ADE Director's Communication Memo Form

Memo Number : LS-09-041

Date Created : 05/07/2009


Co-op Directors
Secondary Principals
Elementary Principals

Type of Memo: Informational
Response Required: Yes
Section:   Learning Services - Dr. Alice Barnes Rose, Assistant Commissioner
2009 Alternative Learning Report

Regulatory Authority:
Ark.Code §§ 6-18-508 (d) (1) (A) and 6-18-509 (d)

Contact Person:
Lori Lamb

Phone Number:


Ark. Code Ann. § 6-18-508(d)(1)(A) and § 6-18-509(d) require that each school district shall report to the Arkansas Department of Education (ADE) on a yearly basis; the race, gender, and other pertinent information regarding students placed in an alternative learning environment. The statutes also require that the district submit, along with its annual report, an assurance statement that it is in compliance with the establishment of an alternative learning environment. The ADE is required to report this information to the Joint Interim Oversight Sub-Committee on Educational Reform.

Attached to this Commissioner’s Memo is the Alternative Learning Environment (ALE) Report form. The new forms are to be completed and emailed according to the instructions. The forms are also to be printed and submitted with the original signature documents. The Arkansas Comprehensive School Improvement Plan (ACSIP) plan highlighting the ALE actions, expenditures, and activities is to be included with this annual report. An expenditure report detailing the complete cost per district is also required as an attachment to the annual report.

Please return completed report on or before June 20, 2009, to: Ms. Lori Lamb, ALE Director, 420 North Main Street, Greenwood, AR 72936.


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