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Related Links - Migrant

  • 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
  • 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.
  • MSIX
    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.  
  • 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.
    www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/oese/ome (OME)
    www.ed.gov/programs/mep/index.html (MEP)
  • 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