To The Administrator Addressed Correspondence

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8/10/2018Request for Competitive Letters of Interest for GEAR UP (GU) Technical Assistance GrantsSpecial Projects
8/9/2018School Year 2016–2017 (Fiscal Year 2017) Final IDEA-B LEA MOE Compliance ReviewsFederal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting
8/8/2018Official Notification of Preliminary 2017–2018 Charter FIRST Rating for Charter Schools Operated by a Public Institution of Higher Education (IHE)Financial Compliance
8/8/2018Official Notification of Preliminary 2017–2018 School FIRST RatingFinancial Compliance
8/8/2018Official Notification of Preliminary 2017–2018 Charter FIRST RatingFinancial Compliance
8/7/2018New Instructional Facility Allotment (NIFA); Online Application for FundingState Funding
8/6/20182018–2019 STAAR Interim Assessments AvailableAcademics
8/2/2018U.S. Department of Education’s Approval of Texas’s Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Plan Amendments and Denial of Waiver Request Related to TELPAS ChangesCommissioner
8/2/2018Substitute System of Federal Time-and-Effort Reporting for School Year 2018–2019Contracts, Grants and Financial Administration
8/2/2018Medicaid Free and Medicaid Reduced Benefits as Prekindergarten Eligibility QualifiersEarly Childhood Education
7/31/2018Prekindergarten and the National School Lunch Program Guidance for 2018-2019Early Childhood Education
7/30/2018Required Annual Notification of Nondiscrimination in Career and Technical Education ProgramsSchool Improvement
7/25/2018Inter-District Transfers - 2018–2019 Updates to Census Data–Based Federal Grant Formula Allocation ProceduresFederal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting
7/17/2018ACTION REQUIRED Special Education Corrective Action Response Requirements and TimelinesSpecial Populations
7/17/2018Lone Star Governance Exemplar Cohort, Inaugural Cohort (SY18/19)Governance
7/16/2018Minutes of Operation - Updates to House Bill (HB) 2442 for Half-Day Prekindergarten ProgramsEarly Childhood Education Division
7/13/20182018-2019 Teacher Shortage Areas and Loan Forgiveness ProgramsEducator Leadership and Quality
7/13/2018Texas’ Ed-Flex Authority Extended for 2018-2019Contracts, Grants and Financial Administration
7/12/20182018 List of Approved Tests for Assessment of English LearnersSpecial Populations
7/9/20182018-2019 Preliminary Summary of FinancesState Funding
7/9/2018Special Education Grant Opportunities Released in Support of the Strategic Plan and Corrective Action ResponseSpecial Populations
7/6/2018Local Share of the Foundation School Program CostState Funding
6/28/2018Request for Competitive Letters of Interest for New GEAR UP Texas CohortSpecial Projects
6/26/2018Competitive grant opportunity from US Department of Justice: STOP School ViolenceContracts, Grants and Financial Administration
6/13/20182018-2019 Fund Code Deletions for Actual and Shared Services (SSA) Actual ReportingFinancial Compliance
6/8/2018Governor Abbott’s School Safety Plan - Immediate Opportunities to Improve Campus Security Through Available School Safety SupportsCommissioner
6/8/2018Risk Assessment Level for School Year 2018-2019 (fiscal year 2019)Federal Fiscal Monitoring
6/7/2018Zika Virus Protection and PreventionCommissioner
6/6/2018Provision of Services for Students with Dyslexia and Related Disorders - Revised June 6, 2018Special Populations
6/6/20182018 Tax Information SurveyState Funding
6/6/2018Re: 2018–2019 Optional Flexible Year Program (OFYP)State Funding
6/6/2018Re: 2018– 2019 Optional Flexible School Day Program (OFSDP)State Funding
6/5/2018Provision of Services for Students with Dyslexia and Related DisordersSpecial Populations
6/1/2018Update on the 2018 STAAR Online Testing IssuesCommissioner
5/31/2018Competitive Letter of Interest (LOI) for Physical Fitness Character Education Expansion Pilot Grant ProgramStandards and Support Services
5/29/2018Required Data Collection: General Application of Assurances (GAA), Updated for ESSAGrants Administration
5/24/2018New Campus Charter Schools Established by Independent School Districts - Eligibility for CSP Start-Up Grant FundingCharter School Administration
5/24/20182018 STAAR Online Testing IssuesCommissioner
5/21/2018Moment of Silence to Honor Victims of Santa Fe High School ShootingCommissioner
5/16/2018Required Reporting, Senate Bill 1843, Armed Services Vocational Aptitude BatteryCollege, Career, and Military Preparation
5/11/2018P-TECH and Industry Cluster Innovative Academy Planning and Designation Applications OpenCollege, Career and Military Preparation
