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SPP/APR Regional and Statewide Public Reports Published on TEA Website (FFY 2022) Special Populations Strategic Supports and Reporting
Financial Aid Graduation Requirement and Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Updates College Career and Military Preparation
College, Career, or Military Readiness Outcomes Bonus (CCMR OB) Funding Timeline and New Early Counts File Performance Reporting
Travel Reimbursement Rates Grant Compliance and Administration
Collaborative Task Force on Public School Mental Health Survey Student Supports
Safety and Facilities Enhancement (SAFE) Grant Cycle 2 Application School Safety and Security
Notice of Standardized Letters for the Identification, Placement, and Reclassification of Emergent Bilingual Students Emergent Bilingual Support
Release of School Year 2022–2023 (Fiscal Year 2023) Preliminary Compliance Reviews for IDEA-B LEA MOE Federal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting Division
Purple Star Campus Designation SY 2024-25 Application Highly Mobile and At-Risk Student Programs
School Health Survey Curriculum Standards and Student Support
2021-2024 Texas COVID Learning Acceleration Supports (TCLAS) Grant Updates: Timeline, Movement of Grant Funds, and Liquidation Extension for ESSER III- funded Grants District Planning and Supports
Refreshed CTE Programs of Study and Updated Cycles for Future Programs of Study and Aligned Industry-Based Certifications College, Career, and Military Preparation
Proclamation 2024 Final Reports, Texas Resource Review Science Reports, and IMRA Reviewer Information Sessions District Operations, Technology, and Sustainability Supports
2023–2024 School Year Data Submission for State Performance Plan Indicator (SPPI) 7 and SPPI 13 in the Texas Education Agency Login (TEAL) SPP Application Special Populations Strategic Supports and Reporting
Principal Survey to Evaluate Texas Educator Preparation Programs and Evaluation of EPPs by Teachers Educator Data, Research, & Strategy
2023 Discipline Data Validation Compliance Reviews Customer Relationship Management and Data Standards Department
Certification of Provision of Instructional Materials District Operations, Technology, and Sustainability Supports
Reimbursements: Summer School Program for Emergent Bilingual (EB) Students Entering Kindergarten and First Grade Emergent Bilingual Support
LEA Preparation for Fiscal Year 2022–2023 Preliminary Compliance Reviews for IDEA-B LEA MOE Federal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting
School Improvement Funding via the Effective Schools Framework Focused Support Grant School Improvement
IMRA Update and Reviewer Recruitment District Operations, Technology, and Sustainability Supports
Proposed 2024 Accountability Manual Performance Reporting
Guidance Regarding Individual Graduation Committees Curriculum Standards and Student Support
Safety and Facilities Enhancement (SAFE) Grant Cycle 2 Information School Safety and Security
2023 Leaver Records Data Validation Compliance Reviews Customer Relationship Management and Data Standards Department
FY23 School Safety Allotment Data Collection School Safety and Security
Application Window Opens for Texas Through-year Assessment Pilot (TTAP) for School Year 2024–2025 Student Assessment
2024–2025 Process for Requesting Indirect Cost Rates (Charter Schools Only) Federal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting
2024-2025 TEA Teacher Leadership Fellowship EPCE
Grow Your Own High School Education & Training Grant District Application Talent Pathways
Texas First Early High School Completion Program Standards and Programs
Holocaust Remembrance Week Survey Curriculum Standards and Student Support
School Health and Related Services (SHARS) Reimbursement Financial Compliance
FAST – Financial Aid for Swift Transfer Program College, Career, and Military Preparation
Industry-Based Certifications for CCMR Accountability College, Career, and Military Preparation
2023 Results Driven Accountability (RDA): Determinations and Monitoring Special Populations and Monitoring
FY23 School Safety Allotment Data Collection School Safety & Security
Human Trafficking Prevention Month Special Populations
House Bill 3 Transfer of Student Records School Safety and Security
Safety and Facilities Enhancement (SAFE) Grant Cycle 2 Information School Safety and Security
Standards for Permissible Electronic Devices and Software Applications School Safety and Security
TCEQ Lead Testing in School and Child Care Program School Safety and Security
Information for Local Educational Agencies (LEAs) and Campuses Identified for School Improvement Interventions under Federal Accountability School Improvement
Notice of Review Window for Confidential Results Driven Accountability (RDA) Reports Special Populations
2022–23 Underlying Accountability Subset Data Available in TEAL Performance Reporting
Texas Student Data System (TSDS) Upgrade Project Information Technology
Blended Learning PD Reimbursements for the 2023-2024 School Year Systems Innovation
Updated 2021–22 What If data available in TEAL Performance Reporting
Official Notification of the 2022–2023 Release of Final FIRST Ratings Financial Compliance
2023-24 Annual Fingerprinting Certification and Statement of Compliance Governance
2024–2025 Process for Requesting Indirect Cost Rates (School Districts Only*) Federal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting
2023 Accountability Manual Performance Reporting
Early Childhood Data System (ECDS) for Kindergarten Data, Public Prekindergarten, and Private Prekindergarten Providers Early Childhood Education Support
The University of Texas at Austin Automatic Admission Policy Standards and Support Services
Information for Local Educational Agencies (LEAs) Identified as Having a High Dropout Rate School Improvement
