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Migrant Education Region Offices

NOTE: The application due date for this program has passed.

Funding supports 23 regional offices to provide supplementary educational and support services to eligible migrant children and youth throughout California. The regional offices also give technical assistance to local educational agencies to identify and address the unique needs of migrant children and their families. The California Department of Education (CDE) is pleased to announce the Supplemental Program Application for funds and allocations to migrant program regions. This allocation provides additional funds to support activities and services that will help migrant children meet the state's academic standards and reach proficiency on State assessments. Supplemental funds to regions are determined using the current funding formula. Please refer to the Request For Application (RFA) link for more information.

Eligibility

Eligible
Applicants
Local educational agencies
Required
Eligibility
Criteria
Funding is determined by a formula that includes the number of eligible migrant children and youth, ages three through twenty-one, in each respective region and the number of eligible children served through summer and intersession programs. Participating regions and their school districts must comply with all state and federal statutes and guidelines.
Other
Eligibility
Considerations
Migrant Regional Offices submit a regional application and district service agreements annually.
Eligible
Grade Level(s)
Not applicable.
Eligible
Age Level(s)
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, Adult

Funding

Legal
Authority
Part C, Title I, Elementary and Secondary Education Act; Budget Item 6110-125-0890 Schedule 1
Source / Type Federal / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2008-09
SACS Resource/
Revenue Codes
3060, 3061 / 8290
Total Available $110,749,222
Recipient
Amount
Unavailable
Match
Requirement
No
Allocation Formula Allocations are based on a seven-factor formula that includes the following factors: migrant child counts; moved within a year, priority for services, age 19-21, academic need (number of migrant children scoring a Far Below Basic on the Language Arts and/or Mathematics CSTs), other federal, state and local available funds, and summer/intersession child counts.

Important Dates

Date
Application
Available
May 12, 2008
Due Date June 6, 2008
Expected
Notification Date
Unavailable

Additional Information

Application http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r22/migrant08rfa.asp
Background http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/me/mt
Fiscal Unavailable
Other Unavailable

Contacts

Program Manuel Alfaro
Phone : 916-319-0389
E-mail : malfaro@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Geoffrey Ndirangu
Phone : 916-445-1335
E-mail : gndirang@cde.ca.gov
Division Language Learner & Support Division
Phone : 916-319-0851
Fax : 916-319-0139

Last Modified: September 29, 2008

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Sacramento, CA 95814

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