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Migrant Education Program

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

Funding Description

Funding supports 23 regional offices to provide supplementary educational and support services to eligible migrant children and youth throughout California. Regional offices also give technical assistance to local educational agencies to identify and address the unique needs of migrant children and their families.


Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria Funding is determined by a formula that includes the number of eligible migrant children and youth, age 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 Not applicable
Eligible Grade Level(s) Pre-K, K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult
Eligible Age Level(s) 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult


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 2012-13
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 3060, 3061 / 8290
Total Available $134,760,620
Recipient Amount Varies
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 June 4, 2012
Due Date June 29, 2012
Expected Notification Date July 31, 2012

Additional Information

Background Overview of Migrant Education in California []
Fiscal Unavailable
Funding ResultsFunding Results []
Other Unavailable


Program Fernando Rodriguez-Valls, 916-319-0851,
Fiscal Prakash Chand, 916-319-0624,
Division English Learner Support Division, 916-319-0851 (phone), 916-319-0139 (fax)
Last Modified: February 8, 2013

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