ESSA Program Compliance

TEA's ESSA program compliance functions are provided primarily by the Federal Program Compliance Division (FPC), which administers most programs of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). FPC is a division of the Department of Grant Compliance and Administration (GCA).

COVID-19 and Federal Grant Funds

TEA's Coronavirus (COVID-19) Support and Guidance page includes links the following FAQs, which include information related to federal funding and COVID-19:

CARES Act Equitable Services FAQ: Provide informations about equitable services for students and teachers in private non-profit (PNP) schools.

Federal Funding and Grants FAQ: Contains information on new flexibility/waivers received from USDE and includes a small section on CARES Act funding questions.

COVID-19 and CARES Act Funding FAQ: Provides important information about potential COVID-19 related costs that may be eligible for reimbursement with the CARES Act LEA grant and how to be properly documenting those costs now to be prepared for when the grant is available.

ESSA Program Compliance

The links below lead to information for each of the programs that FPC administers.

Title I, Part A—Improving Basic Programs

Title I, Part C—Education of Migratory Children

Title I, Part D—Prevention and Intervention for Delinquent, Neglected, and At-Risk Youth

Title II, Part A—Supporting Effective Instruction

Title IV, Part A—Student Support and Academic Enrichment

Title V, Part A—Funding Transferability

Title V, Part B—Rural Education Initiative, or REAP / Subpart 2 - Rural and Low-Income School Program

Title VIII—ESSA Unsafe School Choice Option

ESSA Private School Equitable Services


The following ESSA-related programs are administered in other divisions (click on each of the programs listed for program-specific information).

Title III, Part A—English Language Acquisition, Language Enhancement, and Academic Achievement Act

Teacher Equity Plans - Texas Equity Toolkit