ERIC Number: ED347037
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Migrant Education Program Policy Manual. Migrant Education Programs Operated by State Education Agencies: Part D of Chapter 1 of Title I Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 as Amended by the Augustus F. Hawkins-Robert T. Stafford Elementary and Secondary School Improvement Amendments of 1988 (Public Law 100-297).
Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (ED), Washington, DC. Migrant Education Programs.
The purpose of this policy manual is to disseminate the Migrant Education Program statute and regulations and to assist State Education Agencies (SEA) in planning, implementing, and evaluating Chapter 1 Migrant Education Programs. The manual also may assist parents in becoming involved in all aspects of the Migrant Education Program and to ensure that the officers and employees of the Department of Education uniformly interpret, apply, and enforce program requirements. The manual provides information about: (1) state application and funding; (2) annual needs assessment; (3) coordination; (4) identification and recruitment; (5) eligibility; (6) program services; (7) summer school programs; (8) parental involvement; (9) migrant education program fiscal requirements; (10) state administration; and (11) evaluation. It also summarizes the provisions of the General Education Provisions Act (GEPA) and the Education Department's General Administrative Regulations (EDGAR) that relate to the Migrant Education Program. The appendices include: (1) Chapter 1 of Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA), as amended through December 31, 1990; (2) GEPA, as amended through May 31, 1991; (3) EDGAR, as of August 16, 1990; (4) 34 CFR Part 205: Section 1203 Coordination Project Regulations; (5) services to private school children; (6) the relationship of General Chapter 1 Statutory Provisions Affecting State and Local Agencies to the Migrant Education Program; and (7) 34 CFR Part 201: Migrant Education Program Regulations (as of July 1, 1990). This document also includes a list of acronyms used in the manual and an index. (LP)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (ED), Washington, DC. Migrant Education Programs.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Hawkins Stafford Act 1988