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, Part A Paraprofessional Requirements

Clarity. Having a clear understanding of the often-murky waters of Title I regulations is a good thing! The Federal Program Compliance Division at TEA has recently posted updated guidance on the requirements for paraprofessional positions funded fully or in part by Title I, Part A federal grants. If you have any paraprofessionals, you will want … Read More

Title I, Part A Parent and Family Engagement

What are the Parent and Family Engagement requirements for campuses that receive Title I funds? Title I Parent Meeting – This meeting is recommended for a time early in the school year. The purpose is to explain Title I program, how the campus receives and uses funds, and how the students benefit from the program. … Read More