ESSA Program Random Validations

The Federal Program Compliance Division administers a random validation monitoring process for ensuring that LEAs are in compliance with the requirements associated with the following ESSA programs/requirements.

  • Title I, Part A—Improving Basic Programs
  • Title I, Part C—Education of Migratory Children
  • Title I, Part D, Subpart 2—Prevention and Intervention Programs for Children and Youth Who Are Neglected, Delinquent, or At-Risk
  • Title II, Part A—Supporting Effective Instruction
  • Title IV, Part A—Student Support and Academic Enrichment Grants
  • Private Nonprofit Affirmation of Consultation
  • Unsafe School Choice Option Written Policy

2020-2021 Random Validation Process

The selected LEAs were notified via email on October 19, 2020, and received a link to an online survey to complete Part 1 of the Random Validation process.

Documents and timelines for the 2020-2021 Random Validation are as follows: 

Training videos:

Part 2 Random Validation Resources (NEW 11/20/2020)