The East Carroll Parish School Board, a recipient of Recovery Act funds, shall adhere to federal and state guidelines in the receipt of reports on use of funds received through the federal American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA).  These guidelines require the School Board to submit quarterly reports on the use of such funds to the Louisiana Department of Education (LDE) no later than the 5th day following the end of each quarter.


The School Board receives funds and therefore must submit reports for the following ARRA grants:


  1. Title I
  2. Title II – Enhancing Education Through Technology (EETT)
  3. Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA) Part B
  4. IDEA Preschool
  5. Education Jobs


Aimed at providing information into the use of these funds, reports shall be required to include the following detailed information:



    1. The name of the project or activity;
    2. A description of the project or activity; and
    3. An evaluation of the completion status of the project or activity; and,



As part of the reporting process, the School Board and any other contractor/recipient to be paid by the School Board utilizing ARRA funds shall be required to register with the Central Contractor Registration (CCR) database for the U.S. Federal Government.  The School Board and any recipient of ARRA funds shall be required to renew and revalidate its CCR registration at least every twelve (12) months from the date of original registration.  In addition, all reporting entities shall also be required to obtain a valid and current Dun and Bradstreet (D&B) D-U-N-S number.


All documentation and data reported shall be preserved and maintained in the School Board office for such time as is necessary to comply with all ARRA reporting requirements.


New policy:  October, 2011



Ref:     American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, (Public Law 111-5)

Board minutes, 10-4-11


East Carroll Parish School Board