Federal Fiscal Reporting
The Division of Federal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting ensures that the agency is in compliance with the following reporting requirements for recipients of federal funds.
Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act (FFATA)
FFATA requires the agency to collect and reprot specifict information related to federal subawards issed to local educational agencies (LEAs). This information is then published on www.USASpending.gov.
ESSA Fiscal Compliance
Local educational agencies (LEAs), including school districts and open-enrollment charter schools, must follow certain federal requirements when accepting federal funds. The federal requirements the LEA must follow under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) include maintenance of effort (MOE) and comparability of services.
ESSA LEA Maintenance of Effort
MOE requires LEAs to maintain their state and local expenditures at a specified level from one fiscal year to the next. If your organization received a federal grant awareded under ESSA, you must comply with MOE requirements to receive your full allocation of federal grant funds for ESSA covered programs.
Comparability of Services
Comparability of services is a fiscal requirement for recipients for Title I, Part A funds under ESSA. LEAs that receive Title I, Part A funds must use their state and local funds to provide comparable services at their campuses receiving Title I, Part A funds compared to campuses that are not receiving Title I, Part A funds.