Archive for the ‘Federal Regulations’ Category

Updated materials for Federal Programs Leaders

The presentation materials for TEA’s PNP Meetings at ESCs have been uploaded to the ESC 13 Federal Programs Leader’s livebinder. www.tinyurl.com/ESC13FPL Access code: ESC13FPL Under the PNP tab ~ Final PNP Affirmation (Instructions will follow soon) Presentation slides A side by side document showing PNP requirements under NCLB and ESSA Under the Parental Involvement tab […]

Reminder about ESSA Trainings

ESC 13 is a cluster site selected for TEA’s full ESSA application training and PNP training. The 17-18 grant application implements changes required by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).  TEA strongly recommends that all grantees who receive ESSA funding attend an ESC cluster site training. ESSA Full Application training (SP1737186) May 4  9:00 – […]

Reminder about PNP training

There are lots of changes with the new ESSA application and requirements!  TEA will be at ESC 13 to provide training on the Private Non-Profit schedule: PNP Training (SP1737185) April 24     9:00 – 12:00  (TEA presentation) ESC 13 staff will be on hand from 1:00 – 4:00 to answer questions Sign up here:  https://ecampus.esc13.net/login.html […]

Upcoming ESSA trainings

ESC 13 is a cluster site selected for TEA’s full ESSA application training and PNP training. The 17-18 grant application implements changes required by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).  TEA strongly recommends that all grantees who receive ESSA funding attend an ESC cluster site training. PNP Training (SP1737185) April 24     9:00 – […]

Foster Care Addendum Update and Deadline Reminder

The TEA Foster Care Addendum’s first listed assurance is not directly linked to the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) as stated.  The correct link for the ESSA is located at: http://www2.ed.gov/documents/essa-act-of-1965.pdf. ESSA  Section 1112(c)(5)(B) provides Title I Part A requirements for foster care transportation. We are working to revise the Title I Part A webpage.  […]

Federal Programs Director’s Meeting – Nov. 29

The next Federal Programs Director’s meeting will be held on Nov. 29 from 9:00 – 3:00.  The e-campus workshop number is FA1634537.  Register here:  https://ecampus.esc13.net/login.html The agenda includes: ESSA Updates Parental Involvement Reward Schools Highlight Non Regulatory Guidance Capacity Building Initiative Updates NCLB Compliance Focus/Priority Schools Updates Networking Opportunity McKinney-Vento and Foster Care Updates Meredith […]

Parental Involvement Connection Newsletter is ready!

Dear Friends and Colleagues,   The August/September 2015 edition of The Parental Involvement Connection newsletter is available in English and Spanish.  This edition highlights back-to-school readiness, TexQuest Online Resources, the ABC’s of student success, and healthy lunch box ideas.   LINK:  http://www.esc16.net/preview.aspx?name=title1swi.3_newsletter    Your district and/or school(s) can print the newsletter, place the link on […]

NCLB Compliance Report and RLIS Compliance Report

Reminder that the 2014-2015 NCLB Consolidated Compliance Report and the Rural and Low Income  Schools Compliance Report is due by August 3, 2015. The Guide to Answering the Program Implementation Questions is available here:  Guide The Region 13 Federal Programs LiveBinder has materials presented at the Director’s meeting that may assist you as well.  If […]

Substitute System of Federal Time-and-Effort Reporting

Local educational agencies (LEAs) may now request approval to use the substitute system of federal time-and-effort reporting for the 2015–2016 school year. All Texas LEAs, including open-enrollment charter schools, may use the substitute system. TEA encourages LEAs to consider using the substitute system. To view the June 16, 2015 “To the Administrator Addressed” letter, click […]

Additional Opportunity for the Training on EDGAR Regulations

On December 26, 2014, new regulations from the Office of Management and Budget (OMG) went into effect for all federal agencies that award grants, including the US Department of Education (USDE). The TEA website has details on the new regulations that are now referred to as the New EDGAR. The New EDGAR governs all federal […]

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