Archive for February, 2014

Graduation Requirements for HB 5

The SBOE met last week and final rules for graduation requirements per House Bill 5 are expected to be published soon. TEA published this News Release on January 31 to clarify some of the SBOE decisions. Commissioner’s Rules related to special education graduation options will be revised following publication of the final regulations. However, we know that ARD […]

Maximum Entitlements for 2013-2014

TEA staff will initiate budget adjustments and will adjust the largest budgeted class/object code to incorporate the maximum entitlement. The LEA’s approved budget, reflected on Schedule BS6006-Program Budget Summary of the 2013-2014 Special Education Consolidated Grant Application for each respective program, may have a revised current year maximum entitlement amount and prior year carryover amount. […]

Non-Educational Funds Reimbursement Reports Due

For those LEAs awarded Non-Educational Community-Based funds for students during 2013-2014: Per the Letter of Agreement between the LEA and Region 13, an Interim Expenditure Reimbursement Report is due to ESC 13 at this time. This Interim report gives the LEA an opportunity to review expenditures to date and to ensure the full award amount […]

Charter Report Due February 24

To The Administrator Letter dated January 29, 2014 requests child count data from charter school officials to determine eligibility for 2014–2015 IDEA-B grant funds. This submission is available for a newly opened and/or significantly expanded charter school that provides special education services to eligible students with disabilities based on current Full and Individual Evaluations (FIEs) […]

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