5/9/2018Grant Funds to be Awarded for Hurricane RecoveryContracts, Grants and Financial Administration
5/8/2018Public Comments on Proposed RulemakingRulemaking
5/8/2018Adequate and Appropriate School Safety MeasuresCommissioner
5/2/2018Upcoming Opportunity for Technical Support Related to Early Childhood EducationEarly Childhood Education
5/1/2018Charter School Facility FundingState Funding
5/1/2018New Expenditure Code (Object 6491) for all Statutorily Required Public NoticesFinancial Compliance
4/30/2018Industry Certification Recommendation SurveyCollege, Career and Military Prep
4/30/20182017-2018 Additional State Aid for Ad Valorem Tax Credits under Texas Economic Development ActState Funding
4/30/2018Process for Certification of 2018–2019 Indirect Cost Rates (Independent School Districts Only)Federal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting
4/27/2018Trustee Training Requirement and Senate Bill 1566Governance
4/24/2018Blended Learning Professional Development OpportunityEducator and System Support
4/24/2018School Year 2016–2017 (Fiscal Year 2017) Preliminary IDEA-B LEA MOE Compliance ReviewsFederal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting
4/23/20182018 Summer School Program for English Learners (ELs) in Kindergarten and First GradeSpecial Populations
4/20/2018Statewide Waiver for Out-of-District Transportation Interlocal Agreement Requirement of TEC §34.007Commissioner
4/19/2018SB 1566, Section 11 GuidanceStandards and Support Services
4/16/2018Pilot Teacher Surveys to Evaluate Texas Educator Preparation ProgramsEducator Preparation & Program Accountability
4/12/2018Waiver Request to the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)Performance Reporting
4/10/2018House Bill 22 2018 Accountability Decisions FrameworkPerformance Reporting
4/6/2018Request for Competitive Letters of Interest for Community Partnership GrantsSpecial Projects
4/6/2018Reminder of Senate Bill 1882 Timeline, Processes, & Important InformationSystem Support and Innovation
4/5/2018Important Updates for the 2018 Spring STAAR AdministrationsStudent Assessment
3/29/2018Request for Competitive Letters of Interest for Math Innovation Zones Pilot GrantsSpecial Projects
3/27/2018Division of College, Career, and Military Preparation SurveyCollege, Career, and Military Preparation
3/26/20182018 Alternative Education Accountability (AEA) Campus RegistrationPerformance Reporting
3/21/20182017–2018 IDEA-B Formula and IDEA-B Preschool Grants: Extension of Project End DateContracts, Grants and Financial Administration
3/15/2018Competitive Grant Opportunity: 2018-2019 Texas 21st Century Community Learning Centers, Cycle 10, Year 1Elementary, Middle School and State Programs
3/9/20182016-2017 School Health SurveyCurriculum Standards and Student Support
3/8/2018High-Enrollment-Growth Instructional Materials Allotment AdjustmentsInstructional Materials
3/7/2018LEA Preparation for 2016–2017 Preliminary IDEA-B LEA MOE Compliance ReviewsFederal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting
3/6/2018College and Career Readiness Models Planning and Designation Applications OpenCollege, Career, and Military Prep
3/5/2018Jobs and Education Training (JET) Grant ProgramCommissioner
3/5/2018Foundation High School Program SurveyAcademics
3/5/2018Required RF Tracker Data Collection for Districts with Residential Care and Treatment Facilities within their Geographic Boundaries and or JurisdictionSchool Improvement
3/5/2018Subject: 2014-2018 Commissioner’s List of Reading Instruments—Grades 1 and 2Early Childhood Education
3/2/2018Safety Options for School Districts and ChartersCommissioner
3/2/2018Important Changes to Principal Surveys to Evaluate Texas Educator Preparation ProgramsEducator Preparation & Program Accountability
2/28/20182016-2017 Student Assessment Data Validation ReportPerformance Reporting
2/26/2018Responsibilities and Timelines Regarding Parent Requests for Special Education Evaluations under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), TEC, and TACSpecial Populations
2/22/2018Instructional Materials Ordering for the 2018−19 School YearInstructional Materials
2/21/2018Early Childhood Data System (ECDS) for Public Prekindergarten, High-Quality Prekindergarten Programs, Private Prekindergarten Providers and Kindergarten DataEarly Childhood Education
2/20/20182017-2018 Data Validation Monitoring Discipline Records StagingSchool Improvement
2/15/2018Seeking feedback on the revised draft Texas Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (T-STEM) BlueprintSchool Programs
2/14/2018Cyber Security Tips and Tools Webinar SeriesInformation Technology Services
