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ESSA Memos

May 13, 2020 2019-20 Title I School Improvement Grants (SIG) Basic - Planning Grants
April 24, 2020 Use of Funds Associated with Approved 2019-20 Consolidated Applications for ESSA-Funded Programs During District and School Closures due to COVID-19
April 17, 2020 2019-20 Accountability Implications Based on April 2020 United States Department of Education Waivers and Changes to Commissioner’s Regulations §100.21 to Address the COVID-19 Crisis
April 13, 2020 Required Actions and Funding Levels for Target Districts, Comprehensive Support and Improvement (CSI) Schools, and Targeted Support and Improvement (TSI) Schools​
March 5, 2020 2019 -20 Participation Rate Improvement Plan
March 5, 2020 2019-20 Participation Rate Improvement Plan - 10 Percent
November 18, 2019 Equitable Course Access Guidance
August 30, 2019 Letter from Commissioner Elia: McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Act
August 26, 2019 Mandatory McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act Training
May 17, 2019 McKinney-Vento Summer School Information
October 2018 Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Accountability Status for 2018-19: Goals and Measures of Interim Progress (MIP), and Timeline for Preliminary Identification, Final Identification, and Public Release
August 21, 2018 Mandatory McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act Training
April 25, 2018 College Counseling and Access for Youth Experiencing Homelessness
April 24, 2018 McKinney-Vento Summer School Information
March 16, 2018 Updated Sample LEA Policy on the Education of Students in Temporary Housing
April 2017 Important Changes to Title II, Part A Funding Formulas
September 2017 Implementation of Changes to Education Law §3209 and Commissioner’s Regulation §100.2(x)
September 2017 Updates to Section 100.2(x) of the Commissioner's Regulations
September 2016 Implementation of Changes to McKinney-Vento Homeless Act as a Result of Passage of Every Student Succeeds Act