Archive for March, 2018

2017-2018 IDEA-B Grants: Additional Information on Revised Final Amounts & Extension

Revised Final Amounts Revised final amounts for programs in the 2017-2018 Special Education Consolidated Grant Application are now available on the Grants Administration Division Federal Entitlements web page. TEA staff will initiate budget adjustments to the largest budgeted class/object code to incorporate the revised final amounts. The LEA’s approved budget, reflected on Schedule BS6006—Program Budget […]

2017–2018 IDEA-B Grants: Extension of Project End Date

TTAA Letter March 21, 2018 Notify Business Office and LEA Grant Managers of change. No other action required at this time. TEA is implementing a fiscal pilot project designed to lessen the administrative burden on both the agency and local educational agencies (LEAs). The pilot involves the 2017–2018 IDEA-B Formula and IDEA-B Preschool grants, both […]

End of Year Activities for RF Tracker

A TAA on “Required RF Tracker Data Collection for Districts with Residential Care …” will be sent out this month to remind districts of the obligation to complete the end of the year data submission for RF Tracker. Districts must complete the 2017-18 data collection no later than Monday, June 11, 2018 by 11:59 PM. […]

High Cost Funds Update

Due to technical issues concerning upgrades to the High Cost Fund (HCF) online application, the opening date has been changed to March 19, 2018. The closing date will be extended to May 9, 2018. The application is located in the Texas Education Agency Login (TEAL) web application. The special education director or designee should submit […]

SPP 7 Opens Today March 9, 2018

The technical issue impacting SPP 7 has been resolved.  SPP 7 is open today Friday March 9 and will close on August 16, 2018.  Please notify appropriate staff in your LEA. For questions or assistance, please contact Maryteresa Tracy maryteresa.trace@esc13.txed.net or Lori Merrell at lori.merrell@esc13.txed.net  

2016-2017 Preliminary IDEA-B MOE Compliance Review Notice

Texas Education Agency Correspondence re: MOE Compliance Review Early April: Preliminary MOE Compliance Review Posted in GFFC 5 Business Days after Posting: Submit any Exceptions, Adjustments, or Local Methodology in the Exceptions/Adjustment Workbook via GFFC May: Final MOE Compliance Review Posted in GFFC After May:  TEA Enforcement Letters to non-compliant LEAs requiring refund to TEA […]

Notice of technical difficulties concerning SPP and HCF

TEA has notified the ESCs that there are two technical issues directly affecting the SPP and the High Cost Fund Applications in TEASE. For SPP Only – SPP 7 is temporarily closed due to a technical issue which prevents district and campus lists from populating in the appropriate drop-down boxes. TEA anticipates that the issue […]

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