Identification and Recruitment of Migratory Children Federal Program Compliance Division
Educational Resources on Israeli Conflict for Texas Students Standards and Support Services
Adopted Amended Rules Concerning Safe Schools School Safety and Security
Bilingual Education Exceptions and ESL Waivers Emergent Bilingual Support
2024–2025 Annual Survey of Children in Local Residential Facilities for the Neglected/Delinquent (SC9000) Federal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting
Texas Advanced Placement (AP)/International Baccalaureate (IB) Incentive Program – State Exam Fee Subsidy for the 2023-2024 School Year Advanced Academics
Annual Assessment of School District Compliance with Commissioner's Rules Concerning Counseling Public School Students College, Career, Military Preparation
Child Find (SPPI-11 & SPPI-12) Submission in the Texas Student Data System (TSDS) for the SY 2023–2024 Special Populations
From HHSC: Renew Medicaid and CHIP Health Insurance Operations
Learning Acceleration Support Opportunities (LASO) Cycle II Grants — Application Opens October 23, 2023 Educator Support
Upcoming LEA Deadline: Title I, Part A Comparability of Services Requirement for the 2023–2024 school year Federal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting
School Health and Related Services (SHARS) Reporting Requirement Federal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting
TX K-12 Cybersecurity Initiative Updates Information Technology
House Bill (HB) 1605 Webinar Series and Proclamation 2024 Update School Programs
Planning for ESSER Closeout Finance
Implementation of Fentanyl-Related Legislation School Programs
Extension of Safety and Facilities Enhancement (SAFE) Grant Needs Assessment School Safety and Security
Delay in 2023 A–F Academic Accountability Ratings Performance Reporting
2023–2024 Significant Expansion of Enrollment—Open-Enrollment Charter Schools Only Federal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting
Validations of Fiscal Data Reported by LEAs for Federal Grants Federal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting
House Bill 3 Model Standards for Parental Notification School Safety and Security
Letter of Interest Grant Opportunity for Recruiting and Preparing Principals Educator Support
Final Maximum Compressed Tax Rates (MCR) and Adoption of Tax Rate for Tax Year 2023 Finance
Purple Star Campus Designation Awardees SY 2023-24 Special Populations
Safety And Facilities Enhancement (SAFE) Grant School Safety
2023 Hurricane Season Preparations Commissioner
Texas Assessment Program Updates for the 2023–2024 School Year Student Assessment
Implementation of Early Childhood Instruments in the 2023-24 School Year School Programs
United States Presidential Scholars Program and United States Senate Youth Program School Programs
Annual Physical Fitness Assessment Reporting School Programs
Safe Schools – Federal Designation Update School Safety
Preliminary 2022–2023 FIRST Ratings School Finance
Additional Days School Year 2023-2024 Survey and Waiver Updates Educator Support
Adopted Revisions to 19 Texas Administrative Code (TAC) Chapter 89, Subchapter BB Special Populations
Admission, Review, and Dismissal (ARD) Committee Requirements Special Populations
Required Annual Notification of Nondiscrimination Special Populations
Preliminary Maximum Compressed Tax Rates (MCR) and Adoption of Tax Rate for Tax Year 2023 State Funding
House Bill (HB) 3928 Special Populations
Spring 2023 STAAR Grades 3–8 Reporting Update Student Assessment
Notice of February 2024 STAAR Stand-Alone Field Test Student Assessment
Implementation of Senate Bill 2124 - Advanced Mathematics Instruction School Programs
Federal Debt Ceiling Updates, ESSER II Closeout, and ESSER III Requirements Grant Compliance and Administration
State Performance Plan (SPP) Clarifications for the Texas Student Data System (TSDS) Child Find Collection (SPPI 11 and SPPI 12) and the State Performance Plan (SPP) Indicator 13 Special Populations
School Safety Standards Formula Grant Deadline and New Grant Opportunity Webinar School Safety
 2023–2027 Commissioner’s List of Approved Grade 7 Reading Instruments  School Programs
Deadline Approaching: School Safety Standards Formula Grant School Safety
Tax Year 2023 Maximum Compressed Tax Rates State Funding
Instructional Materials and Technology Allotment for Fiscal Years 2024 and 2025  Instructional Materials
Extended Virtual Education Options through the Texas Virtual School Network Educator Support
Accelerated Instruction: HB 1416 Overview and Optional Webinar Opportunity Educator Support
Adopted Attendance Projections for the 2023-2024 and 2024-2025 School Years State Funding
TX K-12 Cybersecurity Initiative Information Technology
Senate Bill 1882 Texas Partnerships Applications Educator Support
Adopted School Safety Standards School Safety
High Enrollment Growth (HEG) Adjustments for 2022–23 Instructional Strategy
Child Find (SPPI-11 & SPPI-12) Submission Deadline for School Year 2022–2023 in the Texas Student Data System Special Populations and Monitoring
Lone Star Governance Exemplar Cohort SY 2023–24 Governance
Texas Stronger Connections Grant Opportunity Educator Support
Spring 2023 STAAR Reporting Resources Student Assessment
2022-24 TCLAS Grant: Decline Window Closes June 1, 2023 Educator Support
Mandatory Safe and Supportive School Program Data Reporting Educator Support
Teacher Retention Data Reports, Certification Exam Reimbursements & Teacher Talent Strategies Educator Support
Reclassification of Emergent Bilingual Students Special Populations and Monitoring
Process for Certification of 2023–2024 Indirect Cost Rates for Independent School Districts (ISDs) Only Federal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting
Highest Ranking Graduate College, Career, and Military Preparedness
Minimum Standards for Bullying Prevention Educator Support
List of Compliant Phonics Materials Instructional Strategy
