School Choice Options in Arkansas

Public School Open Enrollment

State allows parents to choose any traditional public school for their child, regardless of location?

PARTIAL

Public Charter Schools

State has a charter school law allowing for the creation of charter schools?

YES

Public Magnet Schools

State permits public magnet and theme-based schools?

YES

Online Learning

State offers free, full-time online academies, either run by the state or independent organization?

YES

Private School Choice

State offers a private school choice scholarship or tax deduction program?

YES

Homeschooling Freedom

Parents are free to educate their children at home (homeschooling)?

YES
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Arkansas Celebrates National School Choice Week

Arkansas Coalition School Choice Rally

January 25, 2017 at 10:00am

500 Woodlane St, Little Rock, AR 72201

Students, Teachers, and School Choice Supporters from across the state are hosting a rally to share their message with Arkansas: School Choice Works!

NWA School Choice Festival

January 14, 2017 at 9:00am

The Jones Center, 922 E Emma Avenue - Springdale, AR 72764

Visit all of Northwest Arkansas’ schools under one roof during the NWA School Choice Festival! Learn about your options for the 2017-2018 school year and see why school choice empowers everyone! Free Admission – Live Music – Refreshments – Arts & Crafts – Scholarship Fair

For all events check out Arkansas'sMaster Events Lists Go!

Arkansas Leadership Makes It Official
January 22-28, 2017 is School Choice Week

Governor Asa Hutchinson has officially proclaimed January 22-28, 2017 as "School Choice Week" in Arkansas.

For more information, read news releases about specific events planned for the Natural State.

Partners

Want More?

Members of the media can request a list of school leaders in their state, who can discuss their participation in National School Choice Week by contacting Shelby Doyle at shelby@schoolchoiceweek.com