Migrant Education Program Purpose

The division of Migrant Education assists local school districts in improving and coordinating the educational community for the children of the nation’s farm workers who have had their schooling interrupted. The emphasis of the federal legislation is helping migratory children to meet the same high standards expected of all children by coordinating and supporting services that help their progress in school.

Migrant Education offers:

  • Strong student support
  • Family centered educational approach
  • Interagency/interstate coordination
  • Coordination with growers and agricultural industries
  • State administered, locally operated