To request a charter amendment, complete the Charter Amendment Request Form and submit it to the Charter Office in accordance with the dates below. (*NOTE: If you have problems opening this document: 1) Highlight the document name 2) Right click 3) Choose the option, Download Linked File (or Save Link As) 4) Open the document).
For printable instructions on how to complete the form, please open instructions for the Charter Amendment Request Form.
Arkansas Department of Education Rules Governing Public Charter Schools (4.02.3-4.02.4) establish the requirement of submitting amendment requests no later than 35 days prior to the authorizer meeting. Requests seeking amendments to current charters will be heard at the authorizer meetings in February and October of each year. Below are the 2016 dates by which amendment requests must be received:
|Date to be Considered:||Date to Submit Amendment Request:|
|February 17-19, 2016||January 13, 2016, by 4:00 p.m.|
|October 19-20, 2016||September 14, 2016, by 4:00 p.m.|
All meetings will be held in the auditorium of the Arch Ford Building, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock.
Agendas for Charter Authorizing Panel meetings may be found at: http://www.arkansased.gov/about-ade/charter-authorizing-panel/meeting-agenda.
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