Migrant Education - Title I.C
- Catholic Migrant Farmworker Network
A national organization dedicated to pastoral ministry with migrant and seasonal farmworkers. www.cmfn.org
- Consortium for Quality and Consistency in Identification and Recruitment
Established to promote interstate and intrastate coordination with the aim of quality assurance, reliability, and consistency in ID&R practices and activities. www.conqir-idr.org
- Crowder College CAMP Program
CAMP is a federally funded program designed to provide an opportunity for students from an agricultural and/or migrant background to successfully complete their freshman year of college. CAMP provides financial asistance for tuition, student fees, textbooks, room and board and a monthly stipend to off-set personal needs. http://www.crowder.edu/PROGRAMS/international-students/CAMP/index.php
National resource center dedicated to improving the educational opportunities for migrant children. ESCORT maintains the National Migrant Education Hotline. www.escort.org
- Farmworker Justice Fund, Inc.
Empowers migrant and seasonal farmworkers to improve their wages and working conditions, labor and immigration policy, health and safety, and access to justice. www.fwjustice.org
- Harvest of Hope Foundation
National foundation to raise funds exclusively for migrant farm worker individuals and families. www.harvestofhope.net
- High School Equivalency Program
Helps migratory and seasonal farmworkers (or children of such workers), who are 16 years of age or order and not currently enrolled in school, obtain the equivalent of a high school diploma and, subsequently, gain employment or begin postsecondary education or training.
- Interstate Migrant Education Council
Independent organization whose mission is to advocate policies that ensure the highest quality education and other needed services for the migrant children. www.migedimec.org
- Migrant Library
Books listed in the Migrant Library serve as an introduction to migrant farmworker literature, both fiction and non-fiction. These resources may be useful inside the classroom, for research, or to increase understanding of the migrant experience in other areas.
- Migrant Out of School Youth
Solutions for Out-of-School Youth (SOSY) is a Consortium Incentive Grant funded by the Office of Migrant Education (OME) at the United States Department of Education (USDE) to build capacity in states with a growing secondary-aged migrant out-of-school youth population. http://osymigrant.org/
- Migrant Services Directory: Organizations and Resources
The Migrant Services Directory provides summaries and contact information for major federal programs and national organizations that serve migrant farmworkers and their families.
The Migrant Student Information Exchange (MSIX) is designed to facilitate the exchange of migrant student records for the purposes of school enrollment, placement, and accrual of credit in school and migrant education projects. http://www.msix.ed.gov/
- National Agricultural Statistics Service
The NASS web site provides reports on crops, demographics, economics, environment, livestock, and more.
- National Agricultural Workers Survey
National information source on the demographics and working and living conditions of U.S. farmworkers. www.doleta.gov/agworker/naws.cfm
- National Association of State Directors of Migrant Education Professional organization of state officials charged with the administrative responsibilities of using Title I.C monies effectively and productively to help all migrant children succeed in school. www.nasdme.org
- National Center for Farmworker Health
Dedicated to improving the health status of farmworker families by providing information services and products to a network of more than 500 migrant health center service sites in the United States. www.ncfh.org
- Office of Migrant Education
Administers four grant programs that provide academic and supportive services to the children of families who migrate to find work in the agricultural, fishing, and timber industries.
The Records Exchange Advice, Communication, and Technical Support (REACTS) project supports the existing Migrant Student Records Exchange Initiative created by the US Department of Education's (ED) Office of Migrant Education. The REACTS project strives to enhance communication with State and local education agencies regarding the benefits of migrant records exchange and the use of the Migrant Student Information Exchange (MSIX) consolidated migrant student record. The REACTS team provides expert advice, technical support and subject matter expertise on using MSIX data for the purposes of enrollment, grade and course placement, and accrual of secondary course credits for migrant students. http://reactsmsix.org/
- Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) The Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) is a standardized test used in Texas primary and secondary schools to assess students' attainment of reading, writing, math, science, and social studies skills required under Texas education standards. It is developed and scored by Pearson Educational Measurement with close supervision by the Texas Education Agency. http://www.tea.state.tx.us/index2.aspx?id=3220&menu_id=793
- United Migrant Opportunities Services, Inc.
Private, non-profit corporation advocating for and providing services to Hispanic migrant and seasonal farmworkers in Wisconsin, Minnesota, South Dakota, Kansas, Missouri, and Texas. www.umos.org