ESEA Waiver – Request for Comments

The New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE) is soliciting comments regarding the following U.S. Department of Education (USDE) Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA). We invite public comments – both supporting and nonsupporting – on each of the waivers below.

Please comment on each waiver separately, using the link to the Office of Title I's email address.  All public comments submitted during the comment period will be read promptly, taken into consideration, and submitted to the USDE.  Providing comments to NJDOE does not guarantee your comments will be implemented.

  1. Waiver of ESEA §1127(a) which prohibits an LEA from carrying over more than 15% of its Title I, Part A allocation into the next fiscal year.
    Opportunity to Commentclick here

  2. Waiver of ESEA §1127(b) which permits an NJDOE to grant a waiver §1127(a) once every three years if 1) the NJDOE determines that the LEA's request is reasonable and necessary, or 2) if a supplemental Title I, Part A appropriation becomes available.
    Opportunity to Commentclick here

2013 Title I Part A Carry Over Waiver Request to Federal Government

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