USDE Funding Waiver Educator Support
Release of School Year 2021–2022 (Fiscal Year 2022) Preliminary Compliance Reviews for IDEA-B LEA MOE Federal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting
Summer School Program for Emergent Bilingual (EB) Students Entering Kindergarten and First Grade Reimbursements Special Populations Monitoring
2022-2023 LASO Grant — LASO Award Acceptance Deadline Educator Support
Principal Survey to Evaluate Texas Educator Preparation Programs and Evaluation of Educator Preparation Programs by Teachers Educator Support
2022 Discipline Data Validation Compliance Reviews Information Technology
Application Open for Texas Through-year Assessment Pilot, School Year 2023–24 Student Assessment
TEKS Certification Process District Operations Technology and Sustainability Support
Updated 2023 A–F System Framework Now Available Performance Reporting
Additional Opportunity to Request Paper Materials for the Spring 2023 STAAR Administration Student Assessment
LEA Preparation for Fiscal Year 2021-2022 Preliminary Compliance Reviews for IDEA-B LEA MOE Federal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting
2022 Leaver Records Data Validation Compliance Reviews Data Reporting Compliance
Amendment to the State’s Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) State Plan Performance Reporting
2022-2023 LASO Grant: Delayed Award Announcement Integrated District Supports
2022-2023 School Health Survey Curriculum Standards and Student Support
2023-2024 TEA Teacher Leadership Fellowship Educator Quality
2023–2024 Process for Requesting Indirect Cost Rates (Charter Schools Only) Federal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting
School Safety Survey Extensions School Safety and Security
Title IV, Part A - LEA Special Data Collection Federal Program Compliance
Information for Districts and Charter Schools Eligible for Title I, 1003 (a) School Improvement Funding via the Effective Schools Framework Focused Support Grant School Improvement
School Safety Standards FAQ Webinar School Safety and Security
2022-2023 Assignment of Accreditation Statuses Accreditation
2021–22 School Report Card Performance Reporting
Technical Assistance Dashboard Access Special Education, Review and Support Monitoring
The Notice of Procedural Safeguards Special Education Policy Engagement and Reporting
School Safety Allotment School Safety and Security
2022-2025 School Safety Standards Formula Grant School Safety and Security
2023 A–F Refresh: Release of Cut Scores, Scaling Resources, and Amendment to the State’s Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) State Plan Performance Reporting
School Safety Standards Cost Estimates Collection Safe Schools
Blended Learning PD Reimbursements for 2022-2023 School Year Expanded Learning Models
2023-2024 Nita M. Lowey 21st CCLC, Cycle 12, Year 1 Expanded Learning Models
ESSER I Liquidation Extension and LEA Data Collection Tool Launch and Deadline Grant Compliance and Administration
Information for Districts and Charter Schools Identified as Having a High Dropout Rate School Improvement
2022 Results Driven Accountability (RDA): Determinations and Monitoring Division of Special Education Program, Policy, Engagement, and Reporting (SEPPER)
Email to Teachers Regarding STAAR Redesign Training Student Assessment
Updated Preliminary 2023 A–F Academic Accountability System Framework Performance Reporting
School Safety Standards Safe Schools
2023–2024 Process for Requesting Indirect Cost Rates (School Districts Only) Federal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting
2022-23 Annual Fingerprinting Certification and Statement of Compliance Division of Investigations
Learning Acceleration Support Opportunities LASO grants Winter 2022-2023 District Planning and Supports (LASO grants)
Official Notification of the 2021-2022 Release of the Final FIRST Ratings Financial Compliance
Updated Proposed Minimum Standards for Bullying Prevention Policies and Procedures Information Technology
22-23 Bilingual Exceptions and ESL Waivers OSPM - English Learner Support
STAAR Redesign Constructed Response Resources and Updated Calendar of Events Student Assessment
2023–2024 Annual Survey of Children in Local Residential Facilities for the Neglected/Delinquent (SC9000) Federal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting
SB 1888 Texas First Early High School Completion Program Curriculum Standards and Student Support
TCLAS Master Calendar District Planning and Supports – TCLAS
Identification and Recruitment of Migratory Children Federal Program Compliance Division
Attendance Projections for the 2023-2024 and 2024-2025 School Years Attendance Projections for the 2023-2024 and 2024-2025 School Years
Notification of the Release of Adopted FASRG Version 18 Financial Compliance
School Based Law Enforcement Safe Schools
Upcoming LEA Deadline: Title I, Part A Comparability of Services Requirement for the 2022–2023 School Year Federal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting
Texas Advanced Placement (AP)/International Baccalaureate (IB) Incentive Program – State Exam Fee Subsidy for the 2022-2023 School Year College Career and Military Preparation
Purple Star Campus Designation Announcement 2022-23 Highly Mobile and At-Risk Student Programs Division
Early Childhood Data System (ECDS) for Kindergarten Data, Public Prekindergarten, and Private Prekindergarten Providers Early Childhood Education
The University of Texas at Austin Automatic Admission Policy Standards and Programs
Child Find (SPPI-11 & SPPI-12) Submission in the Texas Student Data System for the SY 2022–2023 Division of Special Education Program, Policy, Engagement, and Reporting
School Health and Related Services (SHARS) Reporting Requirement Federal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting
