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Pending Policies


ARKANSAS HIGHER EDUCATION COORDINATING BOARD 
PUBLIC NOTICE
Pursuant to Arkansas Code Annotated § 25-15-201 et seq., notice is hereby given that the Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board is considering rules and regulations governing the Arkansas Workforce Challenge Program. This policy addresses the student eligibility criteria, method for recipient selection, and continuing eligibility requirements and procedures for making payments to an approved institution of higher education and other administrative procedures necessary for the operation of the program. These amendments ensure compliance with Act 613 of 2017.

The public comment period begins on April 2, 2018 and ends on May 2, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. The proposed rules are available for public review and comments. 

Workforce Challenge Rules
Summary of Pending Rules

Submit public comments by May 2, 2018 to: 
     Mr. Nick Fuller
     Deputy Director
     Arkansas Department of Higher Education
     Regular Mail: 423 Main Street, Suite 400
     Little Rock, AR 72201
     Delivery: 423 Main Street, Suite 400
     Little Rock, AR 72201
     Email: ADHE.Rules.Public.Comment@adhe.edu

     Telephone: 501.371.2026 
     Fax: 501.371.2003



ARKANSAS HIGHER EDUCATION COORDINATING BOARD 
PUBLIC NOTICE
Pursuant to Arkansas Code Annotated § 25-15-201 et seq., notice is hereby given that the Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board is considering amendments to the rules and regulations governing the Teacher Opportunity Program. This policy addresses the student eligibility criteria, method for recipient selection, and procedures for making reimbursements to an eligible student and other administrative procedures necessary for the operation of the program. This amendment ensures compliance with Act 160 of 2017.

The public comment period begins on April 2, 2018 and ends on May 2, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. The proposed rules are available for public review and comments. 

TOP Rules Amendment
TOP Rules Amendment (with markup)
Summary of Pending Rules

Submit public comments by May 2, 2018 to: 
     Mr. Nick Fuller
     Deputy Director
     Arkansas Department of Higher Education
     Regular Mail: 423 Main Street, Suite 400
     Little Rock, AR 72201
     Delivery: 423 Main Street, Suite 400
     Little Rock, AR 72201
     Email: ADHE.Rules.Public.Comment@adhe.edu

     Telephone: 501.371.2026 
     Fax: 501.371.2003


 

ADVANCED PLACEMENT CREDIT POLICY

The Arkansas Department of Higher Education Coordinating Board has established a set of guidelines by which institutions must award course credit for advanced placement exams. This policy should be implemented by institutions for entering freshman in the Fall 2018 semester.

Advanced Placement Credit Policy


 

PRODUCTIVITY FUNDING MODEL POLICY, TWO-YEAR COLLEGES

Act 148 of 2017 repealed the needs-based and outcome-centered funding formulas as prescribed in Arkansas Code § 6-61-210, Arkansas Code § 6-61-224, Arkansas Code § 6-61-228, Arkansas Code § 6-61-229, Arkansas Code § 6-61-230, and Arkansas Code § 6-61-233, and amended Arkansas Code § 6-61-234.  The Act directs the Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board to adopt polices developed by the Department of Higher Education (ADHE) necessary to implement a productivity-based funding model for state-supported institutions of higher education.

Productivity Funding Model Policy


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