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Report
Priority and Focus
School Informational
Session & Update
DI V I SI ON OF S CHOOL I M P ROV EMENT A N D S U P P ORT
Who is here
today?
Looking Back
• Closing out 2013-14 Title I
1003(a) Priority & Focus
School Grant
• 2013-14 campus compliance
Report
• Targeted Improvement Plan
2013-14 Title I 1003(a) Priority and Focus
School Grant
• Carry over funds – If funds are unspent, carryover cap
• Priority campus - $74,158
• Focus Campuses - $10,000
• District reservation – 40% of total allocation
• Retrieve the funds –
• Estimated time of funds released in December
• Access funds - an amendment will be needed to place carryover funds in
class object codes in December. Information will be released at that time.
2013-14 Title I 1003(a) Priority and Focus
School Grant
• NOGA end date is September 30, 2014
• Final & Revised expenditure report due October 31, 2014
• Campus compliance report due October 15, 2014
• Focus schools –
1.
2.
3.
4.
Were the widest gaps between the subgroups in reading /math performance
decreased?
Were the Annual Measureable Objective (AMO) targets of 75% met or was progress
made toward the 75% for the subgroups?
Campus funds reserved at the LEA level?
Was the campus offered technical assistance from the ESC?
2013-14 Title I 1003(a) Priority and Focus
School Grant
• Campus compliance report due October 15, 2014
• Priority Schools 1. List the activities implemented for each turnaround principle/critical
success factor, and explain how successful the activities were.
2. Campus funds reserved at the LEA level?
2014-15 Title I 1003(a) Priority and Focus
School Grant
2014-15 Title I 1003(a) Priority and Focus
School Grant
• Access application through eGrants
• Entitlement for Focus schools is $16,000
• Entitlement for Priority schools is $149,861
• Pre-award available beginning August 1, 2014 for all class-object codes
• 75% cap on supplies and materials
• Application due in eGrants by 5:00 PM, October 24, 2014
• Amendment deadline July 16, 2015
Implementing Targeted Improvement
Plan
Focus Schools
• Work with Local Education Service Center
• Designate a district contact
• Engage in the Texas Accountability Intervention System (TAIS)
What Processes/strategies have worked
in the 13-14 school year?
Goal & Teamwork
Division of School Improvement and
Support
Mark Baxter, Division Director
Leticia Govea, Division Manager
Regions 1, 2, 3
Support Specialist
in Division of
School
Improvement
Lisa Gonzales – [email protected]
Regions 4, 5
Lauren Ditty – [email protected]
Regions 6, 12, 17, 18, 19
Caroline Ramsey – [email protected]
Regions 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 16
Shayna Sheehan – [email protected]
Regions 13,14, 15, 20
Nicole Chupka – [email protected]
Questions?
Thank you,
for everything you
do for Texas
students.

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