ADE Director's Communication Memo Form

Memo Number : DIR-00-002

Date Created : 07/16/1999


Co-op Directors

Type of Memo: Informational
Response Required: Yes
Section:   Central Administration - Dr. Woodrow Cummins
Public Hearings on Proposed Charter School Rules and Regulations

Regulatory Authority:
Act 890 of 1999

Contact Person:
Theresa Wallent

Phone Number:


The Arkansas Department of Education will hold a series of public hearings on the proposed rules and regulations on Charter Schools. A copy of the proposed rules and regulations is attached.

The hearings will be from 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. on the following dates:
July 26, 1999 - Arkansas State Police Headquarters, Classroom C, #1 State Police Plaza Drive, Geyer Springs & I-30, Little Rock;
August 16, 1999 - Westark College, Echols Conference Center, Waldron Road & Kencaid Avenue, 5210 Grand Avenue, Fort Smith;
August 19, 1999 - U of A Monticello, Gibbson University Center - Capitol Room, University Drive, Monticello; and
August 25, 1999 - Forrest City High School, Auditorium, 467 Victoria Street, Forrest City.

Written comments regarding the proposed rules and regulations will be accepted until August 30, 1999. Comments should be addressed to: Theresa Wallent, Staff Attorney, Arkansas Department of Education, #4 Capitol Mall, Room 404-A, Little Rock, AR 72201.


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