Archive for May, 2016

2014–2015 IDEA-B LEA MOE Final Compliance Reviews 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 2014–2015 in the GFFC Reports and Data Collections secure application. Follow these steps to find your final review: Log on to TEA Secure Environment (TEASE) or TEA Login (TEAL). Select […]

Required RF Tracker Data Collection

Districts with Residential Care and Treatment Facilities (RF) within their geographic boundaries and/or jurisdiction must report the students with disabilities that reside in that facility in the RF Tracker data collection system. The TEA posted a To the Administrator Addressed letter on their website on April 25, 2016.   You may find that letter by clicking […]

Person-Centered Planning

Do you have students who struggle to attend school or engage in learning? Do you need tools to address drop-out prevention or to support positive post-school outcomes for your students?  Region 13 is hosting a Person-Centered Planning/Visual Transition Planning workshop to support capacity building in schools. Recommended audience: counselors, transition specialists, dropout prevention specialists, family liaisons, and others […]

OSERS Dear Colleague Letter on Children with Disabilities in Nursing Homes

A “Dear Colleague” letter was released April 26, 2016 regarding the responsibilities of States and school districts in addressing the special educational needs of children with disabilities who reside in nursing homes. The letter clarifies that children with disabilities residing in nursing homes and their parents have the same rights under IDEA that apply to […]

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