• Title I-C MIGRANT EDUCATION PROGRAM

    Program Purposes

    • Migrant Education Program funds must be used to provide “priority for services” to migratory children who are failing, or most at risk of failing, to meet the State’s challenging State content standards and State student performance standards, and whose education has been interrupted during the regular school year.
    • Support high quality and comprehensive educational programs for migratory children to help reduce the educational disruptions and other problems that result from repeated moves.
    • Ensure that migratory children who move among the States are not penalized in any manner by disparities among the States in curriculum, graduation requirements, and State academic content and student academic achievement standards.
    • Ensure that migratory children are provided with appropriate educational services (including supportive services) that address their special needs in a coordinated and efficient manner.
    • Ensure that migratory children receive full and appropriate opportunities to meet the same challenging, State academic content and student academic achievement standards that all children are expected to meet.
    • Design programs to help migratory children overcome educational disruption, cultural and language barriers, social isolation, various health-related problems, and other factors that inhibit the ability of such children to do well in school, and to prepare such children to make a successful transitions to postsecondary education or employment.
    • Ensure that migratory children benefit from State and local systemic reform.

     
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    Allowable Activities

    • Instructional services (e.g., educational activities for preschool-age children and instruction in elementary and secondary schools, such as tutoring before and after school).
    • Support services (e.g., educational related activities, such as advocacy for migrant children; health, nutrition, and social services for migrant families; necessary educational supplies; transportation).
    • Migrant Education Program funds must be used to FIRST provide services to migratory children who are failing, or most at risk of failing, to meet the State’s challenging State content standards and State student performance standards, and whose education has been interrupted during the regular school year. These Migrant students are identified as “priority for service” or PFS.

     


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    Dan Arriola, Program Director  -   darriola@isd221.net
    Elsa Johnson, Program Coordinator/Family Liaison   -   ejohnson@isd221.net 
     
    Emmett School District
    Migrant Education Program 
    400 S Pine St
    Emmett, ID 83617
    208-365-6301