Education Jobs Fund - Guidance

General Information  

 

The Education Jobs Fund (Ed Jobs) program is a new Federal program that provides $10 billion in assistance to states to save or create education jobs for the 2010-2011 school year. Jobs funded under this program include those that provide educational and related services for early childhood, elementary, and secondary education.

Authorizing Statute for the Education Jobs Fund

  

Federal Guidance 

 

 

  

Texas Guidance 

 

  

Reporting Fraud, Waste, or Abuse of ARRA Funds  


Texas State Auditor's Office (SAO)

The SAO investigates allegations of fraud, waste or abuse involving state funds and resources, including ARRA funds. To report fraud, waste or abuse (or suspicion of fraud, waste or abuse) to the SAO, call the SAO Hotline at 800-TX-AUDIT (892-8348) or submit a report to the SAO's Online Reporting Hotline.

 

United States Department of Education (USDE) Office of Inspector General (OIG) Guidance

The USDE OIG investigates allegations of fraud, waste and abuse related to federal education funds and federally funded programs, including ARRA funds.  To report fraud, waste, or abuse (or suspicion of fraud, waste or abuse) to the USDE OIG, contact the Special Agent in Charge for Texas (Thomas Utz Jr., (214) 661-9538, 1999 Bryan Street, Suite 1440, Dallas, TX 75201-6817); email oig.hotline@ed.gov; call 1-800-MISUSED (1-800-647-8733); or write the Inspector General’s Hotline, Office of Inspector General, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20202-1500.  USDE OIG provides additional guidance for reporting at OIG Hotline:  Fraud Prevention.

 


For additional information, contact: 

Division of Formula Funding
1701 North Congress Avenue
Austin, TX  78701
512/463-8525

Formulafunds@tea.state.tx.us

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