ERIC Number: ED339567
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Education for Migrant Children. Arizona State Plan, Program Year 1992. Authorized under Public Law 100-297, Chapter 1. Hawkins-Stafford Elementary and Secondary School Improvement Act Amendments of 1989.
Arizona State Dept. of Education, Phoenix.
This document outlines Arizona's 3-year (1991-94) plan for its state migrant education program. The annual statewide needs assessment, based on student data for 1989-90, found that, of the state's 14,485 migrant students enrolled in Grades K-12, 46% were overage for their grade level and over 80% scored below average norms in reading, language, and mathematics. The assessment also examined health services, nutritional services, and preschool programs for migrant children. The formula for state allocation of program funds to school districts is reviewed. Activities for achieving educational objectives and evaluation methods are described for each of seven objectives: (1) decreasing the percentage of migrant students who are overage for grade; (2) improving achievement scores; (3) increasing the statewide graduation rate of migrant students; (4) increasing the provision of alternative program services to dropout youth; (5) maintaining supplemental support services to migrant students; (6) maintaining current usage in the Migrant Student Record Transfer System and involving paid staff in staff development activities; and (7) increasing parent involvement. Plans are also outlined for statewide evaluation and program improvement, identification and recruitment of migrant children, location of projects, services to private school children, coordination with other programs and other states, parental participation, fiscal and administrative requirements, and use of funds. State supervision of local programs is discussed. This document contains maps and tables related to current and expected numbers of migrant children requiring services, staffing, and budgets. (SV)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Arizona State Dept. of Education, Phoenix.
Identifiers: Arizona; Migrant Education Program
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