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What’s “Special” About Graduation? Modified Content

The options and requirements for students with disabilities to earn a diploma in Texas are outlined in TAC §89.1070. The terms “modified curriculum” and “modified content” appear in several subsections. The impact of modifications to options available under the Foundation plan are highlighted below. Foundation High School Program TAC §89.1070 (b) A student entering Grade 9 […]

Residential Tracker – Required Data Collection Due Nov. 30th!

TAA 11/15/2018 provides information on the 2018-2019 Residential Facility Tracker Data Collection. Each district or charter with a residential facility within its boundaries or jurisdiction, in which students enrolled in the district or charter reside, must submit data for all current students by Friday, November 30, 2018. The RF Tracker application is accessed through TEAL.  […]

What’s “Special” About Graduation: Coding for Class of 2018 and 2019

The Class of 2018 graduated last spring, and the appropriate Leaver Codes and Graduation-Type Codes from TSDS PEIMS will be submitted in the 2018 Fall data submission. To help you and your PEIMS staff review data for accurate submission specific to students receiving special education services, see the resources listed below. 2018-2019 Texas Education Data […]

SPP 11

The TEA SPP 11 webpage has been updated.  The resource documents are now reflective of additional data collection pieces added as a result of the Corrective Action Response 2.c. Please contact Lori Merrell or Lindy Frazer if you have questions or need support.    

TED Tips: TEA Transfer of Rights Model Form

TEA has published the model form for use by school districts in notifying students with disabilities and their parents about the transfer of rights at age 18, as required under TEC §29.017. The model form, which is available on the Secondary Transition Guidance page at the TEA website, includes information and resources related to: Transfer […]

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 […]

2018-2019 Nonpublic Placement Notification and Application

The TEA released the following information regarding the 18-19 Nonpublic Placement Notification and Application process: The 2018-2019 Nonpublic Placement Notification and Application will open on Monday, September 10, 2018. Local education agencies (LEAs) must submit a notification/application for every student that an admission, review, and dismissal (ARD) committee determined a nonpublic placement is necessary to […]

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

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 […]

All SPP Indicators are Open in TEAL

TEA has notified ESCs that all SPP (State Performance Plan) indicators are open in TEAL and available for data entry and certification. While the deadline for certification is August 16, now is the time to collect and enter your data! Things to check ASAP: Do you know who in your district/charter school is expected to […]

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