Archive for the ‘TEA Updates’ Category

2019-2020 Consolidated Application–Changes Coming

Mega-Consolidated Application for ESSA, IDEA, and Perkins Funds for 2019-2020 TEA to provide training for all ESCs in early April. TEA to provide LEA training in designated ESCs across the state. More info to come on these. May 3 at ESC 4 May 17 at ESC…

Final Adjustments to IDEA-B Formula, Preschool and Discretionary Deaf

2018-2019 Final Amounts Final amounts for programs in the 2018-2019 Special Education Consolidated Grant Application are now available on the Grants Administration Division Federal Entitlements web page. TEA staff will initiate budget adjustments to th…

STAAR Alternate 2 Waiver Request is open for public comment

The Texas Education Agency (TEA) has posted the draft Texas Waiver Request Regarding STAAR Alternate 2 for public comment on the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR®) Alternate 2 webpage. For the second year, Texas is requesting a w…

2017-2018 SHARS Survey Deadline: October 31, 2018

As described in the September 27, 2018 letter, all LEAs and fiscal agents that received or administered funds awarded through the IDEA-B) grant program for 2017–2018 are required to submit a School Health and Related Services (SHARS) Survey. All LEAs a…

2nd Round: Additional Supplemental Funds 2017-2018 IDEA-B Funds

On October 15, 2018. TEA announced more adjustments to the supplemental funding amount for the 2017-2018 IDEA-B Formula and IDEA-B Preschool grants. See your LEAs new supplemental amount on the TEA Federal Entitlements page.  TEA staff will initiate bu…

TEA 2018 Statewide Federal Grants Training: Highlights

TEA will post a final revised presentation after the 3rd statewide training on October 12 at: https://tea.texas.gov/Finance_and_Grants/Grants/Training_and_Other_Resources/Training_and_Other_Resources/ 2017-2018 IDEA-B Formula & Preschool: LEAs will…

Charter 2018-2019 Significant Expanision Data Collection for IDEA-B

TEA TAA Letter September 13, 2013 This letter describes: Criteria defining significant expansion of enrollment for IDEA-B for charters How open-enrollment charter schools request additional funding due to significant expansion of enrollment Significant…

TEA Validation Checks of Data Submitted for Federal Grants

TEA TAA Letter September 13, 2018: TEA’s Federal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting (FFCR) Division will conduct random validations of the self-reported data submitted by LEAs related to fiscal compliance for federal grants. Among others, TEA will s…

Methodology & Expenditures: 2017-2018 Supplemental IDEA-B Funds

TEA posted an errata notice describing the allocation methodology for 2017-2018 IDEA-B Formula and Preschool funding and how supplemental funds awarded through the application may be expended. Errata # 1 ESC 13 Funding Contact: linda.mcdaniel@esc13.txe…

2016-2017 IDEA-B LEA MOE Final Compliance Reviews Now Available

TEA has posted final Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, Part B (IDEA-B) local educational agency (LEA) maintenance of effort (MOE) compliance reviews for school year 2016–2017 in the GFFC Reports and Data Collections secure application.  To f…

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