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U.S. Department of Education Issues Updates on Equitable Services for Private School Students under ESSA (November 2019 School Leader Update)


On October 10, 2019, the U.S. Department of Education issued updates to clarify the existing statutory obligations of local education agencies to provide equitable educational services to eligible private school students, their teachers and their families under ESSA. The new update provides updated guidance on allowable use of funds, consultation, obligations to use funds in a timely manner, what happens to carry over funds, and calculation of share of Title I funds.

Press Release

For questions regarding school district obligations regarding equitable services for private school students please contact Steve Crew at or 515-326-1029.

Printed from the Iowa Department of Education website on October 29, 2020 at 12:18am.