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Policy Letters

Guidance Number Status Subject Additional Attachments Keywords Publication Date Sort ascending
WD 21-16 Rescinded Requirements for Reporting and Fact-Finding for Suspected Fraud, Waste, Theft, Program Abuse Cases, and Recovery of Improper Payments Administration 10/13/2016
WD 22-16 Rescinded Local Workforce Development Board Planning Guidelines for Program Years 2017–2020 Board Planning, WIOA 10/04/2016
WD 20-16 Rescinded Implementation of the Amendments to Chapter 809 Child Care Services Rules Regarding Eligibility for Child Care Services Child Care, SNAP E&T, TANF/Choices 09/30/2016
AEL 04-16 Rescinded Implementing Integrated Education and Training English Literacy and Civics Education AEL, Fiscal - Administration, WIOA 09/15/2016
WD 19-16 Rescinded Texas Rising Star Revisions: Measures and Guidelines Child Care 09/13/2016
WD 17-16 Rescinded Board Contract Year 2017 Federal Poverty Guidelines and State Median Income Amounts for Determining Eligibility and Parent Share of Cost for Child Care Services Child Care, TWIST 08/18/2016
WD 18-16 Rescinded Suspending New Enrollments in At-Risk Child Care Child Care 08/02/2016
AEL 03-16 Rescinded Adult Education and Literacy Enrollment Targets for Program Year 2016–2017 AEL, Performance 07/14/2016
WD 15-16 Active Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act: Eligibility Income Guidelines and Determining Minimum Self-Sufficiency Levels—Update TWIST, WIOA 07/12/2016
WD 13-16 Rescinded Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Employment and Training Revised Form FL-139 SNAP E&T Exemptions Worksheet SNAP E&T 07/08/2016
WD 03-16 Rescinded Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act: Texas Workforce System Partners’ Memoranda of Understanding, Including Infrastructure Funding Costs Administration, All Programs, Fiscal – Allocations, WIOA 07/01/2016
WD 02-16, Chg 2 Rescinded Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Eligible Training Providers Evaluation Criteria and Performance Expectations—Update ETP, WIOA 06/29/2016
WD 11-16 Active Access and Data Security for Workforce Applications TWIST, WorkInTexas.com 06/15/2016
WD 12-16 Rescinded Fiscal Year 2017/Program Year 2016 Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Title I and Title II Formula Allocations; Rapid Response Funding; WIOA Title II Professional Development Funds; Fiscal Year 2017 Child Care, Choices, Employment Service, and Suppl AEL, Child Care, ES, Fiscal – Allocations, Rapid Response, SNAP E&T, TANF/Choices, WIOA 05/24/2016
WD 10-16 Rescinded Texas Rising Star Accreditation Recognition Application Process Child Care 05/12/2016
TA 273 Rescinded WIOA Requirement Changes in TWIST All Programs 05/12/2016
WD 02-16, Chg 1 Rescinded Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Eligible Training Providers Evaluation Criteria and Performance Expectations—Update WIOA 05/09/2016
WD 09-16 Active Plumbing Profession—Update General 05/09/2016
WD 07-16 Active Youth Career Fairs Program WIOA 05/05/2016
WD 08-16 Rescinded Expiration of Workforce Investment Act Waivers WIOA, WIA 04/29/2016
AEL 01-16, Chg 1 Rescinded Program Year 2015–2016 Adult Education and Literacy Enrollment Targets—Update AEL, Fiscal – Allocations 04/14/2016
WD 02-16 Rescinded Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Eligible Training Providers Evaluation Criteria and Performance Expectations—Update WIOA 04/11/2016
WD 06-16, Chg 1 Rescinded Texas Rising Star Revisions: Measures and Guidelines Child Care 04/08/2016
TA 274 Rescinded Coordination of Services to Foster Youth All Programs 03/28/2016
WD 06-16 Rescinded Texas Rising Star Revisions: Measures and Guidelines Child Care 03/25/2016
