Archive for the ‘Funding’ Category

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

2016-2017 IDEA-B LEA MOE Final Compliance Reviews Now 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 2016–2017 in the GFFC Reports and Data Collections secure application.  To find your final review: 1.    Log on to TEA Login (TEAL). 2.    Select “GFFC Reports and Data Collections.” 3.    […]

Validation Alert: Schedule BS6016 Fiscal Compliance–LEA MOE Eligibility

Notice from TEA August 9, 2018 If selected for validation, response required within 2 business days! The purpose of this bulletin is to notify LEAs applying for the 2018–2019 Special Education Consolidated Grant that TEA will conduct a validation of certain amounts reported on Schedule BS6016–Financial Compliance Requirements. The Federal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting (FFCR) […]

Time & Effort Reporting: Substitute System

In a letter dated August 2, 2018, TEA notified LEAs it is now processing requests to use the Substitute System of Federal Time and Effort Reporting for 2018-2019. All Texas LEAs, including open-enrollment charter schools, may use the substitute system. TEA encourages LEAs to consider using the substitute system. Contact your business office for more […]

IDEA-B Funding Cycles for 2017-2018 & 2018-2019 Grants

Directors have questioned amendment dates and ending dates for the two Special Education Consolidated Grants open this year. Attached is a quick summary of important information pulled from the TEA Grants webpage. Note that both grants are open for amendments until mid June 2019. Business managers must distinguish between the revenue and expenditures for the […]

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