Migrant Education Program
The Migrant program is designed to ensure that migratory children have the opportunity to meet the same challenging State content standards and challenging State student performance standards that ll children are expected to meet by designing programs that help migrant students overcome education disruption, cultural and language barriers, social isolation, various health related problems, and other factors that inhibit the ability of these children to do well in school and to prepare them to make a successful transition to postsecondary education or employment.
A “migratory child” means a child who is or whose parent, spouse, or guardian is a migratory agricultural worker, including a migratory dairy worker, migratory fisher, and who, in the preceding 36 months, order to obtain, or accompany such parent, spouse or guardian in order to obtain, temporary or seasonal employment in agriculture or fishing work has moved from one school district to another.
SEVEN AREAS OF FOCUS
- Migrant Service Coordination
- Early Childhood Education
- New Generation System
- Parental Involvement
- Identification and Recruitment
- Graduation Enhancement
- Secondary Credit Exchange and Accrual