2/13/2018SC5050 Request for Federal Funding and Indirect Cost Rate for Charter Schools for the 2018–2019 School YearFederal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting
2/12/2018Texas Public Charter Schools SurveyAcademics
2/9/2018New Web Links to FSP Report and Log-In PagesState Funding
2/9/2018Launch Of System Of Great Schools Network Cohort 2System Support
2/8/2018Texas Student Data System (TSDS) Weekly Crisis Code Report Final SubmissionInformation Technology Services
2/2/2018Texas Student Data System (TSDS) Unique ID Enrollment Tracking ModuleInformation Technology Services
1/30/2018Travel and Mileage Reimbursement 2018Contracts, Grants and Financial Administration
1/26/2018Senate Bill 1882 UpdatesSystem Support & Innovation
1/26/2018Assignment of District and Charter School Accreditation Statuses (2017-18)Governance
1/25/2018Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science TeachingCurriculum Standards and Student Support
1/24/20182017-2018 Dropout Recovery Plan MonitoringSchool Improvement
1/17/2018Competitive Grant Opportunities for Recruiting and Preparing Teachers and PrincipalsEducator Support
1/9/20182017-2018 Data Validation Monitoring Leaver Records StagingSchool Improvement
1/9/2018Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) State Plan ResubmissionCommissioner
1/8/2018Interim Assessment Pilot Available for EducatorsStudent Assessment
1/3/2018Notification of Education Sector Cyber Alert: Increase in Compromises of K-12 School Employee Direct Deposit AccountsInformation Technology Services
1/2/2018Community Development Block GrantsCommissioner
12/20/2017Information concerning changes to Staff Development and Early Release Waivers for 2018-2019 and Beyond (2nd notice)Waivers
12/20/2017Minutes of Operation - Updates to House Bill (HB) 2442 (2nd notice)Financial Compliance
12/15/2017Revised IDEA-B LEA Maintenance of Effort (MOE) Calculation Tool and New ResourcesFederal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting
12/15/2017Texas Advanced Placement/International Baccalaureate Incentive Program - State Exam Fee Subsidies for the 2017-2018 School YearCollege, Career, and Military Prep
12/14/2017Hurricane Harvey Related Elimination of Certain Retesting Requirements for the Student Success Initiative in Grades 5 and 8, Update on Testing Schedules and Accountability Waiver RequestCommissioner
12/14/2017Additional Waiver Requests Due to Devastation Caused by Hurricane HarveyGrants Compliance and Oversight
12/12/2017Request for Applications #701-18-103 2018–2019 Technology Lending GrantCurriculum Standards and Student Support
12/11/2017THGC Outstanding Educator AwardCommunications
12/8/20172018–2019 Process for Requesting Indirect Cost Rates (Independent School Districts Only)Federal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting
12/7/20172016–17 School Report Cards (SRC)Performance Reporting
12/7/2017Additional Guidance for TSDS PEIMS Crisis Coding and McKinney-Vento Homeless CodingTechnology and Academics
11/30/2017Senate Bill 1843, Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery, Overview and Expected Timeline for ImplementationSchool Programs
11/29/20172018-2019 Innovative Course ApplicationCurriculum Standards and Student Support
11/28/2017Required Physical Fitness AssessmentCurriculum Standards and Student Support
11/28/20172017–2018 Tax Collection Survey for School Districts Affected by Hurricane HarveyState Funding
11/27/2017School districts and charter schools encouraged to document loss of records due to Hurricane HarveyFinance Administration
11/17/20172016-2017 Final FIRST Ratings For Districts and Charter Schools Impacted by Hurricane HarveyFinancial Compliance
11/16/2017Early College High School Blueprint Redesign and Designation Process ChangesSchool Programs
11/15/2017Texas Student Data System (TSDS) Fall PEIMS Industry Certification Reporting ChangeTechnology and Academics
11/14/2017Updated Public Education Grant (PEG) list for the 2018-19 school yearPerformance Reporting
11/13/2017Pre-Employment Affidavit for EducatorsEducator Leadership and Quality
11/13/2017Annual Client Satisfaction Survey of Regional Education Service Centers and Executive Directors (2017)Commissioner
11/10/2017FCC Webinar on E-rate Temporary Provisions for Hurricane Impacted LEAsInformation Technology Services
11/3/20172016-2017 Final FIRST Ratings For Appeals Due By September 8, 2017Financial Compliance
11/1/2017Data Feed Schedule L-1 Question SF13Financial Compliance
10/30/2017Cyber Alert: DHS Issues Binding Operational Directive on Kaspersky ProductsInformation Technology Services
