To request a charter amendment, complete the Charter Amendment Request Form and submit it to the Charter Office in accordance with the dates below. Printable instructions for the Charter Amendment Request Form can be found here.
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 2015 dates by which amendment requests must be received:
|Date to be Considered:||Date to Submit Amendment Request:|
|February 18, 2015||January 14, 2015, by 4:00 p.m.|
|October 14, 2015||September 9, 2015, 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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