ADE Director's Communication Memo Form

Memo Number : COM-07-007

Date Created : 07/21/2006


Co-op Directors
other: All Principals
Testing Coordinators
Federal Coordinators

Type of Memo: Regulatory
Response Required: Optional
Section:   Special Assistant - Dee Cox
New School Designation (AYP)

Regulatory Authority:
No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (Peb. Law 107-110)

Contact Person:
Janinne Riggs

Phone Number:


The Arkansas Accountability Workbook for Determining Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) includes a definition for New School that was approved by the US Department of Education. The definition of a new school can be found in the Workbook located on the Arkansas Department of Education (ADE) web or in the attachment to this Commissionerís Memo.

Schools eligible for a New School designation should complete the attached Re-Configured Schools form and fax to Janinne Riggs at 501-682-5756 by Monday, July 31, 2006. The form can also be included as part of the appeal process that will follow the release of the school improvement reports.


Back to the Customer List

Copyright © 1997 Arkansas Department of Education. All rights reserved.
Department of Education Home Page