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Department of Grants Compliance and Oversight is responsible for
managing all discretionary and formula grants, ensuring the agency’s
compliance with the fiscal requirements of federal grants, and
conducting monitoring and grant reviews of federal grant subrecipients.
The functions of each of its three divisions are described in more
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department also supports one of the commissioner’s top priorities for
Texas education—to close the gaps in student achievement—by implementing
an agency initiative that provides increased flexibility for
subrecipients of federal education grants. We have developed new
policies related to how we administer, manage, and monitor federal
grants. These policy changes are designed to help subrecipients close
student achievement gaps by operating effective programs that are based
upon locally identified needs.
The policy changes focus on
More information about the federal flexibility initiative, including a list of specific policy changes, is available on the federal flexibility initiative web page.
major part of this initiative is the promotion of Title I, Part A
schoolwide programs, which allows campuses to use Title I, Part A funds
to improve the academic achievement of all of their students, not just
certain eligible students. A series of web pages provides detailed
guidance about schoolwide programs.
part of the federal flexibility
initiative involves encouraging local educational agencies (LEAs) to
administrative portion of eligible federal grant funds awarded under the
No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB). A series of web pages
provides detailed guidance about consolidating administrative funds.
division provides centralized administration of all formula and
discretionary state-appropriated funds and federal grant funds awarded
to TEA. As authorized by state and federal law, the division is
responsible for administering all grant funds awarded to subrecipients
in support of programs and initiatives to improve student performance
and the high school graduation rate.
For more information, please visit the Grants Administration Division website.
division ensures that the agency complies with the fiscal requirements
of federal grants, such as maintenance of effort, comparability, and
various reporting requirements.
For more information, please visit the Federal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting Division website.
division monitors the expenditures of federal grant subrecipients for
compliance with various fiscal requirements. It also conducts reviews of
federal grant subrecipients to ensure that federal awards are used for
authorized purposes in compliance with laws, regulations, and the
provisions of contracts or grant agreements.
For more information, please visit the Federal Fiscal Monitoring Division website.
Office for Grants and Federal Fiscal Compliance
Phone: (512) 463-8992Fax: (512) 463-9176Email: firstname.lastname@example.org