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Migrant Education School Readiness Program

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

Funding Description

This program is a home and/or center-based school readiness program that focuses on early childhood education, parent and child interactive literacy for migrant children and parents. The goal is preparing migrant children to be successful in school.


Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria Only established Regional Migrant Education regions funded through the California Department of Education are eligible to receive school readiness Migrant Early Start (MEES) funding for 2011-12. Funding will go to the 23 Migrant Education Regions.
Other Eligibility Considerations N/A
Eligible Grade Level(s) Pre-K, K, 1, 2
Eligible Age Level(s) 3, 4, 5, 6


Legal Authority The purpose of the Migrant Education program is to establish or improve education programs for migrant children in order to close the achievement gap and help them be successful in school. It is authorized under ESEA Title 1 Part C.
Source / Type Federal / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2011-12
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 3110 / 8290
Total Available $5,496,050
Recipient Amount $13,522 - $720,800
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Based on the number of sites, parents, children served, and the number of identified migrant children ages 3-5 years old.

Important Dates

Date Application Available May 13, 2011
Due Date June 13, 2011
Expected Notification Date July 6, 2011

Additional Information

Background Migrant Education School Readiness Program []
Fiscal Unavailable
Other Unavailable


Program Gloria Guzmán-Walker, 916-323-4711,
Fiscal Prakash Chand, 916-319-0624,
Division Professional Learning Support Division, 916-319-0851 (phone), 916-319-0139 (fax)
Last Modified: August 22, 2011

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