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CARS News Flash #58

News Flash 58 was sent to LEA User Administrators to inform LEAs of the process to request changes to Data Collections for CARS.

To:           Consolidated Application Subscription List, CARS LEA User Administrators

From:       Consolidated Application and Reporting System (CARS) Project Team

Date:        August 23, 2017

Subject:    Consolidated Application and Reporting System Update FLASH #58

HELP! I Need to Make a Change

All 2017-18 forms included in the 2017 Spring Release are still open, they can be found by clicking on the Data Entry Forms tab. Once the 2017 Spring Release deadline date has passed, all certified forms are no longer displayed on the Home tab. However, if you need to make a change, you can find the forms on the Data Entry Forms tab until the forms are closed. The 2017-18 application for funding related forms will remain open until after the 2017 Winter Release deadline date of February 28, 2018.

If you need to make a change to a closed form, please submit an e-mail to with the following information:

  • Full district name and County-District-School (CDS) code
  • Contact name and telephone number
  • The fiscal year and form name(s) you need to have re-opened
  • The reason why you need the form re-opened

After obtaining authorization from the appropriate program staff, we will notify you when the form is open for edits and advise you of additional action needed by you if applicable.

Additional Information

The Navigating CARS webinar is an introduction to CARS that is targeted to new local educational agency (LEA) users. It covers how to move around in the CARS application, what to expect on each tab, what to expect in each form, and additional information about how CARS works. This training webinar will be published on our CARS Web site soon, for now you can access it here:

Additional information about CARS is available on the CDE CARS Web page at

If you have any questions regarding CARS, please contact the Consolidated Application Support Desk by e-mail at

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