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What is the Migrant Education Program?

What is the Migrant Education Program (MEP)?

Title I, Part C Migrant Education Program (MEP) of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) helps ensure that migratory children who move among states are not penalized in any manner by disparities among states in curriculum, graduation requirements, or state academic content and student academic achievement standards.

A migratory child is any child ages 0-21 who moves across district lines, either on their own or with a parent or guardian, to obtain qualifying seasonal or temporary agricultural work. 

Read more about the program in the attached presentation:

Indiana's Migrant Education Program

What are my obligations to MEP students and how can I best support them?

What are schools' obligations to MEP students?

All Title I, Part C services in our state are carried out by our Migrant Regional Centers (MRCs) & are supplemental to all other services students may qualify for that are provided by their school. In addition to supporting students through these programs, schools are required to:

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Documentation for Schools