ADE Director's Communication Memo Form

Memo Number : SI-00-001

Date Created : 07/07/1999


Co-op Directors

Type of Memo: Regulatory
Response Required: Yes
Section:   Central Administration - Dr. Woodrow Cummins
Student Discipline - Gun-Free School Report

Regulatory Authority:
(ESEA) Public Law 103-382

Contact Person:
Otistene Smith

Phone Number:


The Gun-Free Schools Act (GFSA) states that each state receiving federal funds under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) must have a state law requiring all local educational agencies (LEAs) in the state to expel from school for at least one year any student found bringing firearms to school. In addition, the GFSA states that it must be consistent with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Attached is a copy of the Gun-Free School Act School District Report Form to be completed and returned by AUGUST 15, 1999.

This incident reporting form will be the only form accepted by this office. PLEASE DO NOT ADD OR DELETE CATEGORIES ON THIS FORM. Send the official ORIGINAL copy to the Arkansas Department of Education, making sure you maintain a copy for your records.

Please use the attached forms to provide information on implementation of the Gun-Free Schools Report. This information should be a composite of the entire district.

The Gun-Free School Report should be submitted by AUGUST 15, 1999 TO:

Otistene Smith, Program Manager
Office of Comprehensive Health Education
Executive Building
2020 West Third Street, Suite 300
Little Rock, Arkansas 72205


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