Legislation, Regulations, & Guidance
Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as amended, Title II, Part A; 20 U.S.C. 6301-6339, 6571-6578
- Sec. 2001. Purpose.
- Sec. 2002. Definitions.
- Sec. 2003. Authorization of Appropriations.
- Sec. 2101. Formula grants to States.
- Sec. 2102. Subgrants to local educational agencies.
- Sec. 2103. Local uses of funds.
- Sec. 2014. Reporting.
Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards (commonly called “Uniform Guidance”) was adopted by the Department in December 2014, 2 CFR Part 3474, and provides a government-wide framework for grants management and sets an authoritative set of rules and requirements for Federal awards that synthesizes and supersedes guidance from earlier OMB circulars. The Uniform GuidanThe ce addresses such issues as addresses time and effort certifications, indirect cost reimbursement, timely obligation of funds and carryover, financial management rules, program income, record retention, property/equipment/supplies inventory controls, procurement, monitoring, conflicts, travel policies, and allowable costs.
The Education Department of General Administrative Regulations (EDGAR), 34 CFR Parts 75, 76, and 77, are the federal regulations that govern all federal grants awarded by the U.S. Department of Education. EDGAR is read in conjunction with the authorizing statutes, program-specific regulations, the Uniform Guidance, and Federal Register documents, such as Notices Inviting Applications and Notices of Final Priorities.
Non-regulatory Guidance for Title II, Part A: Building Systems of Support for Excellent Teaching and Leading | PDF (691 KB) (September 27, 2016)
Non-regulatory Guidance: Fiscal Changes and Equitable Services Requirements Under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA), as Amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) | PDF (November 21, 2016)
Non-regulatory Guidance: Using Evidence to Strengthen Education Investments| PDF (September 16, 2016)