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Policy Letters

Guidance Number Status Subject Additional Attachments Keywords Publication Date Sort ascending
WD 21-21 Rescinded Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2021 (CRRSA) Funding for Texas Rising Star Supports Child Care 09/22/2021
WD 22-21 Active Texas Rising Star Contracted Slots Pilot Program Texas Rising Star Contracted Slots Pilot Program Application Child Care 09/17/2021
WD 19-21 Rescinded Child Care Provider Contract Agreements Child Care 09/15/2021
WD 15-21, Chg 1 Rescinded Service Industry Recovery Child Care Child Care, TWIST 09/15/2021
TA 299 Active Trade Adjustment Assistance Training Service Closure TAA, TWIST 09/08/2021
WD 06-21, Chg 2 Rescinded Texas Rising Star Four-Year Review Implementation Child Care 09/08/2021
WD 27-19, Chg 3 Rescinded State Data Validation Requirements—Update ES, TAA, TWIST, Veterans, WIOA, WorkInTexas.com 08/31/2021
WD 17-21 Rescinded Board Contract Year 2022 Federal Poverty Guidelines and State Median Income Amounts for Determining Eligibility and Parent Share of Cost for Child Care Services Child Care, TWIST 08/17/2021
WD 17-19, Chg 1 Active Registered Apprenticeship Training Programs and the Eligible Training Providers List—Update Revisions to WD Letter 17-19 Shown in Track Changes Apprenticeship, ETP, WIOA 08/11/2021
WD 21-16, Chg 3 Active Requirements for Reporting and Fact-Finding for Suspected Fraud, Waste, Theft, Program Abuse Cases, and Recovery of Improper Payments—Update Administration, Child Care 07/29/2021
WD 15-21 Rescinded Service Industry Recovery Child Care Child Care, TWIST 07/29/2021
AEL 07-17, Chg 1 Active Required Syllabus Design for Adult Education and Literacy Instruction—Update Revisions to AEL 07-17 Shown in Track Changes AEL 07/21/2021
AEL 04-16, Chg 2 Active Implementing Integrated Education and Training English Literacy and Civics Education—Update WD 04-16, Change 2, with Revisions Shown in Track Changes AEL, Fiscal - Administration, WIOA 07/21/2021
AEL 01-17, Chg 1 Active Implementing Programs, Activities, and Services for English Language Learners—Update Revisions to AEL 01-17 Shown in Track Changes AEL, Fiscal - Administration, WIOA 07/21/2021
WD 13-21 Rescinded Initial Job Search Child Care Child Care 06/30/2021
WD 21-19, Chg 2 Rescinded Child Care Quality Funds Report and Implementation and Expenditure Plan—Update Child Care 06/29/2021
WD 14-19, Chg 2 Active Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act: Individual Training Accounts and Training Contracts—Update Revisions to WD Letter 14-19, Change 2, Shown in Track Changes ETP, WIOA 06/28/2021
WD 01-12, Chg 1 Active Unemployment Insurance Weekly Work Search Contact Requirements—Update Revisions to WD 01-12 Shown in Track Changes UI 06/23/2021
WD 10-21 Active Trade Adjustment Assistance Expenditure Reporting in The Workforce Information System of Texas TAA, TWIST, WIOA 06/07/2021
AEL 04-21 Active AEL Enrollment and Data Validation Requirements Data Elements for AEL Enrollment Source Documentation AEL, WIOA 06/07/2021
WD 27-19, Chg 2 Rescinded State Data Validation Requirements—Update ES, TAA, TWIST, Veterans, WIOA, WorkInTexas.com 06/03/2021
AEL 03-21 Active Allowability of Funding Transportation Support Services with Adult Education and Family Literacy Act Funds AEL, WIOA 05/17/2021
WD 04-21, Chg 1 Rescinded Child Care Industry Partnership Program---Update Child Care 05/13/2021
WD 06-21, Chg 1 Rescinded Texas Rising Star Four-Year Review Implementation Child Care 05/07/2021
WD 09-21 Rescinded Metrix Learning and Parent Activity Requirements for Child Care Services Child Care 05/03/2021
AEL 02-21 Active Program Year 2020–2021 AEL Targets and Performance-Based Funding Program Year 2020–2021 Adult Education and Literacy Enrollment and Performance Targets , Program Year 2020–2021 Performance-Based Funding Criteria , TEAMS Activity and Funding Codes for AEL Core Grantee Enrollment Targets AEL, WIOA 04/14/2021
