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Policy Letters

Guidance Number Status Subject Additional Attachments Keywords Publication Date
WD 45-07 Cash Draw and Expenditure Reporting System Instructions Financial Reporting 10/19/2007
WD 61-06 Literacy and Numeracy Testing for Out-of-School Youth TANF/Choices, TWIST, WIA 12/04/2006
FDCM 04-22 Texas Wage and Hour Assistance FDCM 10/06/2022
WD 19-19 Active Federal Appeals Process for WIOA Title I Noncriminal Grievances and Complaints WIOA 08/15/2019
TA 226 Active Universal Service Administrative Company’s Low Income Program: Phone Service Discounts All Programs 07/26/2010
WD 04-23 Active Build America, Buy America Act: Compliance under Vocational Rehabilitation Contracts with Local Workforce Development Boards Build America, Buy America Contract Provision for Vocational Rehabilitation Contracts , Build America, Buy America Act Waiver Request Instructions for Boards , Sample Steps for Identifying a Need for a BABAA Waiver Request for a Contract for Infrastructure Project Costs VR 06/07/2023
WD 03-24 Active Employment Service Complaint Determination Appeals Administration, ES 04/16/2024
TA 199 Active Clarification on Public Subsidies and Goods and Services All Programs 12/02/2008
WD 07-17, Change 1 Active Local Workforce Development Board Transportation Policies to Safeguard against the Misuse of Funds—Update Revisions to WD Letter 07-17 Shown in Track Changes Administration, Child Care, SNAP E&T, TAA, TANF/Choices, WIOA 03/18/2024
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 Letter 27-20, Change 1 Active Common Exit Policy―Update Revisions to WD Letter 27-20 Shown in Track Changes ES, NCP Choices, SNAP E&T, TAA, TANF/Choices, Veterans, WIOA, WorkInTexas.com 03/18/2024
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
AEL 05-15 Active Distance Learning Expansion Funding Initiative Distribution with Texas High School Equivalency Preparation Emphasis Program Year 2014 Adult Education and Literacy Distance Learning Expansion Initiative Funding Distribution AEL 05/29/2015
WD 04-22 Active Job Development Code in WorkInTexas.com ES, WorkInTexas.com 03/07/2022
WD 36-05 Active Payment of Royalties on Intellectual Property Created with Federal Grant Funds Training and Employment Guidance Letter No. 31-04 Fiscal - Administration 06/13/2005
SR WFCMS-04 Change 1 Active Workforce Case Management System Questions & Answers—Update 10/30/2023
FDCM 01-24 Active Board Instructions: Reporting Requirements for Suspected Fraud, Waste, Theft, Program Abuse Cases, and Recovery of Improper Payments for the Child Care Program FDCM 04/29/2024
AEL 02-20, Chg 1 Active Program Year 2019–2020 Performance-Based Funding and Performance Allocation Holdbacks—Update AEL PY’19/FY’20 Performance-Based Funding Holdback Quarter 3 Release , Revisions to AEL Letter 02-20 Shown in Track Changes AEL 06/04/2020
AEL 02-14 Active Contract Amendment Process for Adult Education and Literacy and English Literacy and Civics Grantee Contracts Ending August 31, 2014 Schedule #6—Program Budget Summary—Federal and State Adult Education , Schedule #6—Program Budget Summary—Federal and State TANF , Schedule #6—Program Budget Summary—English Literacy and Civics AEL 04/09/2014
WD 16-08, Chg 1 Active Prevention and Detection of Fraud, Waste, Theft, and Program Abuse – Update Administration 10/28/2008
WD Letter 01-20, Change 3 Active Managing Reportable Individuals and Participants in the Wagner-Peyser and Jobs for Veterans State Grant Programs in WorkInTexas.com—Update Revisions to WD Letter 01-20, Change 2, Shown in Track Changes ES, Rapid Response, RESEA, Veterans, WorkInTexas.com 03/18/2024
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
AEL 06-18, Chg 1 Active Adult Education and Literacy Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Eligibility—Update Table of Substantive Revisions to AEL Letter 06-18 , Revisions to AEL Letter 06-18 Shown in Track Changes AEL, TANF/Choices 08/13/2019
WD 02-21, Chg 1 Active Texas Rising Star Staff Education Extensions—Update Texas Rising Star Education Extensions Progress Report , Revisions to WD Letter 02-21 Shown in Track Changes Child Care 09/23/2022
