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ERIC Number: ED002636
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1962-Jan
Pages: 3
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POLICY STATEMENT RELATING TO THE EDUCATION OF MIGRANT CHILDREN.
Colorado State Dept. of Education, Denver.
PURPOSES, DEFINITIONS, OBLIGATIONS, AND PRACTICES IN THE EDUCATION PROGRAM FOR AGRICULTURAL MIGRATORY CHILDREN ARE CLARIFIED IN A POLICY STATEMENT. COLORADO LAW PROVIDES EDUCATIONAL FACILITIES FOR MIGRANT CHILDREN TO DEVELOP THEIR POTENTIALITIES AND CAPACITIES. A MIGRANT CHILD IS DEFINED BY THE MIGRANT CHILDREN EDUCATIONAL ACT. COMMON USAGE AND PRACTICE ARE UTILIZED IN ELABORATING UPON THE DEFINITION TO DETERMINE TIME PERIODS DURING WHICH MIGRANT STATUS IS MAINTAINED AND SITUATIONS WHERE CHILDREN ARE CONSIDERED MIGRANT EVEN WHEN RESIDING IN THEIR HOME DISTRICTS. REQUIRED RECORDS ARE KEPT ON EACH MIGRANT CHILD RECEIVED IN A SCHOOL DISTRICT DURING REGULAR OR SUMMER TERMS, THE SCHOOLS' RESPONSIBILITIES TO MIGRANT CHILDREN ARE SPECIFIED IN THE MIGRANT CHILDREN EDUCATIONAL ACT AS THE OPERATION OF A SPECIAL SUMMER TERM FOR THEM, THE PERSUASION RATHER THAN COERCION OF MIGRANT CHILDREN TO ATTEND THE SCHOOLS, AND THE ADVANCEMENT OF A CURRICULUM THAT ADJUSTS LEARNING TO THE CHILDREN'S INDIVIDUAL NEEDS AND INTERESTS, THAT EMPHASIZES HEALTH KNOWLEDGE AND CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT, AND THAT ENCOURAGES THE PARENTS TO ENROLL THE CHILDREN AND THE CHILDREN TO REMAIN IN SCHOOL.
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Authoring Institution: Colorado State Dept. of Education, Denver.
Identifiers: Colorado (Denver)