WD 07-21 Rescinded Implementation of TWC Chapter 809 Child Care Services Rule Amendments regarding Direct Referrals from Partnerships, Reductions in Parent Share of Cost for Part-Time Referrals, and Waiting Period Transfer Policies Child Care 04/12/2021
WD 06-21 Rescinded Texas Rising Star Four-Year Review Implementation Child Care 03/30/2021
WD 08-21 Rescinded Child Care Automated Attendance and Manual Absence Tracking Child Care, Natural Disaster 03/22/2021
AEL 01-21, Chg 1 Rescinded High School Equivalency Subsidy Program—Update AEL 03/22/2021
WD 04-21 Rescinded Child Care Industry Partnership Program Child Care 03/11/2021
WD 16-14, Chg 2 Active Equal Opportunity Notice—Update Notice—Equal Opportunity Is the Law (English version) , Notice—Equal Opportunity Is the Law (Spanish version) , USDA “And Justice for All” Poster , Revisions to WD Letter 16-14, Change 1, Shown in Track Changes Equal Opportunity, SNAP E&T, WIOA 03/10/2021
WD 02-21 Rescinded Texas Rising Star Staff Education Extensions Child Care 03/01/2021
WD 05-21 Rescinded Workforce Career and Education Outreach Specialists Program TANF/Choices 02/26/2021
WD 20-20, Chg 2 Active COVID-19 and Additional Enhanced Reimbursement Rate Funding Distributions—Update CCDBG CARES Act Funding Table , Revisions to WD 20-20, Change 2, Shown in Track Changes Child Care, Natural Disaster 02/12/2021
WD 20-20, Chg 1 Rescinded COVID-19 and Additional Enhanced Reimbursement Rate Funding Distributions—Update Child Care, Natural Disaster 02/12/2021
WD 21-19, Chg 1 Rescinded Child Care Quality Funds Report and Implementation and Expenditure Plan—Update Child Care 02/04/2021
WD 03-21 Rescinded Changes Affecting the Uniform Guidance (2 CFR Part 200) and Texas Uniform Grant Management Standards All Programs, Fiscal - Administration 01/28/2021
AEL 03-20, Chg 1 Active Remote Testing, Waivers, and Performance in Adult Education and Literacy for Program Year 2020–2021 Revisions to AEL Letter 03-20 Shown in Track Changes AEL, Natural Disaster, WIOA 01/25/2021
WD 27-19, Chg 1 Rescinded State Data Validation Requirements—Update ES, TAA, TWIST, Veterans, WIOA, WorkInTexas.com 01/22/2021
WD 12-19, Chg 1 Rescinded Funding Training Programs outside of Local Workforce Development Areas through Individual Training Accounts—Update ETP, WIOA 01/22/2021
WD 01-21 Active Applying Priority of Service and Identifying and Documenting Veterans and Transitioning Service Members Self-Attestation Form ES, TAA, TWIST, Veterans, WIOA, WorkInTexas.com 01/22/2021
WD 12-19 Rescinded Funding Training Programs outside of Local Workforce Development Areas through Individual Training Accounts ETP, WIOA 01/22/2021
WD 05-19, Chg 1 Active Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, Eligible Training Provider Program, Eligibility Criteria, and Performance Expectations—Update Revisions to WD 05-19 Shown in Track Changes ETP, WIOA 01/12/2021
AEL 01-21 Rescinded High School Equivalency Subsidy Program AEL 01/04/2021
AEL 09-20 Active Math Assistance Call Center AEL 12/21/2020
WD 30-20 Active Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) Final Rule Rapid Response, TAA, TWIST, UI, WIOA 12/14/2020
WD 04-20, Chg 2 Active Greeter in the WorkInTexas.com System—Update Greeter State-Level Defaults Visit Reasons , Revisions to WD 04-20, Change 2, Shown in Track Changes WorkInTexas.com 12/11/2020
WD 06-13, Chg 1 Active Documenting Services and Participant Contact in The Workforce Information System of Texas Counselor Notes—Update Sample Comprehensive Narrative Entries for TWIST Counselor Notes , Revisions to WD 06-13 Shown in Track Changes General, NCP Choices, SNAP E&T, TAA, TANF/Choices, TWIST, WIOA 12/11/2020
WD 28-20 Rescinded Deobligation and Reallocation of Commission-Allocated Funds Child Care, SNAP E&T, TANF/Choices, WIOA 12/03/2020