Local, state, and federal agencies are directing disaster-related requests for food, clothing, evacuation/transportation assistance, or other immediate assistance to the organizations and agencies listed on this web page at http://www.theotx.org/local-state-federal-resources-aid-dealing-hurricane-harvey/.
Disaster Response 1 / TEA McKinney-Vento Resources
August 31, 2017 The purpose of this letter is to provide an update and reminder to all school districts and charters of key provisions in place to support students displaced by Hurricane Harvey. Please remember that a child whose family has been displaced due to Hurricane Harvey will generally meet the definition of “homeless” under… Read more »
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.
All students enrolling in a school district or charter school as a result of being displaced by Hurricane Irma should be reported with a ‘Crisis Code’ of 06. The 2017-2018 Fall PEIMS Snapshot will remain as October 27, 2017. Read the complete letter for additional details.
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 »
This chart explains the PEIMS Crisis Codes (5a, 5b, 5c) used for students impacted by Hurricane Harvey.
PEIMS Submission 1 Deadline: Jan. 23, 2018 Due to the severity of Hurricane Harvey many more students and families than reported are living in circumstances that meet the federal McKinney-Vento definition of Homeless. By federal law, all students in these circumstances must be identified and coded. This fact sheet addresses critical information for coding students… Read more »
This information will help determine if the student meets eligibility requirements for services under the McKinney-Vento Act.
This document helps explain the proper use of the Hurricane Harvey Crisis Codes (5a, 5b, and 5c) when identifying students in PEIMS.
The Commissioner of Education released this message through the TAA correspondence system on February 8, 2018. Please read the communication carefully and provide the required data by March 9, 2018.
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 »