ERIC Number: ED218034
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Oct
National Policy Workshop on Education for Migrant Secondary Students. Proceedings Handbook (Seattle, Washington, August 18-20, 1981).
Gonzales, Jim L.; Roberts, Linda, Ed.
Designed to be both process and product oriented, the workshop was held to study secondary educational opportunities for migrant students to develop working policies to complement existing school programs. Objectives were to: create an awareness of the unique characteristics, education needs, and barriers preventing full access to quality education for migrant secondary students; identify promising approaches to creating effective interstate secondary education programs for migrant secondary students; and develop alternative policy statements that can be used by decision makers as a foundation for creating secondary education opportunities, including interstate/district credit accrual-exchange opportunities for migrant students. Representing 28 states, the more than 197 participants included Chief State School Officers, state migrant education personnel, state and local board members and superintendents, principals, and migrant program staff. The participants collectively developed nine resolutions pertaining to: graduation requirements; state efforts in identification, recruitment, enrollment and provision of educational services; state and nationwide dissemination of information on secondary programs; implementation of appropriate testing schedules; communication of high school credit requirements; parental involvement in educational process; state commitment of resources; interagency cooperation; and coordination of state and local resources. Appendices include the participant workbook, workshop agenda, and list of participating states and participants. (NQA)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Washington Office of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Olympia. Migrant Education Program.; Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (ED), Washington, DC. Migrant Education Programs.
Note: Also sponsored by the National Association of State Directors of Migrant Education.