Program Update: Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) Operation Connectivity Prior Purchase Reimbursement Program (PPRP)

Texas Education Agency

February 10, 2021

Department of Grant Compliance and Administration

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Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF)


Operation Connectivity Prior Purchase Reimbursement Program (PPRP)

 

Program Timeline Update

Per the previously issued Program Errata #4 (issued January 6, 2021) and Errata #5 (issued January 11, 2021), the CRF PPRP timeline was revised. The new timeline for the CRF PPRP is as follows:

  • All requests for new applications or amendments must have been received by January 31, 2021.
  • If an LEA previously submitted a PPRP application and did not request an amendment by January 31, 2021, TEA will continue processing the original application for reimbursement starting February 10, 2021.
  • All amendments and new applications must be received by 11:59 p.m. February 15, 2021.
  • TEA will start processing new amendments and new applications on or about February 22, 2021.
  • All eligible devices to be reimbursed must be received by the LEA by February 28, 2021.
  • TEA plans to announce the reimbursement percentage by March 22, 2021.
  • TEA plans to make the reimbursement payments to the approved LEAs starting March 22, 2021, and to be completed by the end of April 2021.

See the CRF PPRP FAQ for additional guidance and answers to frequently asked questions.


Program Support, Resources, and Technical Assistance
The statewide training presentation slides, application instructions, and additional informational resources are available on the Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) Reimbursement Programs webpage. The statewide training webinar recording has been posted and is listed on the Grant Compliance and Administration playlist of the TEA YouTube channel.

Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) Reimbursement Programs