Frequently Asked Questions About Arkansas Connections Academy

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Who is eligible to attend Arkansas Connections Academy (ARCA)

 ARCA serves students residing in Arkansas who are entering grades K–10. The school will add one high school grade each subsequent year until serving students in grades K–12.

What kind of technology does my family need to participate?

Families enrolling in ARCA should visit the hardware and connectivity page for full details.

Does Connections Academy provide services and accommodations for students with disabilities?

For students with Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) Connections Academy provides a continuum of virtual special education services that include consultation, curriculum accommodation and modification, collaboration with learning coaches and general education teachers, and virtual direct instruction. Connections Academy provides students with IEPs with related services, which may include virtual speech language and virtual occupational therapy, as determined by the IEP team. For eligible students with disabilities who do not require special education, Connections Academy develops (as needed) and implements Section 504 plans that detail appropriate accommodations and modifications.

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