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CARS NewsFlash Archive

The ConApp and Reporting System (CARS) NewsFlash updates are sent out on an as-needed basis to provide LEAs with information related to the ConApp or the CARS.
  • CARS Update Flash #44 (Dated 08-May-2014)
    NewsFlash #44 was sent to LEA representatives to inform LEAs of the changes to the upcoming Spring Release, to remind LEAs to ensure that CARS login passwords are up-to-date, to announce that the 2014 Spring Release Training Webinar will be released in late May, and to explain that the CALPADS End of Year 2 data collection is dependent on data LEAs certify in the CARS Title I, Part A Notification of Schoolwide Programs data collection.
  • CARS Update Flash #43 (Dated 07-Mar-2014)
    NewsFlash #43 was sent to LEA representatives to remind LEAs of the Winter 2013 collection period deadline.
  • CARS Update Flash #42 (Dated 26-Feb-2014)
    NewsFlash #42 was sent to LEA representatives to inform LEAs of plans for the Spring 2014 CARS release.
  • CARS Update Flash #41 (Dated 14-Feb-2014)
    NewsFlash #41 was sent to LEA representatives to remind LEAs to certify the data collections as early as possible to avoid the last minute rush, and to remind that the 2013 Winter Webinar is available. NewsFlash #41 is no longer available, because it contained the link to the Webinar that is no longer available.
  • CARS Update Flash #40 (Dated 14-Jan-2014)
    NewsFlash #40 was sent to LEA representatives to inform the LEAs that the 2013 Winter Release is available and that the FAQs have been updated.
  • CARS Update Flash #39 (Dated 04-Dec-2013)
    NewsFlash #39 was sent to LEA representatives to inform the LEAs of the 2013 Winter Release key dates and a summary of changes.
  • CARS Update Flash #38 (Dated 11-Sep-2013)
    NewsFlash #38 was sent to LEA representatives to inform the LEAs that the 2013 Fall Release has been postponed, identify the 2013 Winter Release key dates, a revised FAQ web page, an EIA update, and a web document that clarifies what is expected of LEAs that are part of a district reorganization.
  • CARS Update Flash #37 (Dated 02-May-2013)
    NewsFlash #37 was sent to LEA representatives to inform the LEAs about the CALPADS data dependency on CARS for school Title I program status, local board and advisory committee review dates, preliminary list of spring 2013 data collection changes, data flow for school funding plans, and a CARS graphic organizer.
  • CARS Update Flash #36 (Dated 22-Mar-2013)
    NewsFlash #36 was sent to LEA representatives to clarify the process to request that a data collection be reopened.
  • CARS Update Flash #35 (Dated 01-Feb-2013)
    NewsFlash #35 was sent to LEA representatives to inform the LEAs of the availability of the 2012-13 CARS Winter Release Webinar. NewsFlash #35 is no longer available, because it contained only the link to (along with an explanation of) the Webinar that is no longer available.
  • CARS Update Flash #34 (Dated 18-Jan-2013)
    NewsFlash #34 was sent to LEA representatives to inform the LEAs of the reopening of the Program Improvement data collections, the CARS Winter Release and the upcoming CARS Spring Release.
  • CARS Update Flash #33 (Updated 01-Feb-2013)
    NewsFlash #33 was sent to LEA representatives to inform the LEAs of the Winter 2012 release changes, the training Webinar, and the screen shots of CARS.
  • CARS Update Flash #32 (Dated 14-Dec-2012)
    Memo to LEA representatives to inform the LEAs of the Winter 2012 release, the upcoming training Webinar, the plan to share screen shots of CARS when they become available, and tips for printing.
  • CARS Update Flash #31 (Dated 27-Nov-2012)
    Memo to LEA representatives to remind that the Spring Phase II data collections close on Friday (November 30).
  • CARS Update Flash #30 (Dated 21-Nov-2012)
    Memo to LEA representatives to remind that e-mail systems may block important communications, to announce that the reports for the Title I Student Demographics and School Program Improvement Activities were released today, and FAQs.
  • CARS Update Flash #29 (Dated 31-Oct-2012)
    Memo to LEA representatives to inform that the Program Improvement data collections have been released, and are due on November 16, 2012.
  • CARS Update Flash #28 (Dated 24-Oct-2012)
    Memo to LEA representatives to provide updates on the Title III, Immigrant and LEP End of Year Expenditure Report data collection.
  • CARS Update Flash #27 (Dated 19-Oct-2012)
    Memo to LEA representatives to provide updates on the most recent CARS release of three Title I, Part A data collections and the CARS Annual Reporting Cycle At a Glance document.
  • CARS Update Flash #26 (Dated 15-Oct-2012)
    Memo to LEA representatives to provide a list of the most recent data collections to be released and an update on the Title I, Part D data collection.
  • CARS Update Flash #25 Dated 11-Oct-2012)
    Memo to LEA representatives to provide information about how the Free and Reduced Price Meal Period 2 data was calculated.
  • CARS Update Flash #24 (Dated 05-Oct-2012)
    Memo to LEA representatives to provide a list of the data collections being released today, information about the Free and Reduced Price Meal Period 2 data collection, a reminder about the Application for funding, an update for LEAs taking their application to their local board in October, and LEA program contact information.
  • CARS Update Flash #23 (Dated 30-Aug-2012)
    Memo to LEA representatives to provide an update on the deadline for certifying the Title III LEP Nonprofit Private School Reimbursement data collection and the use of the CALPADS EOY 2 Title I Program Participation counts in CARS.
  • CARS Update Flash #22 (Dated 09-Aug-2012)
    Memo to LEA representatives to provide an update on the closing process of the Free and Reduced Price Meal Report and announce that the current ConApp instructions have been included in CARS.
  • CARS Update Flash #21 (Dated 27-Jul-2012)
    Memo to LEA representatives to provide information about the 2011-12 Title III, Part A LEP Nonprofit Private School Reimbursement data collection and the new Contacts tab.
  • CARS Update Flash #20 (Dated 19-Jul-2012)
    Memo to LEA representatives to provide information about reopening the 2011 Winter data collections, ensuring your LEAs 2012-13 Application for Funding is complete, and 2011-12 Free and Reduced Price Meal data clarifications.

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