10/25/20172018–2019 Annual Survey of Children in Local Residential Facilities for the Neglected/Delinquent (SC9000)Federal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting
10/25/2017Upcoming LEA Deadline: Title I, Part A Comparability of Services Requirement for 2017–2018Federal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting
10/24/2017The University of Texas at Austin Automatic Admission Policy (2017)Commissioner
10/23/2017Texas Student Data System (TSDS) PEIMS Crisis Code 06Information Technology Services and Office of Academics
10/17/20172017-18 Annual Fingerprinting Certification and Statement of ComplianceEducator Leadership and Quality
10/16/2017(REVISED) Tuition Limits under the TEC, §25.0031State Funding
10/12/2017Required RF Tracker Data Collection for Local Education Agencies with Residential Care and Treatment (2017-18))School Improvement
10/10/2017Classroom Connectivity Initiative Update – State MatchCommissioner
10/10/20172017-2018 Performance-Based Monitoring Intervention StagingSchool Improvement
10/9/2017Commissioner’s adjustment to average daily attendance (ADA) for school districts and charter schools experiencing declines in enrollment because of Hurricane Harvey for the 2017–2018 school year.State Funding
10/9/2017Transportation for Students in Hazardous Traffic and High Risk of Violence AreasState Funding
10/9/2017Transportation for Students Displaced Due to Hurricane HarveyState Funding
10/6/2017Texas Virtual School Network Catalog Course Providers Offer Additional Course Seats and Reduced Course Fees for Students and Schools Impacted by Hurricane HarveyStandards and Support Services
10/5/2017New Texas Student Data System (TSDS) PEIMS Crisis CodesTechnology and Academics
10/5/2017Special Education Data Sharing Project Timeline ExtendedSpecial Populations
9/27/2017Bilingual Education Exceptions/Waivers for English as a Second Language (2017)Special Populations
9/26/2017FCC E-rate Relief for Affected LEAsInformation Technology Services
9/25/2017Financial Hardship Transition Program and Adjustment for Rapid Decline in Taxable Value of PropertyState Funding
9/21/2017Procurement Guidance for Schools Affected by Hurricane HarveyCommisisoner
9/20/2017Instructional Materials Concerns Related to Hurricane HarveyStandards and Support Services
9/20/2017Requirements for campuses operating over capacity because of Hurricane HarveyCommissioner
9/20/2017Hurricane Harvey and impact of federal funds: Guidance, FAQ, and waiver requestsGrants Compliance and Oversight
9/19/2017Texas Student Data System (TSDS) PEIMS Crisis Code for Hurricane Irma and Fall PEIMS Snapshot DateTechnology and Academics
9/18/20172017–2018 Preliminary Summary of Finances (SOF)State Funding
9/15/2017Travel and Mileage ReimbursementGrants Compliance and Oversight
9/15/2017School Health and Related Services (SHARS) Reporting RequirementFederal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting
9/12/2017Submitting Crisis Code Data and PEIMS School-Start Window Date Change, Submitting Crisis Code Data through TSDS PEIMSTechnology and Academics
9/12/2017Reduction of Minimum Days of ServiceCommissioner
9/12/2017Adjustments for average daily attendance (ADA) and certain funding issues due to Hurricane HarveySchool Finance
9/7/2017Appeal Extension for Preliminary 2016-2017 School and Charter FIRST RatingsSchool Finance
9/7/2017Extension of Deadline for Filing Appeals of 2017 Academic Accountability Ratings for Certain DistrictsAcademics
9/6/20172017–2018 Significant Expansion of Enrollment—Open-Enrollment Charter Schools OnlyFederal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting
9/5/2017United States Presidential Scholars ProgramCollege, Career, and Military Prep
9/1/2017Additional Missed School Day Waivers related to Hurricane HarveyCommissioner
8/31/2017Hurricane Harvey Enrollment GuidanceCommissioner
8/31/2017Minutes of Operation - Updates to House Bill (HB) 2442Financial Compliance
8/31/2017Information concerning changes to Staff Development and Early Release Waivers for 2018-2019 and BeyondWaivers
8/30/2017Formative Reading Assessments for School Year 2017-2018Standards and Support Services
8/29/2017Hurricane Related WaiversCommissioner
8/29/2017Deadline Extensions for the 2016–2017 Tax Information Survey and Staff Salary Data CollectionState Funding
8/24/2017Financial Hardship Transition ProgramSchool Finance
8/23/2017Validations of Fiscal Data Reported by LEAs for Federal Grants (2017-18)Federal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting
8/21/2017Culmination of the 2016-17 High-Quality Prekindergarten GrantEarly Childhood Education
8/21/2017Industry-Based Certifications for Public School AccountabilityCollege, Career, and Military Preparation.
