inter-district school choice, Arkansas' charter school authorizing board, private school vouchers
The 89th General Assembly in Arkansas convened on Monday January 14th and would file 2,640 pieces of legislation over the next 100 days. Of this legislation, there were 145 House Bills, 4 House Resolutions, and 97 Senate Bills referred to either the House or Senate Education Committees. That is a grand total of 246 pieces of “education” legislation representing roughly 9 percent of legislation filed in the session. The purpose of this policy brief is to review some of the “high -profile” education bills during the session. The highlighted bills here are split into three categories: 1) school choice, 2) funding, and 3) a number of other bills of note are discussed.
Greenwood, Reed and Ritter, Gary W., "2013 Legislative Review" (2013). Policy Briefs. 42.