The Federal Programs section will conduct a webinar to discuss the changes under ESSA (Every Student Succeeds Act) for the McKinney-Vento and Foster Care programs. Please keep in mind these changes effect all school districts. It is highly recommended you have staff attend. The webinar will be recorded and available at a later date on DESE's recorded webinar page. The purpose of the webinar is to provide LEA Homeless and Foster Care Liaisons with current information concerning guidelines as they relate to the requirements as amended under ESSA.
1003(g) SIG Cadre IV, Year 1 - Not Approved Grants
The following LEAs/Districts submitted a 1003(g) SIG application for the 2016-2017 school year. The applications in the chart below were not approved for funding.
The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education will be hosting a webinar to discuss the Nonpublic Registration process including consultation and evaluation, professional development, and allocation procedures. The online Nonpublic Registration system has been redesigned with a whole new look and functionality this year. Both public and nonpublic schools are encouraged to participate to learn about the new registration system, the requirements of public schools during the registration process, and upcoming changes based on ESSA.
The Federal Programs section will conduct a webinar to discuss the changes under ESSA (Every Student Succeeds Act) for the McKinney-Vento and Foster Care programs.
2016 Regional Meetings on Education
In September and October, the department held Regional Meetings on Education to discuss what matters most in public education. As a follow-up to the meeting, we invite you to complete this survey on education.
As a result of the passage and signing of SB 638 (effective August 28, 2016), the Department has updated guidance for student transfers from unaccredited to accredited districts and approved charter schools. It is non-regulatory guidance provided to offer school districts and approved charter schools assistance in implementing state law.