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16-12 Managing Financial Aid - Parent Share of Cost


WS 16-12

September 30, 2016

Financial Aid

Expires:  Continuing



Career Offices
Financial Aid Payment Office


Mike Temple
David Baggerly
Lucretia Hammond


Managing Financial Aid - Parent Share of Cost


Provide updated guidance regarding Parent Share of Cost to comply with changes to Texas rule and in keeping with Issuance 16-07 Changes for Financial Aid Process and Procedures.  This Issuance replaces WS 12-15.


Amendments in 2014 to the federal Child Care and Development Block Grant-which powers Workforce Solutions' financial aid to families for child care-have resulted in changes to the Texas rules effecting our processes and procedures.


  1. Make sure all office managers, supervisors, and staff are aware of and implement use of the updated guidance found in the Parent Share of Cost Desk Aid when determining Parent Share of Cost for child care financial aid.
  2. Use the Discount to Parent Share of Cost Worksheet - October 2016 and discard previous versions.
  3. These instructions are in force as of October 1, 2016.


Staff should first ask questions of their managers or supervisors.  Direct questions to the Board staff through the electronic Issuance Q&A


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