8/18/2017Attendance, Admission, Enrollment Records, and Tuition - August 2017Legal Services
8/18/2017Charter Admission, Enrollment, and WithdrawalLegal Services
8/17/2017Solar Eclipse Safety PrecautionsCommissioner
8/16/2017United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP)College, Career, and Military Prep
8/16/2017Information for Districts, Campus, and Charter Schools with Areas of Need Identified through the 2017 State Accountability SystemSchool Improvement
8/15/2017PEG (Public Education Grant) List for 2018–19Performance Reporting
8/15/2017Cybersecurity Tips and Tools Webinar Series - 2017Information Technology Services
8/9/2017House Bill 22 Overview and Expected Timeline for ImplementationAcademics
8/8/2017Upcoming training from Department of Grants Compliance and OversightGrants Compliance and Oversight
8/4/2017Online Professional Development Modules for CTE TEKS ImplementationCollege, Career, and Military Prep
8/3/2017Substitute System of Federal Time-and-Effort Reporting for School Year 2017–2018Grants Compliance and Oversight
7/27/20172017 List of Approved Tests for Assessment of English Language LearnersSpecial Populations
7/26/2017Travel and Mileage Reimbursement - July 2017Grants Compliance and Oversight
7/25/2017Free Prekindergarten: Star of Texas Award Eligibility CriterionEarly Childhood Education
7/24/2017Contracts Related to the Texas SUCCESS Program for School Year 2017-2018Standards and Support Services
7/24/2017Instructional Materials Allotment for Fiscal Years 2018 and 2019 (School years 2017-18 and 2018-19)Instructional Materials
7/17/2017Deadline Extended for the 2017-2018 school year New Instructional Facility Allotment (NIFA); Online Application for FundingState Funding
7/14/2017CTE Courses Changes for 2017-2018Curriculum and Student Support
7/13/2017Required Annual Notification of Nondiscrimination in Career and Technical Education ProgramsSchool Improvement
7/10/2017Prekindergarten Program Funding and High-Quality RequirementsEarly Childhood Education
6/27/2017Minutes of Operation-Updates to House Bill (HB) 2442Financial Compliance
6/26/2017Open-Source Instructional MaterialsInstructional Materials
6/26/2017LEAs with Schools Identified as Priority and/or Focus for school year 2017–2018School Improvement
6/23/2017Repeal of Community and Student Engagement RatingsPerformance Reporting
6/19/2017Special Education Data Sharing Request - Eligibility for ReimbursementSpecial Populations
6/19/2017School Year 2015–2016 (Fiscal Year 2016) Final IDEA-B LEA MOE Compliance ReviewsFederal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting
6/19/20172017-2021 Commissioner’s List of Approved Prekindergarten and Kindergarten Assessment InstrumentsEarly Childhood Education
6/19/2017Risk assessment level for school year 2017–2018 (fiscal year 2018)Federal Fiscal Monitoring
6/12/20172017 Tax Information SurveyState Funding
6/2/2017Applicant Resources for the 2017-2019 School Redesign Grant, Pilot Cycle, Grant ProgramSystem Support and Innovation
6/1/2017NIFA Online Application is Now OpenState Funding
5/31/2017Competitive Letter of Interest (LOI) for Physical Fitness Character Education Expansion Pilot Grant Program-2017Standards and Support Services
5/24/2017Tuition Limits under the TEC, §25.0031State Funding
5/19/20172017–2018 Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) - Consolidated Federal Grant ApplicationGrants Compliance and Oversight
5/17/20172017 Summer School Program for English Language Learners (ELLs) in Kindergarten and First GradeSpecial Populations
5/16/20172015-2016 Final Summary of FinancesState Funding
5/15/20172017-2018 Initial Compliance Reviews (ICRs)Standards and Support Services
5/15/2017New Campus Charter Schools Established by Independent School Districts Eligibility for Start-Up Grant FundingCommissioner
5/10/2017Update on Teacher Evaluations in TexasCommissioner
5/5/2017School Redesign Fund (SRF) Grant OpportunitySystem Support and Innovation
5/2/2017Indirect Cost Rates Available for School Year 2017–2018 (Fiscal Year 2018)Federal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting
4/28/20172017-2018 Optional Flexible School Day Program (OFSDP)State Funding
4/26/2017Introducing the New Confidential Student Report (CSR)Commissioner
4/18/2017Highest Ranking GraduateCollege, Career, and Military Prep
4/18/2017Change in Distribution of Title I, Part A, Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Secondary Reserve Grant for 2017-18College, Career, and Military Prep
4/18/2017Community and Student Engagement Ratings as Part of the State Academic Accountability SystemPerformance Reporting
4/13/2017Reading Academies and Math AcademiesStandards and Support Services
4/12/20172016-2017 Data Validation Monitoring of Student AssessmentSchool Improvement
4/11/20172017-2018 Optional Flexible Year Program (OFYP)State Funding
4/3/2017School Year 2015–2016 (Fiscal Year 2016) Preliminary IDEA-B LEA MOE Compliance ReviewsFederal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting
