ADE Director's Communication Memo Form

Memo Number : LS-10-034

Date Created : 03/09/2010


Co-op Directors
other: All Principals

Type of Memo: Informational
Response Required: No
Section:   Learning Services - Dr. Laura Bednar, Assistant Commissioner
Public Hearing for Proposed Rules Governing Closing the Achievement Gap

Regulatory Authority:
Ark. Code Ann 6-15-2701

Contact Person:
Deborah Coffman

Phone Number:


Pursuant to Ark. Code Ann. 25-15-201 et seq., notice is hereby given that the Arkansas State Board of Education (ASBE) and the Arkansas Department of Education (ADE) is considering Proposed Rules for Closing the Achievement Gap.

The proposed rules provide for interventions and support to public school districts to address the severity of achievement gaps.

The public hearing will be held on Wednesday, March 31, 2010, in the Auditorium of the ADE at Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR 72201 at 10:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m.

Written comments should be mailed to the ADE, School Improvement Unit, Four Capitol Mall, Room 302-B, Little Rock, AR 72201 by Friday, April 2, 2010. Questions or inquiries should be directed to Deborah Coffman, Arkansas Department of Education at 501-682-4219.


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