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TEA Correspondence

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April 27, 2010

TO THE ADMINISTRATOR ADDRESSED:

SUBJECT:  2009-2011 Maximum Entitlements – Special Education ARRA/Stimulus Grant Application

Maximum Entitlements

Maximum entitlements for programs included in the 2009-2011 Special Education ARRA/Stimulus Grant Application will be available on or around April 29, 2010.  This is the maximum amount of funding grantees will receive for the Special Education ARRA/Stimulus Grant Application.  There will not be any additional funding in the 2010-2011 school year.

Maximum entitlement amounts for 2009-2011 Special Education ARRA/Stimulus Grant Application will be available online at http://ritter.tea.state.tx.us/opge/formfund/generalinformation/entitlementsbyprogram.html.
Amendments

Local Educational Agencies (LEAs) must amend their 2009-2011 Special Education ARRA/Stimulus Grant Application to incorporate maximum entitlement funding.  Please refer to the 2009-2011 eGrants Schedule of Instructions for this application for more information regarding amendments.

The deadline to submit amendments is 5:00 p.m. Central Time, July 1, 2011.

Reporting Deadlines

The following table lists reporting deadlines for the 2009-2011 Special Education ARRA/Stimulus Grant Application. LEAs that are awarded grants are responsible for meeting all required deadlines.  Failure to meet deadlines may result in loss of funds and could cause the LEA to be identified as “high risk.”


ARRA/Stimulus Special Education Grant Application

Grant Period

Amendment
Due Date

Final Expenditure
Report

Revised Final Expenditure Report

IDEA-B Formula ARRA

4/15/2009-9/30/2011

7/01/2011

10/31/2011

11/30/2011

IDEA-B Preschool ARRA

4/15/2009-9/30/2011

7/01/2011

10/31/2011

11/30/2011

 

Information and Assistance

For program information, please call the IDEA Coordination Division at (512) 463-9414 or e-mail sped@tea.state.tx.us.

For funding information, please call the Division of Formula Funding at (512) 463-8525 or e-mail Formulafunding@tea.state.tx.us.

Sincerely,
Yolanda Cantu
Senior Director, Division of Formula Funding

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