3/28/2017Required RF Tracker Data Collection for Districts with Residential Care and Treatment Facilities within Their Geographic Boundaries and / or JurisdictionSchool Improvement
3/27/2017Changes to the Bond Guarantee Program for Charter SchoolsState Funding
3/27/20172017 Alternative Education Accountability (AEA) Campus RegistrationPerformance Reporting
3/27/20172017 Spring STAAR AdministrationCommissioner of Education
3/24/2017District Equity Plan Requirement, Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), Title IEducator Support
3/21/2017Distinguished Teacher and Principal Talent Pool RecommendationEducator Support
3/20/2017House Bill 5 Foundation High School Program Endorsements SurveyAcademics
3/15/2017Competitive Letter of Interest (LOI) for Texas Virtual School Network (TXVSN) Grants to Rural SchoolsStandards and Support Services
3/13/2017LEA Preparation for 2015–2016 Preliminary IDEA-B LEA MOE Compliance ReviewsFederal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting
3/13/2017Tax Collections for Districts with Chapter 313 Projects (2nd Notice)School Finance
3/9/2017Certification Exam Reimbursement for School Year 2016-2017College, Career, and Military Preparation
3/3/2017Important training and information sessions on the 2017–2018 ESSA Consolidated Grant ApplicationGrants Compliance and Oversight
3/3/2017Principal Surveys to Evaluate Texas Educator Preparation ProgramsEducator Support
3/1/2017Cyber Security Tips and Tools webinar series - March 2017Information Technology Services
2/22/2017System of Great Schools (SGS) Technical Assistance NetworkCommissioner
2/21/2017Compliance Report-PR7000 Private Nonprofit School Participation for School Year 2016-2017 - ISDs OnlyFederal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting
2/14/2017Instructional Materials Ordering for the 2017-2018 School YearInstructional Materials
2/9/2017Texas Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (T-STEM) Designation (2017-2018 School Year)College, Career, and Military Prep
2/6/2017Early Childhood Data System (ECDS) for Public Prekindergarten, High Quality Prekindergarten Grant Program, Private Prekindergarten Providers and Kindergarten DataEarly Childhood Education
2/6/2017SC5050 Request for Federal Funding and Indirect Cost Rate for Charter Schools for the 2017–2018 School YearFederal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting
2/3/20172016-2017 Data Validation Monitoring Discipline Records StagingSchool Improvement
2/3/2017Assignment of District Accreditation Statuses (2016-2017)Governance
2/1/2017Recognition of property value loss for 50 percent of the local optional homestead exemption (LOHE) for the 2016-17 school year (and state fiscal year (FY) 2017)State Funding
2/1/2017House Bill 2610 Funding Implications for the 2016–2017 School Year (2nd Notice)State Funding
1/27/2017Travel and Mileage Reimbursement - January 2017Grants Oversight and Compliance Division
1/20/2017Survey On Pre-Kindergarten - Grade 3 CertificationOffice of Academics
1/19/2017Feedback Request for Industry-based Certifications and CertificatesCollege, Career and Military Prep
1/18/2017Student Success Initiative CertificationCommissioner
1/5/2017THGC Outstanding Educator Award -2017Communications Division
12/14/2016Public Education Grant (PEG) ProgramOffice of Academics
12/12/2016Commissioner’s Recommended Appraisal Process and Criteria For SuperintendentsOffice of Educator Support
12/9/2016Updated Submission Information for Campuses and Charter Schools Required to Develop Turnaround Plans in 2016-17Division of School Improvement
12/9/20162016-2017 Data Validation Monitoring Leaver Records StagingDivision of School Improvement
12/8/20162015–16 School Report Cards (SRC)Office of Academics
12/2/2016Indicators for A-F Academic Accountability SystemPerformance Reporting
12/2/2016Classroom Connectivity Initiative Update – Cost Comparison Tool AvailableCommissioner
11/28/2016School Year 2017–2018 (Fiscal Year 2018) Indirect Cost Rate Procedures for LEAsFederal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting
11/23/2016Accounting of grant funds for high quality prekindergarten programsFinancial Compliance
11/18/2016Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) and the Education of Students in Foster CareState Programs
11/17/2016Reminder about Important District Responsibilities under the Individuals with Disabilities Education ActDeputy Commissioner of Academics
11/16/2016Texas Advanced Placement/International Baccalaureate Incentive Program—Funded Components for the 2015-2016 and 2016-2017 School YearsCollege, Career, and Military Prep
11/15/2016Annual Client Satisfaction Survey of Regional Education Service Centers and Executive DirectorsCommissioner's Office
11/10/20162017-2018 Innovative Course ApplicationCurriculum Standards and Student Support
11/10/2016Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST)Curriculum Standards and Student Support
