ADE Director's Communication Memo Form


Memo Number : LS-06-057

Date Created : 12/07/2005

Attention:

Superintendents
Co-op Directors
other: All Principals
LEA Supervisors
Counselors

Type of Memo: Informational
Response Required: No
   
Section:   Learning Services - Dr. Diana Julian, Assistant Commissioner
Subject:
Act 1998 of 2005 To Amend The Youth Services Act and The Education Law

Regulatory Authority:
Act 1998 of 2005 (Amending Ark. Code 6-18-901

Contact Person:
William 'Bill' Ward

Phone Number:
501-683-5599

E-mail:
wward@arkedu.k12.ar.us

Act 1998 of 2005 amended Arkansas Code Section 6-18-901 addressing the maintenance of permanent student records by school districts. A provision was added to the statute to require that upon request by the Division of Youth Services, Department of Health and Human Services, a copy of the education record of a student, as defined by regulations promulgated by the Department of Education, shall be transmitted to the Division of Youth Services within ten (10) school days by the school district of whom the request is made.

A copy of the statute is attached for your information.

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