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

ARP Maintenance of Equity Test

The extra COVID funds sure are nice! But with them comes extra reporting. It’s kind of like those bills after Christmas. You probably haven’t had time to finish Title I Comparability Testing yet, and CSS has another test to warn you about that is called “MOEquity.”  This is NOT to be confused with Maintenance of … 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