Archive for the ‘Charter School’ Category

Corrected 2017-18 Charters: Request for IDEA Funds & Indirect Cost Rate

My apologies: The previous post linked the user to the 2016 letter rather than the 2017 letter on TEA Correspondence website. The 2017–2018 Request for Federal Funding & Indirect Cost Rate for Charter Schools (SC5050) is now available in eGrants. TEA will use this submission of the SC5050 to determine eligibility and planning amounts for […]

2017-2018 Charter Schools: Request for IDEA-B Funds & Indirect Cost Rate

The 2017–2018 Request for Federal Funding & Indirect Cost Rate for Charter Schools (SC5050) is now available in eGrants. TEA will use this submission of the SC5050 to determine eligibility and planning amounts for applicable Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) and Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, Part B (IDEA-B) federal programs for the 2017–2018 school […]

USDE Guidance for Charters and Students with Disabilities

The USDE issued a letter (December 28, 2016) addressing the rights of students with disabilities who apply for or attend charter schools, clarifying that such students retain the rights afforded to them under IDEA, Section 504 and Title II of the ADA. In brief, the letter states student seeking to enroll or attend charter schools […]

ESC 13 SPED Director Resources

Some of our new directors requested this information be available on the blog, so here it is: Calendars of Events Special Education Leaders/Directors Calendar https://teamup.com/ksd0a557f617970b71 Transition Fairs and Events Calendar http://www4.esc13.net/transition/transition-fairs-and-events/ Blogs  All ESC 13 blogs may be accessed at http://www5.esc13.net/thescoop/blogs/ Special Education Specific Blogs Special Education Leaders http://www5.esc13.net/thescoop/speddirectors/ What’s So Special? http://www5.esc13.net/thescoop/special/ LiveBinders Accommodations […]

School Health and Related Services (SHARS) Reporting Requirement–October 31, 2016

TEA TO THE ADMINISTRATOR ADDRESSED letter dated September 16, 2016: This letter describes a reporting requirement applicable to local educational agencies (LEAs) and fiscal agents that received or administered funds awarded through the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, Part B (IDEA-B) grant program for the 2015–2016 school year. To conduct IDEA-B LEA maintenance of effort […]

2016-2017 Significant Expansion for Charters

TEA Correspondence, August 18, 2016 Open-enrollment charter schools that have been awarded 2016–2017 No Child Left Behind (NCLB) or Individual with Disabilities Education Act, Part B (IDEA-B) federal grants may qualify for additional funding under those grants if they meet specific criteria defining significant expansion of enrollment. This letter describes the following: Criteria defining significant […]

Validations of Fiscal Data Reported by LEAs for Federal Grants

TTAA letter dated: July 29, 2016 The purpose of this letter is inform local educational agencies (LEAs) that the Division of Federal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting will conduct random validations of the self-reported data submitted by LEAs related to fiscal compliance for federal grants programs.  Listed below are the data subject to validation: SC5050 Request […]

Charter School Policies

The Policy Procedures for all of the charter schools in the public side of the legal framework has been restored. Charter schools may download the policies that had been uploaded prior to March 1, 2016. The legal framework programmers will restore the state back to what was posted as of today (June 24, 2016) on August […]

2016-17 SPED Consolidated Grant, Schedule BS6016 MOE Validation Alert

On June 3, 2016 TEA  notified LEAs applying for the 2016–2017 Special Education Consolidated Grant that TEA will conduct a validation of certain amounts reported on Schedule BS6016–Financial Compliance Requirements. The Division of Federal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting will contact a stratified random sample of LEAs to provide documentation, such as general ledgers and budget […]

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 […]

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