Upcoming LEA Deadline: LEA-level Maintenance of Equity (MOEquity) Compliance Requirement for the 2022–2023 School Year Federal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting
CCMR Credit for Military Enlistment, Beginning with 2023 Graduates Performance Reporting
Validations of Fiscal Data Reported by LEAs for Federal Grants Federal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting 
2022–2023 Significant Expansion of Enrollment—Open-Enrollment Charter Schools Only Federal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting
Final Maximum Compressed Tax Rates (MCR) and Adoption of Tax Rate for Tax Year 2022 State Funding Division
Competitive LOI Opportunity: National Board Candidacy Cohort Grant Talent Pathways
New and Updated STAAR Redesign Resources Student Assessment
SB 788 (87R) Model Data Sharing Agreement College, Career, and Military Prep
District Equity Plans School Improvement
United States Presidential Scholars Program and United States Senate Youth Program College, Career, and Military Prep
2023–2024 Public Education Grant (PEG) List Available Performance Reporting
Information for Local Educational Agencies (LEAs) and Campuses Identified to Engage in School Improvement Interventions School Improvement
Industry-Based Certifications List for Public School Accountability College, Career, and Military Prep
iWatchTexas School Safety School Safety
Special Education Required Postings to LEA Websites Division of Special Education Program, Policy, Engagement, and Reporting
ESSER Planning Financial Compliance
Implementation of Early Childhood Instruments in the 2022-23 School Year Early Childhood Education
Required Annual Notification of Nondiscrimination Special Populations Monitoring
Preliminary Maximum Compressed Tax Rates (MCR) and Adoption of Tax Rate for Tax Year 2022 State Funding Division
Clarifications for the Child Find Collection (SPPI-11 and SPPI-12) and the State Performance Plan (SPP) Indicator 13 Division of Special Education Program, Policy, Engagement, and Reporting
Title I, Part A, Section 1003(c) Funding Waiver Approved School Improvement
Preliminary 2021-2022 Charter FIRST Ratings Financial Compliance
Preliminary 2021-2022 FIRST Ratings Financial Compliance
School Safety Requirements and Information School Safety
SY 22-23 COVID-19 Testing Availability COVID-19 Testing
Required School Safety Training for School District Trustees Now Available on TEA Learn Office of Governance and Accountability
Optional Assessment Resources for the 2022–23 School Year Student Assessment
Continuing Education and Training Clearinghouse SBEC Policy Development and Support
Travel Reimbursement Rates Letter Grant Compliance and Administration
Extension of 2021-2022 COVID-19 School Health Support Grant Grant Compliance and Administration
2021-2022 TSIA Reimbursement Requests College, Career, and Military Prep
Required School Safety Action Steps This Summer School Safety
2022-23 Texas Reading Academies Implementation Early Childhood Education
CPE Exemption Request SBEC Policy Development and Support
Extension of School Safety and Security Grant State Grant Funding
Strong Foundations Math and Literacy Framework Development Grant Division of Instructional Materials and Implementation
American Rescue Plan ESSER III Grant Program: Compliance Requirement ESSER
Distinguished Elementary Educator Recognition Pool Division of District Talent Systems
Information for Districts and Charter Schools eligible for Title I, 1003 (a) School Improvement Funding Division of School Improvement
Cameras in the Classroom Survey Division of Special Education Program, Policy, Engagement, and Reporting (SEPPER)
Child Find (SPPI-11 & SPPI-12) Submission Deadline for School Year 2021–2022 in the Texas Student Data System Division of Special Education Program, Policy, Engagement, and Reporting (SEPPER)
2020-2021 HB3 College Preparation Assessment and Industry-Based Certification Examination Final Reimbursement College, Career, and Military Preparation
2022-2023 State Compensatory Education (SCE) Allotment Census Block Groups Forecasting & Fiscal Analysis
Texas Student Data System (TSDS) upgrade to Ed-Fi 3.x Update Customer Relationship & Data Standards
Extension of Commissioner’s List of Approved Prekindergarten Instruments Early Childhood Education
Safe and Supportive School Program (SSSP) Role in AskTED Division of Safe and Supportive Schools
2021-2022 COVID-19 Testing Program Closeout Dates and Feedback Request COVID-19 Testing
Process for Certification of 2022–2023 Indirect Cost Rates for Independent School Districts (ISDs) Only Federal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting
Highest Ranking Graduate College, Career, and Military Preparedness
Statewide Standards - Policy Regarding Library Content Governance and Accountability
Safe and Supportive School Program Update Division of Safe and Supportive Schools
Military Purple Star Campus Application Division of Highly Mobile and At-Risk Student Programs
Texas Reading Academies Implementation Updates Early Childhood Education
Minimum Standards for Bullying Prevention Policies and Procedures Information Technology
USDE Funding Waiver School Improvement
Senate Bill 89 and Dyslexia Handbook 2021 Training and Communication Requirements Special Education
Child Find (SPPI-11 & SPPI-12) Eligibility Determination Delay Reason in the Texas Student Data System Special Education Program, Policy, Engagement, and Reporting
Dyslexia Screening Exception Reason in the Texas Student Data System (TSDS) Special Education Program, Policy, Engagement, and Reporting
Instructional Materials Ordering for the 2022–23 School Year Instructional Strategy
Release of Fiscal Year 2020–2021 Preliminary Compliance Reviews for IDEA-B LEA MOE Federal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting
2021 Discipline Data Validation Compliance Reviews Information Technology
HB 1525 Implementation of MOEquity for COVID-19 Pandemic State Funding