WD 03-21, Chg 1 Active Changes Affecting the Uniform Guidance (2 CFR Part 200) and Texas Uniform Grant Management Standards—Update Revisions to WD Letter 03-21, Shown in Track Changes All Programs, Fiscal - Administration 10/15/2021
WD 04-08 Active Procedure for Updating Directory of Workforce Centers and Satellite Offices Office Directory Information Form (Y-9) , Instructions for Completing Office Directory Information Form (Y-9) General 03/28/2008
WD 33-07, Change 1 Active Training Services Information in WorkInTexas.com―Update Revisions to WD Letter 33-07 Shown in Track Changes SNAP E&T, TAA, TANF/Choices, WIOA 03/18/2024
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
AEL 02-19 Active Collection of Certain Participant Information for Performance Reporting AEL, TANF/Choices, WIOA 08/08/2019
TA 225 Active Customers Requiring Relay Services Equal Opportunity, ES 07/09/2010
WD 23-22, Chg 1 Active Texas Rising Star Entry Level Designation Implementation—Update Attachment 1: Revisions to WD Letter 23-22 Shown in Track Changes Child Care 04/05/2023
WD 13-23 Active RESEA Exemptions, Outreach, and Appointment Cancelations Outreach Scripts RESEA, WorkInTexas.com 09/05/2023
TA 280, Chg 2 Active Determining High-Poverty Geographic Areas Revisions to TAB 280, Change 1, Shown in Track Changes WIOA 10/12/2021
WD 14-22, Change 2 Active Child Care Provider Data and Board Agreements—Update Child Care Services Provider Agreement Template , Child Care Services Provider Rate Addendum Template , Child Care Services Provider Texas Rising Star Mentoring Agreement , Revisions to WD Letter 14-22, Change 1, Shown in Track Changes Child Care 04/29/2024
AEL 02-23 Active Reporting Adult Education and Literacy Career Services and Training Services AEL 03/08/2023
TA 263 Active The Workforce Information System of Texas Trade Adjustment Assistance Desk Aid TWIST TAA Desk Aid TAA, TWIST 09/04/2013
WD 15-16, Change 1 Active Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act: Low-Income Guidelines and Determining Minimum Self-Sufficiency Levels—Update Revisions to WD Letter 15-16 Shown in Track Changes WIOA, WorkInTexas.com 03/18/2024
21-23, Change 1 Active Local Workforce Development Board Membership—Update Revisions to WD Letter 21-23 Shown in Track Changes Administration, Child Care, WIOA 11/20/2023
WD 07-23 Active Board Contract Year 2023 Child Care Allocation BCY’23 Child Care Allocation and Adjusted Targets Child Care 06/05/2023
WD Letter 28-23, Change 2 Active Guidance on the Use of Metrix Learning™ Services―Update Metrix General Online Coursework Enrollment Goals—Count by Board , Metrix Industry Certification Track Training and Assistance Participant Estimates—Count by Board , Metrix—Texas Administrator Guide , Metrix Certification Tracks—Comprehensive Assistance Costs , Revisions to WD Letter 28-23, Change 1, Shown in Track Changes WIOA, WorkInTexas.com 05/07/2024
AEL 01-20, Chg 1 Active Program Year 2019–2020 AEL Enrollment and Performance Targets—Update Updated Program Year 2019–2020 Adult Education and Literacy Enrollment Targets , Target Renegotiation Comparison , Program Year 2019 Adult Education and Literacy Performance Targets , Texas Educating Adults Management System Funding Codes and Applicable Target Categories , Revisions to AEL Letter 01-20 Shown in Track Changes AEL, WIOA 05/05/2020
TA 261 Active U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Work-Study Program All Programs 05/30/2013
WD 13-22, Change 2 Active Online Learning Management Systems and Performance Expectations—Update Revisions to WD Letter 13-22, Change 1, Shown in Track Changes TANF/Choices 03/18/2024
WD 13-19 Active Online Security Verification Procedures for the Cash Draw and Expenditure Reporting System AEL, Financial Reporting 06/05/2019
WD 06-22 Active CLASS® Optional for Texas Rising Star Assessments Texas Rising Star and CLASS® Crosswalk: Category 2 Child Care 03/18/2022
WD 04-24 Active Choices Services TANF/Choices 05/09/2024
WD 28-15 Active Employment-First Policy 11/13/2015
WD 14-08 Active Modifications to Unemployment Insurance Benefits System Access Unemployment Insurance Benefits System Screens ES, UI 03/19/2008
WD 27-19, Change 6 Active State Data Validation Requirements—Update Revisions to WD Letter 27-19, Change 5, Shown in Track Changes ES, TAA, Veterans, WIOA, WorkInTexas.com 03/18/2024
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