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Nonpublic Day School and Residential Application Opening Date Postponed

The opening date for the Nonpublic Day School and Residential application has been postponed until October 5, 2017 due to server issues. If you have any questions, please contact Lori Merrell at lori.merrell@esc13.txed.net or 512-919-5424.

Nonpublic Day School and Residential Application

The 2017-2018 Nonpublic Day School and Residential Application will open on October 1, 2017 and close on June 1, 2018.  An updated PowerPoint will be posted on the TEA website by the end of the week. If you have questions or need assistance with accessing the application in TEASE, please contact Lori Merrell at 512-919-5424 […]

Sped Guidance for Students Displaced by Hurricane Harvey

Disability Rights Texas has partnered with TXSER to provide a quick resource guide for families of children with disabilities affected by Hurricane Harvey. Information may be found on the TXSER website.  The guidance documents in English and Spanish are attached. Contact Ann Jinkins for assistance.  ann.jinkins@esc13.txed.net SPED_Guidance_Displaced_Espanol SPED_Guidance_Displaced_English  

Hurricane Harvey Resources

To support districts across the state in responding to the impact of Hurricane Harvey, TEA has posted Hurricane Harvey resources information and links. Students who receive special education services may be enrolling in your districts with no records. Receiving districts may have difficulty accessing records to verify eligibility and services through traditional channels in ‘sending’ […]

2017-2018 Nonpublic Day and Residential TEASE application opens 10/1/17

The 2017-2018 Nonpublic Day and Residential TEASE application will open on October 1, 2017, and closed on June 1, 2018.  All continuing and new nonpublic placements with instructional code 50 or 60 need to be entered into the application for notification and/or funding.  Contracts with approved nonpublic schools can be dated for no more than […]

SPP 7 Duplicate Student Issue

SPP 7 is experiencing an issue that has not been resolved with regards to allowing SPP 7 users to incorrectly re-enter a student record that may already exist in the system.  Once a user enters a duplicate record on a student, the system will then not let the campus entry designee submit the campus information […]

SPP Countdown: T-minus 2 months . . .

The required data collection for State Performance Plan (SPP) indicators 7, 11, 12, 13, and 14 is in full swing. The deadline to submit and certify 2016-17 data through TEASE is August 16, 2017. Do you know: How data will be collected and entered in TEASE? Who is designated as the certifier for your district/charter […]

TED Tips: Senate Bill 748

Senate Bill 748, relating to transition planning, was passed by the 85th Texas Legislature. While the act went into effect on the date it was signed into law (June 9, 2017), the revised rules will apply beginning with the 2018-19 school year. This new law amends TEC §29.011, TEC §29.0112, and TEC §29.017. Check out […]

What’s “Special” About Graduation? IGCs and IEPs

As we countdown to commencement, consider the following when making decisions about graduation for students with disabilities. Assessment Decision Basics: At any point in the student’s high school career, the ARD committee can determine that passing the state assessments (EOCs) will not be required for the student to graduate. At any point in the student’s […]

Nonpublic Day and Residential TEASE Applications Close June 1, 2017

Please note that the Nonpublic Day and Residential (NP Day and Res) TEASE Applications will close on June 1, 2017 for the 2016-2017 school year. Nonpublic Day (NPDay) Students:  Remember that SPE-106 spreadsheets of past years have been replaced by the online TEASE application.  Funds are based on the number of full-time equivalent (FTE) students […]

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