11/2/20162016-2017 Performance-Based Monitoring Intervention StagingSchool Improvement
10/28/2016Year-Round Schools District Survey, 2016-17Research and Analysis
10/26/20162017-2018 Early College High School DesignationCollege, Career and Military Prep
10/25/2016Bilingual Education Exceptions/Waivers for English as a Second LanguageCurriculum Standards and Student Support
10/24/20162015–2016 Final FIRST RatingsFinancial Compliance
10/21/20162017–2018 Annual Survey of Children in Local Residential Facilities for the Neglected/Delinquent (SC9000)Federal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting
10/20/20162015-2016 School Health SurveyInstructional Resources
10/18/20162016-17 Annual Fingerprinting Certification and Statement of ComplianceEducator Leadership and Quality
10/17/2016Subject: 2016–2017 Supplemental Funding for Prekindergarten – Updated Payment AmountsState Funding
10/17/2016Required Nonpublic Day and Residential Application and Data Collection for DistrictsIDEA Support
10/14/2016University of Texas at Austin Automatic Admission PolicyCommissioner
10/12/2016Required RF Tracker Data Collection for Local Education Agencies with Residential Care and Treatment Facilities within Their Geographic Boundaries and/or JurisdictionDivision of School Improvement
10/12/2016Correction to 2015–2016 Near-Final Summary of Finances ReportState Funding
10/11/2016Clarification to Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) StatementFinancial Compliance
10/7/20162016–2017 Supplemental Funding for PrekindergartenState Funding
10/5/2016Required Physical Fitness Assessment for the 2016-2017 School YearInstructional Resources and State Program
10/5/2016High Enrollment Growth and the Instructional Materials AllotmentInstructional Materials
10/5/2016Attendance Projections for the 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 School YearsState Funding
10/4/2016Revised IDEA-B LEA MOE Calculation Tool and Upcoming TrainingFederal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting
9/28/2016Guidance from Texas Attorney General Regarding Senate Bill 507, 84th Texas LegislatureStandards and Support Services
9/23/2016Title I, Part A Comparability of Services Requirement DeadlineFederal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting
9/16/2016School Health and Related Services (SHARS) Reporting Requirement - 2016Federal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting
9/15/20162015-2016 Near-Final Summary of FinancesState Funding
9/14/2016Reporting Request for Industry-based Certifications and CertificatesCollege, Career, and Military Prep
9/12/2016U.S. Presidential Scholars ProgramInstructional Resources and State Programs
9/8/2016Substitute System of Federal Time-and-Effort Reporting for School Year 2016–2017Grants Administration
9/7/2016Classroom Connectivity Initiative UpdateCommissioner
9/6/2016United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP) - 2016Instructional Resources and State Programs
8/25/2016Information for Districts, Campuses and Charter Schools with Areas of Need Identified through the 2016 State Accountability SystemProgram Monitoring and Interventions
8/24/2016Charter School Depository Contract—Request for SubmissionFinancial Compliance
8/19/2016Attendance, Admission, Enrollment Records, and Tuition - August 2016Legal Services
8/19/2016Charter Admission, Enrollment, and Withdrawal - August 2016Legal Services
8/19/2016House Bill 2610 Funding Implications for 2016-2017School Finance
8/18/20162016-2017 Significant Expansion of Enrollment – Charter SchoolsFederal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting
8/17/2016Home SchoolsCommissioner’s office
8/16/20162016–2017 Preliminary Summary of FinancesState Funding
8/15/20162016 Annual Notification of Nondiscrimination in Career and Technical Education ProgramsProgram Monitoring & Interventions
8/8/2016Official Notification of Preliminary 2015–2016 Charter FIRST RatingSchool Finance
8/8/2016Official Notification of Preliminary 2015–2016 School FIRST RatingSchool Finance
8/4/20162015­–2016 Per Capita Distributions from the Available School FundState Funding
8/1/20162016 List of Approved Tests for Assessment of English Language LearnersCurriculum
7/29/2016Upcoming School Health and Related Services (SHARS) Reporting Requirement(1)Federal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting
7/29/2016Validations of Fiscal Data Reported by LEAs for Federal GrantsFederal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting
7/8/2016Correction Window for STAAR Results and Changes to the 2016 State Accountability Ratings Release ScheduleAssessment and Accountability
7/6/20162016-2017 Teacher Shortage Areas and Loan Forgiveness ProgramsEducator Leadership and Quality
6/30/2016New Campus Charter Schools Established by Independent School Districts – Eligibility for Start-Up Grant Funding
6/30/2016Literacy and Mathematics Achievement Academy Teacher StipendsCurriculum
6/16/2016Risk Assessment Level for School Year 2016-2017Federal Fiscal Monitoring Division.