Official Notification of the 2021–2022 Operational Minutes Adjustment State Funding
Virtual or Hybrid School CDCN Application and Webinar System Support and Innovation
TEA 2021 Annual Report Commissioner
Summer School Program for Emergent Bilingual (EB) Students Entering Kindergarten and First Grade Reimbursements EB Summer School
Updated Foster Care Guide Announcement Highly Mobile and At-Risk Students
School Health Survey Curriculum Standards and Student Support
School Action Fund, Cycle 6 Application System Support and Innovation
Extended Deadline for the Lone Star Governance Exemplar Cohort SY 2022–23 Governance and Accountability
LEA Preparation for Fiscal Year 2020–2021 Preliminary Compliance Reviews for IDEA-B LEA MOE Federal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting
2021 Leaver Records Data Validation Compliance Reviews Information Technology
Amendment to the State’s Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) State Plan Performance Reporting
School Year 2021-2022 Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) Program Information Technology
Principal and Teacher Surveys to Evaluate Texas Educator Preparation Programs Continuing Professional Education
HB 906 Mental Health Task Force Survey Safe and Supportive Schools
K-12 COVID-19 Testing Reporting Requirements and Allocation Update COVID Testing
Updates to TEA Online Testing Infrastructure Matching Grant Student Assessment
Application Open for Texas Through-year Assessment Pilot Student Assessment
2022–2023 Process for Requesting Indirect Cost Rates - Charter Schools Only Federal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting
2022 Maximum Compressed Tax Rates Forecasting & Fiscal Analysis
2020-21 School Report Card Performance Reporting
ADSY COVID Staffing Waiver Request for 2021-2022 COVID-Related School Closures Innovative Instructional Models
Application Deadline Extended for One-time Reimbursement for Winter Storm Uri Remediation Costs Forecasting & Fiscal Analysis
New Resources to Support the STAAR Redesign Assessment
Amendment Request to the State’s Every Student Succeeds Act State Plan Federal Program Compliance Division
Study of Strategic State Performance Alignment Special Education
2021-2022 Assignment of Accreditation Statuses Accreditation and Enforcement
Lone Star Governance Exemplar Cohort SY 2022–23 Governance
edTPA Teacher Certification Examination Pilot Educator Standards, Testing, and Preparation
Mentor Program Allotment Cycle 3 District Application Educator Support
Reminder of Required Schedules for Charter Schools Financial Compliance
Teacher Incentive Allotment and National Board Certified Teachers Educator Support
System of Great Schools Application Process System of Great Schools
One-time Reimbursement for Winter Storm Uri Remediation Costs Forecasting & Fiscal Analysis
Grant Opportunity for Strategic Compensation Fellowship Instructional Support
Senate Bill 1716 Expansion of the Supplemental Special Education Services Program Special Populations
School Year 2021-2022 Income Eligibility Verification Forms Information Technology
Senate Bill 3, 87th Texas Legislature, Second Called Session – Update to Instructional Requirements and Prohibitions Governmental Relations
Information for Districts and Charter Schools Identified as Having a High Dropout Rate School Improvement
School Year 2021-2022 P-EBT: Recording COVID-19 Related Absences P-EBT
Official Notification of the 2021–2022 Operational Minutes Adjustment School Finance
Official Notification of the 2020–2021 Release of Final FIRST Ratings Financial Compliance
Release of COVID-19 School Health Support Grant Federal Grant Funding Availability
Identification and Recruitment of Migratory Children Federal Program Compliance Division
Blended Learning PD Reimbursements for the 2021-2022 School Year Innovative Instructional Models
2022–2023 Process for Requesting Indirect Cost Rates (School Districts Only) Federal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting
House Bill (HB) 3 Implementation: College Preparation Assessment Reimbursements College, Career, and Military Funding
2022–2023 Transition to Online and Other State Summative Assessment Redesign Resources Student Assessment
Upcoming LEA Deadline: Local Maintenance of Equity (MOEquity) Compliance Requirement for the 2021–2022 School Year Federal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting
Child Abuse and Neglect, including Human Trafficking, Prevention and Awareness Reminders and Requirements Highly Mobile and At-Risk Student Programs Division
Request for Services: Emergency Management Consulting Emergency Management
New AFR Submission Process for Charter Schools, and CPA Audit Role Enhancement Annual Financial Report
2022–2023 Annual Survey of Children in Local Residential Facilities for the Neglected/Delinquent (SC9000) Federal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting
New Virtual Hybrid Program Application & Supports System Support and Innovation
Results Driven Accountability (RDA): Determinations and Monitoring Special Education Program Reporting
2021-22 Annual Fingerprinting Certification and Statement of Compliance Educator Investigations
Upcoming LEA Deadline: Title I, Part A Comparability of Services Requirement for the 2021–2022 school year Federal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting
School Health and Related Services (SHARS) Reporting Requirement Federal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting
Bilingual Exceptions and ESL Waivers Special Populations
Supports for High Quality Afterschool Application Now Open Grant Opportunity
Early Childhood Data System (ECDS) for Kindergarten Data, Public Prekindergarten, and Private Prekindergarten Providers Early Childhood Education
Competitive LOI Opportunity: Teacher Leadership (District Practices Fellowship) Teacher Leadership
Texas Student Data System (TSDS) upgrade to Ed-Fi 3.x Information Technology
