REMINDER REGARDING TITLE I, PART A CARRYOVER WAIVER FROM THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
As part of the waiver approval received last spring from USDE, NYSED has granted a blanket approval to carry over 100 percent of all Title I carryover funds from 2010-11 into 2011-12, with the following stipulation:
The granting of the carryover limitation (ordinarily 15 percent of the base allocation, with a waiver available once every three years) waiver is contingent on the following condition: the amount being carried over into 2011-12 does NOT exceed the total of the Title I, Part A ARRA allocation from the 2009-10 allocation year.
For example, if an LEA’s Title I ARRA allocation was $300,000, then the total amount of carryover for the REGULAR Title I, Part A funds into 2011-12 cannot exceed $300,000 without an approved waiver from NYSED. If needed, these waivers will be granted using the same process that has been in place for the granting of Title I, Part A waivers in the past (e.g., letter of request to the State Title I Director, etc.). A waiver approved in this manner will count against an LEA’s once-every-three-years restriction. Details on the normal waiver approval process are available on NYSED’s Consolidated Application web site.
We also remind LEAs to check their Title I ARRA Grant Status on NYSED’s Title I ARRA web site and take actions as necessary to insure the maximum use of these funds. For any questions, please E-Mail: T1RRA@MAIL.NYSED.GOV