Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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Rules & Legislation

The following resources provide guidance to Arkansas school counselors on legislation and Rules that are addressed in comprehensive school planning.
Public School Student Services Act
College and Career Readiness Planning Program
A.C.A. § 6-15-2012 Transitional Courses
A.C.A. § 6-15-2012 Spanish Version Transitional Courses
Rules Governing the Teacher Excellence and Support System (TESS)
Rules Governing Standards of Accreditation of Arkansas Public Schools
Rules Governing Public School Student Services

For more information, please contact:

Suzanne Knowles, Public School Program Coordinator
Arkansas Department of Education
Four Capitol Mall, 405-B
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone: 501-682-4354
Fax: 501-682-5010

State Standards

Learn more about the standards that define the knowledge and skills Arkansas students should have in order to be ready for college and careers.

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Licensure & Certification

Find critical information about renewing Arkansas educator licenses, adding areas of licensure, licensing by reciprocity from other states, background checks and more.

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ESEA Flexibility

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Latest News & Events

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