other states, background checks, National Board Certification assistance and more.

ESEA Flexibility

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