Texas Advanced Placement (AP)/International Baccalaureate (IB) Incentive Program – State Exam Fee Subsidy for the 2021-2022 School Year College Career and Military Preparation (CCMP)
Maximum Class Size Requirement for Prekindergarten Early Childhood Education
Recent USED OSEP Requirements Special Education
Safe and Supportive Schools Program (SSSP) and the Annual School Safety Allotment Expenditures Reporting Information
Summer 2021 P-EBT: Student Upload Information PEBT
Updates to Dyslexia Handbook: Procedures Concerning Dyslexia and Related Disorders (Dyslexia Handbook) Special Education Programs
The University of Texas at Austin Automatic Admission Policy Standards and Support Services
SY 21-22 K-12 COVID-19 Testing Project Commissioner
Texas Assessment Program Updates for the 2021–22 School Year Student Assessment
Approved ESSA Fiscal Waivers Grant Compliance and Administration
2021–2022 Federal Formulas for Significant Expansion of Enrollment—Open-Enrollment Charter Schools Only Federal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting
Validations of Fiscal Data Reported by LEAs for Federal Grants Federal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting
Change to Nonpublic Residential Funding Nonpublic School and High Cost Funds
Senate Bill 15 Overview System Support and Innovation
Final Maximum Compressed Tax Rates (MCR) and Adoption of Tax Rate for Tax Year 2021 State Funding
COVID-19 Testing Availability Reminder Commissioner
SY 2021-2022 Enrollment Tracking Reporting Guidance Customer Relationship Management & Data Standards
Requirements for Educators Completing an Internship on Intern or Probationary Certificates during the 2021-2022 Academic Year Educator Standards, Testing, and Preparation
Gifted/Talented (GT) Funding Gifted/Talented Education
Update to Fund Codes Financial Compliance
Summer Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) Governmental Relations
United States Presidential Scholars Program and United States Senate Youth Program Student Scholarship Opportunities Career, College, and Military Preparation
2022-2023 Public Education Grant (PEG) List Available – Given COVID-19, Prior Year List Will Be Repeated Performance Reporting
Information for Districts, Campuses, and Charter Schools Identified to Engage in School Improvement Interventions School Improvement
Instructional Materials and Technology Allotment for Fiscal Years 2022 and 2023 Instructional Materials and Implementation
CORRECTION: General Education Homebound Updates System Support and Innovation
Purple Star Campus Designation Awardees SY 2021-22 Special Populations
Re-coding of Federal Funds Expenditures and Possible Impact on 2019-2021 IDEA-B and ESSA Maintenance of Effort (MOE) Federal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting
Teacher Incentive Allotment: Cohort E Local Designation System Instructional Support
TCLAS Application Closing on 8/20 for LEAs! Innovative Instructional Models
Webinar: Compensatory Education Funding and Free-Reduced Price Meal Financial Compliance
Vetted Texas Tutor Corps (VTTC) Announcement  District Systems and Strategies
Preliminary 2020-2021 Charter FIRST Ratings Financial Compliance
Preliminary 2020-2021 School FIRST Ratings Financial Compliance
Tiered Career and Technical Education (CTE) Weighted Funding College, Career, and Military Preparation
Letter of Interest Grant Opportunity for Recruiting and Preparing Principals via Residency Educator Preparation
Preliminary Maximum Compressed Tax Rates (MCR) and Adoption of Tax Rate for Tax Year 2021 (2021-2022 School Year) State Funding
Risk Assessment Level for School Year 2021-2022 (Fiscal Year 2022) Federal Fiscal Monitoring
Required Annual Notification of Nondiscrimination Special Populations Monitoring
Update to Fund Codes Financial Compliance
Notification of the Release of Adopted FASRG Version 17 Financial Compliance
TCLAS Application Now Open for LEAs Innovative Instructional Models
Senate Bill 89 Implementation Overview Special Education Programs
House Bill 2 Implementation: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) State Maintenance of Financial Support (MFS) State Funding
Parental Options for Students to Repeat Grades or Courses Curriculum Standards and Student Support
SB 204 and Out-of-District Transportation Requirements, TEC §34.007 and Related Waivers Governance and Accountability
Texas COVID Learning Acceleration Support (TCLAS) Application -Source for 15+ TEA Initiatives and Support – Opens Monday, July 19 Innovative Instructional Models
Information for Districts and Charter Schools Eligible for Title I, 1003 (a) School Improvement Funding School Improvement
Child Find (SPPI-11 & SPPI-12) in the Texas Student Data System Special Education Program Reporting
Agency Notice of Update of Districts of Innovation Public Postings Accreditation & Enforcement
Senate Bill 462 (SB 462) Implementation: Transportation Funding During Disaster Declaration State Funding
House Bill 4545 Implementation Overview Division of System Support and Innovation
Release of ESSER Supplemental (ESSER-SUPP) Funds to Eligible Texas Public School Districts and Open-enrollment Charter Schools Grant Compliance and Administration
House Bill 3 (HB 3) Implementation: Texas Success Initiative Assessment (TSIA) Reimbursement Request College, Career, and Military Preparation
New Required Schedule J-4 Financial Compliance
Optional Assessment Resources for the 2021-22 School Year Student Assessment
ESSA Waiver Requests to USDE Grant Compliance and Administration
Texas Principal Evaluation and Support System Texas Principal Evaluation and Support System
Notice of February 2022 Stand-Alone Field Test Student Assessment
Tax Rate Compression and Adoption of Tax Rate for Tax Year 2021 School Finance
2021 Hurricane Season Preparations Commissioner
Release of ESSER II Formula Funds to Texas LEAs Grant Compliance and Administration
