Policy Overview

2008-2009 Arkansas

Charter Schools

Metrics #
Charter Law
State Has Charter Law Yes
Year of Charter School Law 1995
Charter Cap
State-Imposed Cap on Charter Schools Yes
Description of Cap

24 start-up charters

Charter Funding
State Provides Funding for Charter Schools No
Description of Funding

Charter schools have the right of first refusal to lease or purchase vacant school facilities or the right to lease the unused portion of a public school.