6/14/2016Request for Waiver Regarding Cycle 5 Texas Title I Priority Schools Grant Program School Improvement Grant (SIG) FundsSchool Improvement and Support
6/10/2016Significant Changes to June STAAR Testing for Grades 5 and 8, Student Success Initiative (SSI) Requirements and Confidential Student Reporting TimelinesCommissioner of Education
6/10/2016Pilot Program Applications OpenStudent Assessment
6/8/2016Adjustments to the Compressed Tax Rate 2016-2017State Funding
6/1/2016NIFA Opening Announcement 2016-2017State Funding
6/1/20162016 Tax Information SurveyState Funding
5/20/20162015–16 Reporting Requirements for Community and Student EngagementPerformance Reporting
5/17/2016TWC–JET Grant ProgramTexas Workforce Commission
5/17/20162015-2016 Intervention Staging for Discipline Data Validation MonitoringProgram Monitoring and Interventions
5/10/20162014-2015 Final IDEA-B LEA MOE Compliance ReviewsFederal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting
5/4/2016Honor Graduate CertificateFederal and State Education Policy
4/30/2016Indirect Cost Rates Available for School Year 2016–2017 (Fiscal Year 2017)Federal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting
4/29/2016Response to District Inquiries Regarding the 2015 STAAR EOC English I and English II TestsOffice of Commissioner
4/29/20162016 Summer School Program for English Language Learners (ELLs) in Kindergarten and First GradeStandards and Programs
4/29/2016Use of Test Results Affected by March 2016 STAAR® Online Testing Issues
4/25/2016Required RF Tracker Data Collection for Districts with Residential Care and Treatment Facilities within Their Geographic Boundaries and/or JurisdictionProgram Monitoring & Interventions
4/20/2016March 2016 STAAR Grades 5 and 8 Mathematics and Reading Online Testing IssuesCommissioner's Of
4/18/2016Required Physical Fitness Assessment 2015-2016
4/15/2016Classroom Connectivity InitiativeCommissioner of Education
4/8/20162016–2017 Optional Flexible Year Program (OFYP)State Funding
4/6/2016Reading Academies and Math Academies-2016Curriculum
3/31/2016School Year 2014–2015 (Fiscal Year 2015) Preliminary IDEA-B LEA MOE Compliance ReviewsFederal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting
3/29/20162016 AEA RegistrationAssessment and Accountability
3/25/2016Early Childhood Data System (ECDS) for Prekindergarten (March 25, 2016)Standards and Programs
3/24/20162016-2017 Optional Flexible School Day ProgramState Funding
3/17/2016E-rate Filing Window, School Technology and Readiness (STaR) Chart, and Technology PlansStandards and Programs
3/8/2016Every Student Succeeds ActCommissioner
3/7/20162015-2016 Staging for Data Validation Monitoring of Student AssessmentProgram Monitoring and Intervention
3/3/2016LEA Preparation for 2014–2015 Preliminary IDEA-B LEA MOE Compliance ReviewsFederal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting
3/3/2016Instructional Materials Ordering for the 2016−2017 School YearInstructional Materials and Education Technology
3/3/2016Principal Surveys to Evaluate Texas Educator Preparation Programs - 2016Educator Leadership and Quality
2/26/2016High-Quality Prekindergarten Grant Program ApplicationStandards and Programs
2/18/2016Recent Updates to the Summary of Finance (SOF) ReportsState Funding
2/16/2016PR7000 Private Nonprofit School Participation Reporting RequirementFederal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting
2/12/2016Certification Exam Reimbursement for School Year 2015-2016Standards and Programs
2/11/201621st CCLC Applications - 2016Grants Administration
2/9/2016Travel and Mileage Reimbursement - 2016Grants Administration
2/5/2016SC5050 Request for Federal Funding & Indirect Cost Rate for Charter Schools for the 2016–2017 School Year (CORRECTED)Federal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting
2/5/2016Assignment of District Accreditation Statuses (2015-2016)Accreditation and School Improvement
1/25/2016Review of Children Receiving Supplemental Security Income, Title XVI PaymentsGovernmental Relations
1/19/2016Texas Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (T-STEM) Designation(2)Federal and State Education Policy
1/12/2016Tax Collections for Districts with Chapter 313 ProjectsFinance
1/8/20162015-2016 Data Validation Monitoring Leaver Records StagingProgram Monitoring and Interventions
1/8/2016Federal Regulations Applicable to Multi-Year GrantsGrants Administration
12/15/2015Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching - 2016Standards and Programs
12/14/2015PEG (Public Education Grant) List for 2016-17Performance Reporting
11/16/2015Original Posting of the Proposed 2015–2016 SAAH DraftFinancial Compliance
11/2/20152016-2017 Innovative Course ApplicationCurriculum
10/23/20152015-2016 Performance-Based Monitoring Intervention StagingProgram Monitoring and Interventions
9/24/2015FAA Guidance on Use of Drones by Texas School Districts and ChartersCommunications and State Board of Education Support Division
9/15/2015School Health and Related Services (SHARS) Reporting Requirements - 2015Division of Federal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting
9/14/2015Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) Statement No. 68Division of Financial Compliance
8/28/2015United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP) - 2015Division of Federal and State Education Policy
8/25/2015United States Presidential Scholars Program - 2015Division of Federal and State Education Policy
8/25/2015FY 2015 Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, Part B LEA MOEDivision of Federal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting
8/21/2015Instructional Materials Allotment and the High Enrollment Growth ApplicationStandards and Programs
8/12/2015Information for Districts, Campuses, and Charter Schools with Areas of Need Identified through the 2015 State Accountability SystemAccreditation and School Improvement
6/30/2015Instructional Materials Allotment for Fiscal Years 2016 and 2017(1)
6/30/2015Instructional Materials Allotment for Fiscal Years 2016 and 2017Standards and Programs
6/8/2015Travel and Mileage Reimbursement - 2015Grants Administration
3/23/2015House Bill 5 Foundation High School Program Endorsements Survey - 2015Standards and Programs
2/26/20152015 T-STEM DesignationFederal and State Education Policy
2/24/2015Uniform Guidance Training ScheduleGrants Administration
1/6/2015Public School Network Capabilities SurveyInstructional Materials and Educational Technology