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Application for Approval of Funding for Residential Placement. 2014-2015.
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A school district may contract for residential placement when the student’s admission, review, and dismissal (ARD) committee determines that a residential placement is necessary in order for the student to receive a free appropriate public education (FAPE).
Before the district places a student in, or refers a student to, a facility, the district shall conduct an ARD committee meeting in accordance with state and federal requirements.
A school district which intends to contract for residential placement of a student with a residential facility shall notify TEA of its intent to contract for the residential placement through the residential application process.
*2013-14 continuing applications must use prior year funding through August 31, 2014 prior to requesting current year funding (previous fiscal period ran from September 1 through August 31)
2013-2014 IDEA-B Discretionary Residential applications must exhaust prior year funding through August 31, 2014 prior to requesting current year funding (previousproject period ran from September 1 through August 31). Districts may submit applications for the 2014-2015 school year but should draw down all 2013-2014 funds prior to requesting cash reimbursements from their 2014-2015 IDEA-B Discretionary Residential NOGAs.
Districts with continuing applications must use
2013-2014 funds prior to applying for 2014-2015 funds
August 31, 2014
August 1, 2014
July 31, 2015
Funding Period Ends
Funding Period Begins
Funding Period Ends
A 2013 -2014 application was approved for funding from September 1, 2013 through August 31, 2014.
The application for funding for the 2014-2015 funding period cannot have a start date prior to September 1, 2014 and can not extend past July 31, 2015.
Districts should contact their ESC to obtain the application packet.
Application for Approval of Funding for Residential Placement (pg 1)
ESC Stamp-in date
TEA stamp-in date & HCF indication
LEA indicates funding requests
Application for Approval of Funding for Residential Placement (pg 2)
Statements of assurance
Certification by representative of LIDA/MHA
Certification by representative of LEA / Fiscal Agent
Application for Approval of Funding for Residential Placement (pg 3)
Identify provider of educational services
Calculate education services
List all IEP documented services for which the facility will provide as listed on the contract cost analysis.
Total days of placement as documented in the IEP and contract
Total cost for residential placement ( must match contract)
Checking for accuracy
A copy of the form provided to the facility
Amended Application for Approval of Funding for Residential Placement (pg 1)
Amended Application for Approval of Funding for Residential Placement (pg 2)
Student & LEA information
Facility, placement, and original application information
Indicate areas being amended (include pg numbers)
Amended Application for Approval of Funding for Residential Placement (pg 3)
Total days of placement
Total cost of placement
Amended Application for Approval of Funding for Residential Placement (example 1)
Amended Application for Approval of Funding for Residential Placement (example 2)
Placement dates, services, number of sessions, and costs must match on all documents.
IEP Schedule of Service
Contract Cost Analysis
Combines the old Residential Application Submission Form and Checklist - Residential Application Documentation Form
Residential Application Submission Form and Checklist (pg 2)
Application for Approval of Funding for Residential Placement
Blue = district process
Green = ESC process
Purple = TEA process
34 CFR §300.146 Responsibility of SEA
34 CFR §300.325 Private school placements by public agencies
34 CFR §300.341 State educational agency responsibility
34 CFR §300.349 Children with disabilities in parochial or other private schools
34 CFR §300.401 Responsibility of state education agency
34 CFR §300.500 Responsibility of SEA and other public agencies
TEC §29.008 Contracts for services; residential placement
19 TAC §89.61 Contracting for residential educational placements for students with disabilities