ADE Director's Communication Memo Form

Memo Number : LS-07-005

Date Created : 07/28/2006


Co-op Directors
Secondary Principals
Elementary Principals

Type of Memo: Informational
Response Required: No
Section:   Learning Services - Dr. Laura Bednar, Assistant Commissioner
Public Hearing for Arkansas Better Chance Rule

Regulatory Authority:
Ark. Code Ann. 25-15-201 et seq.

Contact Person:
Paul Lazenby

Phone Number:


Pursuant to Arkansas Code Annotated 25-15-201 et seq., notice is hereby given that the Arkansas Department of Education (ADE) and Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Division of Child Care and Early Childhood Education is considering implementing a proposed revision to the Rules Governing The Arkansas Better Chance (ABC) Program. The revision to be considered is the educational requirements for classroom teachers in the ABC Program. A public hearing will be held on Monday, July 31, 2006, at 3:00 p.m., at the DHHS office, 700 Main Street, Little Rock in 1st floor Conference Rooms A & B.

Written comments concerning this revision should be e-mailed to or mailed to Attn: ABC Program, Division of Child Care and Early Childhood Education, P.O. Box 1437, Slot S-160, Little Rock, AR 72203. Comments must be received by August 10, 2006, at 4:00 p.m. The revised Rule is attached or may be obtained by accessing the ABC program website at

Questions or inquiries should be directed to Paul Lazenby, Assistant Director, DHHS Division of Child Care and Early Childhood Education at 501-682-4836.


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