ADE Director's Communication Memo Form

Memo Number : LS-07-025

Date Created : 08/29/2006


Co-op Directors
Secondary Principals
Elementary Principals
other: School Nurses

Type of Memo: Informational
Response Required: No
Section:   Learning Services - Dr. Laura Bednar, Assistant Commissioner
Rules Governing Eye & Vision Screening

Regulatory Authority:
Act 1438 of 2005 (codified at Ark. Code Ann. 6-18-1301 et seq.) and Ark. Code Ann. 6-11-105

Contact Person:
Paula Smith

Phone Number:


On July 10, 2006, the State Board of Education approved the attached Rules Governing Eye and Vision Screening Procedures and Test Standards in Arkansas Public Schools for students in grades Pre-K, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 4th, 6th, and 8th, as well as, all transfer students. This includes all public and charter schools. Also, the approved Eye and Vision Reporting and Parent Notification Forms have been attached to this memo.

For questions regarding the Rules Governing Eye and Vision Screening Procedures, please contact the Arkansas Department of Education State School Nurse Consultant, Paula Smith, at 501-683-3600 or via e-mail at


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