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Subject: Fiscal Changes to Federal Grants for FY12

Source: Special Education Finance

Intended Audience: Superintendents, Special Education Directors, Finance Administrators

Date: June 6, 2011

The Division of Financial and Administrative Services has made several fiscal changes related to federal grants for the 2011-2012 school year.  See the Administrative Memo posted at: http://dese.mo.gov/am/fas/index.html for details on these overall changes.  For changes related specifically to special education, see below.

FY12 Accounting Code Changes:

All Special Education Function Codes have been replaced with four new codes in the Accounting Manual.  The new codes are:

1220 - Special Education and Related Services (not for posting)

1221 - Special Education and Related Services

1223 - Coordinated Early Intervening Services (CEIS)

1224 - Proportionate Share

The Special Education Revenue codes have been replaced with three new codes in the Accounting Manual.  The new codes are:

5441 - IDEA Entitlement Funds

5437 - IDEA Grant Funds (non-Entitlement Funds)

5438 - Non-IDEA Special Education Grants

FY12 Budget and FER Process:

The Budget and FER grid in ePeGS will be condensed to six function codes.  They are:

1221 - Special Education and Related Services

1223 - Coordinated Early Intervening Services (CEIS)

1224 - Proportionate Share

2200 - Professional Development

2500 - Transportation and Maintenance

4000 - Facilities Acquisition and Construction

Please ensure your accounting software is updated with these changes.  If you have any questions, please contact the Special Education Finance Section at (573) 751-0622.