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    Supplemental Educational Services (SES)

    Supplemental Educational Services (SES) is additional academic instruction designed to increase the academic achievement of students in campuses needing improvement. These services may include academic assistance such as tutoring, remediation and other educational interventions. These approaches must be consistent with the content and instruction used by the local educational agency (LEA) and aligned with the Texas’ academic content standards.  

    Supplemental Educational Service (SES) Implementation

    The Texas Education Agency (TEA) is taking a proactive approach to ensure successful implementation of the SES program and the federal funds are expended properly and consistent with the intent of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB). 

    Two program indicators of risk that the TEA emphasizes are:

    1. Student Enrollment
    2. Invoicing

    For additional information and direction on the approach TEA is taking to address implementation concerns, please consult the following documents:

    To the Administrator Addressed Letter from the Commissioner

    This letter was sent to Administrators on February 19, 2013 to notify schools, parents, and Supplemental Educational Service providers of the TEAs standards and criteria to remove a SES provider from the state-approved list as required under federal regulations.

    Notice to LEA and SES Provider State Contacts (PDF, 84KB)

    This letter was sent via listserv to notify schools and SES providers of TEAs standards and criteria to remove a SES provider from the state-approved list as required under federal regulations.

    SES Program Data and Risk Indicators (PDF, 75KB)

    This document shares risk indicators that will be periodically reviewed to ensure LEAs and SES Providers successfully implement the SES program and that federal funds are expended properly and consistent with the intent of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB).

    SES Complaint Investigations and Educator Cases Workflow (PDF, 136KB)

    Removal of an SES Provider from the State Approved List Standards and Techniques (PDF, 224KB)

    Supplemental Educational Service (SES) Provider Status

    A state educational agency shall develop, implement, and publicly report on standards and techniques for monitoring the quality and effectiveness of the services offered by approved providers under this subsection, and for withdrawing approval from providers that fail, for 2 consecutive years, to contribute to increasing the academic proficiency of students served  [SEC 1116 (e)(4)(D)].

    A provider may be removed from the list if it fails to provide SES consistent with applicable health, safety, and civil rights requirements, or fails to meet any other regulatory or statutory requirements, particularly after more than one violation.

    SES Provider Status 2012-13

    SES Provider Removal FAQ (PDF, 502KB)

    How to File an SES Complaint

    District Level SES Complaint Investigation Checklist (PDF, 47KB)

    NCLB Complaint Procedures (PDF, 66KB)


    For additional information, contact:

    Division of School Improvement and Support
    1701 North Congress Avenue
    Austin, TX  78701
    512/463-7582 

    sisdivision@tea.state.tx.us  

    Page last modified on 2/5/2014 01:45:44 PM.