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CARS News Flash #67

News Flash 67 was sent out announcing the Consolidated Application and Reporting System (CARS) was on schedule for a May 15, 2019 release of the data collections and included a list of the data collection and whether or not there were changes.

To:           Consolidated Application Subscription List, CARS LEA User Administrators

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

Date:        April 19, 2019

Subject:    Consolidated Application and Reporting System Update FLASH #67

2019 Spring Release

The Consolidated Application and Reporting System (CARS) 2019–20 Spring Release has a targeted opening date of Wednesday, May 15, 2019, and a due date of Sunday, June 30, 2019. Below, in the Spring Release Forms section, is a complete list of all the data entry forms that will be included in the release and, if applicable, a summary of changes to the form. If you have any questions concerning a change, then please reach out to the form contact noted for that form.

Spring Release Forms

Below is a list of each form, a brief summation of the change, if any, and the California Department of Education (CDE) program staff to contact if you have questions.

2017–18 Title I, Part D Fiscal Year (FY) Expenditure Report, 24 Months
Form contact: Karen Steinhaus, 916-319-0946

  • No changes.

2017–18 Title II, Part A FY Expenditure Report, 24 Months
Form contact: Maxine Wheeler 916-323-4746

  • No changes.

2017–18 Title III English Learner Year-to-Date (YTD) Expenditure Report, 24 Months
Form contact: Geoffrey Ndirangu 916-323-5831

  • No changes.

2017–18 Title III, Immigrant YTD Expenditure Report, 24 Months
Form contact: Geoffrey Ndirangu 916-323-5831

  • No changes.

2018–19 Title I, Part A Nonprofit Private School Students Served
Form contact: Sylvia Hanna 916-319-0948

  • Form changed from school level to local educational agency (LEA) level

2018–19 Title I, Part D Facilities Report
Form contact: Karen Steinhaus, 916-319-0946

  • No changes.

2018–19 Title I, Part D Demographics by Program
Form contact: Karen Steinhaus, 916-319-0946

  • No changes.

2018–19 Title I, Part D Outcomes
Form contact: Karen Steinhaus, 916-319-0946

  • No changes.

2018–19 Title I, Part D Academic Performance
Form contact: Karen Steinhaus, 916-319-0946

  • No changes.

2018–19 Title I, Part D FY Expenditure Report, 12 Months
Form contact: Karen Steinhaus, 916-319-0946

  • No changes.

2018–19 Title II, Part A FY Expenditure Report, 12 Months
Form contact: Maxine Wheeler 916-323-4746

  • Funds transferred out display based on previously certified data, if any, in same fiscal year Federal Transferability

2018–19 Title III English Learner Nonprofit Private School Reimbursement
Form contact: Geoffrey Ndirangu 916-323-5831

  • No changes.

2018–19 Title III English Learner YTD Expenditure Report, 12 Months
Form contact: Geoffrey Ndirangu 916-323-5831

  • No changes.

2018–19 Title III Immigrant Nonprofit Private School Reimbursement
Form contact: Geoffrey Ndirangu 916-323-5831

  • No changes.

2018–19 Title III Immigrant YTD Expenditure Report, 12 Months
Form contact: Geoffrey Ndirangu 916-323-5831

  • No changes.

2018–19 Title V, Part B, Subpart 2 Rural and Low-Income Schools (RLIS) Activity Report
Form contact: Rural Education Achievement Program 916-319-0652

  • No changes.

2018–19 Homeless Education Policy, Requirements, and Implementation
Form contact: Leanne Wheeler 916-319-0383

  • No changes.

2019–20 Certification of Assurances
Form contact: Education Data Office 916-319-0297

  • No changes.

2019–20 Protected Prayer Certification
Form contact: Franco Rozic 916-319-0269

  • No changes.

2019–20 Local Control and Accountability Plan Federal Addendum Certification
Form contact: Local Agency Systems Support Office 916-323-5233

  • No changes.

2019–20 Application for Funding
Title V contact: Patricia Ramirez 916-319-0787

  • For LEAs eligible for and participating in Title V, Part B, Subpart 1 Small, Rural School Achievement Grant, there is a new required field to collect LEA Grants.gov confirmation code.

2019–20 Nonprofit Private School Consultation
Form contact: Ombudsman and Title I, Part A Consultation - Sylvia Hanna 916-319-0948; Title II, Part A Consultation - Geeta Rezvani 916-323-5595; Title III Consultation - Geoffrey Ndirangu 916-323-5831

  • No changes.

2019–20 Other ESEA Nonprofit Private School Participation
Title II, Part A contact: Geeta Rezvani 916-323-5595; or Title III Consultation contact- Geoffrey Ndirangu 916-323-5831

  • No changes.

2019–20 Title I, Part A Nonprofit Private School Participation
Form contact: Sylvia Hanna 916-319-0948

  • No changes.

2019–20 Title III English Learner Student Program Subgrant Budget
Form contact: Geoffrey Ndirangu 916-323-5831

  • No changes.

2019–20 Title III Immigrant Student Program Subgrant Budget
Form contact: Geoffrey Ndirangu 916-323-5831

  • No changes.

2019–20 Title IV, Part A Nonprofit Private School Participation
Form contact: Tom Herman 916-319-0914

  • No changes.

2019–20 Substitute System for Time Accounting
Form contact: Financial Accountability and Information Services Office 916-322-1770

  • No changes.
Additional Information

The Navigating CARS webinar is an introduction to the system that is targeted to new LEA users. It covers how to maneuver in the CARS application, reviews the function of each tab, provides examples of data collection forms, and offers additional information about how CARS operates. This training webinar can be accessed here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qSl-b4YxiJY.

Additional information about CARS is available on the CDE CARS web page at http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/aa/co/cars.asp.

If you have any questions regarding CARS, please contact the Consolidated Application Support Desk by email at conappsupport@cde.ca.gov.

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Questions:   ConApp Support Desk | conappsupport@cde.ca.gov | 916-319-0297
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