ADE Director's Communication Memo Form


Memo Number : DIR-99-015

Date Created : 02/23/1999

Attention:

Superintendents
Co-op Directors

Type of Memo: Informational
Response Required: No
   
Section:   Central Administration - Mr. Raymond Simon
Subject:
Arkansas State Claims Commission

Regulatory Authority:

Contact Person:
Theresa Wallent, Attorney

Phone Number:
501-682-4227

E-mail:
lwalters@arkedu.k12.ar.us

The Arkansas State Claims Commission has issued an order in a class action finding the Department of Education liable for misapplication of the funding formula for the years 1989-90, 1990-91, and 1991-92. The total amount of liability is $7.145 million. The order does not describe how these funds are to be distributed.

The Department of Education plans to appeal the Commission's order to the General Assembly.

If you have any questions about this order, you are asked to contact Norman Hodges, Director of the Arkansas State Claims Commission at (501) 682-1619.

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