The Arkansas Equal Educational Opportunity Act
, also known as Initiated Act No. 1
, appeared as an initiated state statute
where it was defeated
on the November 4, 1980
- This statute would have provided for minimum educational standards to be governed by the Arkansas Board of Education.
| Initiated Act No. 1 (1980)|
|Yes|| 314,105|| 44.18%|
Official results via: Arkansas Secretary of State
Text of measure
The language that appeared on the ballot:
|| A PROPOSED INITIATED ACT TO ESTABLISH, MAINTAIN AND ENFORCE MINIMUM STANDARDS OF EDUCATION FOR THE CHILDREN IN THE STATE REGARDLESS OF WHERE THEY LIVE, WHICH STANDARDS SHALL BE UPDATED PERIODICALLY IF DETERMINED NECESSARY BY THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO ESTABLISH THE STATE MINIMUM EDUCATIONAL STANDARDS COMMISSION WHICH SHALL SUBMIT RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION FOR ITS ADOPTION REGARDING IMPLEMENTATION OF OR ADDITIONS TO THE MINIMUM STANDARDS OF EDUCATION.