Individual Graduation Committees for Seniors in SY 2020-2021 Curriculum Standards and Student Support
High-Impact Tutoring Implementation Workshop Series System Support and Innovation
School Year 2019–2020 (Fiscal Year 2020) Final IDEA-B LEA MOE Compliance Reviews Federal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting
2020-2021 Pandemic Eligibility Benefits Transfer (P-EBT) Commissioner
Distinguished Educator Recognition Pool Educator System and Support
Notice of Public Comment: ESSER III State Plan Grant Compliance and Administration
Update to Fund Codes Financial Compliance
STAAR Redesign Resources and Opportunities for Feedback Student Assessment
House Bill (HB) 3 Implementation: College Preparation Assessment and Industry-Based Certification Examination Reimbursements College, Career, & Military Preparation
Release of ESSER III Formula Funds to Texas Public School Systems Grant Compliance and Administration
Process for Certification of 2021–2022 Indirect Cost Rates for Independent School Districts (ISDs) Only Federal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting
Changes to Federal Grant Regulations Grants Compliance and Administration
Highest Ranking Graduate School Programs
2020-2021 Pandemic Eligibility Benefits Transfer (P-EBT) Survey Commissioner
Senate Bill 1882 Texas Partnerships Applications Educator and Systems Support
Federal Grant Pre-award Waiver Under Texas’ Ed-Flex Authority Grant Compliance and Administration
Summer School Program for English Learners (ELs) in Kindergarten and First Grade Reimbursements Special Populations
Safe and Supportive Schools Program (SSSP) Updates Operations
2021 Accountability Waiver Request for Every Student Succeeds Act State Plan Governance and Accountability
Travel Reimbursement Rates Financial Compliance
Purple Star Campus Designation – SY 2021-2022 Special Populations
2020 Discipline Data Validation Compliance Reviews Information Technology
eGrants – Change to Required Browser Information Technology
Virtual and Hybrid School Accelerator Application Process Educator and Systems Support
SY 2020-2021 Early Reporting of Basic Attendance Data March 31st Crisis Code Collection Canceled Information Technology
School Year 2019–2020 (Fiscal Year 2020) Preliminary IDEA-B LEA MOE Compliance Reviews Federal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting
2020-2021 Assignment of Accreditation Statuses Governance and Accountability
LEA Preparation for 2019–2020 Preliminary IDEA-B LEA MOE Compliance Reviews Federal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting
2020-2021 School Day Event Code Additions State Funding
Principal and Teacher Surveys to Evaluate Texas Educator Preparation Programs Educator and Systems Support
Survey of Estimated Disaster Remediation Costs for School Districts and Charter Schools Affected by the February 2021 Winter Storm Event Commissioner
Extended Deadline for Lone Star Governance Exemplar Cohort SY 2021–22 Governance and Accountability
Resilient Schools Support Program Application Process Educator and Systems Support
Information for Districts and Charter Schools eligible for Title I, 1003 (a) School Improvement Funding Educator and Systems Support
2020 Leaver Records Data Validation Compliance Reviews Information Technology
Statewide Rate for College Preparation Assessments School Programs
2021–2022 Process for Requesting Indirect Cost Rates (Charter Schools Only) Federal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting
Supplemental Special Education Services (SSES) Program Special Populations
System of Great Schools Application Process Educator and Systems Support
Lone Star Governance Exemplar Cohort SY 2021–22 Governance and Accountability
Seeking stakeholder feedback on P-TECH and T-STEM Blueprints College, Career, and Military Preparation
Final Reminder: K-12 COVID-19 Testing Project Opt-In Deadline Operations
School Health Survey School Programs
Approval of January 2020 Amendment to the State’s Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) State Plan Governance and Accountability
2019–20 School Report Card Performance Reporting
Texas Reading Academies Authorized Provider Application Process School Programs
Prekindergarten Adoption Support Conference, including Virtual Publisher Fair Coming Soon School Programs
Human Trafficking Prevention and Awareness Requirements and Mandatory Reporting Reminders Special Populations
A–F Accountability Pause; Addendum and Amendment Requests to the State’s Every Student Succeeds Act State Plan Commissioner
COVID Recovery Instructional Materials Support Initiative School Programs
Reimbursements for Blended Learning Professional Development School Programs
Purple Star Campus Designation Awardees – Correction Special Programs
Upcoming Deadline for Current Elementary and Middle School Teacher Certification Requirements Educator and Systems Support
SY 2020– 2021 COVID-19 Additional Crisis Code Reporting Guidance Information Technology
High School CyberStart America Information Technology
Reminder: K-12 COVID-19 Testing Project Commissioner
Official Notification of the 2019–2020 Release of Final FIRST Ratings Financial Compliance
Required Residential Facility Tracker Data Collection – Students with Disabilities Special Populations
2021–2022 Process for Requesting Indirect Cost Rates Federal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting
House Bill (HB 3) Implementation: College Preparation Assessment Reimbursements School Programs
Summer School Program for English Learners (ELs) in Kindergarten and First Grade Reimbursements Special Populations
Information for Districts and Charter Schools Identified as Having a High Dropout Rate Educator and Systems Support
Mentor Program Allotment Cycle 2 District Application Educator and Systems Support
Windham School District Family Literacy Program Operations
Purple Star Campus Designation Awardees Special Populations
