Tools and Resources

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TEA has a variety of new tools and resources available to support LEAs in addressing the unique needs of highly mobile and at-risk students. This page contains a variety of tools and resources that address the needs of at-risk students broadly.


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Focusing Resources on Underrepresented Student Groups

Given that ESSER III funds must be obligated by September 2023 and completely spent by September 2024, the Office of Special Populations and Student Support (OSPSS) at the Texas Education Agency (TEA) wants to remind local educational agencies (LEAs) of the requirements and allowable uses of these funds to meet the unique needs of students adversely impacted by the pandemic.

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Transition Assistance Toolkit for Supporting Homeless and Foster Care Students (TAC § 89.1605)

This series of one-pagers guides LEAs with implementing the transition assistance requirements for students who are in foster care or experiencing homelessness. These requirements include:

  • Providing nutrition benefits upon enrollment
  • Holding an enrollment conference
  • Providing student welcome packets
  • Introducing new students to the school

TAC § 89.1605

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