News Posts: Migrant Education

Migrant Student Records Exchange Initiative

The primary goals and objectives of the MSIX Initiative are to: Goal 1 – Maintain an effective electronic exchange for the transfer of migratory children’s education and health data among the States. Objective 1.1 – On an ongoing basis via enhancements, improve the MSIX system and its functionality to advance the facilitation of school enrollment, […]

Migrant Education Identification and Recruitment (ID&R) Initiative

Background Description Objectives Components Contact Information 1. Background The Office of Migrant Education (OME) has identified the need for special initiatives in three programmatic areas of the Migrant Education Program (MEP) to help attain the goal of assisting migrant children to achieve challenging academic standards and graduate from high school. One of these areas is […]

Programs and Grants – OME

You are here: OESE Home > Programs/Initiatives > OME College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) High School Equivalency Program (HEP) MEP Consortium Incentive Grants Migrant Education Even Start (MEES) Title I Migrant Education Program (MEP) College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) – Assists migrant and seasonal farmworkers and their children to successfully complete the first undergraduate year […]

Migrant Education Listserv – OME

You are here: OESE Home > Programs/Initiatives > OME You Are Invited To Join Our Migrant Education Listserv! The Migrant Education Listserv is a free service offered by the Office of Migrant Education to keep members of the migrant education community up-to-date on information that is relevant to the Title I Migrant Education Program. The […]

About Us – OME

  About Our Office The Office of Migrant Education (OME) administers programs that provide academic and supportive services to the children of families who migrate to find work in the agricultural and fishing industries. The programs are designed to help migrant children, who are uniquely affected by the combined effects of poverty, language, cultural barriers, […]


general demographic information on migrant workers and agriculture National Agricultural Workers Survey (NAWS) – The U.S. Department of Labor is the only national information source on the demographics and working and living conditions of U.S. farmworkers. Since the NAWS began surveying farmworkers in 1988, it has collected information from over 25,000 workers. The survey samples […]

Legislation, Regulations and Guidance

legislation Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as amended, Title I, Part C, Sec. 1308; 20 U.S.C. 6398. regulations Program regulations are found at EDGAR; 34 CFR 200.

Funding Status

2008 Appropriation: Up to $10,000,000 Number of New Awards Anticipated: 20 consortium incentive grants; 1 Migrant Education Coordination Support contract; 1 Migrant Student Information Exchange (MSIX) Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) and Management Support Contract (also known as the MSIX Acquisition Support Contract); 49 MSIX State Data Quality Grants Number of Continuation Awards: 2 contracts […]


Who May Apply: (by category) Institutions of Higher Education (IHEs), Local Education Agencies (LEAs), Nonprofit Organizations, State Education Agencies (SEAs)