According to the Distance Learning Rules adopted by the Arkansas Department of Education (ADE) on July 11, 2005, all distance learning courses must be approved prior to the courses being offered to or taught by a public school district or charter school. The Distance Learning Course Approval Form for the Summer 2006 and Fall 2006 courses must be submitted by Friday, April 14, 2006, to the Distance Learning Coordinator at the local education service cooperative. Review of submitted applications will begin on Monday, May 1, 2006, and will conclude no later than Friday, May 12, 2006. Applicants may access and print the Course Approval Form at the ADE Distance Learning Centerís website: http://dlc.k12.ar.us/pdf/Course_Approval/Course_Approval_Form_06-07.pdf. Applicants must submit all of the requested documentation with a complete Distance Learning Course Approval Form for each course that will be offered to schools using any distance learning technology. Notifications regarding the course approvals will be e-mailed or faxed to the Distance Learning Coordinator at the educational service cooperative of the applying school.