Archive for February, 2015

Consultation for Private Nonprofit School Participation

Reminders about private / home school consultation for LEAs (Does not apply to Charters) 1. According to the Program Guidelines for the Special Education Consolidated Grant Application, LEAs must consult with private schools “before preparing and submitting this application” (page 29 of current grant guidelines). 2. Consultation must be “timely, meaningful, and ongoing” (page 32 of […]

Public Review and Comment Period: Proposed Texas Application for IDEA-B Funds

Deadline for Submitting Public Comment: March 31, 2015 For the state of Texas to receive its IDEA Part B grant funds each federal fiscal year, TEA must complete an application packet and submit it to the USDE Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP). Prior to submission to OSEP, the State Application (Texas) will be available for public […]

New Charter Form for Requesting Federal Funding and Indirect Cost Rate for 2015-16

For the 2015–2016 school year, TEA has developed a single special collections report to replace the SC5010–NCLB Data Request Form for Federal Funding and the SC5011–Special Education Charter Data Request. This data collection requirement applies to open-enrollment charter schools, special local educational agencies (LEAs), and state schools only. It does not apply to independent school […]

Deadline Extended for ISDs to Request 2015-16 Federal Indirect Cost Rates

On December 4, 2014, TEA posted a letter to the TEA Correspondence webpage alerting independent school districts (ISDs) to a new process for requesting an indirect cost rate. As that letter explains, ISDs must submit a completed Indirect Cost Rate Proposal (ICRP) to TEA to receive an indirect cost rate for the 2015–2016 school year. […]

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