Presentation on theme: "Comparability iGrants Form Package 361. Comparability o Is the comparison of state and local staff in Title I, Part A schools with those in non-Title."— Presentation transcript:
Comparability o Is the comparison of state and local staff in Title I, Part A schools with those in non-Title I, Part A schools. o Will be indicated by a red comment, NOT COMPARABLE in Column 7 until ALL schools are entered. o Ratio for Title I, Part A schools must be no greater than 110 percent of the average of non-Title I, Part A schools. o Ratio must be between 90 percent and 110 percent of the average of schools when all schools in the grade span receive Title I, Part A funds. iGrants Form Package (FP) 361
Virtual or Online Schools Per the United States Department of Education, online schools receiving Title I, Part A funds must be treated like any other school for comparability. Some flexibility in method used.
iGrants FP 361 Page 1 Must be completed by ALL districts which receive Title I, Part A funds List each grade span Indicate number of Title I, Part A schools Indicate number of non-Title I, Part A schools Enter enrollment ONLY when several schools of varying sizes, generally only for large districts IMPORTANT -Save after each grade span addition
Larger or Smaller? Use of larger or smaller o Will only apply to larger districts o Must have several schools in the grade span o Largest school must be at least twice as large as the smallest
Grade Span A school is NOT necessarily a separate physical building All school numbers should be represented on the comparability report Must agree to information reported on Title I, Part A application Report all schools under grade span, even if less than 100 students Those under 100 students will also be shown on the bottom of Page 1
iGrants FP 361 Schools with enrollment of less than 100 students- o Include in the number of schools for applicable grade span in top section of Page 1 In addition- o List in the bottom part of Page 1 Will not be included on the individual grade span pages
iGrants FP 361 Pages 2-14 Complete for EACH grade span where- o More than one school o At least one school receives Title I, Part A funds Each grade span will have EITHER an even number OR an odd number page, never both
Remember Enrollment is determined by HEADCOUNT Do not include preschool Staff is determined by Full Time Equivalent ( FTE )
iGrants FP 361 Either- Compare Title I, Part A schools in the grade span to non-Title I, Part A schools in that grade span OR If all schools in the grade span receive Title I, Part A funds, compare them to each other IMPORTANT: Mark all pages not needed as Not Applicable
iGrants FP 361 Two choices o Staff to student ratio (most common) Columns 2 and 3 Column 4 calculates automatically o Staff salary to student ratio Does NOT include differential for years of experience Columns 2 and 5 Column 6 calculates automatically
Staff To Include State and locally funded instructional staff- o Be consistent for all schools in the district Activity 27-Certificated Staff (preferred) Activity 27-Certificated and Classified Staff Include other allowable Activity 20s May exclude State Learning Assistance Program, State Transitional Bilingual and State SPED staff
Not Comparable If a school is not comparable, adjustments must be made o Increase staff (most common) o Move students Send email describing how comparability will be met Then resubmit showing comparability has been met-usually next month
Resources OSPI Bulletin 053-12 Department of Education Non Regulatory Guidance, Title I Fiscal Issues, Revised February 2008
Title I, Part A Staff Gayle Pauley, Director o email@example.com (360) 725-6100 firstname.lastname@example.org Program Supervisors o email@example.com (360) 725-6169 firstname.lastname@example.org o email@example.com (360) 725-6168 firstname.lastname@example.org o email@example.com (360) 725-6172 firstname.lastname@example.org o email@example.com (360) 725-6171 firstname.lastname@example.org o email@example.com (360) 725-6189 firstname.lastname@example.org o email@example.com (360) 725-6103 firstname.lastname@example.org Administrative Assistants o email@example.com (360) 725-6167 firstname.lastname@example.org o email@example.com (360) 725-6095 firstname.lastname@example.org o email@example.com (360) 725-6231 firstname.lastname@example.org
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