Archive for August, 2012

Update # 6 Legal Framework

  The following frameworks were updated and published to the Legal Framework in July and August 2012.   Click on the title to see the comparison document reflecting the changes made to each of these frameworks. Authority of School Personnel Autism Distribution of High Cost Risk Pool Funds Incarcerated Students Record of Access Redisclosure of Information […]

DEADLINE: SPP Data Collection

All State Performance Plan (SPP) online data collection submissions must be certified by 6:00 pm (CST) on Friday, August 31, 2012. The Texas Education Agency Division of Federal and State Education Policy is nearing the completion of an important data collection.   All districts and charter schools must submit and certify data for SPP indicators 7,11,12,13 […]

Sequestration Update at the Federal Level

On August 7, 2012, President Obama signed the Sequestration Transparency Act, which requires the administration to submit a report to Congress within 30 days that includes the estimated cuts of sequestration at the program/activity level. Despite this new legislation, the administration continues to call on Congress to act before the January 2, 2013, deadline to […]

Noned Final Reimbursement Reports Due

It’s time to ‘close out the books’ on funds for noneducational community-based support services awarded for the 2011-12 school year. All services must end as of August 31,2012. LEAs must submit a final request for reimbursement no later than September 15, 2012. Submit the Expenditure Reimbursement Report to ESC Region XIII, 5701 Springdale Road, Austin, Texas 78723, […]

PPCD Service Location Code update

TEA has created a Frequently Asked Questions document (FAQ) for the PPCD Service Location codes. These location codes need to be corrected and in place for Fall snapshot date. After viewing the attached forms, please email Brenda Bush at with questions and scenarios for which you need clarification of which code to use. These will […]

2012-2013 IDEA Planning Amounts

The revised planning amounts for IDEA programs have been released and should be available August 3, 2012 on the Texas Education Agency’s  Federal Entitlements page at <>web It is important to note the IDEA-B Formula amounts do not increase since TEA did not take additional funds from the planning amounts for the possible sequestration.  The IDEA-B Formula increases will be […]

High Cost Fund Eligibility Application

The HCF Eligibility Application will be available online at TEASE Logon  from August 2, 2012 through October 1, 2012. Deadlines: The HCF Eligibility Application (to request an award) must be submitted electronically by 11:59 pm Monday October 1, 2012. All HCF Eligibility applications received by this deadline will be considered for a High Cost Fund award, […]

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