ARP Maintenance of Equity Test

Note: CSS is re-running this Tip from November because MOEquity testing was delayed by TEA, and now is up and running again. We are seeing red this February –red tape that is! The extra COVID funds sure are nice, but with them comes extra reporting. CSS has another compliance test to warn you about that … Read More

Random Validations for Federal Program Compliance – Phase 2

Phase I of random validations for federal program compliance monitoring ended on November 12. If you dodged that bullet (yeehaw!), take heed — there is another round that begins December 1. For charters, this mainly concerns two areas of compliance:  the Unsafe School Choice Option and the Title I Ed Flex waiver. CSS has gathered … Read More

Title I Comparability of Services

Fall is in the air and leaves are changing, but before we load up our cars and travel near and far for Thanksgiving festivities, we must take care of Comparability Testing. Sounds about as tasty as pumpkin pie with no sugar in it we know, but IF your Charter District receives Title I, Part A … Read More

Title I Comparability of Services

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: November 16, 2018 Purpose of Title I Comparability One of the ways TEA monitors your use of Title I funds is to determine whether the way you distribute FSP funds across all campuses is equitable whether or not the campus receives federal funds. Every Local Education Agency (LEA) is required to respond to … Read More