News Posts: Migrant Education Basic State Formula Grants (Title I, Part C)


Migrant Education Program Coordination Website: RESULTS Visit to access technical assistance resources, a map with State contact information, a calendar of events, and more. The website includes legislation and policy documents, as well as an extensive list of policy Q&A’s. RESULTS also contains manuals and orientation materials, including but not limited to, Identification and […]


Performance Plans and Reports Grantee Performance Reports Monitoring Materials Audit Materials MEP Program Performance Reports The Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA) of 1993 was enacted by Congress to provide for the establishment of strategic planning and performance measurement in the Federal Government (made up of an annual performance plan and an annual performance report). […]

Legislation, Regulations, and Guidance

Legislation Regulations Policy Guidance Legislation The Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 ,Title I, Part C, as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015– The Every Student Succeeds Act, which was signed into law on December 10, 2015, contains the major statutory provisions that apply to the Migrant Education Program. The new […]

Preliminary Guidance for Title I, Part C – Pg 19

Use of MEP Funds to Provide Title I, Part A Services to Migrant Students in Targeted Assistance Schools Schools that receive funds under Title I, Part A but do not operate schoolwide programs are known as “targeted assistance schools” (Section 1115). In the past, migrant students who were also eligible to receive Title I, Part […]

Preliminary Guidance for Title I, Part C – Pg 18

Serving Migrant Children in Schoolwide Programs Schoolwide Programs Under the ESEA Schoolwide programs may use federal, state and local funds to upgrade a school’s entire educational program, provided that federal funds taken as a whole supplement state and local funds that would otherwise be spent at the schoo l. Section 1114 of the ESEA permits […]

Preliminary Guidance for Title I, Part C – Pg 17

A Focus on Teaching and Learning Migrant educators have been pioneers in a broad range of innovative programming, particularly in developing strong advocacy and outreach programs to meet the special needs of migrant children. They, like others in the education community, have nearly eli minated remedial “pull- out” programs, choosing instead to serve migrant students […]

Preliminary Guidance for Title I, Part C – Pg 16

Priority for Serving Migrant Students While the prior statute generally required that children who were “currently migrant” (i.e., children who had made a qualifying move within the past 12 months) be given priority for services over less recently mobile migrant children, the new statute establishes a new and much different priority for the receipt of […]

Preliminary Guidance for Title I, Part C – Pg 15

Subgranting In determining the size and recipients of MEP subgrants, SEAs must take into account the special educational needs of the state’s migrant children (as addressed through a comprehensive needs assessment and service delivery plan described in Section 1306. Also see Section 1304(b)(5).) In addition, the state (and its operating agencies) is required to give […]

Preliminary Guidance for Title I, Part C – Pg 1

Table of Contents Title page Acronyms Used in this Document Introduction High Standards for all Children–>with the Elements of Education Aligned, so that Everything is Working Together to Help Students Reach those Standards Links With Other Education Legislation Coordination Across Education Programs Interstate, Intrastate, and Interagency Coorination Advocacy and Outreach Through Interagency Coordination Resources Targeted […]

Funding Status

The U.S. Department of Education allocates Title I, Part C Migrant Education Program funds to States through a statutory formula based primarily on the State’s migratory child count, the number of migratory children who receive summer or intersession services, and the cost of education in each State. For general budget information, visit the budget news. […]