Title IX, part e uniform provisions




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TITLE IX, PART E

UNIFORM PROVISIONS

SUBPART 1—PRIVATE SCHOOLS
Equitable Services for

Eligible Private School Students, Teachers, and Other Educational Personnel
Non-Regulatory Guidance

Office of Non-Public Education

Office of Innovation and Improvement

U.S. Department of Education



Revised March 2009

TABLE OF CONTENTS

A. INTRODUCTION 1

B. PURPOSE OF THE GUIDANCE 1

C. PROGRAMS COVERED BY TITLE IX, PART E, SUBPART 1, AND THIS GUIDANCE 2

C-1. What programs are covered by Title IX, Part E, Subpart 1? 2

C-2. What is the difference between a formula grant and a discretionary (competitive) grant? 3

D. CONSULTATION 3

D-1. Who is responsible for initiating the consultation process? 3

D-2. How does an LEA identify which private school officials to contact to begin the consultation process? 4

D-3. Who participates in the consultation process? 4

D-4. May a group of private school officials designate a single private school official to represent their interests? 4

D-5. When does consultation between public and private school officials occur? 4

D-6. How does an LEA begin the consultation process? 4

D-7. What topics should be discussed during the consultation process between public and private school officials? 5

D-8. Does an offer of services from an LEA meet the requirement of consultation? 5

D-9. May an LEA use a sign-off form with private school officials in order to verify that timely and meaningful consultation has occurred? 5

D-10. May an LEA request that private school officials provide relevant documentation in order to participate in programs? 6

D-11. What processes and activities might an LEA document in order to verify that it has met the requirement for timely and meaningful consultation and has provided equitable services? 6

D-12. Should an LEA keep minutes or notes of consultation meetings? 6

D-13. What is an “Intent to Participate” form? 6

D-14. Should an LEA contact private school officials every year even if the private school officials have declined ESEA benefits and services in the past? 7

D-15. What is a “private school working group”? 7

D-16. In designing and developing programs for private school students and teachers, how should the needs of private school students and teachers be assessed? 7

D-17. What is meant by “timely and meaningful” consultation? 7

D-18. Should consultation between the LEA and private school officials be ongoing? 7

D-19. May an LEA develop a yearly timeline for consultation? 8

D-20. Who is a “private school official” or “representative of private school students”? 8

D-21. Are there requirements for private school officials in the consultation process? 8

D-22. What administrative tasks and paperwork are required of private school officials whose students and teachers participate in ESEA programs? 8

D-23. May an LEA set deadlines for submission of requests from private school officials for services and materials? 8

D-24. If a private school official requests that certain services be delivered through a third party and the LEA chooses not to do so, what should the LEA include in the written explanation as to the reasons why it chose not to grant that request? 9

D-25. What resources are available to assist LEAs and private school officials with learning more about ESEA programs, particularly the consultation process and the provision of equitable services? 9

D-26. Should an LEA or SEA provide a copy of its consolidated grant application or individual program application if a private school official requests it? 9

D-27. Are LEAs required to provide the amount of funds available for services for private school students and teachers? 9



E. ELIGIBILITY 9

E-1. Which private school students are eligible to receive benefits? 9

E-2. Does the law require an LEA to provide equitable services to students and teachers in private for-profit schools? 10

E-3. Are children who are schooled at home eligible to receive equitable services under ESEA programs? 10

E-4. Is the residency of a private school student a factor that must be considered when determining whether a student is eligible to receive benefits from programs governed by the Title IX uniform provisions? 10

E-5. Are students with disabilities who are publicly placed in private schools by their LEA of residence in order to provide them a free appropriate public education (FAPE) under the IDEA eligible to receive equitable services under ESEA? 10



F. EXPENDITURES 10

F-1. How are administrative costs of providing services to public and private school students determined? 11

F-2. Who pays the cost for administering programs for private school students? 11

F-3. What are allowable expenditures that an LEA may reserve off the top of the total allocation? 11

F-4. May a third party under contract with an LEA incur administrative costs? 11

F-5. Who has control of the program funds? 12

F-6. May an LEA reimburse a private school for materials it has purchased or services it has procured to implement an ESEA program? 12

F-7. May an LEA use funds to provide stipends to private school teachers? 12

F-8. What is the timeline for the obligation of funds? 12

F-9. How is the carryover of funds handled in regard to the equitable participation of private school students if an SEA permits carryover? 12

F-10. What options are available to LEAs for expending funds for equitable services for private school students and teachers? 13

F-11. If an LEA, in consultation with private school officials, decides to pool ESEA funds allocated for private school students and teachers and, later, students and teachers in some schools choose not to participate, should the funds allocated for such students and teachers remain in the pool? 14

F-12. May an LEA require private school officials to complete purchase orders? 14

G. DELIVERY OF EQUITABLE SERVICES 14

G-1. Who has the responsibility to implement programs for private school students, teachers, and other education personnel? 15

G-2. What services are offered if the needs of private school students and teachers are different from those of public school students and teachers? 15

G-3. What are some service delivery mechanisms that an LEA may use to provide equitable services? 15

G-4. May an LEA hire and pay private school teachers to provide federal supplementary services separate from their contract hours with the private school? 15

G-5. May an LEA use federal funds to purchase textbooks for private school students’ use in their regular classroom? 15

G-6. May an LEA hire a private school teacher to provide ESEA services to eligible private school students in her or his own private school? 16

G-7. May an LEA provide equitable services for private school students and teachers beyond the school year and during the summer? 16

G-8. Must private school students and teachers participate in the same programs that an LEA provides for public school students and teachers? 16

G-9. May an LEA establish a blanket rule that precludes private school students or teachers from receiving certain services authorized by ESEA? 16

G-10. What responsibilities does an SEA have for ensuring that LEAs provide equitable services to private school students and teachers? 16

H. COMPLAINTS AND BYPASS 17

H-1. What information must a formal written complaint include? 17

H-2. What options are available to private school officials if they file a complaint with an SEA, but the SEA does not answer their complaint in a timely manner or if the SEA’s response fails to resolve the problem? 17

H-3. What is a “bypass”? 18



I. OTHER ESEA REQUIREMENTS AND PRIVATE SCHOOLS 18

I-1. Does Title IX, Part E, Subpart 1 contain any protections for private schools? 18

I-2. Are private schools whose students or teachers receive equitable services subject to the ESEA “highly qualified teacher” requirements? 18

I-3. Are private schools whose students or teachers receive equitable services subject to the ESEA requirements relating to state standards, adequate yearly progress (AYP), and annual assessments? 18

I-4. Are private schools whose students or teachers receive equitable services subject to the military recruiter requirements in section 9528 of ESEA? 18

I-5. Are private schools whose students or teachers receive equitable services subject to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)? 18



J. RESOURCES 20

J-1. Federal Resources and Guidance 20

J-2. Before Getting Started To Provide Equitable Services 22

J-3. Sample General Consultation Timeline 24

J-4. Sample Consultation Timeline 25

J-5. Sample Consultation Checklist For Local Education Agencies 26

J-6. Sample Consultation Meeting Attendance Sign-in Sheet 27

J-7. Sample Private School Consultation Meeting Agenda 28

J-8. Sample Needs Assessment and Program Development Plan 29

J-9. Sample Private School Consultation Meeting Log 31

J-10. Sample Private School Consultation Planning Sheet 34

J-11. Sample Intent to Participate Form 35

J-12. Superintendent’s Nonpublic Schools Workgroup 37

J-13. Sample Consultation Checklist for Private School Officials 38

J-14. Sample Funding Allocations for Services Notification Form 39

J-15. State and Local Education Agencies Web Sites 40




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