Early Childhood Data System (ECDS) for Kindergarten Data, Public Prekindergarten, and Private Prekindergarten Providers School Programs
College, Career, or Military Readiness Outcomes Bonus Thresholds School Programs
Application Now Available: 2021-2022 Nita M. Lowey 21st Century Community Learning Centers, Cycle 11, Year 1 Grant Program School Programs
Upcoming LEA Deadline: Title I, Part A Comparability of Services Requirement for the 2020–2021 school year Federal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting
2021–2022 Annual Survey of Children in Local Residential Facilities for the Neglected/Delinquent (SC9000) Federal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting
2020-2021 Annual Fingerprinting Certification and Statement of Compliance Educator and Systems Support
Mandatory Safety Audits Operations
2021–2022 Public Education Grant (PEG) List Available – Given COVID-19, Prior Year List Will Be Repeated Governance and Accountability
Request for Public Comment: 21st Century Community Learning Centers Out-of-School Time Waiver for 20-21 School Year School Programs
United States Senate Youth Program Update School Programs
Attendance Projections for the 2021–2022 and 2022-2023 School Years State Funding
The University of Texas at Austin Automatic Admission Policy Share with high school junior-level students and their parents
Competitive LOI Opportunity: Teacher Leadership Educator and Systems Support
Validations of Fiscal Data Reported by LEAs for Federal Grants Federal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting
Special Education Fiscal Compliance Survey Reporting Requirement Federal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting
Bilingual Education Exceptions and English as a Second Language (ESL) Waivers Special Populations
Federal Funding Formula Adjustments Eligible to Open-Enrollment Charter Schools Experiencing Significant Enrollment Changes Federal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting
NEW 2019-2020 Near-final Summary of Finances Report State Funding
Industry-Based Certification Reimbursements Update and Information: Deadline Extension Career, College, and Military Preparation
Texas Home Learning 3.0: Texas College Bridge-Online College Preparatory Courses and Student Advising School Programs
Results Driven Accountability Special Populations
Change to Close of 2020-21 School-Start Window Governance and Accountability
Senate Bill 11 Data Requirement and Safe and Supportive Schools Program (SSSP) Operations
Competitive Grant Opportunities for Recruiting and Preparing Teachers and Principals Educator and Systems Support
Additional Days School Year Intent to Participate for 2020-2021 School Programs
Update to Fund Codes Financial Compliance
Texas Advanced Placement/International Baccalaureate Incentive Program – State Exam Fee Subsidy for the 2020-2021 School Year School Programs
Teacher Incentive Allotment (TIA) Update and Information Educator and Systems Support
United States Presidential Scholars Program and United States Senate Youth Program Update School Programs
TDEM CRF LEA Reimbursement Program Grant Compliance and Administration
2020-2021 COVID-19 Public School Case Reporting Data Reporting
Preparing for Hurricane Laura Commissioner
Request for Letters of Interest – Math Innovation Zones and Blended Learning Planning Grants School Programs
New Texas Formative Assessment Resource (TFAR) and Updates to STAAR Interim Assessments Student Assessment
Information for Districts, Campuses, and Charter Schools Identified to Engage in School Improvement Interventions Division of School Improvement
OnRamps Distance Learning Catalog for middle and high school teachers Educator Support
SY 2020-2021 COVID-19 Crisis Code Reporting Guidance Data Reporting
House Bill 3 (HB 3) Implementation: Industry-Based Certification Reimbursements College, Career, and Military Preparation
House Bill 3 (HB 3) Implementation: Tax Rate Compression for School Year 2020–2021 School Finance
Preliminary Charter FIRST Ratings 2019-2020 School Finance
Preliminary School FIRST Ratings 2019-2020 School Finance
Approval of Accelerated Testers Waiver Performance Reporting
Waiver of the Student Success Initiative (SSI) Promotion Requirements Student Assessment
Senate Bill 11 (SB 11) and Other School Safety Updates Share with appropriate school safety staff
Resilient Schools Support Program Educator Support
Webinar Series: Adapting or Adopting Remote Resilient Curriculum Educator Support
Senate Bill 1882 Texas Partnerships Applications Educator and Systems Support
Free “Excellence in Remote Instructional Delivery” for Principals Educator and Systems Support
Optional Beginning-of-Year Assessments for 2020-2021 School Programs
HB 548 Language Acquisition for Deaf or Hard of Hearing Children Ages 0-8 Special Program
Charter School Campus Calendar Submission Educator and Systems Support
Required Annual Notification of Nondiscrimination Special Populations
Updated Data Feed Schedule L-1 School Finance
Updates to Program Intent Codes School Finance
School Action Fund Planning Grant Educator and Systems Support
System of Great Schools Application Process Educator and Systems Support
Extension of End Dates for 2019-2020 ESSA Federal Consolidated Grant and the 2019-2020 Title V, Part B Rural and Low-Income School Program Grant Due to COVID-19 Pandemic Federal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting
Risk assessment level for school year 2020–2021 (fiscal year 2021) Federal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting
School Year 2018–2019 (Fiscal Year 2019) Final IDEA-B LEA MOE Compliance Reviews Federal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting
Final Outreach Materials to Promote P-EBT Program Commissioner
House Bill 3 (HB 3) Implementation: Tax rate compression for the 2020-2021 School Year School Finance
Purple Star Campus Designation