ADE Director's Communication Memo Form

Memo Number : LS-08-044

Date Created : 10/03/2007


Co-op Directors
Secondary Principals
Elementary Principals

Type of Memo: Regulatory
Response Required: No
Section:   Learning Services - Dr. Alice Barnes Rose, Assistant Commissioner
Approved Rules Governing Nutrition & Physical Activity Standards and BMI

Regulatory Authority:
Ark. Code Ann. 6-16-132, 20-7-133, 20-7-134, 20-7-135 and Acts 201 and 317 of 2007

Contact Person:
Joy Rockenbach

Phone Number:


The proposed changes to the Rules Governing Nutrition and Physical Activity Standards and Body Mass Index (BMI) for Age Assessment Protocols in Arkansas Public Schools received final approval from the State Board of Education in the regularly scheduled meeting on August 13, 2007. The Rules have also been reviewed by the Arkansas Legislative Council.

A copy of these Rules has been provided as an attachment. Please note the change in both physical activity requirements and BMI requirements.


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