Disaster Response 1 / TEA McKinney-Vento Resources

TEA to the Administrator Addressed Letter: Re: Requirements for campuses operating over capacity because of Hurricane Harvey

September 20, 2017    The Texas Education Agency (TEA) is aware that some school districts and open-enrollment charter schools are providing instruction to students displaced by Hurricane Harvey. This letter provides instructions for applying for waivers to operate over their normal capacity and to change their operational schedules to accommodate additional students.

TEA to the Administrator Addressed Letter: Re: Changes to “Crisis Code 05” for Hurricane Harvey Students

TEA has received many questions regarding how we will fully track students impacted by Hurricane Harvey. It is important that we identify those students properly so we are able to make adjustments to accountability and identify any additional funding opportunities given the impact of the storm. Beginning Friday, October 13th, Local Education Agencies (LEAs) will… Read more »

Additional Final Guidance for TSDS PEIMS Crisis Coding and McKinney-Vento Homeless Coding

To ensure local education agencies (LEAs) are accurately coding all students impacted by Hurricane Harvey, the Texas Education Agency (TEA) has created the following presentation with more detailed guidance on coding students with a Texas Student Data System (TSDS) PEIMS Crisis Code and coding students as McKinney-Vento Homeless. This presentation also includes guidance on coding… Read more »