ADE Director's Communication Memo Form

Memo Number : ACC-99-060

Date Created : 05/12/1999


Co-op Directors
other: Special Educaiton Supervisors & Early Childhood Coordinators

Type of Memo: Regulatory
Response Required: Yes
Section:   Accountability - Dr. Charity Smith
Spec. Ed. Programs, Data Reports Regarding Disciplinary Actions and Disabled Students

Regulatory Authority:
20 U.S.C. 1411(d)(2) and 1418(a)(1)(A)(i)

Contact Person:
Clent Holly

Phone Number:


The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Amendments of 1997 requires that specific disciplinary information be submitted to the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs as an annual data reporting requirement. These data requirements became effective with the 1998-99 school year. The forms and instructions for this report were originally disseminated under Director's Communication ACC-99-026 of
November 4, 1998.

This report consists of two categories. In Section A, the discipline data are reported by disability category. In Section B, the same data are reported by ethnicity.

Completed reports are due June 25, 1999, and should be mailed to:
Grants and Data Management
Special Education
Arkansas Department of Education
4 Capitol Mall, Room 105-C
Little Rock, Arkansas 72201-1071


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