ADE Director's Communication Memo Form

Memo Number : COM-08-159

Date Created : 06/06/2008


Co-op Directors
other: District Business/Financial Officers

Type of Memo: Administrative
Response Required: Yes
Section:   APSCN - Bill Goff, Director
2007-2008 Expenditure Requirements for Gifted and Talented Programs

Regulatory Authority:
Ark. Code Ann. Sec. 6-20-2208(c)(6) et seq. (as amended by Act 61 of the 2nd Extraordinary Session of 2003).

Contact Person:
Kathleen Crain

Phone Number:


Pursuant to Ark. Code Ann. Sec 6-20-2208(c)(6), school districts are required to expend state and local revenues on gifted and talented programs in an amount equal to fifteen percent (15%) of the foundation funding amount multiplied by five percent (5%) of the school districtís prior year Three Quarter Average Daily Membership (3QTR ADM).

A spreadsheet is attached that shows each districtís 2007-2008 spending requirement for Gifted and Talented Programs based on the Foundation Funding amount of $5,719.


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