Charter District Audit Cycle 2019-2022

The 2019-2022 open enrollment charter district audit cycle ends on August 31, 2022.

The reporting period for the cycle begins April 15, 2022.

The online reporting system (CARtool) used to submit your audit data to the TxSSC will open on April 15, 2022 and must be completed by September 15, 2022. The CARtool is the only accepted method for submission and all submissions must take place prior to the close date of September 15, 2022.

The TxSSC will be reaching out to verify Superintendent contact information between January 17, 2022 and March 15, 2022 to ensure all districts receive a link to the online reporting system.

For more information on the audit process, please refer to our School Safety and Security Audit Toolkit.

The Texas Education Code (TEC) 37.108(b) requires each open enrollment charter district to conduct a safety and security audit at least once every three years and the 2019-2022 audit cycle is ending on August 31, 2022. By August 31, 2022 each open enrollment charter district shall complete safety and security audits of all district facilities.

In addition, the TEC 37.108(c) requires open enrollment charter districts to report the results of their safety and security audit to the TxSSC in the manner required by the TxSSC. The CARtool referenced in this notification is the official reporting tool. The report must be completed and submitted to the TxSSC by September 15, 2022.

TEC 37.108(c) also states that the results of the safety and security audit must be reported to the district Board of Trustees. Further the report provided to the TxSSC must be signed by the Superintendent and the Board of Trustees. Upon completion of the report the district should print a copy to be signed and kept in accordance with the district record retention policy.

TEC 37.108(b)(4) also requires the report to be reviewed by the School Safety and Security Committee.