Helpful Resources

Covid-19 Guidance:

School Closure Funding Implications

FAQs Charter Schools

ASD Central Office Staff:

Contact List

School Improvement Plans

InformTN Guidebook

ESSA Program Overviews:

Title I, Part A- Improving Basic Education

Title II-Preparing, Training, and Recruiting High-Quality Teachers, Principals, and Other School Leaders

Title III, Part A - English Language Acquisition, Language Enhancement, and Academic Achievement Act

Title IV,    Part A - Student Support and Academic Enrichment Grants

Title V,   Part B - Rural Education Initiative (Small Rural School Achievement (SRSA) & Rural and Low Income Schools (RLIS))

Title IX, Part A - Education for Homeless Children and Youth

Title I, Part D Subpart 2 -Prevention and Intervention Programs for Children and Youth Who are Neglected, Delinquent, or At-Risk

ESEA 1003(a)- School Improvement Funding

Local Education Agency  ESEA Guide

Special Populations Resources:

ASD Homeless Policy Manual

ASD ESL Policy Manual

ASD  Migrant Policy Manual

ASD Foster Care Policy Manual

Other Resources:

Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC

OMB Uniform Grant Guidance (UGG)

· COFAR’s FAQs on the Uniform Grants Guidance

U.S. Department of Education (ED/USDE) Guidance

· Education Department General Administrative Regulations (EDGAR)


· General Education Provisions Act (GEPA)


· List of USDE Programs

· OCR English Learner Resources

·· Office for Civil Rights Homepage

· OIG Audit Reports by Office

· Part B Fiscal Monitoring Letters

 · Cost Allocation Guide for State and Local Governments (or “Green Book”) (Sept 2009)

· Dear Colleague Letter on Assessment Requirements

· Dear Colleague Letter on ESSA 2017‐2018 transition

· ED/DOJ’s Joint Guidance on ELs’ Access to High‐Quality Education

· ED’s FAQs on ESSA Accountability

· ED’s Guidance on Early Learning under ESSA

· ED’s Guidance on English Learners and Title III under ESSA

· ED’s Guidance on ESSA State and Local Report Cards

· ED’s Guidance on ESSA Title II, Part A

· ED’s Guidance on ESSA Title IV Block Grant

· ED’s Guidance on Evidence‐Based Interventions under ESSA

· ED’s Guidance on Fiscal Changes and Equitable Services Requirements under ESSA

· ED’s Guidance on High School Graduation Rates under ESSA

· ED’s Guidance on McKinney‐Vento Homeless Assistance Act, as Amended by ESSA

· ED’s Guidance on Equal Education Regardless of Immigration Status

· ED’s Guidance on Schoolwide Programs under ESSA

· ED’s Guidance on Serving Preschool Children Through Title I, Part A

· ED’s Guidance on Title I Services to Eligible Private School Children

· ED/HHS’s Joint Guidance on ESSA Foster Care Provisions

· ED’s Resource Guide on Accountability for ELs under the ESEA

· Elementary and Secondary Education Policy Guidance by Topic

· ESSA Transition FAQs