ADE Director's Communication Memo Form

Memo Number : SI-00-090

Date Created : 03/14/2000


Co-op Directors
Secondary Principals
Elementary Principals

Type of Memo: Informational
Response Required: No
Section:   School Improvement and Professional Development - Ms. Janinne Riggs
Public Hearing on Revisions of LEP Funding Rules

Regulatory Authority:
Ark. Code Ann. 6-11-105 (Repl.1999); 6-20-301 et. seq. (Repl. 1999)

Contact Person:
Dr. Andre Guerrero

Phone Number:


The Arkansas Department of Education (ADE) will hold a public hearing on proposed revisions to rules and regulations governing the funding of services for Limited English Proficient (LEP) students enrolled in Arkansas public schools. The proposed revisions would allow additional funds to be used for the purpose of providing training for LEP teachers, ADE personnel and other staff supporting district LEP programs.

The hearing will take place on Friday, March 17, 2000, at 2:00 p.m. in the Auditorium of the Arch Ford State Education Building, #4 State Capitol Mall, Little Rock, Arkansas, 72201.

Written comments regarding the proposed revisions will be accepted until April 3, 2000.

Comments should be addressed to Dr. Andre Guerrero, Director, Programs for Language Minority Students, Arkansas Department of Education, #4 State Capitol Mall, Room 202-B, Little Rock, Arkansas 72201.


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