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LEA Preparation for 2015-2016 Preliminary IDEA-B MOE Compliance Reviews

TEA issued a TTAA letter dated March 13, 2017. The letter alerts LEAs to the anticipated release date of 2015-2016 IDEA-B preliminary maintenance of effort compliance reviews and provides a timeline for LEA response to preliminary reviews. Preliminary reviews will be released in early April in GFFC Reports and Data Collections. LEAs have five business […]

Correction: Updated MOE IDEA Calculation Tools March 2017

TEA posted new IDEA MOE Calculation Tools on March 8, 2017. The tools are basically the same except for a formula added to give some LEAs credit for allowable exceptions in intervening years. This change impacts about 91 LEAs statewide who failed Per-Capita tests  last year; submitted the Exception Workbook; and received approval for exceptions/adjustment submitted, […]

Updated MOE IDEA Calculation Tools March 2017

TEA posted new IDEA MOE Calculation Tools on March 8, 2017. The tools are basically the same except for a formula added to give some LEAs credit for allowable exceptions in intervening years. This change impacts about 91 LEAs statewide who failed Per-Capita tests  last year; submitted the Exception Workbook; and received approval for exceptions/adjustment submitted, […]

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 […]

High Cost Funds

The High Cost Fund application will open April 1, 2017 in TEASE.  Submissions will be due by close of the day May 1, 2017.  LEAs will be notified by June 1 of the status of the award. The annual average per pupil expenditure (APPE) for 2016-17 is $9,789.  Costs per student will need to be […]

Travel and Mileage Reimbursement

Click on the link below to see new Texas Education Agency Correspondence. Travel and Mileage Reimbursement ESC 13 SPED Funding: linda.mcdaniel@esc13.txed.net

Deadline February 1: Changes to Special Education SSA Membership

This is a reminder applies only to LEAs planning a change to their special education shared services arrangements (SSAs) for 2017–2018. If you are not making a change to your LEA’s SSA, no notification to TEA is required. Special Education SSA Configuration Changes Notify TEA if you are making any of the following changes to […]

2016-2017 Final IDEA-B Entitlement and any Carryover Amount

Final amounts for programs in the 2016-2017 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 and any carryover amounts. The LEA’s approved budget, reflected on Schedule BS6006—Program Budget Summary […]

2016-2017 Early Intervening Services Data Collection Form Due 12/2/2016

2016-2017 Early Intervening Services Data Collection Form (SC5100) LEAs identified as having Significant Disproportionality MUST expend 15% of the IDEA-B maximum entitlement on Coordinated Early Intervening Services (CEIS) activities. In addition, LEAs MAY expend up to 15% of the IDEA-B maximum entitlement on services for students who do not meet the definition of a student […]

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