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ESC-20 also provides training and technical assistance with federal funding requirements and eGrant submissions/amendments.
IDEA-B Maintenance of Effort (MOE) is a federal requirement for any local educational agency (LEA, which includes ISDs and open-enrollment charter schools) that receives IDEA-B funds to spend at least the same amount of state and/or local funds for special education expenditures that was spent in the most recent prior year the LEA was compliant with MOE (unless the LEA qualifies for exceptions and/or adjustment).
Information regarding MOE may be found on TEA's website:
September 14, 2017 Workshop #45856
Maintenance of Effort (MOE) for ESSA and IDEA-B: Preparing for the New School Year
Tracking Tools for MOE Exceptions
A proactive approach toward MOE compliance is to annually track and document possible exceptions to MOE as they occur.
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