AEL 02-16 Rescinded Implementing the Integrated Education and Training Service Approach AEL, Fiscal - Administration, WIOA 03/23/2016
WD 05-16 Rescinded Recognition of AdvancED Quality Early Learning School Standards as Initial 4-Star Texas Rising Star Providers Child Care 03/18/2016
WD 04-16 Rescinded Trade Adjustment Assistance Reauthorization Act 2015 TAA, TWIST 03/07/2016
TA 272 Active Community Resource Coordination Groups All Programs 03/04/2016
AEL 01-16 Rescinded Program Year 2015–2016 Adult Education and Literacy Enrollment Targets AEL, Fiscal – Allocations 01/22/2016
WD 01-16 Rescinded Board Contract Year 2016 Incentive Awards Administration, Performance 01/07/2016
WD 30-15 Rescinded 2016 Earned Income Tax Credit for Employed Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Recipients and Other Low-Income Workers Child Care, TANF/Choices 12/28/2015
WD 29-15 Rescinded Board Oversight Capacity Evaluation Criteria Administration 12/22/2015
WD 08-15 Rescinded Jobs for Veterans State Grants Program: Reforms and Responsibilities of Workforce Solutions Office Staff Serving Veterans—Update All Programs, Veterans, WIOA, WIA 12/11/2015
TA 251, Chg 1 Active Child Care Local Match Activities and Certified Public Expenditure Sources—Update Child Care 12/08/2015
WD 04-15, Chg 2 Active Cash Draw and Expenditure Reporting System Instructions—Update Cost Category Matrices , Cost Category Descriptions , Summary of Changes Financial Reporting 12/04/2015
WD 28-15 Active Employment-First Policy 11/13/2015
WD 27-15 Rescinded Texas Rising Star Guidelines Revisions: Application and Self-Assessment for Accredited Providers Child Care 11/06/2015
WD 25-15 Rescinded Applying Priority of Service and Identifying and Documenting Eligible Veterans and Transitioning Service Members ES, TAA, TWIST, Veterans, WIOA, WorkInTexas.com 10/26/2015
WD 15-15 Rescinded Procedural Requirements for Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Initial Designation of Local Workforce Development Areas Board Planning, WIOA 10/21/2015
WD 26-15 Rescinded Workforce Automated Systems’ Data Entry Deadlines for Board Contract Year 2016 Child Care, ES, Performance, SNAP E&T, TAA, TANF/Choices, TWIST, WIOA, WIA, WorkInTexas.com 10/19/2015
WD 24-15 Rescinded Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Eligible Training Providers Evaluation Criteria and Performance Expectations ETP, WIOA 10/13/2015
WD 23-15 Rescinded Trade Adjustment Assistance: Merit Staffing Requirements—Update TAA, TWIST 10/01/2015
WD 22-15 Rescinded Waiver of the Training Requirement under the Trade Adjustment Assistance Act—Update TAA, TWIST 10/01/2015
WD 04-15, Chg 1 Rescinded Cash Draw and Expenditure Reporting System Instructions—Update Financial Reporting 09/16/2015
WD 21-15 Rescinded Extension of the Texas Rising Star (TRS) Implementation Guidelines and Modifications to the TRS Scoring Methodology and TRS Assessment Process Child Care, TWIST 09/02/2015
WD 17-15 Rescinded Fiscal Year 2016/Program Year 2015 Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Title I and Title II Formula Allocations; Additional WIOA Title II Professional Development Funds; Fiscal Year 2016/Program Year 2015 Child Care, Temporary Assistance for Needy Fa AEL, Child Care, ES, Fiscal – Allocations, Rapid Response, SNAP E&T, TANF/Choices, WIOA 08/20/2015
WD 16-15 Rescinded Board Contract Year 2016 Federal Poverty Guidelines and State Median Income Amounts for Determining Eligibility and Parent Share of Cost for Child Care Services Child Care, TWIST 07/27/2015
WD 13-15 Rescinded Establishing Local Child Care Texas Rising Star Tiered Reimbursement Rates Child Care 07/13/2015
AEL 08-15 Active Allowable Advertising and Public Relations Expenditures AEL, Fiscal - Administration 06/22/2015