Archive for December, 2015

Federal Carryover Reports in GFFC Reports and Data Collection

TEA Division of Grants Administration sent this notice on 12/21/2015. TEA has published a report for each individual LEA detailing the amount of federal carryover funds that have been made available to the LEA. The federal carryover amount report is now available through TEAL in the GFFC Reports and Data Collections secure application. To Access […]

Excessive IDEA-B Carryover Defined by TEA as 50% or more

Excess Carryover As Risk Indicator Section 200.205 of Title 2 of the Code of Federal Regulations requires the US Department of Education to evaluate the risks posed by applicants before they can receive Federal awards. As an applicant, TEA must demonstrate a satisfactory record of managing federal grants in order to be eligible to receive […]

SPP 7

The SPP 7 online application will open on January 1, 2016 for data entry for the 2015-16 school year.  All LEAs* are required to certify their data.  LEAs that have no students who meet the data collection criteria must still certify that they have no data to report for SPP 7. There can only be one […]

Charter Significant Expansion Data Due January 31, 2016

Open-enrollment charter schools that have been awarded 2015–2016 IDEA-B federal grants may qualify for additional funding if they meet specific significant expansion of enrollment criteria. To meet significant expansion of enrollment criteria for IDEA-B, the charter must meet both of the following: •50 minimum total student enrollment and •At least a 50% increase in the […]

Revisions to IDEA-B MOE Guidance Handbook

In a To The Administrator Addressed letter dated December 10, 2015, TEA notified LEAs of changes to the Guidance Handbook on MOE. LEAs were notified via a TTAA letter pending revision of the Commissioner’s Rule on this topic. To provide LEAs with the guidance they need to calculate MOE for 2014–2015, this letter serves to […]

Annual VI Registry

SUBJECT:   Registration of Students With Visual Impairment in Texas and Texas Deafblind Child Count.. The Annual Registration of Students with a Visual Impairment and the Annual Texas Deafblind Child Count of students who are deafblind  is conducted by Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired under the direction of the Texas Education Agency and in coordination […]

2015-16 Final Entitlements and 2014-15 Carryover Amounts

Final amounts for programs in the 2015-2016 Special Education Consolidated Grant Application are now available on the Division of Grants Administration Federal Entitlements web page. TEA staff will initiate budget adjustments to the largest budgeted class/object code to incorporate the final amounts and any carryover amounts. The LEA’s approved budget, reflected on Schedule BS6006—Program Budget […]

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