Archive for the ‘Funding’ Category

Final Adjustments to IDEA-B Formula, Preschool and Discretionary Deaf

2018-2019 Final Amounts Final amounts for programs in the 2018-2019 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 final amounts for IDEA-B Formula and IDEA-B Preschool, and carryover amounts for IDEA-B […]

2017-2018 SHARS Survey Deadline: October 31, 2018

As described in the September 27, 2018 letter, all LEAs and fiscal agents that received or administered funds awarded through the IDEA-B) grant program for 2017–2018 are required to submit a School Health and Related Services (SHARS) Survey. All LEAs are required to respond, regardless of whether or not you received SHARS reimbursements. TEA needs […]

Upcoming Due Date for Nonpublic Placement Notification and Application

Good morning, The TEA released the following reminder today regarding the 2018-2019 Nonpublic Placement Notification and Application due date: The 2018-2019 Nonpublic Placement Notification and Application opened on September 10, 2018.  The due date for submitting a notification/application for students in a continuing placement is November 9, 2018. Additional information can be found on the […]

2nd Round: Additional Supplemental Funds 2017-2018 IDEA-B Funds

On October 15, 2018. TEA announced more adjustments to the supplemental funding amount for the 2017-2018 IDEA-B Formula and IDEA-B Preschool grants. See your LEAs new supplemental amount on the TEA Federal Entitlements page.  TEA staff will initiate budget adjustments to the largest budgeted class/object code to incorporate the revised supplemental amounts. The LEA’s approved […]

TEA 2018 Statewide Federal Grants Training: Highlights

TEA will post a final revised presentation after the 3rd statewide training on October 12 at: https://tea.texas.gov/Finance_and_Grants/Grants/Training_and_Other_Resources/Training_and_Other_Resources/ 2017-2018 IDEA-B Formula & Preschool: LEAs will receive an increase in supplemental funds. TEA Grants staff will begin budget adjustments for LEAs in November 2018. Revised final expenditure reports for this grant will be accepted thru 10/20/2019. 2018-2019 […]

SHARS Reporting Due October 31, 2018

TEA Letter dated 9/27/2018 instructs LEAs to report SHARS revenue. All LEAs that received IDEA-B grant funding in the 2017–2018 school year must therefore submit the SHARS Reimbursement Report Survey, regardless of whether or not they received SHARS reimbursements. The deadline for submitting the survey is October 31, 2018. After submitting this required survey, you […]

Two Dates Added for 2018 Statewide Federal Grants Training

The Statewide Federal Grants Training being held in Austin on October 4, 2018, is full and no more registrations can be accepted. Therefore, TEA is offering two additional training dates and locations: October 8, 2018, from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM, at ESC Region 17 in Lubbock Register October 12, 2018, from 9:00 AM to 4:00 […]

Charter 2018-2019 Significant Expanision Data Collection for IDEA-B

TEA TAA Letter September 13, 2013 This letter describes: Criteria defining significant expansion of enrollment for IDEA-B for charters How open-enrollment charter schools request additional funding due to significant expansion of enrollment Significant Expansion of Enrollment Criteria for IDEA-B To claim significant expansion of enrollment for IDEA-B, the open-enrollment charter school must meet both the […]

TEA Validation Checks of Data Submitted for Federal Grants

TEA TAA Letter September 13, 2018: TEA’s Federal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting (FFCR) Division will conduct random validations of the self-reported data submitted by LEAs related to fiscal compliance for federal grants. Among others, TEA will spot check: SC5050 Request for Federal Funding and Indirect Cost Rate for Charter Schools Special Education Consolidated Federal Grant […]

Methodology & Expenditures: 2017-2018 Supplemental IDEA-B Funds

TEA posted an errata notice describing the allocation methodology for 2017-2018 IDEA-B Formula and Preschool funding and how supplemental funds awarded through the application may be expended. Errata # 1 ESC 13 Funding Contact: linda.mcdaniel@esc13.txed.net

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